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Israel, British Jews and the religious divide

Simon Rocker in the Jewish Chronicle, 12/11/15
The findings of the City University survey on British-Jewish attitudes to Israel will no doubt be talked and argued about over Friday night tables, Saturday morning kiddush and elsewhere over the next few days.
While some of the headline stats will attract attention – massive opposition to settlement expansion and concern at the Israeli government’s stance on peace – the report overall presents a more complex and nuanced picture of …

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Poll: British Jews Are pro-Israel but Critical of Its Government

Anshel Pfeffer in Haaretz, 12/11/15
The first major survey in five years on British Jews’ attitudes toward Israel shows them overwhelmingly to be pro-Israel and Zionist (though not all of them seem to actually like to be described as such). A large majority is also very critical of Israeli policies, particularly the expansion of settlements. The poll broadly confirms the findings of the 2010 Israel Survey by Britain’s Institute for Jewish Policy Research.
The new survey was commissioned and …

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Poll shows British Jews ‘despair’ at Israeli peace effort

Russia Today, 12/11/15
The majority of British Jews do not believe Israel’s efforts to make peace with the Palestinians are working, a new poll shows. Many also think Israel’s continued occupation of Palestinian territories is detrimental to its standing in the world.
The research, carried out by British pro-peace organization Yachad, found that over two-thirds of respondents feel a “sense of despair” when new Israeli settlements are approved in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
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Most British Jews dislike most Israeli actions and want peace with Palestine, survey finds

Mark Piggot in the International Business Times, 12/11/15
A large majority of British Jews feel uncomfortable with some Israeli policies, believing they harm the country’s reputation abroad. Most British Jews have a “sense of despair” on hearing about new settlements, and believe a two-state solution with Palestine is essential for all involved.
The findings were revealed in a survey of Britain’s Jews, conducted by the liberal Jewish organisation Yachad, which campaigns …

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Three-quarters of British Jews believe settlements are ‘major’ obstacle to peace

Ynet on 12/11/15
New report issued by British pro-peace outfit Yachad finds 24% of British Jews would be willing to ‘support some sanctions against Israel’ if they thought it would push Israeli gov’t towards peace with Palestinians.
A new report, released Thursday by a “pro-Israel, pro-peace” organization in the UK, has revealed British Jews’ nuanced approach to Israel, with a large majority considering themselves pro-Israel at the same time as being critical …

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Most British Jews find Israel’s approach to peace harmful, new study shows

Jenni Frazer in The Times of Israel, 12/11/15
While a majority of British Jews say they are committed to Israel, nearly three-quarters of them believe Israel’s negative approach to peace is harmful and almost 24 percent would be prepared “to support some sanctions against Israel” if they thought it would encourage the Israeli government to act, a new survey has found.
British Jews are in “despair” over Israel’s settlement policy and believe that the Israeli government constantly …

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Major survey on British Jews shows ‘despair’ at Israeli policies

Jewish News, 12/11/15
A major survey on British Jews’ feelings about Israel has shown “feelings of despair” are widespread and that most are torn between loyalty to the country and repulsion at some of its policies.
Releasing the findings of its poll, commissioning group Yachad said the research showed that 68 percent felt “a sense of despair” every time Israel expanded settlements, while three quarters felt settlements were a “major obstacle to peace”.
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Poll of British Jews finds widespread unease with Israel’s policies

Harriet Sherwood in The Guardian, 12/11/15
First major survey of attitudes since 2010 finds 73% think Israel’s approach to making peace with Palestinians is damaging its standing in the world
More than two-thirds of British Jews have a “sense of despair” every time an expansion of Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem is approved, and three-quarters think that Israel’s approach to making peace with the Palestinians is damaging its standing in the world, according to a …

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British Jews back Palestinian land claims

Rosemary Bennett in The Times 12/11/15
Binyamin Netanyahu should pursue peace with Palestinians as his top priority, according to a poll of British Jews.
Three quarters of British Jews believe that Palestinians have a legitimate claim to a land of their own, with the same proportion backing the two-state solution. Two thirds believe that Israel should surrender territory to secure peace. The poll, conducted among 1,131 British Jews by Ipsos Mori, found a strong emotional attachment between …

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Survey finds 41 per cent of young Jews would back sanctions against Israel to advance peace

Simon Rocker in the Jewish Chronicle, 12/11/15
Two in five British Jews aged under 30 would back sanctions against Israel if it encouraged the country to engage in peace talks with the Palestinians, according an internet questionnaire commissioned by the left of centre organisation, Yachad.
While the overwhelming majority of UK Jews remained strongly attached to Israel, the survey found that they hold a “strongly dovish stance on peace” and were deeply opposed to settlement expansion.
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