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Channel 12 military analyst Roni Daniel dies at 73

Veteran military correspondent Roni Daniel responds to the furor over his recent comments that he is not sure he wants his children to remain in Israel, during a panel discussion on Channel 2's Friday night news program, on May 27, 2016 (screen capture: Channel 2)
Veteran military correspondent Roni Daniel responds to the furor over his recent comments that he is not sure he wants his children to remain in Israel, during a panel discussion on Channel 2's Friday night news program, on May 27, 2016 (screen capture: Channel 2)

Channel 12’s military analyst Roni Daniel has died at the age of 73, the network announces.

Daniel worked at the station since its founding in 1993.

He was eulogized by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, who says that Daniel “blended his journalism with patriotism and Zionism.”

“He criticized when necessary, gave a good word when it was deserved,” says Bennett.

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid also mourns Daniel, saying he was “all heart.”

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