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Survey: A quarter of U.S. Jews agree that Israel 'is an apartheid state'

 

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Activists protest Israel's military actions against Palestinians outside the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C., on May 18, 2021.

(JTA) - A survey of U.S. Jewish voters taken after the Israel-Gaza conflict finds that a sizable minority believe some of the harshest criticisms of Israel, including that it is committing genocide and apartheid.

Among respondents to the survey commissioned by the Jewish Electorate Institute, a group led by prominent Jewish Democrats, 34 percent agreed that "Israel's treatment of Palestinians is similar to racism in the United States," 25 percent agreed that "Israel is an apartheid state" and 22 percent agreed that "Israel is committing genocide against the Palestinians."

Among younger vote...



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