Defense Ministry

Moshe Dayan's Gravesite Vandalized On Anniversary Of His Death

10/16/2012

 

The grave of Moshe Dayan was vandalized on the anniversary of the former Israeli defense minister's death.

Graffiti reading "The minister of failure, on behalf of the fallen" was painted in red on Dayan's gravestone early Tuesday morning, 31 years since the date of his death.

A memorial service was held at the site in the military section of Nahalal cemetery in northern Israel on Oct. 14.

Military’s Flotilla Probe Finds Mistakes, Not Failures

07/12/2010

JERUSALEM (JTA) -- High-level military officials made mistakes in their handling of the Israeli interception of a Gaza-bound flotilla, but there were "no failures," an Israeli military investigation found.

The official Defense Ministry internal investigation report by a committee headed by Maj.-Gen. (Res.) Giora Eiland, the former head of Israel's National Security Council, was handed over Monday to the army's chief of staff and several high-ranking officers.

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