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(xɑˈlʊts; English hɑːˈlʊts)
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a variant spelling of chalutz
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or cha•lutz


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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In 1929 I came to eretz Israel [the land of Israel] as a halutz [pioneer].
Peretz, Livni, and Halutz had to share their thoughts at a conference commemorating the war's decennial, hosted by the Institute for National Security Studies, a non-partisan think tank.
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.
Last summer Israel's recently retired spy chief Meir Dagan called a military strike against Iran's nuclear program "stupid." Dan Halutz, who led the military from 2005 to 2007, also criticized Netanyahu last month for invoking Holocaust imagery in describing the threat posed by a nuclear-armed Iran.
Galant joins former IDF chiefs of staff Shaul Mofaz, Moshe Yaalon, Dan Halutz, and Gabi Ashkenazi in calling for major operations to root out Gaza's terror infrastructure.
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. Hizbullah is the strongest militant party in Lebanon and is led by Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah.
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."