Deputy chief of staff Maj. Gen. Gady Eisenkott took the chair of a special General Command conference to evaluate the situation in the Gaza Strip after a continuous hail of up to 70 rockets was fired by Jihad Islami against Israel. Gen. Eizenkott is acting Chief of Staff during Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz’s absence in the US. The conference was attended by Operations Dept Chief Maj. Gen Yoav Har-Even, OC Southern Command Maj. Gen. Sammy Turjeman, Air Force chief, Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel and Military Intelligence head Maj. Gen. Aviv Kochavi.