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Dion J. Pierre is the Campus Correspondent for The Algemeiner. He has previously worked at the National Association of Scholars.

ARTICLES BY: Dion J. Pierre

June 18, 2021 5:16 pm

Over 180 Columbia University Faculty Back Research Ties With Israel After Call for Boycott

Over 180 Columbia University faculty members wrote an open letter supporting the university's academic ties with Israel, on the heels of a call from others...

June 17, 2021 6:11 pm

Social Work Schools Group Rejects Effort to Boycott Israel, Adopts Call for Peace in ‘Huge Loss’ for BDS

A leading group of social work schools adopted a resolution calling for peace in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Monday, rejecting efforts from some members to...

June 17, 2021 5:47 pm

Israeli Container Ship Docks at Canadian Port After Temporarily Blocked by BDS Picketers

An Israeli container ship successfully unloaded its cargo at a Canadian port on Wednesday, two days after the vessel was prevented from docking by a...

June 16, 2021 4:16 pm

Massachusetts School, Police Investigating After Swastikas Drawn in 20 Eighth-Grade Yearbooks

Local police are investigating after at least 20 eighth-grade yearbooks were found marked with swastikas at Hurley Middle School in Seekonk, Massachusetts, according to a...

June 15, 2021 5:41 pm

Two Mental Health Staffers Charge Stanford University With Fostering ‘Hostile Environment for Jews’ in Complaint

A complaint filed by two Jewish mental health clinicians at Stanford University alleges that the school's diversity trainings fostered a "hostile and unwelcoming environment for...

June 14, 2021 5:02 pm

CUNY Faculty Union Resolution Accusing Israel of ‘Massacre’ of Palestinians Passes by Wide Margin

A resolution passed by the City University of New York faculty union labelled Israel an "apartheid ... settler colonial state" that has perpetrated the "massacre"...

June 11, 2021 4:32 pm

Student Protesters Turn CUNY Zoom Lecture Into ‘Anti-Israel Hate Fest’

A group of activists turned an online lecture at New York's Hunter College into a pro-Palestinian protest, Fox News reported Thursday, reading a prepared statement...

June 11, 2021 2:51 pm

Over 850 Harvard Affiliates Denounce Antisemitism, ‘Demonization’ of Israel

Over 850 students, faculty and other affiliates of Harvard University have signed a statement in support of Israel's "right to self-defense" and the "right of...

June 10, 2021 6:12 pm

University of Oregon Student Government Accuses Israel of Genocide, Then Issues ‘Apology’ Standing Against Antisemitism and ‘All Forms of Apartheid’

The University of Oregon student government published a controversial statement that charged Israel with "actively committing genocide and engaging with modern day colonialism," followed by...

June 10, 2021 3:31 pm

British Teacher’s Union Defends Hiring Activist Who Daubed ‘Free Gaza’ on Warsaw Ghetto Wall for Antisemitism Workshops

After receiving a scathing open letter by a leading British Jewish group on Wednesday, the National Education Union (NEU) issued a statement defending the role...

June 9, 2021 5:58 pm

CUNY Faculty Union Weighs Resolution Accusing Israel of ‘Massacres’ of Palestinians, Demanding Boycott

The City University of New York (CUNY) faculty union will vote on Thursday on a resolution to endorse the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement...

June 9, 2021 4:15 pm

‘Block the Boat’ Protests Continue Against Israeli Container Ship at Port of Vancouver

Protestors supporting the movement to boycott Israel continued a days-long campaign to prevent an Israeli-owned container ship from docking, in a so-called "Block the Boat"...

June 8, 2021 5:09 pm

University of Chicago Vote Fails to Retract Student Government Call for ‘Free Palestine From the River to the Sea’

A resolution by the College Council of the University of Chicago to retract a previous statement by the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) calling for a...

June 8, 2021 4:57 pm

Canadian Jewish Group: Activists Behind Pro-Palestinian Letter Falsely Claimed Endorsements From Medical Student Groups

Canadian medical students were encouraged to sign a statement of solidarity with Palestinians using the "falsified endorsements" of leading medical student organizations, a leading Jewish...


Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...


Israel Allows Some Gaza Exports, Hamas Demands More Amid Fragile Truce

Israel allowed a limited resumption of commercial exports from the Gaza Strip on Monday in what it called a "conditional" measure, one month after a truce halted 11 days of...


Wary of New Outbreak, Israel to Increase COVID Screening at Ben-Gurion Airp... - Israel will significantly increase COVID-19 screening at Ben-Gurion International Airport amid fears of the highly contagious delta variant...

Middle East

President-Elect Raisi Backs Nuclear Talks, Rules Out Meeting Biden

President-elect Ebrahim Raisi on Monday backed talks between Iran and six world powers to revive a 2015 nuclear deal but flatly rejected meeting US President Joe Biden, even if Washington...

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