IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot underwent a prostate removal surgery after findings of cancer traces. He is currently in the process of recovery. His authority was temporarily transferred to his deputy Major General Yair Golan.







Eizenkot

Eizenkot Photo credit: Yonatan Sindel/ Flash 90/ Channel 2 News

Today (Thursday), IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot underwent a prostate removal surgery at the Rabin Medical Center after discovering cancer traces. He is currently in recovery.

His authority was temporarily transferred to his deputy Major General Yair Golan, as approved by the government. Last night, the Ministers approved the temporary transfer of authority to Golan through a telephone vote.