The IDF plans to move some of its cyber and intelligence units to the south of the country, Kochavi met with local mayors to discuss aspects of the move.
Twenty years after Israel withdrew from the security belt, the nameless war has often been forgotten
On Thursday, Shabtai attended a memorial service along with President Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin, Chief Commander of the IDF Maj.-Gen Aviv Kochavi and Alternate Prime Minister Benny Gantz.
Kochavi also referred to the movie "Jenin, Jenin" directed by Mohammed Bakri and criticized its twisted portrayal of soldiers who fought during Operation Defensive Shield in 2002.
Despite the distance, Tehran's role in funding terror groups along Israel's borders makes it Israel's top threat.
Chief of Staff warns against false sense of security as military gears up to fight for Momentum plan budget.
Ibrahim served in the IDF Armored Corps unit when he was struck by a car in a ramming attack in the West Bank earlier this month.
Cpl. Niv Lubaton committed suicide after he was being recruited as a source by Military Police.
Since Kochavi began his role in January of last year, he has had to work with two defense ministers, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Naftali Bennett.
‘The State of Israel and the IDF are the Face of Victory’