January 23, 2008

U.S. Muslims Optimistic About Israel

61%

Most American Muslims (61%) express optimism that a balanced solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can be found.

Six-in-ten Muslim Americans (61%) say that “a way can be found for Israel to exist so that the rights and needs of the Palestinian people can be taken care of,” compared with 16% who say that the rights and needs of Palestinians cannot be taken care of as long as Israel exists. The opinions of U.S. Muslims closely resemble those expressed by the U.S. public as a whole, and are starkly in contrast to the views of Muslims in other parts of the world. Read More