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        3/22/2013, Nisan 11, 5773

      Eli Ben-Meir Becomes IDF's Chief Intelligence Officer


      Brigadier General Eli Ben-Meir became the Chief Intelligence Officer of the Israel Defense Forces on Thursday, succeeding Brigadier General Ariel Caro. Taking part in the ceremony was General Aviv Cochavi, the military intelligence chief.

      Ben-Meir is the son of Rabbi Yehoshua' Ben-Meir, founder of the Hesder yeshiva in the Judean Jewish community of Efrat, where soldiers combine military service with religious studies.