MembersHow Do Israelis See Their Situation?

Is Jerusalem truly united? Half of all Israelis are prepared to forgo a peace agreement with the Palestinians to keep the city undivided.

By Aviel Schneider |
Photo: From the Newspaper

How many Israelis have visited Hebron in the past 20 years? But a few. A mere 4 percent of Israelis would ever consider living in Judea and Samaria. Fifty years after the Six Day War, a firm majority of Israelis no longer believes the land-for-peace process can be successful. Annexation of the so-called “occupied territories” is now considered by many. Just a quarter of the population still holds out hope for a peace deal.

 

In fact, it is internal division that today worries Israelis more than the Arab threat. The following is an overview of recent surveys conducted by Israeli newspapers Yediot Ahronot and Israel Hayom.

 

 

75 percent of Israelis (Jews and Arabs) do not believe that genuine peace is possible between Israelis and Palestinians.

 

84 percent of the Israelis are opposed to any agreement...

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