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Posts Tagged: Benny Gantz

April 29, 2018 12:37 pm

Poll Shows Zionist Union Under Leadership of Ex-IDF Chief Gantz Would Challenge Likud

Israel's embattled center-left Zionist Union party would double its number of Knesset seats in the next election if former IDF Chief of Staff 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...

October 30, 2013 9:14 am

Benny Gantz: Budget Cuts Hurt IDF Officers

Ynet - In a ceremony at the The Monument for Fallen Bedouin Soldiers, IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz addressed cuts to the defense budget, saying "I've...


Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...


EU Denies It Is Planning to Offer Financial Aid to Iran to Preserve Nuclear...

Three European Union sources have denied that diplomats meeting in Vienna on Friday to salvage the imperiled Iranian nuclear deal...


Israeli Defense Minister, Arab MK in Ferocious War of Words

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Israeli-Arab Member of Knesset Ayman Odeh conducted a ferocious war of words on Sunday following a controversy over the injury of an Arab demonstrator...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...