(JPOST).Most Israelis think a freeze is acceptable in exchange for aid; 68% do not think the freeze will lead to renewed peace talks.
Over half of Israelis support an additional construction moratorium, according to a poll commissioned by the Knesset Channel, released Thursday.
The survey showed that 51 percent of Israelis would be willing to accept the three-month freeze in exchange for aid from the US, 45% of the public opposes a freeze.
In addition, 73% agree with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that any building freeze should not include Jerusalem. Only 22% of Israelis think that construction in Jerusalem should be banned, as well.
Despite supporting a freeze, 68% do not believe that it will help renew talks with the Palestinians, while 29% think the opposite.