I do not know who are the "American Jews" that Burston is talking about but the Jews in Europe , in South America, in Canada, in Australia, and basically the majority of Jews in the diaspora all back Israel in her fight for survival. Internal problems aside....all countries have their internal problems...Israel is modern, forward, democratic, and great country. When push comes to shove Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank would prefer to live under Israeli rule and economy then that of Hamas or PA.
Prime Minister Netanyahu's meeting with security chiefs ends after four hours (haaretz)
from the article: The only Israel boycott that's actually working