For the Gulf States and the Saudis, a common threat means that Israel is becoming part of the solution instead of playing its old role as the core of the problem.
The seven-year long Syrian civil war has created a refugee crisis, both those internally displaced and those who have fled the country. In response, a group of Jewish and Arab educators from Israel started the International School of Peace in Lesbos, Greece. Now, the refugee kids have somewhere to go to school.
A historic conflict between two ancient nations is heating up as several Turkish politicians threaten to invade Greece and blows have actually been exchanged. One rabbi notes that the Biblical identities of these nations is still relevant and old debts from long-ago sins are still part of the political equation.