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A fifth of Irish would bar Israelis from becoming citizens

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/a_fifth_of_irish_would_bar_israelis_from_becoming_citizens_20110527

More than one in five Irish people would bar Israelis from becoming naturalized Irish citizens, according to new research into ethnic and religious attitudes in Ireland. The book-length study, “Pluralism and Diversity in Ireland,” found that 22.2% of Irish people would exclude Israelis from Irish citizenship, while 11.5% would deny it to all Jews.

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