It's true: "Events in Egypt have laid bare a stark divide between neoconservatives and the Israeli elite: While the former are ecstatic about the fall of Mubarak and the prospect of a democratic Egypt, the latter are wary—at best. 'Supporting democracy is part of the genetic code of Americans,' says Martin Kramer, a senior fellow at Jerusalem's Shalem Center. 'Israelis,' on the other hand, 'like the status quo.'"
Rumor Debunked by James Kirchick | TNR
Many Israelis view talk about democracy and liberalism in Egypt (and the rest of the Arab world, for that matter) as pollyannish.