Photo: Avihu Shapira
IDF Chief Gantz
Photo: Avihu Shapira
Photo: Avihu Shapira
Zionist group
Photo: Avihu Shapira

Touring Syrian border, Gantz is met with Zionist tourists

IDF chief of staff arrived at the Golan Heights for security briefing, was welcome by group of Zionist Jews from across globe, who came to Israel ' to encourage Israelis and support them, to tell you we love you'

IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz arrived Wednesday at a Golan Heights post and was briefed by IDF Northern Command Chief Major General Yair Golan on operations by troops in the region.


When Gantz was returning from the border, a group of Zionist Jews from around the world stopped the convoy to offer their support to the IDF chief and the Israeli army.


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A group member from Seoul said "The reason we came here was to encourage Israelis and support them, to tell you we love you."


(צילום: אביהו שפירא)

Gantz in Golan (Photo: Avihu Shapira)


The IDF chief told the group: "You are welcome here and it's good that you're on the right side of the fence. Have a good time and we appreciate your support.

(צילום: אביהו שפירא)

Came to support Israelis (Photo: Avihu Shapira) 


On Tuesday, an IDF unit noticed two Syrians had infiltrated an unmanned IDF post in the Golan.


According to IDF Spokesman Yoav Mordechai, the two suspects who seized the unmanned IDF post Tuesday were civilians hunting for metal and not, as was initially reported, militants with the Syrian rebel forces.


Soldiers with the Nahal Brigade, who were patrolling the area and noticed the two Syrians in the post, shot in the air for deterrence purposes, and retaliatory fire followed from within Syrian territory.


As a result of the shooting, the two Syrian suspects fled back to Syria.



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