— by David Streeter
The Brookings Institution and the University of Maryland conducted a poll of Israeli Jews and found that President Barack Obama’s favorability now sits at 62%. Last year’s survey found that Obama’s favorability was at 54%. Further, this year’s survey found that Obama passed German Chancellor Angela Merkel as the most admired foreign leader,
Last year we explained that the more Israelis get to know Obama and see the President in action-as they did this month-the more favorable their views become. This year’s survey further proves that analysis.
More after the jump.