Seeing Mar-A-Lago from Jerusalem: Perceptions of President Trump in Israel

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Though initially an unknown quantity to the public and relevant elites, President Donald Trump gained much popularity in Israel. This approach resulted from the US’s longstanding public support among Israelis and the President’s Israel-specific policies, mostly on territorial issues and concerning Iran. In the last months of Trump’s presidency, Israelis grew even more appreciative, as the President seemed to have played a crucial role in a dramatic upgrade of Israel’s relations with four Arab countries. Support for the President, however, was not uniform. He was more popular among right-wing Israeli voters than left-wing voters and more popular among Israeli-Jews than
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Impact of the Presidency of Donald Trump on American Jewry and Israel
EditorsSteven J. Ros, Steven F. Windmuell, Lisa Ansell
PublisherPurdue University Press
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781612497082
StatePublished - 2021


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