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Maj. Gen. Herzi Halevi takes over as IDF’s deputy chief of staff

Maj. Gen. Herzi Halevi, the IDF's new deputy chief of staff, speaks during a handover ceremony at military headquarters in Tel Aviv on July 11, 2021. (Israel Defense Forces)
Maj. Gen. Herzi Halevi, the IDF's new deputy chief of staff, speaks during a handover ceremony at military headquarters in Tel Aviv on July 11, 2021. (Israel Defense Forces)

Maj. Gen. Herzi Halevi takes over as the IDF’s deputy chief of staff, in a handover ceremony at the military’s headquarters in Tel Aviv.

Halevi, who formally headed Southern Command and Military Intelligence, is replacing Maj. Gen. Eyal Zamir as the IDF’s deputy chief.

At the ceremony, military chief Aviv Kohavi touts Halevi for his “wisdom, operational experience, judgement.”

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