"The arrival in Israel of the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, was another example of the efforts that are being made by both governments to act as if relations between the two allies couldn’t be better. Thomas-Greenfield pleased her hosts by speaking about a common agenda at the world body in which both sought to 'combat anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias,' as well as a common 'approach to shared regional threats.' Bennett replied by calling her 'a representative of a voice of reason and decency in an institution that I think we can both objectively say is pretty biased in terms of its treatment of Israel.'
That’s the sort of rhetoric expected from allies. But back at the United Nations, the Biden administration was undermining the notion that all is well between the two countries. The Americans abstained last week on a U.N. resolution on 'assistance to Palestinian refugees' that essentially called for the descendants of Arabs who fled what was then British Mandate Palestine to be compensated, as well as for an unlimited 'right of return'—something that is incompatible with the survival of Israel as a Jewish state..."