Odds are he chooses to speak to the Public because it is the people that vote. They deserve to know the truth about Israels position and and obligations to the United States....the Knesset has only proved to be abrasive to America whist holding its hand out for weaponry and aid. There is no incentive for Obama to speak to the Knesset or to view it with respect. Will this be posted?...I doubt it.
Woman wounded by stones thrown toward her car near Jerusalem (Haaretz)