The French city of Metz closed a street to vehicular traffic for the High Holidays season, provoking angry reactions from some Muslims.
The United States would notify Israel hours in advance of an attack on Syria, an Israeli official said on Sunday.
Thousands of Jewish pilgrims have begun leaving Uman, Ukraine, where their week-long stay resulted in a fire, power shortages, a sewage flood and several arrests.
Israel has protested what it says are Palestinian officials’ leaks to the media about the content of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
Concerned by war clouds over Syria, Italy is holding off loaning a 15th century masterpiece by Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli to Israel.