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Operation Protective Edge a 'Success'

Outgoing IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz deflects criticism at gov't over summer war - and predicts another conflict in the north.Uzi Baruch, 2/14/2015, 7:05 PM

Gantz Meets with Netanyahu Before Stepping Down

PM thanks IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz for 'excellent service' over four-year term; Gantz will step down Monday.Tova Dvorin, 2/13/2015, 8:10 AM

Rivlin Praises Gantz on IDF Chief of Staff Term

President Reuven Rivlin says farewell to IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz, praises staff for decision-making during Gaza war.Tova Dvorin, 2/10/2015, 8:45 AM

53 Soldiers to Receive Awards for Gaza War

50 men, three women, and nine units to receive accolades for their service during Operation Protective Edge; highest honor to Lt. Eitan.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 1/19/2015, 4:25 PM

Yair Golan Appointed as Deputy IDF Chief of Staff

Golan hailed as 'experienced' and 'appropriate' to serve under Eizenkot in ceremony signifying change of staff.Yishai Karov, 12/15/2014, 6:50 PM

PM: Peace Deal will Lead Islamists to Tel Aviv

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu vows to fight foreign pressure to withdraw from Judea-Samaria ahead of Kerry meeting in Rome.Tova Dvorin, 12/14/2014, 12:57 PM

Cabinet Approves Eizenkot as IDF Chief of Staff

Government ministers unanimously approve Gadi Eizenkot's appointment as IDF Chief of Staff during Sunday Cabinet meeting.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 12/14/2014, 12:05 PM

Eizenkot Appointment Clears Final Hurdle

Turkel Committee for Senior Appointments gives its stamp of approval to man who will be IDF's 21st chief of staff.Gil Ronen, 12/10/2014, 11:06 AM

It's Official: Eizenkot is Next IDF Chief of Staff

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon praises Maj. General Eizenkot's 'honesty, integrity, and good values,' says he is 'right person to lead.'Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin and Elad Benari, 11/29/2014, 7:16 PM

Forum Marking 19th Anniversary of Rabin's Murder

Members of the General Staff of the IDF gather at the Rabin Center to mark 19 years since Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin's assassination.Uzi Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 10/20/2014, 8:21 PM

IDF Chief of Staff Joins Calls to Retake Gaza

General Benny Gantz surprisingly candid in speech to high school students, admits 'classified operations' always in the works.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 3/19/2014, 10:35 PM

Gantz: Lebanese Army Responsible for Rocket Fire

Chief of Staff addresses rocket fire for first time, sends message to Lebanon: 'In the end, we will have to act - and it won't be pretty.'Tova Dvorin, 12/31/2013, 10:52 AM

Hareidi Brigade Wins IDF Chief of Staff Prize

Nahal Hareidi makes history by winning the prestigious prize for the first time, enjoys sharp rise in enlistment despite Knesset debates.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2013, 9:12 PM

Video: IDF COS Prays at Rachel's Tomb

The IDF Chief visited the Tomb of Rachel Sunday, where he recited the prayer for the welfare of the IDF, as well the prayer for Israel.Arutz Sheva TV, 5/27/2013, 2:16 AM

The INDCAA, Ponders Iron Dome Effect On Strategy

Major Gen. (res.) Eyal Ben Reuven, Israel National Defense College AA Chairman, talks about the venue for IDF conceptual analysis.Amiel Ungar, 12/6/2012, 6:16 AM

Israel to Purchase Sixth Sub

Israel has decided to purchase a sixth Dolphin-class submarine from Germany at full price despite objections from the IDF brass.. Gabe Kahn., 5/5/2011, 9:09 PM

Gantz Urges Calm, IDF Hits Back

IDF Chief of Staff has urged Gaza area civilians to be calm as the IDF strikes back; Barak says Israel won't tolerate it; US condemns bus attackGabe Kahn., 4/7/2011, 11:05 PM

Probe Results: Galant Lied

State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss says incoming IDF Chief of Staff Maj.-Gen. Yoav Galant lied to authorities over construction at his home.Chana Ya'ar, 1/27/2011, 5:20 PM

Tzur and Black Sabbath

This past Friday marked the sixth anniversary of the death of Israel’s sixth IDF Chief of Staff, Tzvi Tzur – sometimes known as “the Invisible.”Hillel Fendel, 1/4/2011, 9:01 AM

Naveh Appointed Deputy IDF Chief

Former head of Central Command will be highest ranking religious officer in IDF.Elad Benari, 10/5/2010, 12:00 AM

Potential Supect in Galant Doc

Israeli police announce they have a potential suspect in Galant document, and clear IDF of any involvement in its leak.Elad Benari, 8/20/2010, 3:01 AM

IDF Chief of Staff Visits India

IDF Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi is traveling to India for the first state visit ever to be conducted to that nation by an Israeli military head.Hana Levi Julian, 12/6/2009, 5:09 PM