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“The Jews of the U.S. are welcomed and loved. They are our brothers. But mistakes were made regarding timing and the way things were done."
"It is important to make clear, before the start of a diplomatic process, that Jerusalem will never be divided under any circumstance."
"Over decades, American administrations and Israeli governments had disagreed about settlements, but we agreed that the Security Council was not the place to resolve this issue," Netanyahu noted.
The coin bears on one side a vine leaf and the statement 'Freedom of Zion.' On the opposite side it bears a standing cup and the statement 'Second year of the great rebellion' – the year 67 CE.
Netanyahu also told his ministers about new progress in the Israel-Jordan-PA Red Sea–Dead Sea Canal.
'After 50 years, it's time for the legislator to deal with our 450,000 representatives countrywide whose status is still suspended.'
'We have come to Haifa and we have invited council heads from across the north whose communities were affected by the fires in order to give them clear message: All government ministries are committed to extending a hand to you quickly.'
Justice Minister Tzipi Livni recommended that the next government (which she expected to head) dismantle the division by blocking its state budget. Without a budget, the division was expected to wither and die.
"Something is happening now, an unprecedented flourishing of our international relations with the countries of the world," Netanyahu said.
Israel's interim head of embassy in Ankara is welcomed with a handshake by Turkish President Erdogan and wishes for success.
The government voted on issuing permits for hi-tech employment of foreign workers, and permits for spouses.
"We're talking about a new kind of terrorism, viral terrorism," Bennett explained.
Erdan even said that "the blood of the murdered is on Zuckerberg's hands," and called for a citizen's rebellion against Facebook.
Yisrael Beytenu party chairman Avigdor Liberman was unanimously voted in as defense minister by the cabinet after a government compromise.
PM Netanyahu told French FM Ayrault that France appears biased in its sponsorship of the "peace initiative."
Minister Uri Orbach, z'l, was eulogized by PM Netanyahu at the cabinet meeting. "We loved him tremendously."
Cabinet Secretary Avichai Mandelblit was appointed by the government to become Israel's new Attorney-General.
Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein opposed the changes Netanyahu presented to end the Arab violence. It remains to be seen who is in charge of the government.
Israel's government cabinet passed the controversial gas deal on Sunday afternoon.