Nearly two-thirds – 65 percent – of Israelis do not believe in the danger of
another Holocaust occurring, according to a poll by the Dahaf Institute released
by the Knesset Channel Wednesday.
The survey, administered by Dahaf
director Mina Tzemach, found a slight drop in the number of people who believe
another Holocaust is possible as compared to a similar poll conducted last year.
Of those surveyed, 29% answered that another Holocaust is plausible, compared to
36% of respondents in last year’s poll.
The poll also gauged that 75% of
the Israeli public believes a nuclear-armed Iran constitutes an existential
threat to Israel, while 21% did not see the Iranian nuclear threat as
endangering Israel’s existence.
According to the survey, a perceived
nuclear threat from North Korea or Pakistan is of less concern in Israel than
one from Iran; 52% of those questioned were not worried by such a threat, while
another 42% answered that Pyongyang’s nuclear stockpile may constitute a threat
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