Both deliver friendly, pro-Israel speeches at AJC confab.
Issues of race have popped up more than once in the relationship between Obama and American Jews and Israel.
Obama's National Security Adviser Susan Rice and Netanyahu's National Security Adviser Yossi Cohen have maintained good relations.
White House National Security Council Advisor Susan Rice made a speech before AIPAC in which she chose to invert a famous line by Ronald Reagan; “Trust but verify,” into “Distrust but verify.”
Rice reiterates US opposition to Israeli settlement activity, seeks commitment to two-state solution.
In letter titled 'Dear Susan Rice, I'm sorry,' Boteach says he never intended to personally attack Rice.
Rice's address to pro-Israel lobby comes amid tensions between Netanyahu and Obama Administration over Iran deal, PM's speech to Congress.
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, the New Jersey-based author and pro-Israel advocate, took out an ad in the NY Times attacking Susan Rice after she criticized Netanyahu.
Rice emphasizes strength of the Israel-US relationship, shared bond and values while speaking at Palmahim Air Force base.
In Ramallah, the US National Security Advisor makes clear to the Palestinian President the principles that must guide the Palestinian gov't to achieve peace.