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Polling Arabs in Israel "Palestine" - terror, racism, etc.

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The Arabs of Israel
Are they a "persecuted minority?"
In a recent poll, 70% of Israel's Arabs declared that they identified with and felt loyalty to the Palestinians, and not to the state of Israel. Significantly, however, the same percentage (70%) declared that they would much prefer to live in Israel than in any other country in the area.

The Nation, Volume 272, 2001, p. 25

The American Spectator, 2001, Volume 34, p. 15.


Survey finds 28 pct of Israeli Arabs deny Holocaust
Dan Williams, Reuters, Mar 20, 2007 — According to the Haifa University survey, 28 percent of Israel's Arab citizens do not believe the Nazi killing of six million Jews during World War Two occurred.

Israeli Arabs between Palestinanization and Islamism
Barak M. Seener, JCPA, 1 January 2008.

Fadi Eradat, "Poll: Over 25% of Israeli Arabs Say Holocaust Never Happened," Haaretz and AP, March 18, 2007.
With 721 Arabs interviewed, the margin of error is 3.7 percent.


Poll Shows Most Palestinians Favor Violence Over Talks (Published 2008)
By Ethan Bronner
Mar 19, 2008 — RAMALLAH, West Bank — A new poll shows that an overwhelming majority of Palestinians support the attack this month on a Jewish seminary in Jerusalem that killed eight young men, most of them teenagers, an indication of the alarming level of Israeli-Palestinian tension in recent weeks.
The survey also shows unprecedented support for the shooting of rockets on Israeli towns from the Gaza Strip and for the end of the peace negotiations between Palestinian and Israeli leaders.
The pollster, Khalil Shikaki, said he was shocked because the survey, taken last week, showed greater support for violence than any other he had conducted over the past 15 years in the Palestinian areas. Never before, he said, had a majority favored an end to negotiations or the shooting of rockets at Israel.


Poll: 40% of Israeli Arabs believe Holocaust never happened - Haaretz
Fadi Eyadat.
May 17, 2009 — Survey also finds that only 41% of Israeli Arabs recognize Israel's right to exist as Jewish state.


A special network study has determined: Most Palestinians are against peace.

Yitzhak Ben-Horin, Washington, 20/10/2010

The first-of-its-kind monitoring of Palestinian public opinion, as reflected in forums and social networks, predicts a worrying future for the political process. The study's editors called on the Obama administration to "consider significant risks to Israel's security."


Poll: Most Palestinians are in favor of negotiations - then one state

Yitzhak Ben-Horin. Nov 20, 2010.
Survey: Most Palestinians in favor of negotiations - then one state. Stanley Greenberg checked for the Jewish-American organization the attitudes of residents of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, and raised alarming data ...

Poll: Most Palestinians See Two-state Solution as Precursor to Single State

One in 4 Palestinians doesn't believe in Israel's right to exist.

Avi Issacharoff, Haaretz, Nov. 21, 2010


U.S. Survey: Many of East Jerusalem Arab residents do not want Palestinian citizenship

New American survey reveals: 40% of East Jerusalem residents would prefer to move to another neighborhood just to stay under Israeli rule - Analysts: A slap in the face to the Palestinian Authority

Ran Dagoni, Globes, 13.01.2011.


Israeli Rule Benefits Arabs
Gabe Kahn.
PA report proves Arabs have benefited from Israeli sovereignty in East Jerusalem, Judea, and Samaria.

A report recently published by the Palestinian Authority's Central Bureau of Statistics demonstrates Arabs in East Jerusalem, Judea, and Samaria have reaped the benefits of Israeli sovereignty.
According to the report, Israeli control over Judea and Samaria has had an enormous positive impact on civil infrastructure and improved accessibility to basic resources like water and electricity, as well as opening the region to the Israeli labor market, which has brought a significant increase in GDP.


Poll: Palestinians oppose UN appeal and support Hamas
The International Quartet's envoy to the Middle East, Tony Blair, described in an interview with the main edition the efforts to renew the political process, but an extensive American poll examining Palestinians' attitudes revealed a worrying situation:
Udi Segal, N12, 14.07.11.


Rejection of coexistence / peace - a look at the Palestinian media

Palestinian poll: 78% said a third intifada would be the next step.
Source: Palestinian News Agency "Ma'an", 16/12/2012.

"Most participants in the Maan Agency's weekly survey thought that the next step would probably be a third intifada to establish the achievements of the Palestinian people. 4543 (77.9%) said that a third intifada would be the next step to establish the achievements, while 811 (13.9%) It was said that peace talks that would lead to a solution was the next step. 478 (8.2%) responded that they do not know."


The 10 most anti-Semitic countries

And the 10 least anti-Semitic, according to a new global ADL survey

Marissa, Newman, 13 May 2014.

West Bank and Gaza: The Palestinian territories were found to be the most staggeringly anti-Semitic in the world with a 93% overall index score. Among specific age groups, 92% of those between the ages of 18-49 were shown to have anti-Jewish views, and the figure jumped to 98% among those 50 and older.

Poll: 93% of Palestinians hold anti-Jewish beliefs

Global survey by ADL reveals that almost half the world does not know that the Holocaust happened; suggests over 1 billion people are anti-Semitic

By Rebecca Shimoni Stoil, 13 May 2014.


Poll: Most Palestinians want to eliminate Israel

Less than 30% back two-state solution, though most are opposed to violent resistance, and Hamas seems to have gained little support from kidnapping

By TOI Staff, 25 June 2014.


Palestinian Support for Hamas Soars After Israel War, as Fatah Loses Backing

Despite signing a unity deal in April, there is still a divide between Hamas and Fatah, as shown in a new opinion poll.

By John Beck, Sep 2 2014


Poll: Under Abbas, most Palestinians say they can't speak freely - Haaretz

Karin Laub, Dec 17, 2014 — Poll: Under Abbas, Most Palestinians Say They Can't Speak Freely

Critics say that after a decade in power, President Mahmoud Abbas is overseeing a largely authoritarian system with shrinking room for dissent.


Poll: Most Palestinians Oppose '2 State Solution' | Israel National News
Yaakov Levi.
Sep 21, 2015 — A new poll shows that most Palestinians no longer support the "two state solution," but they do support violence against Israel

57% of Palestinians Support New Armed Intifada: Survey - Algemeiner.com
Eliezer Sherman, Sep 22, 2015.


New Poll: Palestinians Overwhelmingly Support Violence Over Diplomacy

By Eliana Rudee, Jan 4, 2016 — With 85 percent of young Palestinian adults getting their news from social media, 72 percent support violence against Israelis.


Poll: Most Palestinians support return to an armed intifada - The Jerusalem Post
Abu Khaled Toameh, Mar 22, 2016.

New poll: Palestinian majority interested in continuing wave of terrorism

A poll conducted by the Al-Quds Communication Center among the Palestinian population and published today states: Most Palestinians are interested in continuing violence - among Palestinians in the West Bank and East Jerusalem more than half oppose, Kol Hazman, 13.03.16


Survey shows most Palestinians tiring of Abbas - Ynetnews

The Media Line.
Sep 20, 2019 — Poll indicates 61% of Palestinian public wants veteran leader to go; majority of Palestinians, especially in West Bank, do not see Iran as friend or ally, but most in both territories believe it capable of defeating Israel in a war.


New poll finds Palestinians overwhelmingly reject Israel's deals with Bahrain, UAE

While the results show some despair about recent developments in the region, it offers some hope for a positive way forward.

October 9, 2020

Written by
Mitchell Plitnick


ADL. / Global 100
West Bank and Gaza 2020:
Index Score, 93%.
People in this country
harbor anti-Semitic attitudes.
Adult population.


Poll finds dramatic rise in Palestinian support for Hamas | AP News
Joseph Krauss, Jun 15, 2021.

Intelbrief / IntelBrief: Hamas Enjoys A Surge In Support After May Confrontations With Israel
June 28, 2021


93% of east Jerusalem Arabs prefer Israeli rule, poll shows - Israel Hayom

Only 84 of 1,200 east Jerusalem Arabs polled would want the Palestinian Authority to control the eastern half of the city, in sharp contrast to a 2020 survey that showed east Jerusalem residents increasingly wanting to be governed by PA.

By JNS and ILH Staff, 12-15-2021


Majority of Palestinians believe corruption increased, poll finds - The Jerusalem Post
Khaled Abu Toameh
Dec 15, 2021 — Most Palestinians believe that corruption in Palestinian Authority institutions has increased in 2021, according to a public opinion poll


If Israel is as terrible as its enemies claim, why do so many Palestinians prefer to live under Israeli rule?

Dec 28, 2021

According to a 2021 survey undertaken by the Palestinian Shfa publication, 93% of Palestinian Arabs in Jerusalem—all non-Israeli citizens—prefer to remain under Israeli rule and would not give up their Israeli identity cards. Astonishingly for those who witness the daily media and NGO barrage claiming Arab Palestinian misery under Israel's "occupation," only 84 respondents out of 1,200 surveyed said they would prefer to live under the Palestinian Authority. However, even of those 84, 79 said they also would not give up their Israeli identity cards.
Nevertheless, this survey is hardly an outlier, and other Arabs feel similarly. A poll undertaken by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung at Tel Aviv University's Dayan Center in 2017, found that 60% of Arabs in Israel had a favorable attitude towards the State of Israel.


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