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Jewish Camp Flew Palestinian Authority Flag for ‘Teachable Moment’

Camp leaders took down all the flags for Shabbat, "since there is no peace and also to relieve the sadness and anger that some feel."

‘Holocaust Is Fake History’ Graffiti on Seattle Synagogue Wall

A sign next to the defaced wall read: 'Temple De Hirsch Sinai is aware of this graffiti. We are choosing to leave it exposed for the time being.'

Concern for anti-Semitism as a Political Weapon

Jews have been the target of 500 - 1000 hate crimes every year. No other religion has experienced half as many.

Court Denies Trump’s Appeal to Reinstate Travel Ban

As of Saturday, some 60,000 travelers from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen whose visas had been revoked are welcome to visit the US with a valid visa.

Seattle Jewish Business Mogul Dumps Trump, But Others Pick Up Slack

A prominent Republican Jewish real estate developer in Seattle backs away from supporting Donald Trump after locals turn up the heat.

San Francisco Bus Ad Defends BDS

The ad includes the slogan Stop Anti-Boycott Legislation and features a list of historic boycotts, including the Boston Tea Party, segregated buses in Montgomery in 1956, and South Africa's apartheid regime.

New Fund to Support Pro-Israel Activists

The Kadima Fund will enable a network of activists, as it provides resources to support pro-Israel initiatives.

BDS Agitators Fail in ‘Rachel Corrie Country’

An attempt to persuade Univ. of Washington to divest from Israel failed Tuesday in 'Rachel Corrie country.'

Black-Hat Black Rapper Ties the Knot in Double Wedding

A former black hip-hop rapper has completed, along with his wife, the conversion as Orthodox Jews and married - along with another black couple...

Savaged for Daring to Name Savagery: Pamela Geller Attacked by Critics of Free Speech

The ads are already running on the sides of San Francisco buses, they began running today, September 24th, in New York City, and they were scheduled to begin appearing in the Washington, D.C. metro system. However, the DC system balked, citing the violent rioting by Muslims allegedly inflamed by a YouTube video which represents, so Geller initiated an emergency court action at the end of last week to enforce her First Amendment rights.

Seattle LGBT to Visiting Israeli Homosexuals: Gay Aveck!

In the solidarity business, life can be unpredictable. Take, for instance, the story of the LGBT commission representing the gay community in Seattle, which this month canceled a Friday reception at City Hall for a visiting delegation of Israeli gay leaders. They argued that Israel was "pinkwashing" its treatment of the Palestinians by showing the world how fabulous they are on gay rights.

Children of Shame – Revisited

The following was a letter sent as a response to the article, "Children of Shame" (02-04-2011). The article addressed the fact that children learn at a very young age to disconnect their feelings as a mechanism to end their feelings of shame. As these children become adults, they find it difficult to reconnect those out of fear that once again they will feel the pain of shame.

Kosher Tidbits from around the Web – July 30, 2007

From the heart of Seattle, Washington comes a spice sure to challenge your palette - Bacon Salt.

‘It’s Real Cool’

It is 30 years this month since I spoke in Madison Square Garden and had the zchus (merit) to launch Hineni, our Kiruv-Outreach organization. In those days, the Jewish world was very different. Kiruv - outreach was virtually unknown, so I knew that something different had to be done to awaken our people.

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