• Turkey postponed a military drill in order to bar Israel from participating, which caused the United States to back out. [AP]
• And prompted Israel’s defense minister Ehud Barak to warn against “criticizing” Turkey, which has been a friend to Israel, although relations have deteriorated since the Gaza War. [Haaretz]
• A program in Israel that trains women to be halachic (Jewish law) advisers has lifted a 10-year limit on their terms as the first graduating class reaches the decade mark. [JPost]
• The Catholic Church in Poland has published a book, Introduction to Jewish Literature and Biblical Exegesis, coauthored by a priest and a rabbi. [Ynet]