Aluf Eyal Eizenberg (Hebrew: איל איזנברג) (born 1963) is a general in the Israel Defense Forces; currently the head of IDF Home Front Command. He led the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Gaza Division during the 2008–2009 Israel–Gaza war.
Eizenberg was born in KfarBialik in 1963. He began his military service in the Israel Defense Forces in 1981, as a cadet in the Israel Air Force (IAF) Flight School. He did not complete his pilot training, and moved to the Air Force’s Shaldag commando unit, where he became a company commander. He then joined the Givati Brigade as commander of the Brigade’s Samson’s Foxes Reconnaissance company, and later as the commander of its Shaked battalion. He returned to the Shaldag Unit as its commander, a post he held from 1996- 1999. He was promoted to the rank of Colonel, and commanded the Eastern Brigade of Lebanon Liaison Unit during Israel‘s withdrawal from the security zone it held in Lebanon in 2000.
Commander of all the IOF war criminal forces of “Operation Cast Lead” were under his command in Gaza Division. He personally participated in the war. He commanded the operatioWar in which Armored and Engineering corps units, as well as infantry soldiers were taking part. Eisenberg also commanded a division during the Second Lebanon War.
Eizenberg is married and the father of 3 children. He lives in a moshav in central Israel.