In a survey of Israel’s adult population, 600 Jewish & Arab men & women, more Israelis feel the world is anti-Israel, but 70% of the Israelis polled think that regional cooperation between the Jewish State and other mid-East countries is possible.
By LAHAV HARKOV
More than half of Israelis (59%) think that international criticism of them stems from a basic hostility toward Israel, a poll commissioned by Mitvim: The Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policy and Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung, and provided exclusively to The Jerusalem Post on Tuesday has found.
The poll, conducted by Smith Research in advance of Mitvim’s first annual conference on Wednesday, indicates that only a third of Israelis (34%) think that international criticism is based on disagreements about Israel’s policies. Continue Reading »
The poll of the Jewish adult population in Israel was taken Tuesday & asked questions on Israeli politics, security, and more.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin is Israelis’ person of the year, according to a Panels Research poll taken for The Jerusalem Post and its Hebrew sister publication Ma’ariv Sof Hashavua.
Russian President Vladimir Putin makes a speech during the Victory Parade on Moscow’s Red Square. – Photo: REUTERS
The poll of 527 respondents representing a statistical sample of the Jewish adult population, was taken Tuesday and has an error margin of ±4.3 percent. Continue Reading »
Although having been written off by many Israeli commentators 6 months ago, a recent TV2 poll showed that, perhaps unsurprisingly, the Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Liberman is the best man to end current wave of Palestinian terrorist attacks.
By Ari Soffer
When Yisrael Beytenu party leader Avigdor Liberman declared last April that he would not be joining Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s coalition, many commentators saw it as the final, vengeful act of a political has-been.
“A political suicide bombing” was how some in the Israeli press described it, noting how in the process of ostensibly making his much-reduced party irrelevant, Liberman had also left his political nemesis Netanyahu in the incredibly uncomfortable position of being held hostage by a mere 1-MK majority, in a government with more than one source of political dysfunction. Continue Reading »
According to the survey 2/3 of the Israeli public believes a violent confrontation will engulf the region if a final-status agreement is not reached in the coming few years.
A majority of voters who supported Likud Beytenu believe that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu should launch a diplomatic initiative that would eventually yield a Palestinian state alongside Israel, according to a new poll commissioned by the Geneva Initiative.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu addresses Likud supporters. – Photo: REUTER
The survey, which was done for the Geneva Initiative by New Wave Research, found that 53 percent of Israelis who cast their votes for the ruling party and a majority of the general public (58 percent) believe that the government should make a renewed push toward a settlement with the Palestinians in the wake of the seven-week military campaign against Hamas in the Gaza Strip. Continue Reading »
In contrast to Israel’s 49% satisfaction rate, only 33% of Americans said they were satisfied with the direction the U.S. was going.
Half of Israel’s population believes the country is going in the right direction, and 59 percent believe the economy is good, making Israelis among the least dissatisfied people in the world, according to Pew poll released on Tuesday.
Sun-tanned Israelis relax on a beach near Tel Aviv. – Photo:REUTERS
According to the poll, part of the Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project, six years after the beginning of the Great Recession, “publics around the world remain glum. Continue Reading »
Only 28.2% of Israelis feel Israel has someone to negotiate with.
29.1% said Zoabi should be left alone
Poll shows 75% see Netanyahu winning the elections.
Only 28.2% of Israelis believe that Israel has a partner for peace in negotiations with the Palestinians, according to a new survey conducted by Gal Hadash for Yisrael Hayom. 62.4% say there is no partner for peace.
The Arab population of Judea, Samaria and Gaza is currently politically split. Those in Gaza are ruled by Hamas, which rejects Israel’s existence and calls to destroy the Jewish state.
The Fatah-led Palestinian Authority headed by Mahmoud Abbas has control in Judea and Samaria. Continue Reading »