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January 21, 2015 2:22 am

Poll: 24% of Young Brits Expect Another Holocaust

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Times of Israel – In a poll commissioned in the direct aftermath of January’s Paris terrorist attacks, 9 percent of young British adults said they considered it very likely there will be another Holocaust in their lifetimes. Another 15% polled in the European Jewish Congress-sponsored online survey indicated a Holocaust is somewhat likely, forming a combined total of 24% who entertain the possibility of a large-scale Jewish genocide.

The poll of 504 United Kingdom citizens aged 18-35 was commissioned by the EJC, an umbrella organization representing some 2.5 million European Jews, ahead of its emergency pan-European Forum in Prague on January 26.

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  • Robert Weintraub

    The significant number in the survey is that 87% of Brits favor commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day. Considering that 5% of Brits are Moslem that leaves only 8% of “old English” who may be anti Semitic. That seems like a reassuring number rather than a frightening one as suggested by the headline.

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