While Israel receives great support from the United States and its Jewish community today, it did not during its inception. Until the '67 war, American Jews were afraid of visiting and investing in Israel. Russia and France were Israel's first allies. The U.S. as a state became an ally only after the '56 war.
Hamas says Egyptian mediation has restored calm along Israel, Gaza border (Haaretz)
from the article: Will U.S. Jews stand together in Israel’s next crisis?