Netanyahu warns against Syrian weapons falling into the hands of terrorists, but in practice 47% of Israelis do not have protective kits and it will take two years to make all the needed ones.--Military affairs commentator Amos Harel in Haaretz.
- Jerusalem municipality asks IDF to take responsibility for residents who live east of the separation fence - Better administration is needed for areas neglected by both Israel and the Palestinian Authority. (Haaretz)
- Netanyahu: Iran to top agenda in Romney meeting - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu avoids endorsing U.S. presidential candidate ahead of Mitt Romney's visit to Israel but hints that Obama's policy on Iran is not working and he plans to raise the issue with Romney. (Israel Hayom)
- Mortar explodes near Israel-Syria border - Projectile lands on Syrian side of border fence within demilitarized zone limits. IDF says fire not directed at Israel. (Ynet)
- Swiss hospitals forgo circumcision - Following German court ruling, two Swiss hospitals announce they will refrain from performing circumcision. (Agencies, Ynet)
- Defense Ministry promises special unit for disabled vets - Disabled IDF veterans demonstrate outside Knesset, saying that Defense Ministry's Rehabilitation Wing is all 'deals and nepotism. The ministry counts pennies.' (Ynet)
- Israelis mark Munich massacre anniversary in London - In modest ceremony in London, prayers read for 11 Israeli athletes murdered in the 1972 Olympic Games. IOC President reiterates that Olympics opening ceremony not appropriate arena to remember the dead despite international pressure. (Israel Hayom)
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