The Israelis will never tire of their obsession with Judge Richard Goldstone. Because he had the temerity to write a UN report calling Israel's actions in Gaza "war crimes," they are utterly unhinged by the man.
Dershowitz despises J Street for precisely the reason younger Jews, members of Congress, frustrated Israelis, and the Obama administration welcome it. It represents a new kind of pro-Israel activism, and Dershowitz is old school.
While Goldstone's record on apartheid was outstanding enough for Nelson Mandela to put him in charge of investigating crimes of the apartheid regime, Israel had been (to the very end) the apartheid regime's closest ally.