They were left off the guest list of the annual Rosh Hashana reception at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, traditionally a bipartisan affair. Senator Chris Coons of Delaware was nearly disinvited by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee from a gathering with wealthy donors in New York City — a result, the group told members, of his “disappointing decision on the Iran vote.” Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, who is facing an expensive re-election campaign in 2016, had fund-raisers around the country canceled by pro-Israel supporters.
Now Mr. Netanyahu, who is to visit Washington on Monday for his first meeting with President Obama since the vote on the Iran deal, is trying to heal the deep wounds. But both sides are eyeing each other warily, nursing raw feelings and fearing that the bipartisanship that is part of the bond between the United States and Israel may still be at risk.
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