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Israeli Public Opinion Polls:
Opinion Regarding Peace with Syria & Lebanon


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Do you believe that the new Israeli government will succeed to lead Israel to a peace agreement with Syria? (Harry Truman Research Institute/PCPSR, March 1-7, 2009)

Yes
19%
No
71%

Do you support or oppose full withdrawal from the Golan Heights in return for a complete peace agreement with Syria? (Harry Truman Research Institute/PCPSR, Maagar Mohot Survey Institute)

 
June 5-7, 2008
August 25-September 1, 2008
November 20-21, 2008
March 1-7, 2009
Support
22%
25%
26%
28%
Oppose
67%
64%
55%
63%

Under what conditions should Israel agree to full withdrawal from the Golan Heights? (Maagar Mohot Survey Institute, November 20-21, 2008)

After signing an agreement for full peace
12%
After signing an agreement for full peace and only after a long testing period of a number of years
11%
After signing an agreement for full peace and breaking ties with Iran
4%
After signing an agreement for full peace and only agter a long testing period of a number of years and breaking ties with Iran
23%
No need to agree at all to leaving the Golan
42%
Don't know/Other replies
8%

What do you think IDF soldiers should do if they are instructed to evacuate Jewish communities in the Golan Heights in the future? (Maagar Mohot Survey Institute, November 20-21, 2008)

Follow orders
56%
Refuse orders
27%
Don't know/Other replies
17%

Why are the Golan Heights so crucial to the Jewish public? (The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research, Peace Index - May 2008)

Military/security factor
65%
Golan's national significance as part of the Greater Land of Israel
20%
Its economic and tourism value
7%

Who should have the final authority on whether to sign a peace treaty with Syria in return for territories in the Golan? (The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research, Peace Index - May 2008)

The government with the support of a regular majority of Knesset
8%
The government with the support of a special majority of Knesset
12%
The public should decide
72%

What will happen if Israel and Syria fail to reach a peace agreement? (The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research, Peace Index - May 2008)

Believe the existing situation will continue for many more years
60.5%
War will erupt between Israel and Syria
30.5%

Do you support an Israeli withdrawal all of the Golan Heights in exchange for a full peace treaty with Syria? (The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research, Peace Index)

 
April 2008
May 2008
Support
19%
16%
Oppose
75%
67%
Don't know
6%
17%

In exchange for a full peace agreement with Syria would you support concessions on the Golan? (Dahaf for Yediot Ahronot)

 
April 26, 2008
May 21, 2008
Entire Golan
32%
19%
Part of the Golan
17%
29%
None of the Golan
51%
52%

Do you believe Assad seriously wants peace? (Dahaf for Yediot Ahronot, April 26, 2008)

Yes
26%
No
74%

Do you support the participation of Syrians at the Annapolis conference? (Yediot Ahronot, November 23, 2007)

Support
57%
Oppose
37%

Should Israel negotiate with the Syrians? (Yediot Ahronot, November 23, 2007)

Yes
70%
No
29%

Are you prepared to give up the Golan in a peace agreement with the Syrians? (Yediot Ahronot, November 23, 2007)

Yes
27%
No
70%

Should the State of Israel engage in negotiations at the same time with the Palestinians and the Syrians, give preference to the Palestinians or give preference to Syria? (IMRA, Dr. Aaron Lerner, November 17, 2007)

Palestinians
24%
Syrians
8%
Both simultaneously
46%
Other replies
22%

 


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