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  • Poll shows strong Jewish support for labor, higher taxes

    May 31, 2012 | 10:29 am

    A poll showed American Jews strongly favor tax increases for the wealthy and tend to back labor in disputes with management.

    The poll, released Thursday by the Workmen’s Circle, showed 65 percent of respondents favored raising taxes on those who earn more than $200,000 a year and...

  • Livingstone trailing in London mayoral election, final poll shows

    May 4, 2012 | 10:42 am

    Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone, who stirred controversy with remarks called anti-Semitic by the city’s Jewish leaders, was trailing in a bid to reclaim his post, a final poll showed.

    As voters went to the polls on Thursday, incumbent Boris Johnson, Livingstone’s successor, had...

  • Netanyahu the clear favorite heading to Israel’s upcoming elections, Haaretz poll

    May 2, 2012 | 5:33 pm

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can rest easy after reading the results of the latest Haaretz-Dialog poll: Not only does he trounce all his rivals on the question of who is most fit to lead the country, but an absolute majority of Israelis reject the aspersions cast on him last...

  • Sherman releases new poll showing 2-to-1 lead over Berman

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    April 3, 2012 | 1:29 pm

    A new poll released by Rep. Brad Sherman’s (D - Sherman Oaks) campaign shows him far ahead of his fellow Democrat and rival in the 30th district, Rep. Howard Berman (D - Van Nuys). The poll also suggests that Berman and Sherman will advance from the June 5 primary to face off again...

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  • Survey: Jewish voters want Obama back, see economy as top concern

    April 3, 2012 | 11:06 am

    Jewish registered voters see the economy as the most important issue, and nearly two-thirds support President Barack Obama’s re-election, according to a new survey.

    The 62 percent of Jewish voters backing Obama’s return was more than twice the number who said they would prefer a...

  • POLL: Most Americans would back US strike over Iran nuclear weapon

    March 13, 2012 | 3:25 pm

    A majority of Americans would support U.S. military action against Iran if there were evidence that Tehran is building nuclear weapons, even if such action led to higher gasoline prices, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Tuesday.

    The poll showed 56 percent of Americans would support...

  • Polls: Most in U.S. see Iran as threat; majority of Israelis against Iran strike

    March 1, 2012 | 5:53 pm

    A poll showed 87 percent of registered American voters believe that Iran’s suspected illegal nuclear weapons program is a threat to the United States.

    The poll commissioned by The Israel Project also found that 88 percent of respondents believed that Iran is a threat to Israel.

    ...
  • Poll: Little support in Israel for solo strike on Iran

    March 1, 2012 | 8:40 am

    A wide majority of Israelis either oppose an Israeli strike on Iran or would favor an attack only if it was carried out with U.S. agreement, an opinion poll showed on Thursday.

    The survey by the University of Maryland and the Israeli Dahaf Institute was released before talks next...

  • Polls: Jordanians and Palestinians strongly negative toward Jews

    February 3, 2012 | 11:00 am

    Polls showed overwhelmingly negative feelings for Israel and Jews among Jordanians and Lebanese.

    The polls commissioned by The Israel Project in November and December and published Thursday showed 94 percent negatives for Israel and 99 percent negatives for Jews among Jordanians,...

  • Jews shift toward GOP, survey claims

    February 2, 2012 | 4:00 pm

    Jewish support for the Republican Party has grown dramatically since 2008 nationwide, a new analysis of survey data out from the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press suggests.

    The data found that the shift in the GOP direction has been more significant than among the general public.

    The findings could point to trouble for the Democrats in the 2012 presidential election, where both parties are counting on strong showings among Florida’s Jewish voters in particular.

    Read more at Forward.com.

  • Corruption survey ranking rankles Israel

    December 1, 2011 | 10:19 am

    Israel’s ranking on an annual corruption index should “turn on a warning light,” said an Israeli board member of the watchdog group that issued the survey.

    Israel finished 36th among 182 countries in the corruption ranking issued Thursday by Transparency International, while the...

  • Egpyt’s post-Mubarak poll peaceful, high turnout

    November 28, 2011 | 6:20 pm

    Egyptians voted Monday in the first election since a popular revolt toppled Hosni Mubarak’s one-man rule, showing new-found faith in the ballot box that may sweep long-banned Islamists into parliament even as army generals cling to power.

    Voters swarmed to the polls in a generally...

  • Polls show strong U.S. support for Israel

    November 11, 2011 | 11:55 am

    Two new polls show a majority of Americans have favorable views of Israel.

    A survey by the Anti-Defamation League, which it commissions every two years, found that 49 percent of those polled have greater sympathy for Israel than for the Palestinians, a slight increase from the 45...

  • Poll: One in five Americans believes Jews have too much control of Wall Street

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    November 3, 2011 | 1:15 pm

    The folks on the fringes of Occupy Wall Street rallies who have been holding signs and hollering slogans about Jewish control of large banking institutions may just be the loudest among the minority of Americans who think Jews have too much influence in the financial sector.

    The...

  • As Obama’s Jewish numbers plummet, AJC poll shows U.S. Jews ‘grumpy’

    September 27, 2011 | 11:07 am

    American Jews are feeling “grumpy,” according to the American Jewish Committee’s take on its latest public opinion survey.

    That’s not good news for President Obama, whose Jewish approval level has dipped below 50 percent. But American Jews don’t seem particularly excited about...

  • AJC poll: Approval of Obama drops to dead heat

    September 26, 2011 | 11:32 am

    As many Jewish voters approve of President Obama’s performance as disapprove in an American Jewish Committee poll that shows much disappointment stems from his handling of the economy.

    The AJC’s annual poll released Monday showed 45 percent of voters approved of Obama as opposed to...

  • Poll: American Jews and Muslims share common values

    August 2, 2011 | 2:36 pm

    Muslim and Jewish Americans share common values on key questions, according to a Gallup poll.

    The poll, released Tuesday, found that the Muslim Americans exceeded Jewish belief in religious pluralism and in the fairness of elections, and also in support of a two-state solution to...

  • Obama support among Jewish voters stands at 60 percent

    July 21, 2011 | 1:24 pm

    President Obama’s job approval rating among Jewish voters remained at 60 percent, but his favorability ratings easily outdistanced leading Republicans, a poll showed.

    The ratings for Obama, in a poll commissioned by the liberal pro-Israel group J Street, was consistent with recent...

  • Evangelical Protestants sympathize with Israel, survey finds

    June 23, 2011 | 11:37 am

    Evangelical Protestant leaders from around the world said they sympathize more with Israel than with the Palestinians, although a small majority said they sympathize with both sides equally, a survey found.

    Thirty-four percent of respondents in a new Pew Research Center global...

  • Poll: Americans’ views on Mideast largely unchanged

    June 14, 2011 | 12:26 pm

    Americans’ views on Middle East issues have not changed in recent months, despite major headlines from the region, according to a new poll.

    The Pew Research Center poll, conducted during the end of May, found that Americans still sympathize with Israel over the Palestinians in their...

  • Israel ranks seventh in happiness level, poll finds

    April 27, 2011 | 2:46 pm

    Israel ranked seventh worldwide in the happiness level of its residents, according to a survey conducted by the Gallup Institute.

    Some 63 percent of Israelis are satisfied with their lives, Gallup’s global wellbeing surveys in 2010 found. Israel was ranked higher than the United...

  • Poll: Majority of Egyptians seek end of Israel peace treaty

    April 26, 2011 | 11:01 am

    More than half of Egyptians say the peace treaty with Israel should be annulled, a new poll has found.

    Some 54 percent are prepared to overturn the treaty, with 36 percent saying the treaty should be maintained. Some 10 percent said they did not know, according to a nationwide...

  • Americans oppose unilateral statehood, poll finds

    April 13, 2011 | 10:58 am

    A majority of Americans oppose a declaration of Palestinian statehood absent a peace agreement with Israel, a new poll finds.

    The poll released this week by the Israel Project showed 51 percent of registered U.S. voters oppose a proposal that the Palestinian Authority “unilaterally...

  • Poll: Latinos believe U.S. too supportive of Israel

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 30, 2011 | 10:15 am

    A new poll by the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU) finds that nearly half of U.S. Latinos feel that their country is too supportive of Israel. The findings also suggest high levels of anti-Semitism exist in the U.S. Latino community.

    Of the 740 people from across the...

  • Germans oppose a unilateral Palestinian state, poll finds

    February 10, 2011 | 4:07 pm

    A new poll suggests that most Germans would oppose an early declaration of a Palestinian state.

    The poll also found that Germans would view a nuclear Iran as a serious threat both to Israel and Germany, and that respondents also backed enforcing sanctions against Iran even if it...

  • New survey: U.S. has more Jews than believed

    December 21, 2010 | 2:55 pm

    The American Jewish population is larger than suspected, according to new estimates compiled by Brandeis University.

    The suburban Boston university’s Steinhardt Social Research Institute is estimating that there are some 6.5 million people in the United States who are either...

  • Poll: Half of Israeli Jews hold negative views of Obama

    December 9, 2010 | 12:09 pm

    51 percent of Israeli Jews hold negative views of U.S. President Barack Obama, while 41 percent feel positive towards the American leader, a poll released on Thursday by the Saban Center for Middle East Policy found.

    According to the poll, the world figure most admired by Israeli Jews is German Chancellor Angela Merkel, followed by former U.S. president Bill Clinton, with Obama coming in third place.

    Not surprisingly, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is the world leader most disliked by Israeli Jews.

    Read more at HAARETZ.com.

  • Poll suggests surge in Jewish support for GOP

    August 19, 2010 | 9:35 am

    A poll based on a small sample suggests that Jewish identification with Republicans has surged.

    The Pew Research Center poll breaks down party support by religion. It shows that 33 percent of U.S. Jewish voters identify or lean toward Republicans this year, up from 20 percent in...

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