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Israeli Public Opinion Polls:
Opinion Toward Rabin's Assassination


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Do you support giving clemency for Yigal Amir at some time? (Yediot Ahronot, October 27, 2006)

Now
5%
In 25 years
25%
Never
69%

Should Yigal Amir be permitted conjugal visits with his wife? (Yediot Ahronot, October 27, 2006)

Yes
38%
No
56%

Should Yigal Amir get vacation from prison? (Yediot Ahronot, October 27, 2006)

Yes
20%
No
78%

Is there a difference between Yigal Amir and other murderers? (Yediot Ahronot, October 27, 2006)

Yes
65%
No
33%

Is there a chance that there will be another political murder in Israel? (Yediot Ahronot, October 27, 2006)

Yes
69%
No
39%

What was the goal of the murderer of Rabin, Yigal Amir? (Shvakim-Panorama, October 26-27, 1997)

Murder Yitzhak Rabin
10.1%
End the peace process and change the government
89.1%

Did Yigal Amir achieve his goal in your opinion? (Shvakim-Panorama, October 26-27, 1997)

Yes
47.8%
No
52.2%

Did Yigal Amir murder Yitzhak Rabin as: (Shvakim-Panorama, October 26-27, 1997)

Insane Act
22.4%
Cold, calculated act
77.6%

Did Yigal Amir acted to murder Yitzhak Rabin: (Shvakim-Panorama, October 26-27, 1997)

Alone
28.9%
With many partners
71.1%

There is a proposal to reduce the sentence of the murderer of Yitzhak Rabin, Yigal Amir. Do you: (Shvakim-Panorama, October 26-27, 1997)

Support proposal
5.8%
Oppose
87.9%
No opinion
6.2%

There is a proposal to give amnesty to Yigal Amir, the murderer of Yitzhak Rabin Do you: (Shvakim-Panorama, October 26-27, 1997)

Support proposal
6.6%
Oppose
87.2%
No opinion
6.2%

I will read you several sentences. Tell me if you agree or disagree with the sentence: (Shvakim-Panorama, October 26-27, 1997)

A. Yitzhak Rabin endangered the future of the state

Agree
14.9%
Disagree
85.1%

B. Rabin gave hope?

Agree
87.1%
Disagree
12.9%

C. It Is permissible to do everything to prevent the return of territory?

Agree
10.1%
Disagree
89.9%

D. Rabin was a traitor

Agree
4.3%
Disagree
95.7%

E. In light of what you know, should Netanyahu apologize, ask for forgiveness for his public behavior before the murder of Rabin?

Should
62%
Shouldn't
38%

 In light of what you know, should Netanyahu apologize, ask for forgiveness for his public behavior before the murder of Rabin? (Shvakim-Panorama, October 26-27, 1997)

Should
62%
Shouldn't
38%

When was the condition of the State of Israel better? (Shvakim-Panorama, October 26-27, 1997)

During Rabin's reign
77.3%
The situation of the state today
22.7%

There are those who claim that Yigal Amir was able to get the opportunity to murder Rabin because he had cooperation from elements in the GSS ("Shabak"). Do you believe this claim? (Shvakim-Panorama, October 26-27, 1997)

Believe
24.3%
Don't Believe
75.7%

In your opinion, the Rabin murder was: (Shvakim-Panorama, October 26-27, 1997)

An isolated incident, which will remain as such
50.8%
Just the beginning, in the future there will be more political murders of Jews by Jews
49.2%

If there will be political murders in the future will they be carried out: (Shvakim-Panorama, October 26-27, 1997)

Only from the Left camp
9.7%
Only Right camp
34%
Both
56.3%

Who should Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu fear with regards to a political assassination? (Shvakim-Panorama, October 26-27, 1997)

Jewish attacker from the Left
44.8
Jewish attacker from the Right
55.2%

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