קח”ר: the IDF required commanders to set highest standards in emergency and

קצין החינוך הראשי, תא”ל אלי שרמייסטר. צילום: דובר צה”ל

In response to the serious incident in which he was involved in the סמח”ט Valley, the Chief Education Officer determines that commanders” to impose severe restrictions on the amount of power “session

תאריך: 17/04/2012, 19:12    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Primary education officer, Brig. Gen. Ali shermister, today (Tuesday)
In a letter sent to all the commanders and soldiers during the event hit the Valley, סמח”ט
Lieutenant Colonel Shalom Eisner, a protester during the disturbance. Following the event, his research findings submitted today to the Chief of general staff Col. Benny Gantz, Eisner and the suspended investigations.

Brig. Gen. shermister said that because the investigation has not yet completed event ש”אל our mountains of the captain before the data become clear.” However, קח”ר stressed that” no voice to cry arose following the event. IDF combat doctrine, his anti-crime policies and norms, ethical leaders rely on infrastructure and strong moral which is expressed
The IDF spirit values, especially respect for human dignity, purity and life.

“Fighting terrorism produces friction with the Palestinian population,” explained Brig. Gen. shermister, the tension between the desire to maintain the fabric of life of the population and the defence mission and the need to stop Palestinian attacks, challenge fundamental values. The degree of risk, which operate the soldiers. Some States require resolution, the Foundation values the desire to avoid harming the innocent along with the desire to reduce the risk to the lives and well-being of the soldiers. “

Chief Education Officer noted that “this decision is in the hands of commanders on the ground. It is clear that the conflict between armed soldiers and unarmed civilians, although they produce have to flip a provocation harsh restrictions on the amount of running, and to prevent possible damage to the dignity and the bodies of its citizens “.

At the shermister General commanders wrote that IDF should continue to emphasize basic value, due to the fear of abuse of power and authority by the soldiers and commanders. “Guarantees the purity of weapons”, in a situation where no fighting occurs rather than with real life risk to soldiers, “קח”ר stated.

“The IDF required commanders to set highest standards in emergency and inward and towards the public. More than ever there is currently no forgiveness for lapses of control values, and
Should be. We must channel the discussion at image damage it produces to IDF and the State of Israel. We should deal courageously with details and try to understand the circumstances that led a senior officer to act as a driver, “added Brigadier General shermister.

קח”ר added that” it is clear that the tribe played places other than those challenges facing us in fighting against the enemy, and in many cases even harder. In this reality, we must strengthen and sharpen the moral compass and his presence as a guide for action even in situations of complex values.

Translated from Hebrew

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