Although the Democratic Party remains broadly supportive, Israel can no longer assume unconditional support from Democratic politicians amid growing disagreements between traditional party stalwarts and younger, more liberal elements.
- Arms sales and military aid to Israel will continue but face increasing scrutiny from some Democrats in Congress.
- Democrats keen to apply principles of human rights and social justice to foreign policy will not exempt traditional allies.
- Polls suggest that younger Jewish Americans are less likely to feel deeply connected to Israel or supportive of its government.
- Democrats who have criticised Israel also have condemned violence by Hamas and recent attacks on Jews in the United States.