Tag Archive: Israel

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

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

Shock Video: J Street Speaker Calls for End of Jewish Majority State

H/T Elder of Ziyon: J Street revels in deception and obfuscation, they parasitically attach themselves to the banner of Democratic party Zionist liberalism, because, to paraphrase Willie Sutton’s apocryphal statement, that’s where the… 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

Why don’t we respond like they mean it?

How should we respond to the most  offensive, odious attacks on our very humanity? Things that we never dreamed of seeing in our lifetime are now almost commonplace, Jews are being murdered in… Continue reading

Israel Haters Focus Boycott Effort on Red Sea Jazz Fest

ONLINE PETITION CREATED TO SUPPORT ARTISTS PERFORMING IN ISRAEL Music lovers the world over will be gathering in Eilat, Israel later this month for the annual Red Sea Jazz Festival. Jazz aficionados are… 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

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

Anti-Israel Speaker at UW Dishes Out the Hate

By TMR Contributor Randy Kessler. Randy Kessler suffered through a truth challenged screed against the Jewish state delivered by Alice Rothchild at the University of Washington earlier this month. Randy was moved by the… Continue reading

Secret Israel Trainings at UW Hillel Leave More Questions Than Answers

In late December a promotional notice for a new undergraduate event to take place on January 7th appeared on the Hillel UW calendar. Ensconced between Citrus Shabbat and Bagel Club was a program titled… Continue reading

Abbas is doing what? Where?

Palestinian authority President Mahmoud Abbas is a man who wrote his college thesis on the premise that the Shoah never happened. He organized the funding of the 1972 Munich massacre and is partnered with… Continue reading

Jewish Federation Promotes Boycott Supporting Anti-Israel Hate Group in JTNews

SHOULD SEATTLE’S JEWISH FEDERATION PROMOTE AN ANTI-ISRAEL HATE GROUP? As the nation reeled in the wake of the Ferguson Grand Jury decision and angry protests erupted in many urban centers, one organization chose to… Continue reading

J STREET ENDORSES UN ACTION AGAINST ISRAEL

DISCOURAGES OBAMA FROM WIELDING VETO Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu strongly rejected Palestinian efforts to force through a UN resolution calling for Israeli retreat from Judea, Samaria and East Jerusalem, seeing it as a means of… Continue reading