Many Israelis see the president's decision to bypass Jerusalem as part of a broader shift in US priorities in the region.
Looking to increase security, Israel dropped leaflets last week warning residents to stay at least 1,000 feet from the border or risk being shot.
On the eve of the Palestinian president's Oval Office visit, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that the administration meant zero growth, period.
On Sunday, Netanyahu's government votes on two bills designed to shore up support for Israel as a Jewish state.
On Thursday, Israel commemorated its 1967 capture of East Jerusalem – an area where Jewish settlements and Arab home demolitions could complicate Palestinian aspirations for statehood.
US solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict reportedly include UN administration of Jerusalem's holy sites and no right of return for Palestinian refugees.
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At the White House meeting Monday, the Israeli leader emphasized the threat from Iran.