gadi eisenkot

Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot
Eisenkot to receive honorary doctorate from Bar-Ilan U.

Bar-Ilan also praised Eisenkot for the release of the The Gideon Plan, a five year plan that helped the IDF avoid cuts and increase its budget to protect Israel.

Former IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot
Eisenkot confidants think he’d sit race out

By law, former IDF generals are prohibited from running for three years after they complete their service.

Former IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot
Eisenkot: Hezbollah was planning to infiltrate Israel with 5,000 troops

"Looking at my term as chief of staff three years back, there were many events in which escalation was a hair's breadth from happening," stressed Eisenkot.

IDF chief of staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot
Eisenkot: Israel and Hezbollah almost went to war during my tenure

Lebanese terror group wanted to send 5,000 fighters to infiltrate into Israel through their cross-border attack tunnels.

Gadi Eisenkot
Does Eisenkot have his eye on politics? Ex-IDF chief to shorten 'cooling off period'

Eisenkot said he doesn't want to enter politics, but to serve as research fellow in Washington.

Intelligence Report: Eisenkot's success

During his tenure, Eisenkot successfully navigated the IDF and the country through several minefields, overcame obstacles and confronted challenges on six fronts.

Netanyahu Lapid
Lapid: Netanyahu harmed relations with Russia

"He has gone from being Mr. Security to Mr Microphone," Lapid wrote on Twitter.

Maj. Gen. Aviv Kochavi (C-L) and Maj. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot (C-R) pray at the Western Wall
IN MEDIA: Eisenkot, Kochavi visit Western Wall, Mt. Herzl

Maj.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi officially took the reins as IDF chief on Tuesday.

Aviv Kochavi (C) at a ceremony marking his appointment to IDF chief of staff, January 15th, 2019
Kochavi takes reins as chief of IDF

The official ceremony took place in Tel Aviv before he heads to Jerusalem.

Aviv Kochavi (L) and Gadi Eisenkot (R)
Eisenkot sets public diplomacy example for Kohavi with farewell campaign

The Israeli people got a taste of what an effective PR campaign looks like over the past week, in the run up to the ceremony in Tel Aviv on Tuesday.

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