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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Mossad chief Yossi Cohen applaud top operatives at award ceremony

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Tuesday that he will appoint “D” — the Deputy Director of the Mossad, Israel’s international espionage agency, to succeed its current, outgoing director, Yossi Cohen.

Netanyahu praised “D” as an accomplished Mossad veteran in a statement released Tuesday to media.


The Goldberg Committee, officially known as the Senior Civil Service Appointment Advisory Committee, is chaired by former Supreme Court Justice Eliezer Goldberg.

The Goldberg Committee vets candidates for top government posts, primarily in the area of security. The committee is currently reviewing the nomination.


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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for, and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.