We are part of an inspiringly colorful mosaic of cultures and traditions. I will nurture this pluralism.
I have been a soldier and a commander for many years and know how to differentiate between things - not to be busy all the time with the most sensitive matters and to give everything its due attention without having the issues that cause concern to constantly be troubling or worrisome.
We are a temperate state.
Israel is a strong country in the region. And it will stay strong if our people will stay committed to Israel, whether it's to defend it, whether it's to develop it.
I do not wish to slander his name, I think Netanyahu ran the country well but his time is up.
Throughout our history, our fight for survival and freedom has been empowered by a secret weapon: Our unity.