Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses a joint meeting of Congress on March 03, 2015. (Amos Ben Gershom/ GPO)

With all the controversy and hullabaloo surrounding Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, it appears most American Jews stood behind the decision to address the legislature on the dangers of a nuclear Iran.

PM Netanyahu visits the Western Wall. (Flash90)

Israel's prime minister visited the Western Wall, which abuts the Temple Mount, Judaism's holiest site, to say a short prayer before leaving for Washington where he will address Congress on the Iranian nuclear issue.

Netanyahu with US Congressmen

It is not only within the rights of Congress, it is their absolute responsibility to hear what Netanyahu has to say. Anything less would simply be un-American.

Netanyahu Congress

Amid a storm of controversy, Prime Minister Netanyahu has accepted an invitation to address a joint session of Congress to address Iran's nuclear aspirations, saying he will defend Israel anywhere.