Israel Democracy Index 2012 (May 2013)
How proud are you of being an Israeli?
Very proud 14.1% Quite Proud 30.4% Not so Proud 20.4% Not at all Proud 29.3%
Based on your understanding on "Zionism," how would you characterize the State of Israel today?
Very Zionist 33.5% Quite Zionist 35.1% Not so Zionist 11.5% Not at all Zionist 7.3%
Is the State of Israel today democratic in the right measure, too democratic, or not democratic enough?
Much too Democratic 2.6% Too Democratic 5.2% Democratic in right measure 44.0% Not Democratic enough 37.2% Definitely not Democratic enough 11.0%
Do you agree or disagree that Arab Israelis are discriminated against as compared with Jewish citizens?
Disagree totally 10.5% Disagree somewhat 12.0% Agree somewhat 28.3% Agree strongly 46.6%
Does the Arab political leadership represent the prevailing opinions of the Israeli Arab community in its criticism of the State?
More extreme 20.4% Represents prevailing opinion 37.7% More moderate 36.1%
Trust in Israeli Institutions ...
Political Parties 57% Media/Press 77% Supreme Court 88% Police 78% Knesset 72.2% Army/IDF 61.8% Government 64%
The Peace Index (February 2013)
What is your position on holding peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority?
Strongly in Favor 82.4% Somewhat in Favor 7.7% Somewhat Opposed 4.4% Strongly Opposed 5.5%
Do you believe or not believe that negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority will lead to peace between Israel and the Palestinians in the coming years?
Strongly Believe 34.1% Somewhat Believe 22.0% Somewhat Don't Believe 7.7% Don't Believe at All 35.2% Refuse to Answer 1.1%
According to your gut feeling as well as what you hear, what is President Obama’s attitude toward Israel?
Very Friendly 53.8% Somewhat Friendly 13.2% Neutral/Business-Like 11.0% Somewhat Hostile 6.6% Very Hostile 8.8% Don't Know 6.6%
How would you characterize the position of U.S. President Barack Obama toward Israel and the Palestinians?
More Pro-Israel 70.3% More Pro-Palestinian 6.6% Balanced 19.8% Don't Know 3.3%
In your opinion, should Israel show more flexibility in order to help President Obama put the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations back on track?
Definitely Show More Flexibility 58.2% Probably Show More Flexibility 13.2% Probably Should Not Show More Flexibility 8.8% Definitely Should Not Show More Flexibility 14.3%
Dahaf Poll (January 2012)
Was the High Court right or not right when it decided not to allow Palestinians married to Israelis to live with their spouses in Israel?
Right 15% Not right 83% Did not respond 2%
Is the Israeli Arab population deprived or not deprived?
Deprived 66% Not deprived 27% Did not respond 7%
Do you have confidence in the Arab Knesset members?
Have confidence 74% There is no trust 24% Did not respond 2%
Who is primarily served by the Arab parties - the interests of the Arab public in Israel, or the interests of the Palestinians?
Mainly the interests of the Israeli Arab public 57% Mainly the interests of the Palestinians 18% Both 15% Not the Arabs in Israel or the Palestinians 9% Did not respond 1%
Do you know or not know the platforms of the Arab parties?
Know a great extent 6% Know to some extent 58% Know to a lesser extent 14% I do not know 17% Did not respond 5%
Did the participation of MK Haneen Zoubi in the incident of the Turkish flotilla (Marmara) hurt the Arab public in Israel, or was it good for the Arab public in Israel, or did it neither hurt nor help?
Hurt 17% Helped 44% Did not hurt and did nothing 30% Did not respond 9%
Are you for or against that more Arab women will enter politics?
For 80% Against 18% Did not respond 2%
Will events in Arab countries, termed the Arab Spring, increase your tendency to vote for the Knesset, reduce it, or will it not be affected?
Would increase 35% Would reduce 25% Will not affect 34% Did not respond 5%
What bothers you more - the Palestinian Israeli conflict, or various problems that exist in the Arab sector in Israel?
Israeli-Palestinian conflict 18% Problems in the Arab sector in Israel 76% Did not respond 6%
Arab Center for Applied Social Research (November 2007)
Does participation in the Annapolis Conference without internal Palestinian concensus lower the level of demands and increase the possibility of concessions on the part of the Palestinians?
To a large extent 26.1% To a medium extent 22.5% To a small extent 11.3% It makes no difference 28.7% Do not know 11.3%
Do you support or oppose demanding Palestinian President Abu Mazen not recognize Israel as a Jewish State?
Support 39.5% Oppose 30.6% Do not know 29.9%
Should Arabs in Israel demand that the State of Israel change its definition of itself as a Jewish State?
Yes 46.7% No 27.5% Do not know 26.3%
Is it possible for the Palestinian citizens in Israel to obtain equality while Israel defines itself as a Jewish State?
Not possible 60.8% Possible 31.3% Do not know 8.0%
Would you agree or disagree with a proposal to annex towns and villages in the Triangle to the Palestinian Authority in exchange for the annexation of the settlements to Israel?
Definitely disagree 72% Definitely agree 8% Moderately agree 10% Do not know 10%
The Peace Index (February & October 2007)
From the Israeli perspective, is it possible to sustain the current state of relations with the Palestinians indefinitely?
From the Palestinian perspective, is it possible to sustain the current state of relations with Israel indefinitely?
The Annapolis Conference could achieve a basic clarification of the sides disagreements.
The Annapolis Conference could increase the chances of reaching a permanent peace agreement.
Do you believe the Iranian nuclear armament constitutes an existential danger to Israel?
Should Israel attack Iran's nuclear facilities and destroy them even if it has to do so on its own?
Has the establishment of the Palestinian national unity government increased or decreased the chances of reaching a peace settlement?
Do you believe it is possible to reach a settlement with a Hamas-Fatah government based on principle of two states for two peoples?
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Should Israel recognize a Palestinian unity government or talk with it as long as it has not recognized Israel and fulfilled the Quartet's conditions, especially in regard to fighting terror?
Do you believe the present situation is dangerous for Israel, and that it should make greater efforts than in the past to reach a political settlement?
Are you in favor of exchanging peace with Syria for a full withdrawal from the Golan Heights?
Do you believe Israel should respond positively to Syria's call to return to negotiations even if it has not stopped supporting Hizbullah and other terrorist organizations?
Rate your levels of patriotism: (Yaar and Peleg, January, 2007)
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Would you encourage your children to remain in Israel? (Yaar and Peleg, January, 2007)
Are you prepared to fight for Israel? (Yaar and Peleg, January, 2007)
Israel has a right to exist as a Jewish Zionist state: (“Du-Et,” June 2005)
Israel as a Zionist state is a racist state: (“Du-Et,” June 2005)
Israel has a right to exist as a state of the Jewish people: (“Du-Et,” June 2005)
Israel is justified to retain a Jewish majority: (“Du-Et,” June 2005)
Israel has a right to exist as an independent state: (“Du-Et,” June 2005)
Israel has a right to exist as Jewish and democratic state: (“Du-Et,” June 2005)