Poll: Palestinians are Relatively Happy

Friday, December 27, 2013 |  Aviel Schneider

Only four percent of Israel’s population say that they are suffering. This is the same percentage as in the United States. Even the ostensibly “oppressed” Palestinians are suffering less than many of their fellow Arabs in Middle Eastern countries.

“Even though the situation of the Palestinians is not ideal, the Gallup poll shows that other people have a much harder life,” a senior Foreign Ministry official told Israel Today. “Too many believe the Palestinian propaganda about their ‘miserable’ lives. This is their way to demonize Israel.”

The full article appears in the current edition of Israel Today Magazine.

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