Tag Archive: Seattle

Palestinian Flag Flies over Camp Solomon Schechter

Campers expressed sadness and anger at Palestinian flag flying over storied Jewish camp.

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Alternate View: Jewish Activist Talks About Her Resistance To Occupation

Guest post by Rainey Fawnstein What I did on my spring break. Being a highly educated, very well informed, open minded millennial I am an expert in the horrors of the Israeli occupation of very… Continue reading

Seattle Synagogue Continues Anti-Israel Crusade

Seattle’s Kadima Congregation hosts discredited anti-Zionist speaker. Under the leadership of Rabbi David Basior, Seattle’s Kadima congregation has expanded their Israel related programming with a vengeance. Using lofty catchwords like “sharing our truths”, “openness” and “compassionate-listening”, the… Continue reading

New anti-Israel group debuts in Seattle

Rabbi David Basior’s Kadima Congregation & Cong. Kol Ami’s Rabbi Kinberg join BDS friendly group in anti-Israel protest. Shielding themselves from the persistent Seattle drizzle, about a dozen protesters huddled under a protective overhang… Continue reading

Seattle Fed Says Kadima Purim Event Violates Promo Policy

FEDERATION REMOVES KADIMA PURIM EVENT FROM COMMUNITY CALENDAR “WE DON’T CONDONE ANTI-SEMITISM OR VIOLENCE OF ANY KIND” Readers of The Mike Report expressed shock and disbelief upon learning that Rabbi David Basior and… Continue reading

J Street Brings PLO Official to Seattle

Jewish community appalled as J Street brings PLO official to Seattle.

Seattle Synagogue Hosts Israel Critic Who Was Condemned by Wiesenthal Center.

TEMPLE DE HIRSCH HOSTS ACTIVIST WHO COMPARES ISRAEL TO JIM CROW SOUTH HILLEL UW-JCONNECT PROMOTES “INTIMATE CONVERSATION” WITH CONTROVERSIAL ISRAEL CRITIC AND “YOUNG ADULTS”  The relentless efforts of groups like New Israel Fund and… Continue reading

Study: Spike In Anti-Semitic Incidents at UW – Matches Trend Across Nation

According to Amcha nearly 100 more incidents of anti-Semitism occurred on US campuses during the first six months of 2016 compared with the first six months of 2015.

Seattle Rabbi Promotes Boycott of Israeli Products

With his ready smile and gentle demeanor Rabbi David Basior’s disarming persona has earned him a loyal following as spiritual leader of the Kadima Reconstructionist Community of Seattle, WA. This past Shavuot the… Continue reading

Concerns that Mercer Island SJCC “Holy Land” Talk Lacks Facts

ISRAEL ADVOCATES CLAIM POPULAR TRAVEL GURU MIXES TRUTH AND FICTION WHEN IT COMES TO THE ISRAEL-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT. Screenshot from Rick Steves’ travelogue to the Palestinian controlled areas and Israel. It would be difficult to… Continue reading

King County Voter’s Guide Features Jew Hating Screed

“I’m now the first to blow the whistle on Seattle’s Jewish Mafia… I know who the enemy is, and I’m not afraid to stick it to ’em.” -David Blomstrom: King County Voter’s Guide… Continue reading

Seattle Jewish Voice for Peace Chapter Plots to End Sister City Relationship With Israeli City

Despite the deceptive name, Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is an organization engaged in full time battle against the Jewish state. The group calls for the demographic end of Israel as a majority… Continue reading

Anti-Israel Rally In Seattle Features Swastikas, Calls for Destruction of Jewish State

A gathering of about fifty anti-Israel activists assembled on a blustery summer afternoon in Downtown Seattle’s Westlake Park this past Friday to condemn Israel as part of the Al Quds Day observances, the annual day dedicated… Continue reading

IDF Vets Respond to Accusations Made At Temple Beth Am

IDF Soldiers Lambasted at Seattle’s Temple Beth Am.

New Israel Fund and Temple Beth Am Bring Breaking the Silence and Discord to Seattle Jewish Community

Seattle polite, that is the term used to describe the sometimes over the top courtesy in which we Seattlites specialize. Have you ever been paralyzed at a four-way stop as each Emerald City… Continue reading

AKIM: Providing Pride & Dignity for Israelis with Special Needs.

Barri Rind is used to fighting for a cause when the cause is right. Born in Jerusalem, she has resided in the Seattle area for the past 36 years. A mother of three… Continue reading

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

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

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