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Poll: Majority of Israelis Prefer Romney Over Obama



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President Obama may be winning the Jewish vote in the United States, but in Israel, Mitt Romney is the favorite. The Jerusalem Post reports:

Israeli Jews prefer Republican candidate Mitt Romney over US President Barack Obama by an almost 3:1 margin, according to a “Peace Index” poll conducted by the Israel Democracy Institute and Tel Aviv University that was released Sunday.

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Asked “in terms of Israeli interests, who would be preferable to win the elections next month in the US,”  57.2% of Israeli Jews said Romney, while only 21.5% said Obama.

Among Israeli Arabs, the numbers were reversed, with 45% opting for Obama, and 15% for Romney.



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