israeli military chief

Maj.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi (L) shakes hands with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) during a meeting
Goldberg Committee confirms Maj.-Gen. Kochavi as next IDF chief of staff

Kochavi will replace current Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot in 2019.

MAJ.-GEN. YOEL STRICK (left) walks with his predecessor at the Northern Command, Maj.-Gen. Aviv Koch
Politicians congratulate Kochavi on appointment as new IDF chief of staff

"May he be strong and very courageous for the security of the people of Israel, our land and our state."

Police chief Roni Alsheikh and IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eizenkot salute at a Remembrance Day
Two officials resign advisory c'tee over conflict of interest on Netanyahu

The resignations of Yaakov Nagel and Iris Stark comes following an interim order by the High Court of Justice to freeze the proceedings of the Goldberg committee.

Yair Golan
Column One: The generals’ revolt

The candidacy of Golan and Alon for chief of General Staff, along with the military’s subversion of the government and the US administration, need to serve as an urgent warning to the government.

eisenkot
Stay out of the IDF

Those trying to meddle in the selection process should stay out. There is a country that needs to be run and a military that needs to protect it.

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman  Thursday, August 2.
Liberman faces possible delay in appointing next IDF chief of staff

Petition filed against two committee members over possible conflict of interest

Gadi Eizenkot IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. August 8, 2018.
‘IDF is better prepared than it has been in 20 years’

The chief of staff gave an overview of how the IDF is preparing for emergency situations, including the level of training, reserves, arms, and other areas.

IDF commandos complete their training in central Israel
Israeli commandos head to Cyprus for largest land-based drill

Israel and Cyprus have participated in several military drills over the past few months.

F-35 fighter jet
WATCH: Three new F-35 fighter jets land in Israel

Israel is the first country to receive the advanced stealth planes outside the US and once the jets land in Israel, they will not leave the country, excluding combat missions.

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