Israelis in the US adopt political views of American Jews

04.12.2013                      01.Tewet.5774                      Chanukka 7; Rosch Chodesch 2

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Israelis in the US adopt political views of American Jews

The longer Israelis live in the US, the less critical of Israel they are likely to be, new survey suggests.

The Internet-based survey of nearly 1,600 people divided respondents into two groups: those living in the United States for less than 10 years, and those living in the country for more than 10 years. Whereas 64 percent of the under-10-years group strongly agreed that when Israel is criticized they feel the need to defend it and show its positive side, the figure was 75 percent among the over-10-years group….