Poll: Half of Jerusalem Arabs Want to Be Israelis

(Times of Israel) 52% of Palestinians living in Jerusalem told pollsters they would prefer "Israeli citizenship with equal rights," while 42% prefer to be Palestinian citizens when a Palestinian state is established, Israel Channel 2 TV reported Wednesday. A similar poll in 2010 found that 1/3 of east Jerusalem Arabs preferred Israeli citizenship to Palestinian. Almost 40% said Jews "have rights to the land, together with Palestinians."

2015-08-20 00:00:00

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