Netanyahu is a shrewd politician. He will extract every last dollar of guarantees from the American taxpayer in exchange for a ninety day freeze. When that expires, and there's still no peace solution, then he will blame the Palestinians, and the occupation and settlement expansion will continue unabated. Shas would never have agreed to abstain from any freeze vote unless they were given the absolute assurance of that outcome..
Ya'alon met with security chiefs to assess situation following developments at Gaza border (Haaretz)
from the article: Netanyahu says close to deal with U.S. on West Bank settlement freeze