Gold, a rightist ally of Netanyahu, served as a UN envoy and as a political adviser to the prime minister.
Former prime minister was found guilty in March of unlawfully accepting money from American supporter Moshe Talansky.
Cpl. Shachar Berrin, 19, was tried and jailed by the IDF for describing his personal experience of the occupation on German TV.
With one hand the hypocritical president condemns Israel, and with the other he signs a deal to supply it with arms.