Knesset Committee Chairman MK David Bitan (Likud) posted an online petition calling on President Reuven Rivlin to pardon Azaria.
PM Netanyahu said IDF Major Ben Ari, z'l was an elite commander, a "courageous fighter, he was the salt of the earth."
PM Netanyahu called on all Israelis to "behave responsibly" and to keep the soldiers out of any political conflict.
The President's Office clarifies that IDF Sgt. Azaria himself, or an immediate relative or legally authorized representative must apply for clemency.
The family of the terrorist stabber killed by IDF Sgt. Azaria demands Israel demolish the soldier's family home as is done to those of Arab murderers.
'Unfortunately, the process was contaminated by the involvement of outside factors, hence the decision.'
Defense Minister Urges Acceptance of Guilty Verdict, Lawmakers Call on President Rivlin to Pardon...
DM Liberman says it's important to accept the verdict handed down in the Azaria case, even as lawmakers say the soldier should be pardoned for killing an injured terrorist.
The family of the terrorist killed by convicted IDF Sgt. Elor Azaria is now vowing to turn to the ICC to ensure the soldier gets the 'maximum penalty.'
Hundreds of protesters confronted police outside the court session, some of whom cried slogans accusing the court of picking up the knife from the ground and returning it to the terrorists.
IDF Sgt. Elor Azaria has been pronounced guilty of manslaughter by Judge Maya Heller.
Another IDF officer who fell in battle during Operation Protective Edge has succumbed to his wounds after a long struggle...
Live feed from the IDF court.
Protesters became increasingly agitated as it appeared a military judge was not going to acquit IDF soldier Elor Azaria.
Israelis are waiting as military judges discuss the evidence and try to reach a verdict on manslaughter charges in the Azaria case.
Minister Katz calls to renew a proposal that connects the communities of Greater Jerusalem to Jerusalem itself.
The would-be killer showed investigators the drawings she made, showing how she would stab the Israeli soldiers.
The Ministry for Science, Space and Technology has allocated NIS 3 million to create a national information center on gender equality.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee takes 'selfies' in Ma'ale Adumim to show the city is no handful of tents but rather, a full city.
Two female Border Guard Police officers are in fair condition after being hit by an Arab-driven vehicle.
Elbit Systems has reached a significant project milestone with the delivery of its first training aircraft.