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
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
Jewish community appalled as J Street brings PLO official to Seattle.
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
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.
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
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
“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
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
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 Soldiers Lambasted at Seattle’s Temple Beth Am.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
It is December 24th, one of the busiest travel days of the year. In the snaking line at SeaTac airport, the ticket counter barely visible in the distance, stands three generations of the… Continue reading
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