Moshe Arens, the former defense minister, passed away this morning, according to a statement released by his friend and colleague MK Nachman Shai.
Arens was 93 years old.
He died in his home in Savyon surrounded by his family.
Arens served three times as defense minister, Israel's ambassador to the United States, chairman of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee and in many other public positions.
The date of his funeral and funeral arrangements will be notified as soon as possible.