Tzvika Fayirizen chosen as new Yad Vashem director-general

IDF Brig.-Gen. (ret.) Tzvika Fayirizen was chosen on Thursday as the new director-general of Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center.

Fayirizen retired from the IDF in 2020 and in his last post served as the head of the IDF's Education Corps. He began his military career as an IAF navigator and eventually headed a number of IAF intelligence branches and units. He eventually became head of the Special Weapons department in the IDF's Operation's Branch.

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