Tag Archive: University of Washington

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

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

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

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

Group That Prepares Teens To Defend Israel Comes to the Pacific Northwest

MZ TEENS PREPARES HIGH SCHOOL LEADERS TO DEFEND ISRAEL BEFORE ITS TOO LATE Many college students returning from summer break are going to find themselves in a campus environment even more hostile and politicized… Continue reading

Is JTNews making money off the war?

The solicitation from Seattle’s JTNews landed with a thud in the email boxes of Israel supporters and pro-Israel organizations today. I wanted to let you know that we are planning a special section… Continue reading

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

Hen Mazzig; I hope I made a difference

November 21st of 2012, Hen Mazzig was walking down Shaul HaMelech street in the heart of Tel Aviv when an ear splitting explosion ripped through the air. The gut wrenching sound echoed across… Continue reading

Gathering at SJCC as community prays for return of kidnapped teens

Special to The Mike Report by Randy Kessler I was not able to attend last night’s community-wide prayer service at Ezra Bessaroth, but I joined with about 100 other Jewish and non-Jewish friends… 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

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

BDS; when losing is winning – and a new cartoon!

2014 has unquestionably been the year of the BDS fail. Out of fifteen campus Divest from Israel resolutions in 2014, only three were passed and validated. But of all the BDS losses under… Continue reading


After nearly a month of maneuvering and lobbying, the UW anti-Israel divestment resolution will  be brought to the  senate floor for debate and a likely vote this coming Tuesday, May 20th.  Rob Jacobs… Continue reading