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        1/19/2012, Tevet 24, 5772

      Noam Tivon Takes Over as Commander of Northern Corps


      Brigadier-General Noam Tivon was promoted to general and installed as commander of the Israel Defense Forces' Northern Corps, Thursday, in a ceremony at the IDF's Rabin Base in Tel Aviv. He succeeded General Yishai Bar on Bar's retirement from active duty and transition to reserves.

      General Shai Avital was named commander of the Omek strategic planning command and reserves Brigadier-General Ilan Harari was named IDF Comptroller.