In fact, a good argument could be made that he and his ilk are responsible for American Jews' drift away from Israel, a separation they may (or, then again, may not) come to regret in years to come.
Update: The paradox of secular Judaism
What can I say? It sucks to be them.
Update: Michael Chabon: Israeli Occupation 'The Most Grievous Injustice I've Ever Seen in My Life'