Poll: Slim Majority Of Israelis Are Skeptical of Obama’s View of Israel
by Zach Pontz
A slim majority of Israelis have expressed their skepticism towards U.S. President Barack Obama’s opinion of Israel in a new survey released by Israeli daily Maariv.
38% of respondents said Obama has revealed a hostility towards Israel during his time in office, while a third of respondents said they believe that Obama has been supportive of Israel. 14% said they believe he is indifferent to the Jewish state.
The survey also examined the Israeli public attitude towards the President. 32% responded that they respect Obama but don’t have a favorable opinion of him, 19% had an unfavorable opinion and 17% had a highly unfavorable opinion. 10% responded that they have a favorable opinion of Obama.
The poll was conducted by Maagar Mohot Institute.