Yitzhak Gershon

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Major General (Res.) Yitzhak Gershon has more than 32 years of distinguished military experience. Gen. Gershon commanded top combat units in the Israel Defense Forces, with much of his service on the front lines in Lebanon and Judea/Samaria. Gen. Gershon coordinated numerous special operations during the first Lebanon War and the “Defensive Shield” operation during the second Intifada, and led the Home Front Command in the second Lebanon war. In November, 2008, Maj. Gen. Gershon joined Friends of the IDF as the National Director and CEO. Gen. Gershon earned a BA and MA in Political Science from Haifa University.