In one misguided moment, Obama has placed an indelible stain on historically- positive US–Israeli relations.
The Obama administration intended to let the resolution, spearheaded by Egypt, survive a vote in the chamber.
"The story of this community and the work you continue to do to repair the world forever reminds us to have faith that there are brighter days ahead."
Tzachi Hanegbi predicted that both Netanyahu and Obama were pleased to be rid of one another, despite the smiles on show for the cameras in New York.
Senior official from Netanyahu’s entourage says the meeting was “positive” and the that the two leaders are “synchronized” on “almost everything”, except for the issue of settlements.
Barak also said that extremist elements within the current government were succeeding in lurching the country towards a one-state catastrophe.
Aides to Obama cast doubts the president will use his final days to push a resolution.
Likud’s lead over Zionist Union falls from four seats to one.
Sen. Ted Cruz is trying to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.