Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi, places a note in the Western Wall.
(photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM)
SACRED AWE Israel’s 22nd chief of staff, Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi, places a note in the Western Wall after a changing-of-the-guard ceremony at the Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv on January 15. Kochavi, 54, took over from Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot, for whom he served as deputy for four years. Accepting the position with what he called “sacred awe,” Kochavi said he is committed to preparing the IDF for any threats by keeping it “potent, efficient and modern.”
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