Former IDF chief of staff Lt.-Gen. (res.) Amnon Lipkin-Shahak was "a
true hero," Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said at his funeral on Thursday afternoon.
Lipkin-Shahak, who passed away on Wednesday, was buried at the military cemetery in Kiryat Shaul in Tel Aviv.
'"It is no secret we had a difference of opinions," Netanyahu said, "but i always appreciated his deep commitment to the state's security."