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NEW YORK (JTA) — Within hours of his mother’s funeral, Rabbi Abba Cohen was driving from Baltimore to New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport. That night Cohen, together with his brother and sister, sat on a plane to Israel. The following day he would watch his mother being buried next to his fat…

(JTA) — The DC Dyke March is returning after a 12-year hiatus, with a new request: no “nationalist symbols” including flags and banners that represent “nations that have specific oppressive tendencies.”

(JNS) The head of U.S. Central Command, Gen. Frank McKenzie told reporters on Thursday that while Iran has decided to “step back and recalculate” whether to attack American assets in the Gulf, “I don’t actually believe the threat has diminished. I believe the threat is very real.”

(JNS) The White House has invited some of President Donald Trump’s business allies to the economic summit scheduled for June 25-26 in Bahrain for the first part of the Trump administration’s highly-anticipated Mideast peace plan for the Israelis and the Palestinians.

(JTA) — Harvey Weinstein and his former studio’s board members have reached a tentative settlement deal for $44 million with women who accuse him of sexual misconduct, The Wall Street Journal reported.

(JNS) A letter signed by 85 religious, civil-rights and higher-education organizations was sent to University of Michigan president Mark Schlissel and provost Martin Philbert, applauding the university’s adoption of a Blue Ribbon Panel report stating that faculty should base decisions, such …

(JNS) Chicago police are searching for a suspect who allegedly attempted to set fire at Anshe Sholom B’nai Israel Congregation in the Lakeview neighborhood on May 19 by leaving two Molotov cocktails, while throwing another at the adjacent Florence G. Heller Jewish Community Center.

(May 15, 2019 / JNS) John T. Earnest, the 19-year-old man charged with killing 60 year-old Lori Kaye and wounding three people in the Poway synagogue on April 27, pleaded not guilty to federal hate crimes on Tuesday.