Israel geared up for a visit by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper as Canadian media decried the up to 200-member delegation traveling at taxpayer expense.
A Jewish man from Kiev sustained serious injuries in a knife attack by three men, the second assault on a Jew in the city in one week.
Israel decided on Sunday to end a decades-old policy of issuing gas masks to the public in an apparent sign of confidence in Syria’s chemical weapons disarmament.
Israel said it carried out an air strike on Sunday against a Gaza militant who it blamed for cross-border rocket attacks last week, and Palestinian medics said two people, including a 12-year-old, were wounded.
Moroccan police are investigating the death of two Jewish sisters in their home in the central city of Beni Mellal.