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(Israeli) Youth Becomes More Nationalist
Arutz Sheva ^ | 04/01/2011 | Hillel Fendel

Posted on 03/31/2011 11:33:25 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie

A survey carried out by a German foundation finds ... a third of Jewish youth in Israel say that Judaism is the most important goal for the State of Israel... Only 14.3% of Jewish youth said democracy was Israel's most important objective.

Over 40% of the Jewish youth identify politically with the nationalist parties, with another 20% expressing solidarity with the "moderate" right-wing. Only 11.5% identify (as) left-wing.

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41% of the Arab youth said their most important goal was to build a happy family, and 3% said it was to contribute to society. Among Jews, it was 65.5% and 8.5%, respectively.

While close to 55% of Jewish youth feel neither positively nor negatively towards Arabs, over 11% feel fear, and 27% said they feel hatred. A total of 15% of Arabs feel either fear or hatred towards Jews.

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27.5% of Jews said they support non-violent protest, and 22.5% said they support violent protest. In the Arab sector, 42% and 33%, respectively, said they support the two methods.

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The Jewish youth were asked about soldiers' right to refuse orders. 21% of those aged between 15 and 18 (19% among those aged 21-24) said it is acceptable to refuse orders to destroy Jewish towns, but not orders regarding serving in Judea and Samaria; only 4% (2%) said that one may refuse to serve in Judea and Samaria, but not to evict settlers. 40% (31%) said it was OK to refuse in both cases, and 31% (42%) said it was not acceptable in either case.

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57% of Jewish youth favor negotiations with the PA, while nearly 40% object. Among Arabs, 51% favor and 46% object. 70% of Jews object to the two-state solution.

(Will) negotiations bring peace? Over 72% of Jews don't believe so, as do 52.5% of Arabs.

(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...


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1 posted on 03/31/2011 11:33:27 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie
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To: Uncle Miltie

If only American Jews were half as nationalist.


2 posted on 03/31/2011 11:37:42 PM PDT by rmlew (No Blood for Sarkozy's re-election and Union for the Mediterranean)
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To: SJackson; SunkenCiv; Alouette

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3 posted on 03/31/2011 11:42:06 PM PDT by rmlew (No Blood for Sarkozy's re-election and Union for the Mediterranean)
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To: Uncle Miltie

>> and 22.5% said they support violent protest.

Random, arbitrary violence no doubt. /s


4 posted on 03/31/2011 11:44:20 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: Uncle Miltie
... a third of Jewish youth in Israel say that Judaism is the most important goal for the State of Israel...

Actually, I think that God has other plans, He is still on the throne and He has declared that the Jews are His chosen people.

5 posted on 04/01/2011 4:27:18 AM PDT by hecticskeptic
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6 posted on 04/01/2011 5:49:57 AM PDT by SJackson (Normal people don't sit cross-legged on the floor and bang on drums, WI State Sen Glenn Grothman (R))
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