By Israel Today
his is Part II of a three-part story on Arabs urging better relations with Jews. If you have not done so already, we suggest first reading Arabs for Israel? – Part I
The situation is no better with Israel’s second regional ally, Jordan. A study conducted by The Israel Project in 2011 revealed that 92% of 1,000 interviewees had an unfavorable image of the Jewish State, with some 52% saying they would want to see the cancellation of the peace treaty with Jerusalem.
In a similar study, Lebanon showed more alarming results. According to the poll, a total of 100% felt inimical towards Israel, giving it fewer points than to the terrorist organization Al-Qaeeda.
The attitude towards Jewish people in the Middle East reinforces the generally gloomy picture. The Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes survey conducted in 2009 showed an extremely unfavorable view towards Jews in Jordan (97%), Palestine (97%), Lebanon (98% among Sunni and Shia Muslims, as well as 97% of Christians), Turkey (73% now, compared to 32% in 2004), Pakistan (78%) and Indonesia (74%). Read more…
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