Gabi Ashkenazi

Former head of Israel Defense Forces and now chairman of Shemen Oil and Gas Explorations Ltd

BLUE AND WHITE leader Benny Gantz and Elazar Stern (r) in December
Editor's Notes: Elazar Stern’s lament

Stern and some of his Blue and White colleagues remained inside the plenum to ensure that Edelstein wouldn’t lock them out and prevent a vote on his successor.

Gabi Ashkenazi
An open letter to Gabi Ashkenazi

I urge you to treat the foreign minister’s role as an unusual opportunity to influence Israel’s future significantly, to make a difference as a politician and to make your mark on history.

Gabi Ashkenazi at the Foreign Ministry, May 2020.
Gabi Ashkenazi has just 18 months to make his mark at the Foreign Ministry

Diplomatic Affairs: Gabi Ashkenazi dives into post-corona diplomacy – from the Trump plan to the Iranian threat.

Can Israel implement Trump's 'Peace Plan' and still appease Jordan?

Can Israel take advantage of a "historic opportunity" while preserving Israel’s peace treaties?

Israel's new Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi
New Foreign Minister Ashkenazi prioritizes Jordan amid tensions

Trump’s plan grants Israel “a historic opportunity to shape Israel’s future and its borders for the coming decades,” Ashkenazi said.

Boaz Harpaz
Why is the Harpaz Affair resurfacing now? - analysis

That’s right, the Harpaz Affair, that dizzying, confusing convoluted affair that began with a conflict between then defense minister Ehud Barak and the IDF chief-of-staff at the time, Gabi Ashkenazi.

Yaacov Litzman
Who should succeed Litzman as Israel's health minister?

Litzman is leaving on his own volition, and his undisclosed reasons no longer matter. What matters is that the ministry he is leaving has suddenly become the public sphere’s most important spot.

Ashkenazi holds Zoom meeting to honor First Lebanon War's fallen

Ashkenazi, former IDF chief of staff, spoke of friends who died during the battle of Beaufort Castle.

Blue and White leaders Gabi Ashkenazi, Benny Gantz, Yair Lapid and Moshe Ya’alon thank supporters at
Ashkenazi: This is hard for us, for me, the coalition comes with a price

"I am convinced that most of the public wants a unity government. Fourth elections are unthinkable."

Olmert to 'Post': What was Benny Gantz really thinking?

An atmosphere has been created of a mass fear from thousands dying and the loss of livelihood. No less. There is no other way to understand Netanyahu’s conduct but in such terms.

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