If the former U.S. Ambassador Daniel Kurtzner has stated that relations are this bad, then one wonders what Israel is waiting for from an American administration if it were Republican and not Democratic ? The parameters for making peace are virtually the same from one administration to another. Perhaps PM Netanyahu is hoping for some miracle ?
Israeli forces shoot, lightly wound Palestinian they say was fleeing security check (Haaretz)
from the article: Ex-envoy: U.S.-Israel ties have never been so bad