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AJC poll: US Jews give Biden high marks on performance so far

A poll by the American Jewish Committee shows most US Jews approve of President Joe Biden’s performance, including his handling of relations with Israel and antisemitism.

The survey shows 70% approve of the job Biden is doing as president, while 26% disapprove. On Israel, 58% approve and 27% disapprove.

Meanwhile, 64% approve of his handling of the threat of antisemitism, while 23% disapprove.

US President Joe Biden speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, May 13, 2021. (AP/Evan Vucci)

Biden gets high marks on other issues: the economy (71% approve, 27% disapprove), Iran (55% approve, 32% disapprove) and the pandemic (79% approve, 19% disapprove).

The poll was carried out between March 25 and May 9 among 1,000 respondents aged 18 or older, with a margin of error of 4.5%.

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