As the Atlantic's Jeffrey Rosenberg said, people on the American left--like J Street--seek to preserve the Democratic character of Israel and the Jewish character of Israel. Others, like Alan Dershowitz, do not.
Wonk Room » Dershowitz: Palestinians ‘Played A Significant Role In The Holocaust’: [Y]esterday Alan Dershowitz took it even further. In his Jerusalem Post column — which, in a bit of unintentional irony, is called “Double Standard Watch.”... “The truth,” wrote Dershowitz, “is that the Palestinian leadership, supported by the Palestinian masses, played a significant role in Hitler’s Holocaust.” This claim is preposterous.... [A] Palestinian leader, Husseini, had a relationship with the Nazis, and that many Palestinians still consider Husseini something of a nationalist hero. The idea that Husseini, let alone the Palestinians as a whole, played a “significant role in Hitler’s Holocaust” is laughable, as if the Nazis required one of the sub-human races to sign off on their plans for mass murder.
This is obviously not... simply polemic. It is the attempted slander of the Palestinian people...