In a famous poem, the Jewish-German poet Heinrich Heine asks his sweetheart not to embarrass him in public by greeting him in the main street of Berlin, which is called "Unter den Linden" ("Under the Lime Trees"). So is the case with Israel and the Saudi kingdom. For some time now, the oil kingdom has been a secret ally of Israel, and vice versa. But no one wants to admit this in the public for fear of criticism.
You can read Uri Avnery's piece on this subject by clicking here.