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Can leadership be taught?

lLeadership is all about having vision and seeing things as they ought to be, managing people but not promising them harmony. Op-ed.

Can leadership be taught?

'Anyone who opposes Netanyahu has become a leftist traitor'

At political conference, former Defense Minister says Israel Resilience-Telem want to head the next government, give Israel a better future.

'Anyone who opposes Netanyahu has become a leftist traitor'

Former IDF general eyes Public Security Ministry

Gal Hirsch, who withdrew his candidacy for police commissioner in 2015, launches the new Magen party ahead of April election.

Former IDF general eyes Public Security Ministry

First proposals for New Right list

Bennett and Shaked reportedly make proposals to Brig. Gen. (Res.) Gal Hirsch and former Ambassador Ron Prosor to join list.

First proposals for New Right list

Police try to silence whistleblower

Attorney tells of demand to investigate senior officers in Gal Hirsch case: 'Police trying to silence story; truth will be revealed'.

Police try to silence whistleblower

Report: Former senior cop alleges Deri was framed

Former Police Brigadier General and whistleblower Guy Bir asks what prompted police probe against Aryeh Deri.

Report: Former senior cop alleges Deri was framed

Detention extended for girl who slapped soldiers

Court orders Ahed Tamimi spend another five days in jail for slapping soldiers, releases cousin.

Detention extended for girl who slapped soldiers player

'There are limits to our patience'

IDF general responds to footage of young Arab woman kicking, slapping soldiers: 'Be calm, cool, and collected - but also know when to act.'

'There are limits to our patience'player

'Gaza is a ticking time bomb'

Army official warns that Gaza is a serious threat to Israel, insists it must be demilitarized completely.

'Gaza is a ticking time bomb'

Brigadier General slams court for Azariya conviction

Gal Hirsch says operational incidents should stay confidential, military needs to handle them under wraps.

Brigadier General slams court for Azariya conviction

Deputy Security Head to be Next Police Chief?

After Gal Hirsch forced to remove candidacy, Minister Erdan presents ISA deputy director as candidate for top officer.

Religious Deputy Security Head to be Next Police Chief?

Gal Hirsch: Israel Directed by Unelected Interests

Retired Brigadier General Gal Hirsch, who withdrew his candidacy for police commissioner, claims he was the victim of a 'smear campaign.'

Gal Hirsch: Israeli Life 'Directed by Unelected Interests'player

Gal Hirsch Drops Candidacy for Police Commissioner

Retired General Gal Hirsch no longer aiming to be next commissioner due to harsh, lengthy opposition.

Scandal-Hit Hirsch Drops Candidacy for Police Commissioner

Acting Police Commissioner's Term Extended

Minister of Internal Security, Attorney General agree that Gal Hirsch will be vetted during this time.

Acting Police Commissioner's Term Extended by 45 Days

Erdan Re-Thinking Hirsch Appointment?

Amid corruption allegations and complaints from bereaved parents, Erdan meets with Maj. Gen. who skewered Hirsch in report on Lebanon war.

Erdan Re-Thinking Police Chief Appointment?

New Top Cop Denies Media Corruption 'Fairy Tales'

New police commissioner denies reports of a 2-year-long FBI investigation against him for corruption.

New Police Chief Slams Media 'Fairy Tales' of Alleged Corruption

Erdan Weighs Parents' Complaints on New Top Cop

Interior Security Minister Erdan meets parents who say new police commissioner led to their sons' deaths in Second Lebanon War.

Minister Weighs Bereaved Parents' Complaints on New Top Cop

Internal Security Min. Slams 'Interfering' Ex-Cops

Former commissioners protest Gal Hirsch appointment but never held emergency meetings over corruption scandals, source slams.

Internal Security Ministry Blasts 'Interfering' Former Cops

Former Police Chiefs Mobilize Against New Top Cop

Gal Hirsch 'unsuitable' choice while Gilad Erdan 'has no clue about police,' former police chiefs say in attempt to thwart appointment.

Former Police Chiefs Mobilize Against New Top Cop

President: Give New Police Commissioner A Chance

Despite backlash over Gal Hirsch's war record, Rivlin urges Israeli public to give their support to a man whose 'success is our success.'

President: Give New Police Commissioner A Chance

Jewish Home MK: Support Top Cop Appointment

MK Smotrich calls on religious Zionists to back Gal Hirsch's selection, citing the 'hysteria' among police brass.

Jewish Home MK: Support Top Cop Appointment

Bereaved Parents Oppose Choice of Top Cop

Incoming commissioner Hirsch was slammed for IDF's poor showing in Second Lebanon War. Some parents blame him for their sons' deaths.

Bereaved Parents Oppose Choice of Hirsch as Top Cop

New Commissioner: 'Terrorists Should Be Shot!'

Brig. Gen. Gal Hirsch wrote on Facebook that Arabs who throw rocks are terrorists and should be treated as such.

New Police Commissioner: 'Terrorists Should Be Shot!'

Israel's New Chief of Police: Gen. Gal Hirsch

Internal Security Minister voices hope officer with distinguished IDF career has what it takes to shakeup police force wracked by scandals.

Israel's New Chief of Police: Gen. Gal Hirsch