Tag Archive: University of Washington

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

BDS RESOLUTION VOTE AT UW THIS TUESDAY

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

UW divestment resolution clears another hurdle

ANTI-ISRAEL RESOLUTION LIKELY TO REACH SENATE FLOOR ON TUESDAY, MAY 20th The UW student senate committee for Academic and Administration Affairs (AAA) heard pro and con arguments this afternoon regarding an anti-Israel divestment resolution winding through the student… Continue reading

Pro-Israel Huskies send message to community

HUSKIES AGAINST DIVESTMENT SEND OPEN LETTER TO COMMUNITY  The vast majority of students on any campus expect to spend their college years focused on learning and soaking up all they can from the rich academic… Continue reading

UW Divestment resolution goes to committee this Tuesday

Tensions are high for  pro-Israel students at the University of Washington tonight as  resolution R-20-39 makes it’s way to the committee for Academic and Administration Affairs (AAA) tomorrow, Tuesday, May 13th.  The expected procedure… Continue reading

Assault on Israel continues at UW as BDS resolution moves forward

In the Seward Park neighborhood of Seattle, hundreds packed the large social hall of a local synagogue to celebrate the 66th anniversary of the state of Israel. As the revelers swayed to Hebrew melodies while… Continue reading

Seattle Jewish community condemns UW anti-Israel resolution

“Hear us loud and clear: The Jewish community of Seattle is firmly united in its opposition to the BDS movement. Our unity is both bipartisan and cross-denominational!” – Rabbi Ron-Ami Meyers & Rabbi Ben… Continue reading

Anti-Israel BDS activist vying to head Seattle Teacher’s Union

Jesse Hagopian was thrust into the spotlight last year after leading a successful boycott against the use of standardized MAP testing at Garfield High School in Seattle.  His anti-testing activism made Hagopian a… Continue reading

Israel haters upset by Huskies against Divestment logo

Amira Mattar, the co-sponsor of the anti-Israel resolution that is set to have a first reading before the University of Washington senate this Tuesday is offended by this.  Amira believes that her anti-Semitic… Continue reading

Breaking News: UW Anti-Israel resolution to be considered on Yom Haatzmaut

The Mike Report has learned that anti-Israel divestment resolution R-20-39 will be presented before the University of Washington Student Senate (ASUW) this coming Tuesday, May 6th, Israel Independence Day.  Pro-Israel Student leaders had previously… Continue reading