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IDF: We carried out 200 strikes in Syria

IDF Chief of Staff submits defense report to Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on IDF's readiness for war.

IDF: We carried out 200 strikes in Syria

New Brigadier General appointed at celebratory ceremony

Avi Balot, commander of the commando unit, will replace Eliezer Toledano, who served as military secretary to the prime minister

New Brigadier General appointed at celebratory ceremony

Chief of staff weighs in after Druze soldiers quit in protest

COS Eizenkot, following announcements of 2 Druze soldiers that they are quitting IDF over Nationality Law: 'Leave politics outside army.'

Chief of staff weighs in after Druze soldiers quit in protest

Chief of Staff visits scene of stabbing attack

Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot visits scene of the attack in Adam, where Yotam Ovadia was murdered.

Chief of Staff visits scene of stabbing attackplayer

IDF commander who invoked G-d appointed DM's military secretary

Liberman appoints Ofer Winter, who was media target during 'Protective Edge,' when he invoked 'G-d of Israel' to soldiers heading to battle.

IDF commander who invoked G-d appointed DM's military secretary

Armored Corps aims to expand mixed-gender tank units

Armored Corps recommends expanding initiative turning female infantry soldiers into tank operators.

Armored Corps aims to expand mixed-gender tank units

IDF chief arrives in US for meetings with defense officials

Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot lands in Washington for meetings with senior US officials on US-Israel cooperation in the Mideast.

IDF chief arrives in US for meetings with defense officials

'You're a one-man Foreign Ministry'

IDF appoints new liaison to coordinate with Palestinian Authority and Gaza, as Kamil Abu Rokon replaces General Yoav Mordechai.

'You're a one-man Foreign Ministry'

'Snipers will open fire on Gaza infiltrators,' warns IDF chief

IDF Chief of Staff says Israel deploying over 100 snipers along Gaza border to prevent mass infiltration attempt planned for Friday protest.

'Snipers will open fire on Gaza infiltrators,' warns IDF chief

IDF Chief of Staff in Greece on official visit

Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot to hold working meetings with Greek defense and military officials.

IDF Chief of Staff in Greece on official visit

'Returning the terrorists' bodies was a mistake'

IDF chief admits that return of terrorists' bodies on Friday 'not executed according to established procedures. Issue under investigation.'

'Returning the terrorists' bodies was a mistake'

'Arutz Sheva portrays me as a feminist, I'm not'

'I'm not interested in attacks from the Right or the Left; only victory in battle concerns me.'

'Arutz Sheva portrays me as a feminist, I'm not'

IDF Chief of Staff: War with Gaza likely in 2018

Israeli Chief of Staff Eizenkot predicts war with Hamas in 2018 likely.

IDF Chief of Staff: War with Gaza likely in 2018

Thousands support Rabbi Eliyahu

Petition supports Tzfat rabbi and member of Chief Rabbinate Council who called for Chief of Staff's dismissal for gender mixed units.

Thousands support Rabbi Eliyahu

Smotrich to the Chief of Staff: Get it together

Jewish Home MK blasts Chief of Staff's order to boycott the Chief Rabbi: Appears to be illegal.

Smotrich to the Chief of Staff: Get it together

IDF Chief of Staff refuses to meet with Chief Rabbi of Israel

Sources tell Arutz Sheva IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot is boycotting Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, cancelling planned meeting with him.

IDF Chief of Staff refuses to meet with Chief Rabbi of Israel

'IDF enlistment contingent on preserving way of life'

Rabbi of Jerusalem sends letter to Chief of Staff explaining religious soldiers 'hurt by trend of integrating girls into fighting units.'

'IDF enlistment contingent on preserving way of life'

'Eizenkot is responsible for decreased combat unit enlistment'

Tzfat rabbi does not regret call to dismiss Eizenkot: 'He fought Elor Azaria and the religious, harmed military rabbinate.'

'Eizenkot is responsible for decreased combat unit enlistment'player

Jewish Home Min.: It's chutzpah to say IDF has a feminist agenda

Education Minister Bennett criticizes Tzfat Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu for demanding IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot step down.

Jewish Home Min.: It's chutzpah to say IDF has a feminist agenda

'The Iranian threat is not theoretical'

IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot says Iran still aims to achieve nuclear weapons and is trying to harm Israel's security through its proxies.

'The Iranian threat is not theoretical'

Calls to Chief of Staff: 'Bring back the checkpoints'

Right-wing activists demonstrate during Chief of Staff visit to attack scene.

Calls to Chief of Staff: 'Bring back the checkpoints'player

IDF Chief of Staff: We will find the terror cell

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot visits scene of deadly terror attack in Samaria.

IDF Chief of Staff: We will find the terror cellplayer

'We must prevent Iran from establishing itself in Syria'

Eizenkot says calls to use more force against rocket attacks 'irresponsible.' 'I think that it's not the right thing to do right now.'

'We must prevent Iran from establishing itself in Syria'

'If necessary, we will act with force and defeat every enemy'

Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot says the IDF is superior but will take action in the face of any threat.

'If necessary, we will act with force and defeat every enemy'

'Want to be an IDF officer? Forget the Torah'

Senior Religious Zionist Rabbi Eli Sadan attacks IDF, says army is forcing soldiers to abandon religion.

'Want to be an IDF officer? Forget the Torah'

'Meaningless media spin'

Leading Religious Zionist rabbis dismiss reports that IDF head will require religious officers to command female soldiers.

'Meaningless media spin'

Will Army Radio leave the army?

Defense Minister Liberman approves IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot's recommendation to transfer Army Radio to Defense Ministry.

Will Army Radio leave the army?

'We have an opportunity to build a new coalition against Iran'

IDF Chief of Staff speaks with Saudi newspaper, says Israel and Saudi Arabia see eye to eye on Iranian threat.

'We have an opportunity to build a new coalition against Iran'

IDF Chief of Staff holds secret meeting with US NATO commander

IDF Chief of Staff holds secret meeting with Supreme Commander of NATO forces in Euroe following reports of permanent Iranian base in Syria.

IDF Chief of Staff holds secret meeting with US NATO commander

Joint Service Ordinance open to change

Chief of Staff listens attentively to rabbis remarks, makes clear that order may be updated in accordance with their suggestions.

Joint Service Ordinance open to change

IDF Chief of Staff opposes Azariya's pardon request

IDF leaders recommend president not pardon soldier convicted for shooting wounded terrorist.

IDF Chief of Staff opposes Azariya's pardon request

Lebanese army chief boycotts conference because of Eizenkot

Lebanon's chief of staff boycotts major conference of chiefs of staff in the U.S. due to attendance of IDF Chief of Staff.

Lebanese army chief boycotts conference because of Eizenkot

Elor Azariya asks President Rivlin for a full pardon

Soldier convicted in shooting death of terrorist asks President Rivlin for pardon after Chief of Staff cut Azariya’s sentence to 14 months.

Elor Azariya asks President Rivlin for a full pardon

Bar and Bat Mitzvah IDF orphans celebrate with President

President and wife hold festive meeting with the Chief of Staff for 28 IDF and security forces orphans of Bar and Bat Mitzvah age.

Bar and Bat Mitzvah IDF orphans celebrate with Presidentplayer

IDF reduces Elor Azariya's sentence

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot responds to appeal from former IDF soldier convicted of manslaughter, cuts 4 months from 18-month sentence.

IDF reduces Elor Azariya's sentence

IDF revamps its elite special forces

Elite Tier-1 special forces will now serve 8 years, and will include academic degree. Combat soldiers to get pay raise as well.

IDF revamps its elite special forcesplayer

Social media 'kills' the IDF Chief of Staff

Rumors run wild on social media in the wake of Monday's tragic helicopter crash in southern Israel.

Social media 'kills' the IDF Chief of Staff

Will Azariya's prison term be postponed?

Appeals court to hear Elor Azariya's request to delay his entry into prison in light of appeal to IDF Chief of Staff for Amnesty,

Will Azariya's prison term be postponed?

Prosecuters demand Azariya begin prison sentence immediately

Army prosecutors urge court to reject Azariya's request to delay his entry to prison. Former IDF Sgt. scheduled to enter prison Wednesday.

Prosecuters demand Azariya begin prison sentence immediately

Elor Azariya rules out Supreme Court appeal

Former IDF Sgt. Elor Azariya decides against appealing IDF court's ruling, sends request to Chief of Staff asking for reduction of sentence.

Elor Azariya rules out Supreme Court appeal