IDF Chief Halutz resigns
Hanan Greenberg
Published: 17.01.07, 07:41
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1. Now the criminals Olmert, Peretz and Livni must go as well!
Chanan ,   USA   (01.17.07)
2. Baruch Hashem!!
Let there be a IDF Chief that loves Israel and is a proud Jewish israeli!!!
3. Finally - What a relief, everything is crumbling
Chanan ,   USA   (01.17.07)
4. Halutz resigns
jack ,   london   (01.17.07)
Finally, someone falls on his sword.
5. Highly responsible action
Steve ,   USA   (01.17.07)
B"H The man submitted his resignation after evaluating his circumstance. He has come to his conclusions and made a decision. This is to be commended. However, that leaves Olmert with a stability problem at a bad time, with those charges being pursued at the police station. Even if he is innocent, the combination add instability which has a high price tag to it. Compared to the situation in Hebron, this is a much bigger whirlwind coming through. Is it time for a unity government? Quote: "I chose to take responsibility," said Halutz. "There are those who interpret responsibility as running away. I chose to deal with the investigation and a nation demanding a solution. That is responsibility." Only Tuesday morning, former IDF Chief of General Staff Lt. Gen (res.) Dan Shomron, who reviewed Halutz's performance during the recent war, criticized him harshly for his flawed management of the conflict.
6. Baruch Dayan ha-Emet!
Roscio ,   Rome, Italy   (01.17.07)
I will not sit shiva for the political demises of Halutz and Olmert... it is time for Israel to truly clean house. This cynical post-Zionist breed of corrupt politicians has been a total betrayal of Israel and the Jewish people. They have been doing a massive amount of Chillul HaShem for far too long. Every corrupt traitor (for that is what they are when they put personal gain above Israel's safety and well-being) that is cleaned out of office strengthens Eretz Yisrael with their departure. Kol ha-Kavod Israel, keep on cleaning!!!!
7. It's about time. Now his puppet masters are next.
Jeremiah ,   Israel, Jewish Land   (01.17.07)
8. Let the dominoes fall!!!
Concerned Israeli   (01.17.07)
9. #2 Lama bruch ashem? Ma asa lecha baruch?
Me   (01.17.07)
10. He is going home...
Forrest Gump ,   Bubbaland   (01.17.07)
hopefully Olmert will go directly to jail. Miracles happen in Bubbaland :-)
11. let there be a general who doesnt pubicly
go to hospital to treat stomache ulcers in a time of war.
12. Before others join # 2
Sagi ,   Israel   (01.17.07)
This man, General, ace pilot, head of the General Staff and outstanding Commander of IAF was and still is a dedicated, responsible and ccompetent soldier and servant of the State. His love and dedication to Israel are above and beyond question, likewise his contribution in the past. Let us not forget this. Let us not loosen our tongues, on the contrary, let us thank him for all he has done and for the fact that he has shown a personal example in resigning and let us hope that others will follow suit. General Halutz , I salute you Sir. Thank you.
Remember Gush Katif   (01.17.07)
14. Peretz, Olmert will follow
God bless Nasrallah   (01.17.07)
15. Halutz
AR ,   USA   (01.17.07)
You cant have an iranian attacking iran now can you?
16. IDF must leave Shomron, Judea
Andras Bereny ,   Kfar Tapuah, Shomron   (01.17.07)
IDF must leave Shomron, Judea By Andras Bereny The resignation of General Staff Lt. Gen. Dan Halutz is long overdue. Now it's time for IDF to empower JDF (Jewish Defence Force) and leave the Shomron and Judea. Enough of Israeli secular rule over religious Jews in Judea. Let the Torah Jews free, let them solve the so called Israeli-Palestinian conflict!
17. #12 before the eulogies begin please tell us................
Chanan ,   USA   (01.17.07)
if this man is everything you say ("dedicated, responsible and competent soldier and servant of the State") than why in hell he accepted a position for which he is not qualified that caused so much harm to the State of Israel?
18. Peretz - you're next!
Nachash Tsefah ,   Tel Aviv   (01.17.07)
and Olmert shouldn't be sleeping too well either... ditto Livni and the rest of the wise men of Chelm
19. Whether Halutz or Mofaz. So What.
Dave Levy ,   Burbank. USA   (01.17.07)
To the Arabs, there is no difference between a so-called Torah Jew and any other Jew. That said, Torah Jews can vote, join the army, and participate in Israeli life. That is how they should effect change, if change is all that warranted. This is the bottom line: The Lebanese conflict with Hezbollah pointed out the wishy washy behavior and attitude by Israel in this fight. Israel has been restrained from using it's awesome power as we all know. Condi wants 2 states, side by side and overtly or covertly, controlled Israel's leadership (and military). Olmert was restrained by the UN, and US. Israel is caught between a rock and the hardplace. It is not being allowed to win this conflict. That's the short and tall of this. Israel needs US support and F15Es, more than Olmert needs a decided victory, whether over Hamas or Hezbollah. It's just a fact of life in the M.E.
20. # 17 Chanan
Sagi ,   Israel   (01.17.07)
He made a mistake in accepting. Those who proposed made a mistake also. He was also a victim of circumstances. He did not go to war, he was sent to war by two incompetent idiots. He did his best. His best was not good enough. All this does not negate his past or in any way detract from it. The fact that he resigned shows that he is a man of honor. He has my respect for this. Olmert and Peretz have only my contempt.
21. nassrallah make him resighn!!!!!
kasim ,   canada   (01.17.07)
hults remind me when he said before the war on lebanon i will make nasrallah remember my name for ever what happenened hults he will will never forget the name of hassan nasrallah so hults will dream of nasrallah evry day ...
22. Baby steps.
Manny ,   NY, USA   (01.17.07)
The long road to recovery begins with baby steps. Clown #3 has left the building...clown #2 (stumpy or Peretz as he is also referred as) will go next, kicking & screaming like the little bitch that he is. Then, finally, clown #1, (dopey, or O-O-O-Olmert), will go...leaving such a remaining stink that no amount of disinfectant will clean. But, let me savor this moment.
23. Gush Katiff-Never forgive-Never forget!!
Daniel   (01.17.07)
24. What took sooooooooo loooooooooooooooong?
JB   (01.17.07)
25. Halutz resigned like an honourable officer
Roni   (01.17.07)
26. justice
ross ,   canada   (01.17.07)
For the guy who ordered 10 multi-storey buildings to be destroyed in Beirut for every rocket Hizbollah fires at Israel. Justice is done for all children that died in that senseless war...
27. Anyone that gives away any part of our holy Eretz Yisroel...
Yaakov ,   Montreal, Canada   (01.17.07)
...will have the same shameful ending !!!
28. How many ways can you say good and good riddance?
Bunnie Meyer ,   Santa Monica,CA USA   (01.17.07)
29. the sin of Gush Katif takes its toll
Yisraeli   (01.17.07)
claims another, plenty more to go. may they all fall like dominoes in the dustbin of history and treachary. And thats not to take away all that he did as a decorated pilot of the IAF. But the final sin was way to heavy for heaven to ignore. Olmert next followed by livni and hopefully Mofaz wont escape judgment.
30. chief of staff
sas ,   israel   (01.17.07)
it's about time. the entire country needs an earthquake. or better yet - we should be like a computer - SHUT DOWN, wait a few minutes and then RESTART from the beginning. THIS is a total disaster. Perhaps he will have more time to deal with his bank account and stocks...................................... Sad to see what is happening in this tiny ountry.
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