President Obama talked up Mideast peace talks and warned Congress he would veto any Iran sanctions bill during a State of the Union address that mostly focused on domestic issues.
Israel will be sending five athletes to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, starting next month.
An international deal capping Iran’s nuclear work set the program back by just six weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday, accusing Tehran of using the hiatus to hone technologies with bomb-making potential.
The lawyer of a German recluse who hoarded a trove of Nazi-looted art said on Tuesday he was still waiting for German authorities to provide “clear evidence” that the paintings had been stolen.
An opening date has been set for a previously postponed exhibition at UNESCO headquarters on the Jewish presence in the land of Israel.