Israelis should be aware that recent polling has shown that US Jews do not strongly support Israel; the policies of the present government are unpalatable to a considerable majority of us. It is hard to view Israel as it exists today as a democracy in a proper Western sense. It is in part a theocracy, rather like a counterpart of what seems to be emerging in Egypt. It's up to you, but you must stop expecting us to like it.
Netanyahu to activists: I'm ready to meet Abbas to talk two-state solution (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel and the U.S.: No more 'business as usual'