Aviv Kochavi

IDF Chief of Staff visits the south ahead of IDF units moving there

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.

IDF to consider naming close to two-decade long campaign in south Lebanon

Twenty years after Israel withdrew from the security belt, the nameless war has often been forgotten

Commander of Israel's Border Police tests positive for coronavirus

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.

IDF chief of staff: Commanders can make mistakes, but we will back them up

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.

Kochavi: Iran is the most dangerous country in the Middle East

Despite the distance, Tehran's role in funding terror groups along Israel's borders makes it Israel's top threat.

Kochavi: Cutting defense budget would be 'grave mistake'

Chief of Staff warns against false sense of security as military gears up to fight for Momentum plan budget.

IDF soldier who lost leg in terror attack honored by chief of staff

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.

Kochavi fires officer, censures 4 others for role in soldier's suicide

Cpl. Niv Lubaton committed suicide after he was being recruited as a source by Military Police.

Blue and White leader Benny Gantz and IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi
How will the IDF operate under its third defense minister in a year?

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.

Israel’s Security Heads join Commemorative Project of March of the Living

‘The State of Israel and the IDF are the Face of Victory’

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