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Elad Peled

Elad Peled (Hebrew: אלעד פלד‎; born 1927) is a former Israeli general.

Elad Peled commanded the 36th Division, which operated in the West Bank during the Six-Day War.[1] In the 1948 Arab–Israeli War he was a squad commander in the Yiftach Brigade.[2]

Yiftach Brigade commanders in Safed,1948. Elad Peled with glasses. Moshe Kelman to his left

He was also later involved in the Yom Kippur War.[3]

After retirement, he obtained the position of Director General of the Ministry of Education and Culture.[3]


  1. ^ B. Oren, Michael (2004). Six days of war: June 1967 and the making of the modern Middle East. Rosetta Books. p. 193. Retrieved December 21, 2010.
  2. ^ Herzog, Chaim; Shlomo Gazit (2005). The Arab-Israeli wars: war and peace in the Middle East from the 1948 War of Independence to the present. Random House, Inc. p. 177. Retrieved December 21, 2010.
  3. ^ a b S. Liebman, Charles; Eliʻezer Don-Yiḥya (1983). Civil religion in Israel: traditional Judaism and political culture in the Jewish state. University of California Press. p. 170. Retrieved December 21, 2010.