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February 24, 2015 1:16 am

Poll: Support for Israel Increasingly Coming From Republicans

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Jordan will return its ambassador to Israel. The envoy was recalled from the Jewish state late last year over tension regarding the Temple Mount. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Washington Post – Gallup reports: “Seventy percent of Americans now view [Israel] favorably, and 62% say they sympathize more with the Israelis than the Palestinians in the Mideast conflict. By contrast, 17% currently view the Palestinian Authority favorably, and 16% sympathize more with the Palestinians.”

But as has been the case over a long period of time, there is an increasing partisan divide. “A key reason Americans’ sympathy for Israel has solidified at a sizable majority level is that Republicans’ support for the Jewish state has increased considerably, rising from 53% in 2000 to more than 80% since 2014 — with just 7% choosing the Palestinian Authority.

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  • David

    At the same time there are alot of nonwhites in the US who are Pro-Israel so we can’t make this a partisan issue!

  • Wm. J. Levy

    I wonder how many favoring the Arabs are Muslim and Black?