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Ignorance about Israel

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Submitted by PezDispenser (Israel), Apr 18, 2016 at 13:20

Maybe conservatives don't know much about Israel, but Jews on Birthright tend not to know much about Israel either:
http://www.timesofisrael.com/most-birthright-applicants-functionally-illiterate-about-israel/

"A new Brandeis University study finds that among surveyed Birthright candidates, over 50% couldn't correctly answer even half of the basic questions requiring minimal knowledge of the Jewish state."

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Daniel Pipes replies:

Good point. But it does not refute my point that Jewish supporters tend to be better informed than their non-Jewish counterparts.

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