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Oldest IDF Officer Celebrates 70 Years

The IDF’s senior commanders, including Chief of the General Staff, Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, joined Chief Warrant Officer Yitzhak Taito in marking his 70th birthday. Taito is an Israeli legend, holding the record for the oldest officer currently in the … Continue reading

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IDF Chief of Staff visits Northern Command

IDF Chief of the General Staff, Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, visited the 36th Armored Division, which is subordinate to the Northern Command. “We must remain alert and prepared,” said Lt. Gen Gantz. “The IDF is prepared to use all the … Continue reading

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Fogel Family Children Meet With IDF Chief of Staff

The Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, met yesterday (April 15th) with the Fogel family children from Itamar: Tamar, Roei and Yishai. The Fogel children’s parents and three siblings were murdered a month ago in a terrorist attack. The … Continue reading

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Brig. Gen. Yoav “Poli‏”‏ Mordechai Appointed New IDF Spokesperson

In a ceremony held Thursday (April 7th) at the IDF General Headquarters in Tel Aviv, Brig. Gen. Yoav “Poli” Mordechai was appointed the IDF Spokesperson, replacing Brig. Gen. Avi Benayahu, who is completing his four-year term. The ceremony was led … Continue reading

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Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz Appointed 20th IDF Chief of the General Staff

Lieutenant General Gantz, Minister of Defense Ehud Barak and Lieutenant General Gabi Ashkenazi, all past or present Chiefs of Staff. Major General Benny Gantz was appointed IDF Chief of the General Staff and received the rank of Lieutenant General today, … Continue reading

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