This sounds like he is ready to call up the IDF reserves and just needs political support for it. When will the IDF Navy be going to the Gulf to support the US Navy efforts there? The US is not all powerful and does not have an unlimited supply of ships and troops. Somebody has to step up too. If the IDF wants somebody to step up, why not the IDF?
Israeli soldier lightly wounded after being hit by car south of Hebron (Haaretz)
from the article: Some 200,000 missiles aimed consistently at Israel, top IDF officer says