Tag Archive: BDS

Seattle Jewish Federation Sponsors Lecture Series Which Includes Supporter of Israel Boycott

As Seattle’s Jewish community becomes increasingly divided over the question of what constitutes support of Israel, the Stroum Center at UW has for the most part managed to remain above the fray, until now.… 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

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

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

Fighting for Israel on Campus, is Hillel Up to the Task?

On Shabbat morning, January 31st Jason Bernhard, a member of the AEPI Jewish  fraternity at UC Davis had just left his frat house when he saw the hated symbol spray painted on the side… 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

Israel Boycott Opponent’s Case Goes to WA Supreme Court

Back in 2010 when the Olympia Food Co-Op passed a boycott against carrying Israeli goods in their store, a small  group of pro-Israel co-op members challenged what they saw as unethical procedural manipulations used… Continue reading

BDS Fail: Zim Djibouti Sails In And Out Of Seattle Without Disruption Or Delay

UNIONS SLAM BDS BLOCKTHEBOAT ACTIVISTS AS ANTI WORKER As predicted earlier this week by Pro Israel Bay Bloggers, the Zim Djbouti sailed in and out of the Port of Seattle today, unloading its… Continue reading

Video: Seattle’s Avinoam Baral Defends Israel to BDS Mob at UCLA

Avinoam Baral, a longtime Seattle resident, stood before the angry mob for an interminable hours long verbal barrage of  anti-Israel vitriol and not a small amount of the oldest hatred. As President of… Continue reading


BDS VOTE SET FOR THIS TUESDAY TMR readers will recall the contentious battle for leadership of the UCLA Undergraduate Student Association Council (USAC) at the end of the past Academic year. The elections… Continue reading

BDS Fail in Seattle: Zim Ship Arrives, Offloads And Sails Without Incident.

ZIM ANTWERP ARRIVES AND LEAVES ON SCHEDULE – NO DISRUPTION OR DELAY The Zim Antwerp sailing into the Port of Seattle yesterday. 10/29/2014. Photo Credit Inbar Gazit. Despite Seattle’s reputation as a hotbed… Continue reading

BDS Mob Threatens Local Businesses

Ed Mast, wearing his trademark red baseball cap stood at the curbside in front of Seattle’s Terminal 18 this past Monday as a long stream of huge semi-trucks rumbled slowly by. Screaming into his… Continue reading

What Is BDS And What Can We Do?

The evening was billed as a lecture with the provocative title “BDS, Israel and Us: The Delegitmization Campaign”, but this was less of a lecture and more of a guided journey through the… Continue reading

Seattle Jewish Federation Sponsors Promoter of Israel Boycott

In a move sure to send shock waves through pro-Israel circles well beyond the Pacific Northwest, Seattle’s Jewish Federation announced today their sponsorship of a lecture this coming Thursday evening at Hillel UW featuring Israel… Continue reading


What happens when your Jewish Federation leadership, your rabbi, even the head of your college student’s Jewish studies program collude with Israel’s harshest critics?

Anti-Israel group invited to leader’s conference at UW Hillel

  BDS SUPPORTING JEWISH VOICE FOR PEACE INCLUDED IN  YOUNG LEADERSHIP MEETING. The call was sent out by UW Hillel Director Rabbi Oren Hayon in early June. “Jconnect Seattle invites your organization to… Continue reading

Seattle’s pro-Israel rally undermined from within

NIF and Hillel Leaders with help from JTNews trash event they co-sponsored. The entire academic year had been building up to this Seattle-BDS crescendo. Everyone on the inside, both pro and anti-Israel, knew… Continue reading

UW-Hillel leader: BDS not worth fighting?

ANGST IN SPADES. UW Hillel director Rabbi Oren Hayon and the students of UW Hillel have garnered much well deserved praise over the past two weeks after helping lead a resounding defeat of… Continue reading

At unity rally, Seattle Jewish community says no to BDS!

Tonight history was made and an example for Jewish communities across the nation was set.  The Seattle Jewish community, with sponsorship from over forty disparate organizations,  stood as one tonight against the latest… Continue reading

BDS lie caught on video

The sponsor of a failed anti-Israel divestment resolution at the University of Washington is caught on video falsely informing fellow senators that 75% of all anti-Israel divestment resolutions have passed. In fact the… Continue reading