First ever female major-general set to receive promotion

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June 23, 2011 09:54

Brig.-Gen. Orna Barbivai, deputy head of the army’s Human Resources Directorate, will make history Thursday when she becomes the IDF’s first-ever female major-general.

Barbivai, 49, and a mother of three, will replace current head of the directorate Maj.- Gen. Avi Zamir, who is retiring.

JPost.com staff contributed to this report


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