The administration’s recruitment of Arab leaders made it difficult for the Palestinian Authority president, Mahmoud Abbas, to spurn President Trump.
After meeting with technology executives, Mr. Kushner will travel to Israel for meetings with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Palestinian leader, Mahmoud Abbas.
Mr. Trump leaves as a newly appointed special counsel begins looking into any ties between Russia and the president’s campaign.
Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law, has a profound connection to Israel. When he meets with the country’s prime minister on Wednesday, it will be a gathering influenced by old encounters and shared experiences.
The emerging approach mirrors the thinking of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, who visits Washington next week, and also of past American administrations.