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Friday, December 26, 2003

POLL: Majority in Israel Oppose Abandoning "Settlements"

via The Voice of Judea

The following are the results of a poll of a representative sample of 602 adult Israelis (including Israeli Arabs) carried out by New Wave for Maariv the week of 26 December 2003, before the suicide bombing in Petach Tikvah.
If an agreement is not reached between Israel and the Palestinians,
would you support or oppose unilaterally evacuating settlements in the territories?

Oppose 51%
Support 37%
Don't know/refuse reply 12%

Are you satisfied with the performance of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in general?
Yes 38%
No 51%
Don't know/refuse reply 11%

Compared to last year, do you feel more or less safe going around public places?
More 15%
Less 24%
Same 59%
Don't know/refuse reply 2%

Compared to last year, did your standard of living rise or fall in 2003?
Rise 7%
Fall 48%
No change 43%
Don't know/refuse reply 2%

Asked to Jews: Did you light Chanukah candles this year?
Yes 90%
No 10%

From IMRA, Independent Media Review Analysis
Dr. Aaron Lerner, Director
(mail POB 982 Kfar Sava)
Tel 972-9-7604719/Fax 972-3-7255730
INTERNET ADDRESS: imra@netvision.net.il
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