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."