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Poll: 14 Percent of U.S. Holds Anti-Jewish Bias

Also finds anti-Semitism and Islamophobia are linked

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A new Gallup poll finds that Americans are more prejudiced toward Muslims and—wait for it—Christians than they are toward Jews. 18 percent of respondents admitted to some prejudice toward Christians, compared to only 14 percent toward Jews. The Muslim figure was much higher: 43 percent acknowledged at least “a little” bias against those of the Islamic faith. 25 percent have unfavorable views of Judaism (as opposed, it seems, to Jews). Finally, the real magic number may be seven percent: the proportion of Americans who say they have “some” or “a great deal” of prejudice toward Jews.

The other interesting result: prejudice against Jews and Muslims is correlated. Specifically, Americans with “a great deal” of anti-Jewish prejudice are much more likely to feel the same way about Muslims than an average American is. Said Gallup’s Muslim analyst, “Groups working against the two types of prejudices should perhaps form a closer alliance.”

More Bias in U.S. Against Muslims Than Other Faiths [AP/WP]

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jack goldman says:

Why is this figure so low? If Americans were better educated about Israel, Zionism, Federal Reserve, billionaires who are Jewish, Jewish owned businesses, and Jews taking more than their numbers justify it should be much much higher. Jews are obsessed with language, education, and money, money, money. That’s fine. But the love of money is the root of all evil. Jews seek riches based on pillaging instead of hard work.

What bothers me is when Christian white males took too much it was evil heinous racism. When Jews take too much it’s God’s chosen people taking their just rewards for their hard work and intelligent superiority. It can’t be both ways. People are hated for taking more than their numbers justify. Jews provoke their own hatred by taking too much and avoiding their fair share of work. Takers are hated. Givers are loved. Where is Hebrew affirmative action similar to white male affirmative action? Time for Hebrew affirmative action.

I love Jews and Hebrew affirmative action would protect them from provoking hate by taking too much, more than their numbers in the population justify. Good luck to us all.

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Poll: 14 Percent of U.S. Holds Anti-Jewish Bias

Also finds anti-Semitism and Islamophobia are linked

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