Poll Spot

Seeing Eye to Eye: A Survey of Jewish American and Arab American Public Opinion

Sponsor: Americans for Peace Now/Arab American Institute
Released: 2007-05

73% of Jewish Americans believe the U.S. should diplomatically engage with Iran. 80% of Jewish Americans believe President George W. Bush’s handling of Arab-Israeli conflict is ineffective; 76% believe President Bill Clinton’s Middle East policies were effective. This study also discusses general views toward 2008 Presidential candidates with respect to Israeli-Arab issues.

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Poll on Views of Religion

Sponsor: CBS News
Released: 2006-04

Although Americans believe they are better informed about Islam than they were five years ago, fewer than one in five say their impression of the religion is favorable. Forty-five percent of respondents said they have an unfavorable view of Islam, a rise from 36 percent in February. And the public’s impression of Islam has diminished […]

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