With the exception of the Orthodox, majorities of all the major Jewish denominations voted for Clinton.
"Difficult", multiple conference participants told JTA. "I think it's now the other way around". The opening of the United States embassy is planned for May.
The president himself did not appear at the AIPAC event here this week, but his administration was well represented and his name was cheered often.
USA envoy Nikki Haley has accused the UN of "bullying" Israel, saying she will not tolerate a situation where the world body of 198 countries spend half their time attacking the Jewish nation.
Plagued by a corruption scandal at home, Netanyahu is clearly relishing the role of worldwide statesman during a five-day U.S. trip, putting on a united front with Donald Trump on Iran and the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Trump has withdrawn Washington's endorsement of the deal, which America's European allies regard as essential to restrain Tehran's path to nuclear breakout capacity.
The United States of America was proud to be the first nation in the world to recognize the State of Israel in 1948. "He will trumpet apparent success rebuilding Israeli ties with the White House, and his cost-free victory of moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, as an indicator that he is Israel's indispensable leader".
"We will continue to demand that Israel not be treated like some sort of temporary, provisional entity", Haley said. We believe him. Let this deal finally rest in peace and let Israel go ahead with its plans to win over the rest of the world with its humanity, scientific technology and medical advances that it shares with all, enemy and foe.
"I want every Jew to be comfortable in Israel", Netanyahu said. "I'm not quite there yet".
If a state of war persists, Friedman said, "I strongly suggest that we blame someone other than Israel for this predicament".
Republican conference participants, meanwhile, were pleased with the reception for the president's name.
It's been years since the environment in Washington has been this pro-Israel, particularly with the current administration.
Israeli PM Netanyahu pointing at a explosive Iranian FM Javad Zarif! A lot of people wouldn't be doing it quickly like that. "If he kept his mouth shut and kept off Twitter, it would be a lot better".
"The president will decide whether to renew the agreement", Netanyahu said.
Trump and Netanyahu have bonded especially closely, in part over their ego-driven style, but also over the threat from Iran and their shared disdain of President Barack Obama.
"Some of it was for specific policies", Burton said.
He also said the USA should give up its traditional role as the sole Mideast broker and instead give way to a multilateral process, including an global conference and talks backed by leading worldwide players.
"Look at the differing levels of applause". Left-wing speakers talked about Israel's unions and diverse civil society.
"Seventy years from Truman to Trump". This year, Democratic officials almost abstained from criticizing Trump from the podium.
Friedman otherwise noted the diversity of support for Israel among Americans, and in both major parties, Republican and Democratic.
"There isn't a prime minister who tried to work on these issues more than I did", he said, referring to his efforts to deal with the thorny question of conversion, as well as to bids by non-Orthodox groups to conduct organized prayer at the Western Wall. "If I have a message for you today, it's a very simple one: We must stop Iran".