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President Shimon Peres, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon at a ceremony marking 40 years since the Yom Kippur War. Photo by Noam Moshkovitz
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel hoped a U.S.-Russian deal to remove Syria's chemical weapons would result in the "complete destruction" of the arsenal, and urged the international community to apply the same efforts to destroying Iran's nuclear program.

Israel ceased production of nuclear warheads nine years ago, according to a report published over the weekend by nuclear proliferation experts in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. The report adds that at present, Israel is satisfied with the number of warheads in its possession, yet could increase the quantity - and even double it - if it sees fit.

The Israeli agency in charge of restitution of unclaimed pre-state Israel property of Holocaust victims is sitting on NIS 1b as poor survivors struggle to make ends meet.

U.S. authorities issue Sukkot advisories for Jewish airline passengers: Palm branch, myrtle twigs, willow twigs, and a citron are allowed on flights but must pass security and agricultural inspection.

Both the Israeli and Palestinian peoples should bring any peace deal negotiated by their leaders to national vote - while the U.S. must act as an honest, impartial broker, says former U.S. President Jimmy Carter.

Facebook has grown fat, turning its users into citizens of Mark Zuckerberg’s enlightened dictatorship, says haaretz.co.il deputy editor Dani Bar-On after Facebook blocked his account for posting a picture of an IDF soldier during the Yom Kippur War with his penis exposed.

At first-ever Jerusalem biennale, Jewish art goes from old-world to avant-garde.

Satellite images show Israel transformed over 40 years. View the two sets of photos, one from 1970 and one from 2013 and see the transformation - from different parts of Jerusalem to the nuclear reactor to Gaza City.