President Rivlin visits the Gaza borderPresident Rivlin reviewed military operations in the Southern Command, and thanked the soldiers for their 'sophistication and power.'
'Our purpose is to protect Israel and win wars'Major-General Kovi Barak in as new IDF Ground Forces commander, replacing Major-General Guy Tzur.
Citation for IDF's 'Duvdevan' unitChief of Staff to award citation to counter-terrorism unit for its performance in the field over the past year.
Chief of Staff presented with surprise US honorChairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford surprised IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot with a Legion of Merit award in D.C.
IDF Chief visits US for strategic meetingsLieutenant General Gadi Eizenkot landed Saturday night in the US on an 'official work visit'.
IDF bans donations to soldiersA new plan, called "Yachad," will allow the IDF provide for every soldier - while preventing them for providing for themselves.
Grim 'Hannibal Directive' may be abolishedIn report on operation Protective Edge, State Comptroller calls for end to procedure directing IDF to endanger lives of kidnapped soldiers.
Haredi soldier spills his heart to Chief of StaffA. was excommunicated by family, then abandoned by army after tumor found in his head - until a chance encounter with Gadi Eizenkot.
'The IDF is united to defend Israel'IDF Chief of Staff visits pre-military academy in Eli, Samaria, to stress social unity and military values according to Jewish ethics.
IDF chief warns soldiers: use 'appropriate force'As controversy continues over soldier who shot wounded terrorist in Hevron, army Chief of Staff issues warning letter to soldiers.
'The soldier acted according to wartime protocol'Lawyer of soldier who shot wounded terrorist tells Arutz Sheva he expects prosecutor to accept soldier's version following judge's ruling.
Rabbi Eliyahu: Generals stop Jews, why not Arabs?Tzfat Chief Rabbi Eliyahu criticizes Israel's leniency towards terrorists. 'If you want a solution you can find one.'
Commendation to top unit for classified operationsIDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot presents awards to Sayeret Matkal, Intelligence tech unit for their brave, secret work.
'Ya'alon, stop stuttering'Deputy Samaria Regional Council chief calls on Defense Minister, IDF Chief of Staff to strike Arab enemy.
Kerry cites Chief of Staff in defending Iran dealSecretary of State quotes comments by Eizenkot in backing his claim that the Iran deal has improved Israel's security.
New orders: Soldiers must take guns when on leaveChief of Staff issues the order after a soldier who was denied his gun was murdered when he could have saved lives.
Terrorist stabber at large - due to IDF rules?Armed and dangerous terrorist flees after soldiers follow protocols - did Eizenkot's orders prevent an elimination of the danger?
Poll: Most Israeli Jews don't back EizenkotChannel 10 poll finds that 57% of Jews in Israel do not back Chief of Staff's defending the IDF's open-fire orders.
Bennett claims IDF head backs Talmudic 'slogan'In second attempt defending Eizenkot, Bennett 'backs' self-defense maxim - even though he said 'IDF can't talk in such slogans.'
PM defends IDF chief from right-wing criticismPM rejects criticism of IDF Chief of Staff over controversial comments on IDF's open-fire policy, looks to force end of public debate.
Bennett: Eizenkot ‘Talmudic’ comment misunderstoodEducation Minister backs embattled IDF Chief of Staff following controversial comments on army's open-fire policies.
'We never emptied a magazine into a child!'Internal Security Minister dissects IDF Chief of Staff's call not to 'empty magazines' into 13-year-old female terrorists with scissors.
'Terrorists must not come out of attacks alive'Minister Katz slams IDF Chief of Staff for dismissing Talmudic 'kill or be killed' maxim, worries it influenced response to attack.
Yaalon: We cannot lose our humanity to angerDefense Minister Yaalon defends rejection by IDF Chief of Staff of Talmudic 'slogan'; 'Woe to us if we do not protect our own humanity.'
Cops angry at IDF chief's 'excessive force' claimSenior police officers in Jerusalem feel personally attacked after IDF Chief of Staff dismisses danger from terrorists.
IDF Chief of Staff dismisses Talmudic 'slogan'Eizenkot questioned by high-schooler on open-fire orders endangering soldiers' lives, goes on to pooh-pooh famed maxim of the Jewish sages.
IDF Chief: Hezbollah is Israel's 'biggest threat'Gadi Eizenkot discusses risks of Iran nuclear deal, noting Islamic Republic is waging a war against Israel via proxies like Hezbollah.
'The IDF Rabbinate has declared its own death'Critics fume after IDF Chief of Staff officially announces decision to remove Jewish Consciousness department from IDF Rabbinate.
Eizenkot takes 'Jewish Consciousness' from rabbisIDF Chief of Staff gives in to leftist groups, moves key department from military rabbinate to personnel directorate.
'Hezbollah will not overlook Kuntar's death'In a statement made to visiting German Emissary, Nasrallah warned the decision for a reprisal against Israel has already been made.
IDF prepares for Hezbollah, ISIS attacks up northIDF forces bolster their preparedness, raise levels of alert amid real concern of terrorist attacks from both Sunni and Shia jihadis.
IDF chief: 'We stand ready for any challenge''Enemies know if they try to undermine Israel's security - they face serious consequences,' Eizenkot stresses at IDF award ceremony.
'We made a country in order to live here forever'President Rivlin hosts tribute to IDF wounded and terror victims. Guests speak of optimism, disappointment.
American Military Chief in IsraelChairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph Dunford, makes Israel the destination for his first visit outside the United States.
Top Security at Murder Scene to Direct IDF TroopsDefense Minister Moshe Ya'alon, IDF Chief of Staff survey the site in Samaria; Ya'alon vows to 'prevent the next attack.'
Chief of Staff Eizenkot Publishes 'IDF Strategy'Eizenkot releases to the public a new document outlining changing threats to Israel and the shifting strategy and focus of the IDF.
IDF Overhaul Expected After Iran Deal'Gidon Plan' presented to IDF General Staff Monday could see thousands of soldiers dismissed or cut in the name of security.
Highway Near Sinai Border Re-Opens to TrafficChief of Staff orders that Highway 12, which runs near the Sinai border, be re-opened to traffic.
IDF Appoints Special Team to Plan Strike on IranChief of Staff appoints his deputy to lead crew examining military options day after Iran nuclear deal, as IAF drills for possible strikes.
IDF Vows to Protect Syrian Druze from 'Massacre'Eizenkot promises to prevent massacre of Druze refugees on Golan Heights border with Syria, responding to Israeli Druze demands.
Eizenkot to Weaken Military Rabbinate's AuthorityIn wake of ham sandwich controversy, IDF sources say Eizenkot intends to limit Military Rabbinate's involvement in educational activities.
Eizenkot: We Will Bring Oron Shaul HomeSpeaking at "All Israel from Jerusalem" ceremony, IDF Chief of Staff promises to return former medal of excellence winner, Oron Shaul, home.
'Only Readiness to Fight Can Deter and Decide War'Netanyahu addresses central Memorial Day ceremony after sirens sound for nationwide two minutes of silence.
'We Return Here to Remember the Fallen'IDF Chief of Staff conducts flag-laying ceremony ahead of Memorial Day. Eizenkot: we offer our support to bereaved families.
Watch: IDF Chief of Staff Meets Holocaust SurvivorGen. Gadi Eizenkot meets with survivor ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day - and they discuss Israel's future.
IDF Conducts Emergency Exercises Near GazaExercise involves IAF strafing, practice with controlled explosions, Southern Command Chief warns residents.
Chief of Staff Eizenkot Announces New AppointmentsMajor General Eyal Zamir, currently PM's Military Secretary, will be Head of Southern Command.
Eizenkot to Replace Gantz as IDF Chief of StaffLong 'changing of the guard' ceremony to involve stops in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv - and Gantz's last visit on base in uniform.
Yair Golan Appointed as Deputy IDF Chief of StaffGolan hailed as 'experienced' and 'appropriate' to serve under Eizenkot in ceremony signifying change of staff.
PM: Peace Deal will Lead Islamists to Tel AvivPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu vows to fight foreign pressure to withdraw from Judea-Samaria ahead of Kerry meeting in Rome.
Cabinet Approves Eizenkot as IDF Chief of StaffGovernment ministers unanimously approve Gadi Eizenkot's appointment as IDF Chief of Staff during Sunday Cabinet meeting.
Eizenkot Appointment Clears Final HurdleTurkel Committee for Senior Appointments gives its stamp of approval to man who will be IDF's 21st chief of staff.
The Challenges Facing the New IDF COSElections are coming, the MK's may change, but defense issues stay the same and the new COS, whose appointment was uncontroversial, has to prepare for such diverse issues as Iran, urban warfare, tunnels and Palestinian Arab terror, for starters.
Gantz 'Happy' Eizenkot Appointed as SuccessorIDF Chief of Staff praises his successor, hails decision made without discord amid high tensions over security.
It's Official: Eizenkot is Next IDF Chief of StaffDefense Minister Moshe Ya'alon praises Maj. General Eizenkot's 'honesty, integrity, and good values,' says he is 'right person to lead.'
Gadi Eizenkot Named Next IDF Chief of StaffMajor General Gadi Eizenkot will be appointed as the next Chief of Staff of the IDF, replacing Benny Gantz in February.
Netanyahu: Do Whatever's Necessary to Restore CalmPrime Minister Netanyahu instructs the defense establishment to do whatever necessary to restore the quiet to Israel’s south.