'The Chief of Staff is more appreciated than I am'

Cabinet approves extending Gadi Eizenkot's term for additional year, Netanyahu says public appreciates Eizenkot more than the government.Hezki Baruch, 2/12/2017, 1:08 PM

Chief of Staff has cancerous tumor removed

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot undergoes surgery to remove his prostate due to a cancerous growth.Kobi Finkler, 1/20/2017, 2:05 AM

State: Rabbi Karim the right man for the job

The state responds to petition against Rabbi Eyal Karim's appointment as IDF chief rabbi, stating he is 'the right man in the right place'.Yoel Domb, 11/22/2016, 12:47 PM

Trump expected to announce Chief of Staff

Will an anti-Semite become President Trump's Chief of Staff?Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2016, 10:06 AM

Soldier's death was caused by colleague playing with grenade

The IDF has concluded investigation of grenade accident in July, stating that explosion was caused by soldier playing with grenade pin.Arutz Sheva staff, 9/28/2016, 7:14 PM

Ex-IDF Chief of Staff: I regret nothing

Ex-IDF Chief of Staff Dan Halutz: If I had the chance, I would engage the Second Lebanon War again.Rachel Kaplan, 7/14/2016, 11:21 PM

Watch: Italian Chief of Staff lands in Israel

General Claudio Graziano arrived in Israel last night on a state visit. Watch.Rachel Kaplan, 7/13/2016, 2:52 PM

'They want to uproot the Jewish nature of the IDF'

MK Mualem: "The campaign against new IDF Chief Rabbi stems from terrifying ignorance"Orly Harari, 7/13/2016, 12:13 PM

Chief of Staff: IDF Ready for Anything

The IDF on Wednesday celebrated the 61st graduating class of the army's General Officer's Course.Yaakov Levi, 5/27/2015, 10:48 PM

Gantz 'Happy' Eizenkot Appointed as Successor

IDF Chief of Staff praises his successor, hails decision made without discord amid high tensions over security.Tova Dvorin, 11/30/2014, 10:24 AM

Gadi Eizenkot Named Next IDF Chief of Staff

Major General Gadi Eizenkot will be appointed as the next Chief of Staff of the IDF, replacing Benny Gantz in February.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/28/2014, 8:18 PM

Israeli Society 'Isn't Ready for a Religious IDF Chief of Staff'

Rabbi Eli Sadan, pioneer of religious pre-military program, says religious-Zionists can lead the way - but through consensus.Hillel Fendel, 10/20/2014, 11:04 PM

Netanyahu Extends Chief of Staff’s Term

Prime Minister accepts Defense Minister Yaalon’s recommendation to keep Gantz on for another year.Maayana Miskin, 9/12/2013, 2:19 PM

‘We’re Heading for Repeat of the Second Lebanon War’

‘National responsibility’ activists angry, worried at decision to slash IDF training. ‘We’ve been there before.’Maayana Miskin, 6/5/2013, 8:35 AM

‘IDF Does Not Deny Terror is On the Rise’

Ex-commander says that despite his controversial statements, Chief of Staff Gantz knows terrorism is a problem.Maayana Miskin, 5/28/2013, 4:48 PM

Obama Expected to Name McDonough Next Chief of Staff

President Obama is expected to name Deputy National Security Adviser Denis McDonough as the next White House chief of staff.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/17/2013, 6:06 PM

Obama Names Chief of Staff as Secretary of Treasury

Obama will name Washington veteran Jack Lew as next Treasury chief, stocking his team for tense budget battles with Republicans., 1/10/2013, 8:57 AM

Former Chief of Staff Lipkin-Shakak Dies

Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, 68, the IDF's 15th Chief of Staff and a former government minister, died Wednesday after being hospitalized. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 12/19/2012, 12:41 PM

Amnon Lipkin-Shahak 'in Very Serious Condition'

Former IDF chief of staff, 68, recovered from blood cancer before he was appointed to head IDF.Gil Ronen, 12/18/2012, 9:25 AM

Chief of Staff's Pay Hiked, but Common Soldiers' Not?

Soldiers in High Court petition demand that soldiers' pay be updated to reflect rise in prices.Gil Ronen, 7/30/2012, 12:02 PM

IDF: No Plans to Absorb Syrian Refugees

The IDF spokesman's office says remarks by IDF Chief of Staff Gantz about plans to absorb Syrian refugees were taken 'out of context'Gabe Kahn., 1/10/2012, 7:36 PM

Report: 2nd Obama Chief of Staff Resigning

White House Chief of Staff William Daley, 63, is resigning from the Obama administration, senior officials said Monday.Chana Ya'ar, 1/9/2012, 11:31 PM

IDF Chief Lays First "Flag for the Fallen"

IDF Chief Ganz placed a flag at the grave of Israel's most recently deceased soldier in the first of many such ceremonies preceding Memorial DayGabe Kahn., 5/4/2011, 7:37 PM

Gantz Appointed Chief of Staff

The new Chief of Staff will start work tomorrow, in the hastiest transition to date.Maayana Miskin, 2/13/2011, 10:38 PM