RAMALLAH, July 16 (JMCC) - A majority of British Jews prefer a “two-state solution” with Palestinians to the situation in Israel
today, and over 50% would support entering in negotiations with Hamas
, found a report published Friday.
The study carried out by the Institute for Jewish Policy Research (JPR) found Jews in Britain strongly identify with and support Israel, with nine out of 10 having visited the country.
Nearly three quarters (72%) agreed Israel's action in Gaza
in 2008 and 2009 was a legitimate act of self-defence.
But more than three-quarters (77%) favour a two-state solution, which would see the creation of a Palestinian state, as the only way to make peace in the Middle East.
Just over half (52%) said they would support Israeli government negotiations with Hamas.
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