Poll shows Jewish support for Obama drops slightly

06.07.2011                      04.Tammus, 5771

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Poll shows Jewish support for Obama drops slightly

Support for US president among American Jews at lowest point this year; weakest among Jews who regularly attend synagogue, Gallup poll finds.

A Gallup Poll released Tuesday surveying attitudes of Jewish-Americans showed that support for US President Barack Obama has fallen slightly to its lowest point this year – with 60 percent of American Jews giving him a positive job-approval rating, and 32% now disapproving.
According to the poll results, Obama’s foreign-policy address to the US State Department on May 19 did not have a major impact on Jewish opinion – despite the negative reaction from Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to Obama’s support in his speech for a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians, based on the pre- 1967 lines….