halutz


Related to halutz: Self-abhorrence, contemp, why're

halutz

(xɑˈlʊts; English hɑːˈlʊts)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a variant spelling of chalutz

ha•lutz

or cha•lutz

(xɑˈluts)

n., pl. ha•lutz•im (ˌxɑ luˈtsim)
a Jew immigrating to Israel to help develop the land.
[1920–25; < Modern Hebrew ḥaluṣ literally, pioneer]
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12) Similarly, Dan Halutz, former Israeli Defense Forces Chief of Staff, has concluded that "Dan poses a serious threat but not an existential one.
Earlier this week, the former Israeli army chief of staff and air force, Lieutenant General Dan Halutz had acknowledged that there is no guarantee for the success of Israel's ground military invasion of Gaza.
Speaking to army radio, former military chief of staff Dan Halutz said it was time to "renew the targeted killings of Hamas's senior leadership.
Moreover, one encounters some confusion as to whether the problem is the concept of EBO or its proponents (an issue that this article addresses later on)--in this case, Gen Dan Halutz, the IDF chief of staff, who appears to be the enfant terrible--and as to where the concept of EBO borders the more general features of various other concepts and improved technology.
The IDF's chief of staff at the time, Lieutenant General Dan Halutz, had previously served as commander of the IAF and was the first airman ever to have occupied the country's top military position.
Regev is not only a pretty woman, but also a former chief spokesperson of the Israeli Army (appointed by former Chief of Staff Dan Halutz, of the disastrous Lebanon War 2 fame, remembered for his remark that, when dropping a bomb on a residential quarter, he feels nothing but a "slight bump on the wing").
He was accused in the aftermath of mismanaging the conflict with the Shiite militant group Hizbullah along with former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and former chief of Staff of the Israeli army Dan Halutz.
The policy was reaffirmed by then-Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Military Chief of Staff, Dan Halutz, at a meeting on 8 November 2005.
In response, Israel launched Operation Change of Direction in which Israel's then-army Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Dan Halutz, threatened to "turn back the clock in Lebanon by 20 years.
Halutz went on to become chief of staff of Israel's armed forces, the first pilot to do so, and to lead the Jewish state into a 34-day war with Hizbullah in July 2006 that ended with Israel's vaunted military fought to a standstill by Hizbullah's Iranian-backed army of guerrilla fighters.
TEL AVIV, June 26, 2010 (WAFA)- Former Israeli army Chief of Staff Dan Halutz gave a speech Saturday in which he expressed disappointment with 'where the state is headed'.