The state of Israel and its society might look very differently today, if the war in 1967 would have ended in a tie instead of an overwhelming Israeli victory. Overwhelming victories often tend to lead to arrogance, greed and overestimation of one's own value/capabilities. The state of Israel of 2009 is a prime example for that. However, this is not an Israeli (Jewish) only phenomena, it is simply how mankind works....
Israeli soldier collapses, dies from heatstroke during visit to Jerusalem's Old City (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel needs a solution, not Netanyahu's PR