Everything You Need to Know About Trump and Netanyahu's Meeting

Did Trump backtrack from U.S. support for a two-state solution? Did Netanyahu let him duck a question on anti-Semitism? Here's what you need to know about the event the entire world is talking about.

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A demonstrator holds a sign during a "Muslim and Jewish Solidarity" protest against the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Grand Central Terminal in New York City, U.S., February 15, 2017.
A demonstrator holds a sign during a "Muslim and Jewish Solidarity" protest against the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Grand Central Terminal Credit: MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS
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After much anticipation, President Donald Trump with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday. The two held a joint press conference and then a private meeting. Trump, it seems, , saying "I'm looking at two states and one state, and I like the one both parties like I can live with either one."

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You , but what did Trump really mean? Haaretz's Washington correspondent Amir Tibon weighs in, .

Trump, Netanyahu Full Press Conference

Haaretz's Amira Hass - who have already .

Speaking of possible solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, now might be a good time t and what .

Haaretz's Barak Ravid, who was with Netanyahu in Washington, says Trump's comments were

After their meeting, Netanyahu dropped two potential political bombs, announcing he had asked the president to shift U.S. policy and . He also responded to Trump's call to "hold back on settlements for a little bit," saying he .

During their press conference, . His choice not to openly condemn the resurgence of anti-Jewish rhetoric . Haaretz's Allison Kaplan Sommer asks .

Indeed, Haaretz's Chemi Shalev and his underlings rather than empathize, however faintly, with American Jews.

Meanwhile, Haaretz's senior political corresponded Yossi Verter noted that though Trump seemed uninformed about the conflict itself – he was well prepared to find his way into Israel's prime minister's heart, .

Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu, along with their wives, Melania Trump and Sara Netanyahu, hold a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, February 15, 2017.
Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu, along with their wives, Melania Trump and Sara Netanyahu, hold a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, February 15, 2017. Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP

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