Israeli Jewish Opinion Toward Israeli Arabs


Do you believe the state should encourage Arab migration? (Center for the Campaign Against Racism, December 2006)

Yes
50%

How do you feel when you hear Arabic being spoken around you on the streets of Israel? (Center for the Campaign Against Racism, December 2006)

Fearful
50%
Uncomfortable
43%
Feel hatred
30%

Would you refuse to work at a job at which your direct supervisor was an Arab? (Center for the Campaign Against Racism, December 2006)

Yes
50%

The Ministry of the Treasury asserted this week that the reduction in the child allowances caused a drop in the birth rates of Israeli Arabs. Do you think that it is justified for the Treasury to take such things into consideration? (Maariv, January 28, 2005)

Yes 32%
No 62%

Israel Arabs were recently involved in attempted terror attacks in Tiberias and Haifa. In your view, what portion of the Israeli Arab community supports carrying out such acts? (Tami Steinmetz Research Institute for Peace at Tel Aviv University, September 1999)

Only a few individuals 28%
At least half 34%
A sizeable minority 32%
DK 6%

If a Palestinian state is created, to which state will Israeli Arabs be more loyal? (Tami Steinmetz Research Institute for Peace at Tel Aviv University, September 1999)

To Palestinian state 57%
To Israel 17%
To both, equally 17%
DK 9%

In your opinion, are Israeli Arabs entitled to all political rights in Israel? (Tami Steinmetz Research Institute for Peace at Tel Aviv University, September 1999)

Should have equal rights 46%
Jews should have more rights 50%
DK 4%

Regarding economic rights, in your opinion, should Jewish and Arab citizens have equal rights? (Tami Steinmetz Research Institute for Peace at Tel Aviv University, September 1999)

Should have equal rights 60%
Jews should have more rights 37%
DK 3%

In your opinion, to what extent should Israeli Arabs be integrated into Israeli society? (Tami Steinmetz Research Institute for Peace at Tel Aviv University, September 1999)

Completely 12%
Considerably 34%
Slightly 28%
Not at all 21%
DK 3%