Ben-Gal, credited with playing a key role in Israel's victory over Syria in 1973, was 'one of the few who, by virtue of their actions, shaped the IDF, the armored corps and our combat doctrine,' Defense Minister Ya'alon says.
Earlier, a Palestinian woman shot dead after attempting to stab an Israeli soldier in Hebron.
Defense minister sees Syria splitting into separate enclaves representing the main groups active in the fighting.
Netanyahu's bureau denies reported commitment to new Quartet report, which diplomats says is mainly a way for the group to retain its control over diplomatic developments in the Israeli-Palestinian arena.
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