Seeing as where the global scenario is going in relation to antisemitism and Jewish hate, nearly half of Israel’s population is living in the fear of a second holocaust according to a recent poll conducted ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day.
47% of the Israeli public are concerned that another Holocaust will strike the Jewish people, according to a new survey by the Pnima movement. The poll was conducted just days ahead of Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, on April 27, and was first published in the Israeli newspaper Israel Hayom.
According to the survey’s findings, women expressed more anxiety about another Holocaust compared to men (55% versus 42%) and that younger Israelis are especially fearful – 24% of Israelis under the age of 24 said that they were very worried about a second Holocaust, in contrast to just 12% of Israelis over the age of 45.
Religiously observant Israelis are found to be more worried about an ensuing Holocaust, and the Haredim (ultra-Orthodox) responded that they were very concerned about the likelihood, as opposed to just 11% of Israelis who identify themselves as