Israeli Attitudes About Other Nations


As we know, in recent months a bloody battle has been raging in Syria between the Assad regime and opposition forces. In your opinion, in terms of Israel's interest, would it be good or bad if the Assad regime collapses? (Peace Index, February 29, 2012)

 
General Public
Jews
Arabs
Very good
20.8%
18.9%
31.1%
Moderately good
15.7%
16.7%
10.0%
Moderately bad
19.7%
18.4%
26.7%
Very bad
11.1%
8.9%
23.3%
It does not matter one way or the other
22.2%
25.7%
2.2%
I don't know/ Refuse to answer
10.6%
11.3%
6.7%

In your opinion, should or should not Israel provide aid to one side or another in the struggle in Syria, or should it sit quietly on the sidelines? (Peace Index, February 29, 2012)

 
General Public
Jews
Arabs
It should provide aid to the opposition
11.2%
9.1%
23.3%
It should provide aid to the regime
5.1%
1.5%
25.6%
It should sit quietly on the sidelines
78.8%
84.1%
48.9%
I don't know/ Refuse to answer
4.8%
5.3%
2.2%

In your opinion, should or should not Western countries provide aid to one side or another in the struggle in Syria, or should they sit quietly on the sidelines? (Peace Index, February 29, 2012)

 
General Public
Jews
Arabs
They should provide aid to the opposition
48.8%
49.8%
43.3%
They should provide aid to the regime
7.2%
4.3%
23.3%
They should sit quietly on the sidelines
33.0%
33.9%
27.8%
I don't know/ Refuse to answer
11.2%
12.0%
5.6%

The media recently reported that Israel is preparing infrastructure on the Golan Heights to absorb Syrian refugees should the situation require it. In your opinion, should or should not Israel accept Syrian refugees if their lives are in real danger? (Peace Index, February 29, 2012)

 
General Public
Jews
Arabs
I'm sure it should
14.9%
14.8%
15.6%
I think it should
27.3%
28.0%
23.3%
I think it shouldn't
24.1%
23.8%
25.6%
I'm sure it shouldn't
30.6%
30.4%
32.2%
I don't know/ Refuse to answer
3.1%
3.0%
3.3%

In light of developments in Syria, Israel should (Israel Hayom, December 13, 2011)

help the rebels in Syria
5.6%
avoid involvement
80.8%
don't know
13.6%

Do you agree of disagree with the statement that the US is a loyal ally of Israel? (Ma'gar Mochot, May 1-4, 2007)

Agree
65%
Disagree
11%

As an Israeli, is your attitude towards the US positive or negative? (Ma'gar Mochot, May 1-4, 2007)

Positive
64%
Negative
8%

Do you believe that if Israel reaches a point of serious crisis where its very existence is threatened — a "moment of truth" — the US will come to Israel's assistance? (Ma'gar Mochot, May 1-4, 2007)

Yes
80%

What is the the main reason why the US will continue to maintain close ties with Israel in the future? (Ma'gar Mochot, May 1-4, 2007)

Israel's critical role as a strategic partner of the US
48%
The political role of US Jewry
30%
Democratic tradition and shared values
17%

Do you believe that close relations between the US and Israel are essential for the security of Israel? (Ma'gar Mochot, May 1-4, 2007)

Yes
91%

Do you believe that President Bush's attitude towards Israel is friendly? (Ma'gar Mochot, May 1-4, 2007)

Yes
73%

Are US and Israeli interests in the Middle East similar? (Ma'gar Mochot, May 1-4, 2007)

Interests are similar
60%
Two countries have different regional interests
36%

Do you think that in the near future the US might impose a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? (Ma'gar Mochot, May 1-4, 2007)

Yes
51%
No
43%

Do you believe that if the international diplomatic effort and economic sanctions fail to stop Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, the US "should use force" to destroy the Iranian nuclear facilities? (Ma'gar Mochot, May 1-4, 2007)

Yes
71%

Do you agree of disagree with the statement that in retrospect the US was correct in going to war in Iraq? (Ma'gar Mochot, May 1-4, 2007)

Agree
59%
Disagree
36%

Do you believe that the level of American Jewish support for Israel is sufficient? (Ma'gar Mochot, May 1-4, 2007)

Sufficient
52%
Insufficient
33%

Do American Jews have a right to freely and publicly criticize Israel and Israeli policies? (Ma'gar Mochot, May 1-4, 2007)

Yes
62%

Do you believe that US Jews are assimilating rapidly and are in danger of disappearing? (Ma'gar Mochot, May 1-4, 2007)

Yes
49%

Do you believe that every American Jew should visit Israel? (Ma'gar Mochot, May 1-4, 2007)

Yes
69%

Do you think it is possible that American Jews might vote for a presidential or congressional candidate who is anti-Israel? (Ma'gar Mochot, May 1-4, 2007)

Yes
57%
No
38%

Do you believe that there is anti-Semitism in the US? (Ma'gar Mochot, May 1-4, 2007)

Yes, but it is not significant
54%
Yes, it is a significant problem
36%

Do you have a favorable image of Germany? (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, February 5-7, 2007)

Yes
67%

Would you like to see Israel join the EU? (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, February 5-7, 2007)

Yes
75%

This week the UN marked 60 years to the liberation of Auschwitz. Do you think that a Holocaust or national genocide of a similar magnitude could happen again in the future? (Maariv, January 28, 2005)

Yes 51%
No 46%

 

Of the following countries, which two countries dislike Israel most? (Maariv, December 17, 2004)

France 86%
Germany 46%
Russia 32%
England 13%
USA 5%

How do you personally feel about France and the French? (Maariv, December 17, 2004)

Positive 16%
Negative 40%
Neutral 40%