This grows in Modiin, Israel. The leaves look like black locust (Pseudoacacia robinia) to me, but the branches are very knobby. Can anyone identify it?

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    $\begingroup$ Doesn't look like locust to me, but that's just a guess. If it's a locust, the stems will probably have thorns on them. Also, if mature enought it will have clusters of cream colored (or pink in one variety), fragrant, pea-shaped flowers in another month or so. $\endgroup$ – jamesqf Apr 9 '18 at 19:09

Although the photos are less than ideal, and I can't see any flowers or fruit, I can clearly see that the leaves are "evenly pinnate" and rounded distally (not pointed). The wood structure also looks bumpy. Given Israel as the neighborhood, it is likely to be a carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua) which is native to the Mediterranean region. This tree is sometimes mistakenly called a "locust" tree. See Links below.




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