Lt. Col. Shalom Eisner Dismissed from his Position

Following consultations between GOC Central Command, Major General Nitzan Alon, and the Chief of the Ground Forces Command, Major General Sami Turgeman, it has been determined by the Chief of the General Staff, Lieutenant General Benjamin (Benny) Gantz, to dismiss Lieutenant Colonel Shalom Eisner from his post as Deputy Brigade Commander on moral grounds, while dealing with the incident.

Lt. Col. Shalom Eisner

Lt. Col. Shalom Eisner (photo by Uri Lenz/Flash90)

Lt. Gen. Gantz concluded in the investigation of the incident that there were professional and command failures as well.

Lt. Col. Eisner was dismissed from his position and will not serve as the Deputy Commander of the IDF Officer School, and will not be eligible to serve in commanding positions in the next two years.