A study of attitudes towards Israel in the UK has found that 49 percent of Britons have an unfavourable view of Israel.
The annual poll of UK attitudes about Israel was conducted by the Populus polling company and was commissioned by an Israel lobby group, the British Israel Communications and Research Center (BICOM).
But despite the pro-Israel bias of the commissioners, the poll found that only 20 percent of the British public feels “warm” towards Israel and 23 percent feels warm towards Israelis.
Meanwhile, 49 percent said they felt “cold” towards Israel and 45 percent said they felt cold towards Israelis.
When asked if they consider Israel to be “an important trading partner of Britain post-Brexit,” only 38 percent said yes.
When asked if they agreed with boycotts against Israel only 14 percent supported this.
And when asked if they believe Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is an anti-Semite, 38 percent said yes while 25 percent…