Opinions of Settlers
Would you be willing to leave your home if the government decides to withdraw from the West Bank? (Geocartographia Institute, May 31, 2006)
Telephone poll of 504 adult Israelis (including Israeli Arabs) and 422 Labor Party Central Committee members carried out by Shvakim Panorama for Israel Radio's"Another Matter" program on December 22, 2004.
Do you support Pinchas Wallerstein's call to oppose the evacuation of communities even at the cost of incarceration?
Dahaf survey of representative sample of 503 adult Israelis residing in Judea, Samaria, Gaza Strip and Jordan Valley - with the exclusion of Maaleh Adumim. An unspecified additional number of people were polled from the Gaza Strip for results provided regarding residents of the Gaza Strip. Survey error +/- 4.5 percentage points. Yediot Ahronot, (December 22, 2004)
How do you think you will act if it is decided to evacuate and police come to evacuate you? Leave without resistance, hole up in house and refuse to leave but won't resort to physical violence, will resort to physical violence.
How do you think most of the residents of Judea, Samaria and the Gaza Strip will act at the time of the evacuation?
Do you support the call of the YESHA Council to violate the law or do you oppose it?
Is it justified to use violence in order to oppose the evacuation of communities?
Do you support the protest using the orange star [similar to those worn by Jews in the Holocaust] or oppose it?
Telephone poll carried out by "Brain Base" ["Maagar Mochot"] of a representative sample of over 584 from the adult Israeli population in Judea, Samaria and the Gaza Strip under the direction of Prof. Y.Katz for the Israeli television program "Reshet in the Morning" program on December 20, 2004. Survey error +/- 4.5 percentage points:
Do you support or oppose Pinhas Wallerstein's call to the pubic to "break the transfer law en masse and be prepared to pay the cost of going to jail."
Are you prepared to go to jail within the framework of the struggle over the disengagement plan?
Would you be prepared to use violent physical force against soldiers and police who come to evacuate you?
Do you maintain that realization of the disengagement plan may lead to an additional political assassination?
The following is the result of a poll of 500 Israeli residents of Judea, Samaria and the Gaza Strip ("Yesha") (that do not reside in what is termed "consensus" communities such as Maaleh Adumim, Pisgat Ze'ev and Ariel or ultra-orthodox communities located near the Green Line) carried out recently by Dahaf for Yediot Ahronot. Statistical error +/- 4.5 percentage points. Results published in Yediot Ahronot on 12 September 2003:
If there is a decision to evacuate settlements:
If there is an evacuation:
Where do you want your children's families to live in the future?
56% Had relations with neighboring Palestinians in the past but today have no relations
View of future:
In light of the budget cuts should some of the budget directed to Yesha be redirected to needy segments of society?
Do you fear your family will be hurt?
Do you go in and out of your community with the same frequency as before the "Intifada"?
Are your children afraid to travel out of their community?