Unilateral strike on Iran nuclear program backed by two-thirds of Israeli Jews, poll shows

The Arak heavy water reactor of the Iran nuclear program. Credit: Nanking2012/Wikimedia Commons.

(JNS.org) Should the need arise to attack Iran, 65.6 percent of Israeli Jews would support a unilateral Israeli strike even without international support and 21.8 percent would oppose the move, a new Israel Hayom-New Wave Research poll shows.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the U.N. General Assembly Oct. 1 that Israel would not allow Iran to obtain nuclear weapons, and if Israel “is forced to stand alone, Israel will stand alone." 

Posted on October 4, 2013 .