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Known by its initials, YENTA; an Israeli spy agency comparable to America's CONTROL organization.

YENTA's Agent 498 visits Washington to assist CONTROL agents Maxwell Smart and 99 in protecting the Arab Prince Abou Ben Boobie from the KAOS assassin Le Moco.

[Episode #51: "The Man from YENTA"]

Reality Check:  "Yenta" is a Yiddish name referring to a gossip.  It was also used as the name of the matchmaker in the musical Fiddler on the Roof and, by extension, can mean any Jewish mother. In the episode, Y.E.N.T.A. stands for Your Espionage Network and Training Academy; U.N.C.L.E. stands for United Network Command for Law and Enforcement.