First ever female IDF major general officially enters job

24.06.2011                      22.Siwan, 5771

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First ever female IDF major general officially enters job

Major General Orna Barbivay took her place as commander of the IDF's Manpower Branch on Thursday, following a ceremony attended by IDF chief Gantz and Defense Minister Barak.

Israel Defense Forces history was made on Wednesday when a woman was officially promoted to the rank of Major General for the first time.
Major General Orna Barbivay, 49, replaced Major General Avi Zamir as commander of the IDF's Manpower Branch in an official ceremony on Wednesday, which was attended by Defense Minister Ehud Barak, IDF chief Benny Gantz, and other senior army officials….