New poll: Dialogue desirable even with Diaspora critics

20.06.2011                      18.Siwan, 5771

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New poll: Dialogue desirable even with Diaspora critics

Half of Israelis surveyed hail non-Jewish support; findings contrast unofficial gov't policy of blackballing left-leaning Jewish groups like J Street.

Israel should engage in dialogue with Jewish groups in the Diaspora even if they are critical of its policies, a majority of Israeli respondents said in a poll released on Sunday.
According to a survey commissioned by B’nai B’rith, 71 percent of the Israeli-Jewish respondents said Israel should always be ready to meet and maintain contact with Jewish organizations – including those that question its decisions – while only 20 percent opposed….