Peace Index: 75 Percent of Israeli Jews Oppose Declaring East Jerusalem as Capital of Palestinian State

(Tel Aviv University and Israel Democracy Institute) Profs. Ephraim Yaar and Tamar Hermann - 69% of Israeli Jews and 63% of Israeli Arabs do not believe that talks between Israel and the PA will lead to peace, according to the Peace Index survey of Israeli opinion taken on August 28-29, 2018. 75% of Israeli Jews oppose declaring east Jerusalem to be the capital of a Palestinian state. 70% of Israeli Jews oppose evacuating all the isolated Israeli settlements in the West Bank. 77% of Israeli Jews oppose recognizing that in Israel's War of Independence a catastrophe was caused to the Palestinian people. 81% of Israeli Jews oppose freeing Palestinian prisoners being held in Israel. 83% of Israeli Jews support the opinion that the Palestinians must recognize Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people. 66% of Israeli Jews and 58% of Israeli Arabs agree that "Most of the Palestinians have not come to terms with Israel's existence and would destroy it if they could."

2018-09-07 00:00:00

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