The Israeli army's chief of staff, Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot, will be hospitalized in the coming days to undergo an unknown medical procedure, the IDF said.
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While he is in hospital, deputy chief-of-staff Maj. Gen. Yair Golan will take over.
Eisenkot is expected back shortly after the procedure. A military official said Monday that Eisenkot is functioning normally and that his health doesn't affect his schedule or performance.