June 2009, Yediot Ahronot Poll: most Israelis support the establishment of a Palestinian state

Israel’s leading daily, Yediot Aharonot, published a poll (June 5th, 2009) which finds that the majority of Israelis support the establishment of a Palestinian state and the US demand to freeze construction in settlements.

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The poll was conducted by Dr. Mina Tzemach at the Dahaf Institute and is based on a sample of 501 Israelis. Marginal error: 4.4%.
 
Below the poll’s findings:
 
1. Should Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu accept the demands set forth by U.S. President Obama or should he reject them even at the price of sanctions?
56% - PM Netanyahu should accept President Obama’s demands
40% - PM Netanyahu should reject President Obama’s demands
 
2. Should Israel agree to the establishment of a Palestinian state as part of a peace agreement?
55% - Israel should agree to the establishment of a Palestinian state
41% - Israel should not agree to the establishment of a Palestinian state
 
3. Should the construction in settlements be stopped?
52% - Construction in settlements should be stopped
43% - Construction in settlements should not be stopped
 
4. Should Israel dismantle illegal outposts?
70% - Israel should dismantle illegal outposts
25% - Israel should not dismantle illegal outposts
 
5. Should Israel dismantle settlements, will you join activities in protest?
85% - Will not join activities in protest of dismantling settlements
12% - Will join activities in protest of dismantling settlements