Brig. Commander: Lack of Training Ruining Fighters' FitnessIDF officials discuss budget cuts' impact on forces' fitness, competency; insist that advanced training will not be affected.
Gantz: A Hareidi Soldier in IDF Will Leave IDF HareidiIn Shaked Committee meeting, IDF Chief of Staff states 'The IDF does not see the hareidi-religious community as an enemy.'
Gantz: 'We Will Never Again Be Helpless Against Our Enemies'Chief of Staff, at Holocaust memorial ceremony in Berlin, defends the vitality of Israel's security; says IDF answer to anti-Semitism.
Following Controversy, Army Chief Won't Place Flag on GravesChanges to Memorial Day ceremony follows accusations that IDF Chief of Staff only lays ceremonial flag on Jewish graves.
Chief of Staff: Terror Tunnels a Real ThreatChief of Staff says terror tunnels are a 'serious threat,' promises action.
Peres Tours Air Force Base: 'Enemies Should Think Twice'President Shimon Peres tours air force's most advanced technology, praises soldiers; "Israel has best air force in the world."
Gantz: Homefront Soldiers Make Battlefront PossibleGantz praises the soldiers who assist civilians while others are sent to battle. ‘You make their mission possible.’
Chief of Staff Provides Imaginary War ScenarioLt. Gen. Gantz explains how easily a multi-front war can develop – starting with an abduction on Syrian border.
Gantz: Soldiers' Murders a Tragedy, But Not a TrendIDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz does not see the murders of two IDF soldiers in recent days as indicative of a new dangerous trend
Netanyahu Extends Chief of Staff’s TermPrime Minister accepts Defense Minister Yaalon’s recommendation to keep Gantz on for another year.
Gantz: We're Prepared for Any ScenarioIDF Chief of Staff encourages Israelis to go about their daily routine, even as a possible Western strike in Syria looms.
Yaalon: Test Us, and Feel IDF’s StrengthIsrael’s Defense Minister sends a sharp message to Syria.
100-Year-Old Becomes Israeli Major-General100-year-old finally gets rank of “Major General” that he earned 60 years ago.
U.S. Gen. Dempsey, IDF's Gantz Pledge PartnershipThe two generals met for discussions this week, promising to continue “the cooperation between our two countries."
Netanyahu to Dempsey: Iranian Threat Dwarfs All the OthersPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met on Tuesday evening with the U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey.
Dempsey Meeting NetanyahuChairman of U.S. Joint Chiefs is in Israel, will deal with the Syrian civil war and Sinai terrorism.
Dempsey in Israel to Talk About Syria and IranChairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff arrives in Israel to discuss issues such as Syria and a possible Israeli strike in Iran.
Gantz: Army will have to ShrinkChief of Staff comments on changing character of warfare: “The enemy is not always visible"
Gantz: Mea Shearim Attack 'Very Serious'IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz condemned the attack on a hareidi-religious soldier in Jerusalem’s Mea Shearim neighborhood.
Gantz Unveils IDF Restructuring PlanThousands of permanent service soldiers will be let go and some units will be shut down as the IDF restructures.
Gantz: The Flames Are Creeping Up on NasrallahIsrael must be prepared for any scenario, say leaders who spoke at the graduation ceremony of the IAF's flight course.
CoS Gantz Slashes IDF Training, Other ProgramsChief of Staff Benny Gantz announced that the army would be forced to cut training missions for soldiers because of budget cuts
‘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.
Gantz Tells Knesset Why IDF Can't Protect JewsChief of Staff explained that he believes changing IDF's open-fire orders will lead to escalation and loss of control.
Video: IDF COS Prays for Soldiers and the State at Rachel's TombThe 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.
Chief of Staff Tells Settlers: We're in a Difficult TimeLt. Gen. Gantz says responsibility for making the roads safe again rests with IDF command.
Gantz Warns Assad: Don't Escalate the Situation"If Assad causes the situation in the Golan Heights to deteriorate, he will pay the price," warns IDF Chief of Staff.
Gantz: 'Not Sharing the Burden, But Having the Honor to Serve'IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz on Tuesday participated in exercises with Nachal soldiers
Gantz: I Hope We Can Develop Our Relations with Turkey“Turkey is an important country with interests that are common to those of Israel,” says IDF Chief of Staff.
Gantz: Coordination with Egypt Has Gotten BetterThe coordination between Israel and Egypt has gotten better despite the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood to power, says COS.
Gantz: Syria Rebels will Turn Against UsChief of Staff estimates that after Assad's fall, Syria rebels will fight one other and also fight Israel.
Gantz: Israel Can Act Alone against Iran NukesChief of Staff promises "great pain in Gaza" if attacks on Israel continue.
Gantz: The IDF Can Reach Any TargetIDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz speaks on Memorial Day: We carry out our mission using those who fell as our guide.
Gantz: IDF Will Not Allow Another HolocaustIDF Chief of Staff promised at the March of the Living that the IDF would ensure that there will never be another Holocaust.
Gantz Heads March of the LivingFor first time ever, a serving Chief of IDF General Staff leads the march from Auschwitz to Birkenau.
Gantz: Israelis Rely on Us to Keep Passover SafeThose sitting and celebrating Passover rely on the IDF to keep them safe, says Chief of Staff.
Gantz: Syrian Rebels May Target Israel Next"The likelihood of war with Syria is low, but the terrorists fighting against Assad may see us as their next challenge," says IDF COS.
Gantz: Israel’s Future is Shrouded in MysteryNobody knows what will happen next in the Middle East, IDF Chief of Staff says.
IDF: Stop Announcing 'Intifada'IDF Spokesman calls upon those declaring an "intifada" is at hand to show "responsibility and caution."
IDF Chief Calls for Constant VigilanceIDF Chief of Staff speaks to commanders as they rehearse mass riot scenarios.
Gantz Given Legion of Merit by DempseyIDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz awarded the Legion of Merit medal during a visit to the United States.
Netanyahu Visits Central Command, Briefed on Security"Our mission is to maintain the security of the citizens of the State of Israel," Netanyahu says during security briefing.
Chief of Staff’s Helicopter Evacuates Injured SoldierA soldier who suffered moderate wounds in a training exercise Sunday was evacuated by the helicopter of the Chief of Staff.
Military Official Says Soldiers Not Fleeing, Video DistortedA Military official defended the IDF against a video depicting soldiers fleeing from Palestinian rioters, said the video distorted reality.
Netanyahu to Pilots: If the Quiet is Violated, You'll Hit BackPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu visits Palmahim Air Force Base, meets pilots who took part in Operation Pillar of Defense.
IDF Chief Assures 'Quiet Will Last – Or Else'IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz assured Israelis on Sunday there would be no more rocket fire from Gaza – “or else.”
Gantz: The Other Side Will Understand What Happened to ItChief of Staff Benny Gantz during a visit with wounded: The operation in Gaza achieved the desired results.
Gantz to Reservists: Look Backwards Once, then Look ForwardAs the IDF prepares for a possible ground operation in Gaza, Chief of Staff Benny Gantz offers words of encouragement to reservists.
Gantz Approves Call-Up of 16,000 ReservistsIDF may be preparing for a ground invasion with the planned call-up of 16,000 reservists.
IDF Chief Warns Syrian War Could Become 'An Israeli Matter'IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz warned Sunday that Syria's civil war might soon become "an Israeli matter” if military spillover continues.
IDF Chief of Staff Visits Injured Captain Ziv ShilonLt. Gen. Benny Gantz visited Captain Ziv Shilon, the IDF soldier injured in a recent Hamas attack, who is covered with a large Israeli flag.
Chief of Staff Tours Gaza BeltIDF has relatively little to offer beleaguered residents terrorized by Gaza.
Video: Maccabi Tel Aviv Elders Defeat IDF OfficersFormer stars of Israel's top basketball team defeat IDF general staff in IDF officers' championships.
Gantz: We Must Keep Technological SuperiorityIDF Chief of Staff: there is a critical need for the preservation of the IDF's technological superiority.
IDF Imposes Closure on PA Areas During Yom KippurIDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz decides on a general closure of PA-assigned areas during Yom Kippur.
IDF Chief of Staff: 'Our Enemies Increasing Efforts to Hurt Us'IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz told a memorial gathering Monday that Israel's enemies are trying harder than ever before to attack.
IDF Soldiers Scrambled in North for Surprise DrillIDF soldiers scrambled without warning early Wednesday for a surprise drill designed to test their “fitness and readiness” in the north.