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A majority of the respondents prefers six out of the seven business categories be kept open on Shabbat.
Of the 500 Jewish respondents, 44% strongly supported, and 25.8% moderately supported the death penalty. 12.4% moderately opposed, and only 12.9% strongly oppose. 4.9% declined to answer.
Alas, this dispute is not over a connection to God but over political turf, both regarding the Kotel and the conversions.
Jews and Arabs agree: everyone's willing to talk, no one's willing to take action, and a peace deal's not likely in the next two years.
On many key issues Arabs are more appreciative of their condition and more optimistic about their country's future than Jews.
A whopping 80.5% of the Jewish public agree with the recent statement by Ambassador Ron Dermer that “Israel has no doubt that President-elect Trump is a true friend of Israel.”
On the trial of Sgt. Elor Azaria, who is accused of killing an Arab terrorist who had already been neutralized, 65% of the Jewish public justify his action.
Among the Jewish respondents, only 4% strongly believe in peace between Israel and the Palestinians. 16.1% believe it moderately. 35.4% moderately do not believe it. 41.1% do not believe it at all.
Among the Arabs 69% said that if a referendum were to be held today, they would vote in favor of leaving the territories while retaining the large settlement blocs.
Tel Aviv University’s Israel Democracy Institute released its monthly Peace Index Poll on Monday, revealing that only 25 percent of Jewish Israelis believe that Israeli-Palestinian...