Chief of the General Staff (CoGS) (2007)
He is a Syrian Jewish immigrant.
He was born 1954 in Hagor, Moshav, cooperative agricultural community in the Sharon region of Central Israel.
During the first Lebanon war Ashkenazi, he served as Golani’s deputy commander.
March 14, 1978, he joint the Israeli Operation Litani in which over 1100 Lebanese were killed, and occupying the area south of the Litani River, and pushing the PLO, away from the border with Israel in the south of Lebanon.
1992 - 1994 Ashkenazi headed the IDF's civil administration operations in southern Lebanon and worked closely with the South Lebanon Army. 20 May 1994 he headed the operation of kidnapping Al-Shiekh Mustafa Al-Derani from Lebanon.
In coordination with Mossad, He headed the operation to assassinate the General Secretary of Hezbo Allah Abbas Mosawi on 16/2/1992.
He is in charge with murdering and ethnically cleansing of Palestinians.
General Gaby Ashkenazi, former Officer of the Central Command in northern Lebanon, who has a long experience of failure and defeat against Hezbollah paired with a long experience in terrorizing Lebanese civilians. Under the tenure of Ashkenazi, Hezbollah captured the bodies of three Israeli officers of his unit, Beni Avraham Benjamin, Omar Sawaed, Uday Afetan and a live officer of the Mossad, Hanan Tenenbawm. Because of the success of Hezbollah in northern Lebanon, six soldiers of General Ashkenazis Golani Unit resorted to suicide in September of 2000.
He drafted into Israel's Golani criminal psychopath Brigade in 1972.
He was promoted to chief of the General Staff's Operations Directorate in 1994
Ashkenazi was appointed head of the Israeli Northern Command in 1989
He was the Director-General of Defense Ministry 2006, This mean that he involved in (Genocide, war crimes, killing and murdering Palestinian.