Worldwide

Approximately 30% of United Kingdom hold at least one anti-Semitic viewpoint

Approximately 30% of United Kingdom hold at least one anti-Semitic viewpoint”

And, after the launch of the report at the JPR headquarters on Tuesday, Dr Boyd told the JN that as yet unanalysed data from the survey showed that "people who know Jews are less likely to be anti-Semitic".

The report says that a little over 5% of the United Kingdom could be viewed as anti-Semitic.

The report's author, Dr. Daniel Staetsky, who is a senior research fellow at the institute, wrote that levels of anti-Semitism in the United Kingdom were still among the lowest around the globe. "In keeping with the elastic view, we draw a critical distinction between counting anti-Semites and measuring anti-Semitism".

One percent of people said it would be acceptable to be violent towards Jews due to their religious beliefs.

On the political spectrum, levels of anti-Semitism are found to be highest among the far-right, and levels of anti-Israelism are heightened across all parts of the left-wing, but particularly on the far-left.

"In all cases, the higher the level of anti-Israelism, the more likely it is to be accompanied by anti-Semitism".

Almost a third of Britons have one anti-Semitic opinion or more, and more than half endorse at least one hard-line anti-Israel statement, according to The Institute for Jewish Policy Research (IJPR).

In what it claims is the largest survey of attitudes towards Jews and Israel, the IJPR posed a series of statements including "Jews think they are better than other people", "Jews exploit Holocaust victimhood for their own purposes" and "Jews get rich at the expense of others" to 5,466 people.

The report also contends that while most of those holding anti-Israel positions are not anti-Semitic, "a significant minority of those who hold anti-Israel attitudes hold them alongside anti-Semitic attitudes".

"The survey also provided a detailed assessment of the population's opinions about Jews and Israel, and addressed the question of the relationship between anti-Semitism and anti-Israelism using statistical techniques for the first time".

Muslims were likely to be two to four times more likely to hold anti-Israel views than the general population, although the report found that 60 per cent of Muslims agreed that "a British Jew is just as British as any other person". Dr Rich said the work resonated with material produced by the CST past year.

Johnson said that Jewish leaders were "very satisfied" with the measures put in place by the British government to tackle anti-Semitism.

Stephen Moss, chairman of the JPR, said that there was considerable data yet to be analysed and suggested that a second report based on these findings could be published next year.



Like this

Latest


13 September 2017
Commerce Bank Boosts Position in Corning Incorporated (GLW)
Its up 0.12, from 0.8 in 2016Q3. 99 funds opened positions while 190 raised stakes. 5,809,615 shares of the stock traded hands. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tue, Aug 29th. this indicates a $0.62 annual dividend and a payout of 2.14%.

13 September 2017
'Real are short a striker': Zidane regrets Chelsea star's departure
Zidane was quick to insist there is more to his team than the Ballon d'Or victor , although he is relieved to have Ronaldo back for this game.

13 September 2017
Calamos Advisors LLC Has $20.25 Million Holdings in FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FLT)
Blackhill Capital Inc decreased Philip Morris Intl Inc Com (NYSE:PM) stake by 4,220 shares to 103,004 valued at $9.42M in 2016Q4. Liberty Global plc - Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA) has declined 3.90% since September 4, 2016 and is downtrending.

13 September 2017
Court Place Advisors LLC Acquires 1507 Shares of Intel Corporation
Moreover, Americafirst Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability has 0% invested in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) for 10,900 shares. Bsw Wealth Ptnrs reported 0.14% stake. 781,717 shares or 148.35% more from 314,763 shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

13 September 2017
Gold edges higher on weaker dollar, North Korea fears
President Donald Trump said United Nations sanctions on North Korea are "nothing compared to what ultimately will have to happen". The best scenario for gold bulls will be lower Treasury yields and a drop in stock prices.

13 September 2017
Budget for body probing Duterte drugs war slashed to just $25
Human rights monitors said the CHR was a vital institution that stands no chance of doing its job without a proper budget. "Mr. Congressman Edcel Lagman said 32 minority lawmakers opposed the measure during the debate at the second reading.

13 September 2017
Should You Buy Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ:FNSR) On Current Analyst Views?
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Lastly, Ameritas Investment Partners increased its position in stocks of Finisar Corporation by 5.5% in the 2nd period.

13 September 2017
After US Compromise, Security Council Strengthens North Korea Sanctions
Nor does the resolution impose a travel ban or asset freeze on Kim, as the original US draft had set out. Besides, the UN Security Council has also capped crude oil and refined petroleum products deliveries.

13 September 2017
Hurricane Irma's massive flooding and destruction in 25 photos
() - When it comes to hurricanes, Florida may as well have a target on its back. "But I thought we would see more damage". The figure represents nearly 60% of the state's electricity users, who were still experiencing power outage as of 9 p.m.

23 June 2017
Marvel Looks To Shake Its Poor Gaming Reputation
The games are well designed with attractive graphics and extensive content, but neither is viewed as a flawless experience. These games tend to be actually well done for what they are, and in a way they’ve been the pride of Marvel gaming.



Recommended