Chief of Staff

War with Hezbollah
Chief of Staff: "Hezbollah Entered the War, We will Do It Well"

In his words, the Chief of Staff referred to the year 2024 and said that this will be a year of fighting in Gaza. In addition he continues to charge prices against Hezbollah and if he decides to expand the war, we will do so with distinction.

Liran Vainshtain, JFeed Staff | 07.01.24

Defense at the Borders

Chief of Staff: We are Going to Change the Defense at the Borders

The Chief of Staff visited the Northern Command and clarified that in the coming year the defense force at the borders will be increased and that the terrorist attack carried out by Hamas will not be repeated: "We need to give a very strong response in this matter."

Liran Vainshtain, JFeed Staff | 03.01.24

"IDF is Responsible"

Chief of Staff: The IDF is Responsible for the Case; The Shooting was Done Under Pressure

The Chief of Staff commented on the tragedy in Gaza: "I think about what's going through the mind of the fighter in Shejaiya, after days of hard fighting, an encounter with terrorists dressed in civilian clothes, he must be alert and ready for any threat."

Yehuda Klein, JFeed Staff | 16.12.23

60 Days of Fighting

The Chief of Staff Summarizes 60 Days of Fighting in Gaza

Major General Herzi Halevi, summarizes 60 days of fighting in Gaza, responds to those who doubted the resumption of fighting after the ceasefire and promises: we will be in the south with the residents long after the war ends.

Guy Ezra, JFeed Staff | 05.12.23

Chief of Staff's Assessment

Documentation: The Chief of Staff has Assessed the Situation Inside Gaza

Chief of Staff Herzi Halevi held a situation assessment with the forces of Division 162 inside the Gaza Strip, this against the background of the expansion of combat and ground maneuvers. View the documentation.

| JFeed Staff | 04.12.23

Israel-Gaza War, Ground Maneuver

Chief of Staff: The Move in the Southern Gaza Strip will be Powerful

The Chief of Staff visited the Gaza Division and commented on the ground maneuver in the south of the Gaza Strip: the move in the south of the Gaza Strip will be no less powerful than in the north.

Liran Vainshtain, JFeed Staff | 03.12.23

Israel-Gaza War, Attack Plans Approved

The Chief of Staff Approved Attack Plans: Ready for the Next Step

At a meeting held at the Southern Command together with the members of the General Staff Forum, Chief of Staff Herzi Halevi approved the attack plans for the continuation of the ground maneuver in the Gaza Strip.

Yehuda Klein, JFeed Staff | 29.11.23

Israel-Gaza War, Situation Assessment

Documentation: The Chief of Staff and the Head of the Shin Bet Assessing the Situation in Gaza

The Chief of Staff and the head of the Shin Bet together with the fighting forces went deep into the Gaza Strip and assessed the situation on the ground: "Keep moving forward, thoroughly, increase the pace. We are behind you!"

JFeed | 09.11.23

Israel-Gaza War, News

Watch: The Chief of Staff Arrived at the Fighting Area in Gaza

The Chief of Staff, General Herzi Halevi, conducted a situation assessment with the soldiers in the combat zone in the Gaza Strip and praised the forces: "Stay strong, I'm proud of you." Watch.

JFeed | 04.11.23

Ground Entry

The Chief of Staff: "Let it be Clear - The IDF is Prepared for a Ground Entry"

The Chief of Staff, Herzi Halevi, met with soldiers in the south and said, "Hamas will regret this war; it regrets it already. Let it be clear - the IDF is prepared for a ground entry, and we will make a decision together with the political leadership."

| JFeed | 24.10.23

"The Area is Being Cleared"

IDF spokesman: The area is being cleared, there are still enemy forces in the area

The spokesman referred to the fighting and said that the IDF destroyed 800 targets in Gaza, "we took dozens of terrorists captive even in the last hours", he added that the Chief of Staff works around the clock to protect the citizens of Israel and will speak to the public later

JFeed | 08.10.23

"We Must be Prepared"

The Chief of Staff: We must be more prepared than ever for a military confrontation

The Chief of Staff spoke at the central IDF ceremony marking 50 years since the Yom Kippur War: "We must take every statement of our enemies seriously, whether in words or in deeds; not to underestimate them"

JFeed | 11.09.23

Gallant Defends Halevi

Gallant: "Criticize me, keep the IDF out of the political discussion"

After coming to the defense of the Chief of Staff who was attacked on social media, the Defense Minister asks the politicians: "Criticize me, keep the IDF out of the political discussion"

JFeed | 15.08.23

The Security Systems Deny Earlier Reports

In the security establishment, they deny: "Devoid of any foundation"

In the security establishment, they denied the reports that the Chief of Staff, the Head of the Mossad, and the Head of the General Security Service are considering issuing a public statement about the situation in the security establishment. IDF Spokesperson: "The Chief of Staff is working to clarify his responsibility and authority vis-à-vis the political echelon"

JFeed | 13.08.23

North Korea's Chief of Staff Deposed

Drama in North Korea: Kim Jong Un deposed the Chief of Staff

North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un ousted General Park Su-il, the Chief of the General Staff, after just 7 months and ordered the military to increase readiness for a potential war against the "enemies of Pyongyang." This move comes ahead of the joint exercises between South Korea and the United States

Uriel Be'eri, Srugim News | 10.08.23

Cooperation Between the IDF and Youth Movements

IDF to youth movements: Called for assembly and volunteering

IDF Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Herzi Halevi, met with the heads of youth movements to discuss cooperation between the IDF and the youth movements, aiming to strengthen the IDF as a value-based army that unites all sectors of Israeli society

JFeed | 10.08.23