Maj. Gen.Moshe Kaplinsky (Hebrew: משה קפלינסקי; born January 20, 1957), is the CEO of Better Place Israel. Most recently, he was Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Israel Defense Forces. He was previously head of the Israel Defense Forces's Central Command, whose area of responsibility includes the West Bank. As Deputy Chief of the General Staff he was second in command of the Israel Defense Forces.
In August 2002, he took over as chief of the Central Command from Major General Yitzhak Eitan. As head of Central Command, Kaplinski was an ex officio member of the IDF general staff; he oversaw, among other things, area commanders for the northern and southern parts of the West Bank (referred to as Samaria and Judea, respectively).
Kaplinski is a veteran of the Golani Brigade. His previous positions include:
Military secretary to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, promoted to Major General (2001–2002)
Commander of the Galilee territorial division during the Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon