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Rachel Frommer is the campus correspondent for The Algemeiner. She holds a BA in English literature from Touro College.

ARTICLES BY: Rachel Frommer

May 22, 2017 1:42 pm

Newly-Appointed Dartmouth Dean Steps Down After Facing Barrage of Criticism Over BDS Ties

The Dartmouth College dean with a history of supporting the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign has withdrawn from his highly controversial appointment to a consequential administrative post. N....

May 22, 2017 12:32 pm

ADL Calls on Google to Take Action After Revelations That Deniers Included in ‘Holocaust Historian’ Search Results

An Anti-Defamation League (ADL) cyber-hate expert has called on Google to take action following revelations that Holocaust deniers are included in the image bar results for a search...

May 21, 2017 5:04 pm

City College of New York President Apologizes to Top Israeli Diplomat, Launches Investigation Into Shout-Down at Lecture

The interim president of the City College of New York (CCNY) has apologized to a top Israeli diplomat and announced the establishment of a committee to investigate a...

May 19, 2017 2:08 pm

With Modern Language Association Vote Underway, Promoters of Anti-BDS Motion ‘Hopeful’ Of Passage

A driving force behind a resolution urging the principal humanities academic organization in the US to formally reject the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement told The Algemeiner on Friday that he...

May 19, 2017 1:46 pm

‘Bull****’ to Respond to Campus Antisemites With Facts-Based Argument, Says Leading Jewish Educator

Responding to campus antisemites with fact-based arguments is a "bulls***" approach, according to a leading Jewish educator, the UK's Jewish News reported on Friday. "[T]he starting point...

May 18, 2017 4:27 pm

Observant Jewish Culinary School Student Alleges Toronto College Refused to Accommodate Her Holiday Needs, Causing Her to Drop Out

A culinary school student has alleged that Canada's Humber College refused to accommodate her need for time off to observe major Jewish holidays. Esther Belne told The Algemeiner...

May 18, 2017 1:42 pm

Students at Dozens of Palestinian Authority Schools ‘Aspire to Emulate’ Terrorists, New Report Finds

There is evidence that students at dozens of Palestinian Authority (PA) schools named for terrorists and Nazi collaborators "aspire to emulate" those who have committed violence...

May 18, 2017 11:58 am

Senator Ben Sasse Applauds Israeli Culture, Teens in Jewish State Who Understand ‘Actual Meaning of Life’

A rising star Republican senator commented positively on the wisdom of Israel's teenagers, as opposed to the immaturity of their American counterparts, in a recent episode of...

May 17, 2017 8:46 pm

ADL Rips City College of New York President for ‘Dismissive, Inappropriate, Misleading’ Response to Shout-Down of Israeli Diplomat

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) released an open letter on Wednesday expressing concern over the "dismissive and inappropriate manner" in which the president of City College of...

May 17, 2017 3:15 pm

Former Congressman Defends St. Olaf College Adviser as Anti-Israel Students Demand His Ouster Due to AIPAC Affiliation

A former congressman has called St. Olaf College students' demand that a school adviser be removed due to his AIPAC affiliation "insane," The College Fix reported on...

May 17, 2017 1:02 pm

Resolution Condemning Antisemitism Vetoed by Chapman University’s Jewish Student Government President, Who Cites Procedural Grounds

The president of Chapman University's student government has vetoed a resolution condemning antisemitism that was passed earlier this month. Mitchell Rosenberg announced on Monday that his decision...

May 16, 2017 5:07 pm

Involvement of Canadian Student Unions in Toronto Rally for Palestinian Terrorists ‘Violated University Policies,’ Pro-Israel Activist Says

The participation of student unions in a Toronto rally in support of imprisoned Palestinian terrorists "was in violation of university policies," a pro-Israel activist told The Algemeiner on...

May 16, 2017 4:48 pm

ACLU, CAIR Lead Opposition to Florida Bill Allocating Security Funds to Jewish Schools

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) have both come out in opposition to Florida legislation passed to bolster...

May 16, 2017 2:38 pm

As Northwestern University Student Group Hosts Palestinian Terrorist, School’s President Attends Vigil Honoring Her Victims

Ahead of a Northwestern University student group's hosting of a convicted Palestinian terrorist for an on-campus event on Monday, the school's president attended a vigil organized to honor...


Banned Islamist Movement Plotted New Attacks on Israelis

The recent arrests of several Islamic Movement members for plotting terror attacks against Israeli soldiers show that the group continues...

Amid Airtight Security, Trump Visit Brings Hope to the Middle East

JNS.org - In Jerusalem on Sunday night, as the city prepared to mark...

Some American Backers of Hebrew University Troubled by ‘Hatikvah’ Cancellation

JNS.org - Some prominent American supporters of Hebrew University of Jerusalem are criticizing the...


Nineteen Murdered, More than 50 Injured, as Terror Bomb Rips Through Pop Co...

Nineteen people were killed and more than 50 injured after a terrorist bomb ripped through a pop concert in the English city...


Netanyahu Lauds Trump for ‘Reassertion of American Leadership in the ...

After their meeting in Jerusalem on Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked US President Donald Trump for his “reassertion...

Middle East

ISIS Test Chemical Weapons on ‘Human Guinea Pigs,’ Secret Docum...

ISIS are conducting chemical weapons experiments on "human guinea pigs" before launching attacks on Western targets, according to secret documents. The...