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Posts Tagged: Benny Gantz

May 19, 2015 2:20 pm

Newly Retired IDF Chief Joins Another Prestigious Club - Three months ago, he retired as chief of staff of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), one of the world's most prestigious military...

May 7, 2015 10:15 am

At Jerusalem Conference, Experts Say Israel Complies With International Law

Shurat HaDin, an Israeli NGO specializing in International Law, hosted a two-day conference in Jerusalem this week, "Towards a New Law of War." The conference dealt...

May 5, 2015 6:42 pm

IDF Former Chief of Staff Benny Gantz on Gaza War: ‘Next Time Will be Worse’

Former IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz, at a conference regarding international law and warfare on Monday, said that he expects Israel's next war against...

October 6, 2014 7:05 am

IDF Chief Sees High Potential for Instability on All of Israel’s Fronts (INTERVIEW) - It's hard not to take notice of Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz's good mood. After a long, exhausting, and somewhat bitter summer, the...

September 22, 2014 5:01 pm

Meet Israel’s Newest, Most Expensive Weapon: The INS Tanin Submarine (VIDEO)

In a commemoration aboard Israel's 4th and newest submarine, the INS Tanin ("crocodile," or "alligator"), the IDF on Sunday held a wreath-laying ceremony at the...

August 28, 2014 12:37 am

Ya’alon, Gantz Say Israel Will Strike Hamas Again if Necessary

Arutz Sheva - Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon and IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz, who spoke on Wednesday at a press conference along with Prime Minister Binyamin...

July 17, 2014 9:34 pm

A New Phase of Operation Protective Edge Begins: IDF Aims to Target Hamas Terror Tunnels and End Rocket Fire

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon instructed the Israel Defense Forces to begin a ground action to strike at terror tunnels...

June 12, 2014 1:15 pm

IDF Chief: Syrian Battlefield Experience Makes Hezbollah a Greater Threat

Hezbollah's combat experience in Syria could make it a more potent threat to Israel, according to Israel Defense Forces (IDF) chief of staff Lt. Gen....

May 21, 2014 7:03 am

Israeli Finance Ministry Rejects IDF Cash Injection Following Cancellation of Reservist Training

Ynet - The defense establishment was rebuffed by the Finance Ministry only a few hours after IDF Chief of Staff Lieut. Gen. Benny Gantz announced...

March 12, 2014 5:46 pm

Israel Air Force Targets 29 Gaza Terror Sites After Dozens of Rockets Strike Israel (VIDEO)

The Israeli Air Force responded rapidly to a massive rocket assault from Gaza by targeting 29 terror sites in the territory, the Israel Defense Forces...

March 10, 2014 2:17 pm

IDF Chief Benny Gantz Visits United States - Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz arrived in the U.S. on Sunday for an official visit. Gantz was...

January 13, 2014 11:11 am

New Negev IDF Training Complex to be Named for Ariel Sharon - The Israel Defense Forces' new training complex in the Negev will be named after late former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, Chief of General...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Trump Lays Out Agenda for First 100 Days in Office in Gettysburg Speech

Donald Trump planted a flag on hallowed ground Saturday morning by laying out near the Gettysburg National Battlefield what he would do in his first 100 days as President of...


Israel Security Agency: Terrorist Attacks in Jerusalem Doubled in September

Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem doubled last month compared to August, according to Israel’s security agency, the Shin Bet. There were 26 attacks in the capital in September, compared to 13 in...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...