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Rachel Frommer is a staff writer for The Algemeiner. She holds a BA in English literature from Touro College.

ARTICLES BY: Rachel Frommer

January 16, 2017 2:55 pm

IDF Marks Martin Luther King Day With Video of Soldiers Spreading Civil Rights Leader’s Message of Compassion

In honor of Martin Luther King Day on Monday, the Israel Defense Forces produced a video clip reiterating the assassinated civil rights leader's message of choosing compassion...

January 15, 2017 8:53 am

Christian Students Write, Perform Pro-Israel Rap Song to Encourage Advocacy for Jewish State

A student at Alabama's historically black christian Miles College told The Algemeiner on Friday about how she came to participate in a pro-Israel rap video that...

January 11, 2017 10:38 am

Head of New York City Students for Justice in Palestine Chapter Cheers Deadly Jerusalem Truck-Ramming Attack

A prominent anti-Israel activist has hailed Sunday's deadly truck-ramming attack in Jerusalem -- in which four IDF soldiers were murdered and another 16 were wounded -- as a "F*** you" to...

January 10, 2017 9:45 am

In Wake of Jerusalem Truck-Ramming, US Professor Says Journalists Must Not Call Arab Attacks on Israeli Soldiers ‘Terrorism’

Following Sunday's truck-ramming attack in Jerusalem, an American academic took to Twitter to admonish journalists for calling "all acts of Arab violence terrorism," when the target...

November 29, 2016 2:46 pm

‘No One Lives in a Bubble Anymore,’ Say Ohio State U Jewish Leaders in Wake of Car-Ramming, Mass Stabbing Attack on Campus

The heads of the two main Jewish organizations at Ohio State University (OSU) told The Algemeiner on Tuesday that they were well prepared for Monday's car-ramming and...

November 25, 2016 4:33 am

Arab-Israeli Cousin of Anti-Zionist Knesset Member Declares Allegiance to Jewish State at Western Wall

The relative of an anti-Zionist Knesset member released a video of herself standing at Jerusalem's Western Wall in full Islamic garb and declaring her allegiance to...

November 24, 2016 4:26 pm

Plot to Bomb Amsterdam Synagogue — Revealed in Leaked Intelligence Reports — Latest Evidence of Unsafe Environment for Jews, Says Dutch Political Activist

A plot to bomb an Amsterdam synagogue, planned by a Muslim terrorist cell based in the Netherlands -- revealed on Thursday in leaked intelligence documents...

November 17, 2016 9:10 am

Jewish Liquor Store Owner Threatened by Pro-BDS Customer Says He Has Received ‘Overwhelming Support’

The Jewish owner of a liquor store located in the heart of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor campus has received "overwhelming support" after he was...

November 10, 2016 11:55 am

Muslim-Zionist Activist: ‘Antisemitism Is the Norm in the Islamic Community, But the World Will Come to Realize Its Mistake About Israel’

Antisemitism and Israel-hatred is the norm among Muslims, including in the United States, even though the Koran can be read as a "Zionist text," a devout...

November 9, 2016 4:00 am

Israel Advocate Disappointed by Lack of ‘Jewish Establishment’ Participation in Peaceful Protest Against Annual Anti-Zionist Conference at George Mason U

The head of a pro-Israel NGO bemoaned the absence of Jewish support for a counter-demonstration -- spearheaded by Christian and conservative groups -- against the annual conference...

October 28, 2016 4:37 pm

British Jewish Leaders Outraged by London University Anti-Israel Protest Which Required Police Intervention

Leaders of Britain's Jewish community expressed outrage on Friday after a lecture on Thursday night by a former IDF soldier at a London university was stormed by protesters,...

October 28, 2016 11:11 am

Palestinian-British Author Who Took Part in Controversial House of Lords Event: Israel to Blame for Global Antisemitism

Israel is responsible for global antisemitism, a Palestinian-British writer and filmmaker told The Algemeiner on Wednesday, on the heels of a House of Lords event promoting anti-Zionism. After delivering a...

October 27, 2016 6:00 pm

Police Called to London University After Protesters Trap Attendees of Israel Event in Room

Police were called to University College London (UCL) on Thursday evening after anti-Israel protesters stormed an event organized by local pro-Israel advocacy groups, according to initial reports...

October 20, 2016 8:17 am

Head of International Network of Scholars: Israel Has Right to Bar Academic ‘Deemed a Security Risk’

Israel has the right to determine the parameters of what it considers incitement, the head of an international network of academics told The Algemeiner this week, after the...


In Beit Shemesh, American-Israeli Baseball Fans Will Get Their Field of Dreams - On an unseasonably warm Friday in early January, the tune of “Take...

10 Things to Know About Israel’s Tourism Sector - Some 2.9 million people visited Israel last year, a 3.6 percent increase from 2015. Earlier this week, Israel’s Ministry of Tourism...


What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors? - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...


‘This Man Is a Spite Machine’; Obama Blasted on Social Media fo...

Outgoing President Barack Obama’s choice on Tuesday of top aide Ben Rhodes to serve on the US Holocaust Memorial Council...


In Parting Words to Outgoing US Ambassador, Israeli President Calls Disagre... -- In his farewell to the departing American ambassador, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said the Jewish state and the US have...

Middle East

Iranian President Calls Trump’s Vow to Rip Up Nuclear Deal ‘Empty Talk... -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that US President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to dismantle the nuclear deal between Iran and world...