Category Archive: Seattle

Too many beautiful faces. Thoughts on Yom Hazikaron.

Seattle native Leah Jacobson along with husband Jon and daughters Carol, Shana, Dahlia and Yonit made Aliyah in 2011. Leah was to have recorded a message to be broadcast at the Seattle Jewish community Yom… Continue reading

About Face: Pro-Salaita UW Professor Changes Tune After Seeing Anti-Israel Prof in Action

UW Professor Stephen M. Schwartz counted himself among anti-Israel professor Steve Salaita’s supporters… until he saw him speak. “Israelis have greatly endangered the future of Israel by electing a Netanyahu led coalition of… Continue reading

UW Hillel – A Safe Place to Hate on the Jewish State

A civil war is taking place on campuses across the US, the battle is for nothing less than the hearts and minds of the next generation of Jewish leaders. Since Israel’s founding, a key component of… Continue reading

Jewish Profs at UW Feud Over Salaita Speech

University of Washington Professor, Michael Rosenthal said he was “appalled” to learn of the upcoming lecture by controversial academic Steven Salaita.  The statement was published in an online letter on the UW-centric blog “The Ave”. Salaita has… Continue reading

Seward Park Neighbors Join Forces to Fight Crime

 By TMR Correspondent: Jessica Hoffman Participation, not isolation! This is the lesson we have learned from the recent spate of home invasions and car burglaries in the Seward Park neighborhood. When our window… Continue reading

UW Students Condemn Salaita Appearance

The following is an open letter to the University of Washington community from UW Student Jamie Schwartz and the UW Chapter of  Students Supporting Israel.  Dear University of Washington Community, When I applied… Continue reading

Salaita Comments Meet State Dept. Standard for Anti-Semitsm

As reported on The Mike Report earlier this month, the University of Washington branch of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) and a slew of other campus groups have invited controversial academic Steven Salaita for… Continue reading

Israeli Wines Banned From JVP Israel Bashing Seder

Jews the world over will soon be celebrating Passover, the Jewish Holiday of liberation. For most, Passover is a joyous celebration where friends and family gather to recount the miraculous events leading the Israelites… Continue reading

UW To Welcome Professor Charged with Anti-Semitism

WANTS HILLEL BANNED FROM CAMPUS MULTICULTURAL CELEBRATIONS The University of Washington is fast becoming the political equivalent of Woodstock (or SxSW) for groupies of the most notorious stars on the anti-Israel circuit. Hot on the… Continue reading

Husky Mom: “I Was Accosted by UW Professor at Anti-Israel Lecture”

UW PROF GRABS HUSKY MOM’S IPAD TO STOP HER FROM RECORDING ANTI-ISRAEL LECTURE A recent study found that more than half of all Jewish college students have experienced anti-Semitism on US campuses, that… Continue reading

The Reluctant Oleh Updates Us: An Interview With An IDF Soldier

In October of last year, then 19 year old Seattle native, Shana Jacobson, shared the story of her “reluctant” Aliyah with an honesty and openness that resonated with TMR readers. Since then we have… Continue reading

Outrage as UW Sponsors Anti-Israel Speaker

Palestine and the Public Sphere, the controversial initiative of the University of Washington’s Simpson Center for the Humanities, proclaims as its purpose – “to create possibilities for more sustained, open, and critical exchange” on the… Continue reading

New Pro-Israel Student Group Shakes Things Up At UW

STUDENTS SUPPORTING ISRAEL PROVIDES A NEW CAMPUS VOICE FOR THE JEWISH STATE Jewish students on campuses across the country are reeling from the sustained onslaught of anti-Israel and anti-Semitic activism emanating from groups… Continue reading

THREE GENERATIONS UNCOVER THEIR JEWISH SOUTHERN ROOTS. PART 5: SELMA

The Owen family, Ruben, his two sons Jacob and Rabbi Benjy and grandson Jeffrey pondered the sacred ground where they stood. On Thursday, March 25th, 1965, some fifty years earlier on that same… Continue reading

Why Would UW HILLEL & Birthright Assist an Anti-Israel Organization?

Jewish Voice for Peace; an organization that demonizes the Jewish state, has again been offered the warm embrace and welcome of UW Hillel and their JConnect young adult wing at their upcoming Young Leaders Town Hall conference.… Continue reading

Seattle’s JTNews to Shut Down

FEDERATION MAKES SURPRISE ANNOUNCEMENT In separate statements issued today the JTNews and their parent organization, the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle announced the imminent demise of the ninety years old journal. The JTNews… Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: New Film Takes You Behind the Scenes with the IDF

  Whatever you expect of Jerusalem U‘s new film, Beneath the Helmet: From High School to the Home Front, it is sure to surprise. The documentary film Beneath the Helmet provides intimate, fly on the wall… Continue reading

Elie Pieprz; Telling The Settler’s Side Of The Story

Elie Pieprz stood with his guests atop a water tower perched on a windswept hill, the highest point in the Samarian town of Beit-El. The tour he was giving to a group of… Continue reading

UW Prof Calls for Boycott of Israelis Other than Himself

In perhaps one of the more interesting, if not transparent responses to calls for the boycott of Israeli academics, a group of professors, including Israeli Professor Yomi Braester at the University of Washington, has called… Continue reading

Three Generations Uncover Their Jewish Southern Roots. Part 4: Montgomery

The Owen family; Ruben, his sons Rabbi Benjy and Jacob and his grandson Jeffrey set forth on a nine day journey to discover the Sephardic and American history of the deep South. Tuesday morning,… Continue reading