The IDF under newly appointed chief of staff

Tension flared up on Israel's northern frontier, when military authorities in Tel Aviv announced the discovery of cross-border attack tunnels, which were dug by the Iranian-backed Hezbollah. The rising challenge from the north, amid ongoing threats from the south, are the two most urgent tasks facing the incoming chief of staff of the Israeli Defense Forces, Major General Aviv Kochavi – who is due to assume his position mid-January.

Guest Dr. Ely Karmon, Senior researcher - The Institute for Counter Terrorism, IDC Herzliyah; and Prof. Efraim Inbar, President of the Jerusalem Institute for Security and Strategy. Analyst Amir Oren.

Jerusalem Studio

The program offers the viewer deeper understanding about current events in Israel. The topics vary from domestic and foreign policy to social changes, archaelogy and religion.

The program is hosted by TV7 Israel News anchor Jonathan Hessen.

  • First broadcast: December 7, 2018, Taivas TV7
  • Episode number: 380
  • Duration: 30 min
  • Spoken languages:
  • English
  • Subtitles:
  • Finnish, Swedish