Poll of Israeli Jews finds happy in country but not with situation
Dr. Aaron Lerner Date: 7 September 2007
Telephone poll of a representative sample of 498 adult Israeli Jews carried out by Dahaf for Yediot Ahronot the week of 7 September and published in Yediot Ahronot on 7 September 2007
Is Israel a good place to live in?
How is the security situation of the State?
How are your spirits?
Are you certain that Israel will continue to exist also in the distant future?
How would you term your financial situation?
Did you consider leaving the country this year?
Are you proud to be an Israeli?
Where are Jews safer? In Israel or in western countries?
What grade do you give to:
Olmert: Good 25% Bad 70%
Barak Good 46% Bad 32%
COS Ashkenazi Good 73% Bad 6%
Peres Good 71% Bad 15%
Daliah Itzik Good 70% Bad 17%
Do you count on the IDF to defend the State?
How do you rate Israel's deterrent strength?
Can the Qassam firing be stopped?
How do you summarize the situation of the State in the following categories:
Peace process: Good 13% Bad 82%
National unity Good 36% Bad 61%
Personal security Good 34% Bad 63%
Economy Good 52% Bad 44%
General situation Good 38% Bad 60%
What actions do you support in order to stop the firing of Qassams at Sderot and the area around the Gaza Strip?
72% Cut off water and electricity after each rocket
60% Launch military action
37% Ask for UN intervention
24% Continue restraint
23% Invite Hamas to negotiations
What problem of Israel most concerns you?
Iranian threat 26%