The initiative is not intended to be a formal response to the ICC proceedings or to supplant any actions by the Israeli Foreign Ministry.
STRATEGIC AFFAIRS: Eli Bar-On reveals how top IDF legal officials view biggest challenges, including next ICC prosecutor Khan.
Jerusalem has pointed to its own independent judiciary capable of trying soldiers who commit war crimes.
Below are seven challenges that sources indicate Israel's leaders are wrestling with:
They plan to hold a further meeting before the April 9 deadline.
Readers of the Jerusalem Post have their say
"The Prosecutor and the Pre-Trial Chamber of the Court have proceeded to approve and open an investigation of our closest ally, Israel," their letter read.
Israel has until April 9 to respond to an ICC letter it received last month informing it that a war crimes investigation had been opened.
One wonders why this new US administration is so intent on coddling the Palestinians, without exacting the appropriate, necessary and obvious price for such coddling.