Friday, May 27, 2011

New Wave Poll: 60% of Israeli's Oppose Obama proposal for negotiations

(IMRA).Poll carried out by New Wave for Yisrael Hayom the week of 27 May 2011 of a representative sample of 500 adult Hebrew speaking Israeli Jews for all questions other than the question on voting for the Knesset and a representative sample of 620 adult Israelis (including Israeli Arabs) for the question on voting for the Knesset and published on 27 May, 2011:

If elections held today (expressed in Knesset seats)
Current Knesset seats in [brackets].

32 [27] Likud
28 [28] Kadima
16 [15] Yisrael Beiteinu
09 [13] Labor
09 [11] Shas
05 [05] Yahadut Hatorah
04 [04] Nat'l Union
03 [03] Meretz
03 [03] Jewish Home/NRP
11 [11] Arab parties

Are you satisfied or unsatisfied with the performance of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu?
Satisfied 45% Not satisfied 41% Don't know 14%

Are you satisfied or unsatisfied with the performance of U.S. President
Satisfied 34% Not satisfied 49% Don't know 17%

President Obama called for negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians on the basis of the 1967 borders with agreed land swaps. Do you support or oppose this?
Support 28% Oppose 60% Don't know 12%

Is Obama closer to Israel or the Palestinians?
Israel 38% Palestinians 37% Don't know 25%

Is Obama committed to Israel's security?
Committed 65% Not committed 27% Don't know 8%

At the end of the White House meeting, Prime Minister Netanyahu made it clear that he absolutely rejects part of the proposal of President Obama. Did Netanyahu unnecessarily endanger Israeli-American relations or faithfully present Israel's interests?
Unnecessarily endangered 16% Represented interests 68% Don't know 16%

Prime Minister Netanyahu declared that Israel would agree to the establishment of a Palestinian state while retaining Jewish settlement blocs in Judea and Samaria, a long term military presence in the Jordan Valley and united Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Do you support or oppose then principles the prime minister presented?
Support 61% Oppose 25% Don't know 14%

Do the Palestinians want to reach a peace arrangement with Israel?
Yes 19% No 72% Don't know 9%

In the wake of the agreement between Fatah and Hamas, should Israel
negotiate now with the Palestinians?
Yes 41% No 47% Don't know 12%

Revolutions are taking place in the Arab world and there are demonstrations taking place against the ruling regimes. Are the changes taking place in the Arab world good or bad for Israel?
Good 18% Bad 41% No effect 16% Don' know 25%