Keep in mind that the Orthodox in Israel do not represent a majority. The are politically powerful. Most jews have no problem in seeing and accepting Reform American jews for being what they are ie Jewish. Coalitions change and political parties change, its only inevitable that a more 21 century approach will be accepted and legitimized soon.
IDF strikes Gaza targets in response to rocket fire (Haaretz)
from the article: Expanding the tribe in the home of the brave