The issue at stake was whether or not Israel is the sovereign in all of Jerusalem, and now the Netanyahu cabinet has confirmed unmistakably: We Are Not.
The security footage shows the Jordanian soldier attacking and deliberately murdering the US soldiers.
The prime minister spoke by phone with the two diplomats, who were held hostage in Jordan.
There is rampant speculation that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cut a deal with Jordan to remove the metal detectors.
"The terrorist who murdered this family did so knowing that the Palestinian Authority will pay him thousands of dollars a month," Danon said.
The Jordanian news agency Ammon News, reported that Netanyahu was expected to speak by phone with Jordan's King Abdullah on Monday in an attempt to ease tense relations between their two countries after the attack at the Israeli embassy in Amman.
An Israeli Arab was stabbed three times, twice in the neck and once in the back by an Arab assailant, 21, from Qalqilya in Samaria.
A government source insisted that Jordan would take steps to escalate the diplomatic crisis in the event that the Israeli diplomat is not handed over to the security authorities.
'With all due respect, this type of warning is out of place and contradicts all basic principles of democratic governance and rule of law worthy of its name.'
Jordan is not permitting Israeli embassy officials leave the embassy and the stabber's family wants death sentence for the Israeli officer.
In the fall of 1996, after then Prime Minister Netanyahu had ordered the opening to the public of the Kotel Tunnel, PA Chairman Yasser Arafat called for a violent response--on grounds very similar to the case being made today by the Arabs, namely Israeli sovereignty.
A terrorist entered the residence as a worker and stabbed an Israeli security officer.
The rocket landed in an open area near the security fence in the Eshkol Regional Council district.
Last week the Fatah Central Committee "called on its supporters and members... to turn this Friday into a day of escalation."
"The heart breaks at such moments of mourning and turmoil, but it is impossible for public representatives and elected leaders to be silent. "
"The international community must intensify their efforts to pressure the Palestinian Authority to call for a stop to the violence instead of demanding that Israel removes security measures."
"It’s time to understand that we need to end the Palestinians’ illusions that they will ever have control over our land."
Husam Ashhab, 20, was convicted of buy and selling weapons and ammunition, brokering arms deals and other offenses.
DarkCoder claims to have hacked 12,000 Israeli emails last year, including some on the Defense Ministry system.
The terrorist-rioter blew himself up on Saturday.
Ministers Katz and Bennett said that no new legislation would be needed to execute al-Abed.
Warning the Netanyahu cabinet against reaching decisions based on strictly electoral reasons, Blum said that Israel now has 'another two-day window of opportunity to get off the metal detector issue which are important on the tactical level but stupid on the strategic level.'
'What's outrageous is Abbas's refusal to condemn the heinous murder.'
'It is unacceptable that Israel Police be made to obtain authorization from the Palestinians for every new security measure.'
What ensued will likely continue to divide Israeli society between those who believe terrorists have, by definition, given up their civil rights and must be killed on sight, and those who believe terrorists are not better or worse than any other criminal.