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Posts Tagged: Benny Gantz

May 19, 2015 2:20 pm

Newly Retired IDF Chief Joins Another Prestigious Club

JNS.org - 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)

JNS.org - 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

JNS.org - 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

JNS.org - 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...

October 9, 2013 1:23 pm

Gantz: Tel Aviv Will Be Targeted in Next War

JNS.org - Israel's enemies will target Israel Defense Forces headquarters in Tel Aviv with long-range missiles to spark the next war, IDF Chief of...


Israeli Investors Increasingly Turning to US Real Estate

Israel has become one of the largest foreign investors in US commercial real estate over the past few years, and considering...

Children’s Cultural Identities

We all know about how much damage parents can do to children. But sometimes society, even when it means well,...

Israel’s President Honors Philanthropist for Supporting American-Israeli STEM Research

JNS.org -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin honored a media mogul and philanthropist this week...


What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...


Ex-Islamist Extremist: UK’s Jewish Students ‘Bullied Under Guis...

Jews at UK universities are "bullied [and] stigmatized...under the guise that criticism of Israel is not antisemitism," a reformed Islamist said...

Middle East

Palestinian, Jordanian Leaders Meet to Discuss Thwarting Potential Relocati...

JNS.org -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and King Abdullah of Jordan met Sunday in Amman, the Jordanian capital, to discuss the...