All democratic, open free market societies share certain economic and cultural features. Those are certainly not comprehensive and solely characteristic of those societies. There is much more to Israeli culture than the bad-taste reality shows we share with Germany, England, and the US. It would be likewise ridiculuous to claim that wearing Jeans and sneakers proves that Palestinian teenagers have adopted into American values. Fashion is not. Culture !
from the article: Israel: More red, white and blue than blue and white