The Egyptian president also warned, however, of the threat posed by Islamists and lavished praise on President Trump.
Senators called on the Trump administration to improve hate crimes reporting and to set up an interagency task force while continuing preparedness programs.
"Groundless accusations" are "unacceptable," the Russian leader told his Israeli counterpart in a call reportedly initiated by the latter.
Many Jewish groups and lawmakers had criticized his appointment to the council, which returned the national intelligence director and Joint Chiefs chairman to the regular meetings.
Aryeh Lightstone, a longtime official in U.S. Orthodox Jewish organizations, will advise David Friedman, the just installed U.S. ambassador to Israel.
Sebastian Gorka, who serves as a counterterrorism adviser to President Donald Trump, said in 2007 that he supported a Hungarian nationalist militia accused of racism and anti-Semitism.
Five Knesset members speaking at a town hall in Boston were on the last leg of a weeklong U.S. mission to learn about the American Jewish community.
Kushner joined the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph Dunford, to speak with Iraqi, American and coalition officials.
Ezra Cohen-Watnick reportedly launched a search for evidence that President Obama wiretapped Donald Trump after the president made the claim on Twitter.
In a security cabinet meeting Thursday night, Netanyahu said any future construction would be limited to existing settlement boundaries or adjacent to them.