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Sunday, February 5

Poll Shows Decrease of “Israelis” who are optimistic about New Israeli Government

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The “Viterbi” Center of the “Israeli Democracy Institute” published An opinion poll today, Wednesday, showing that there is a decline in the percentage of people who are optimistic about the future of the new Israeli occupation government.

According to the “Israeli vote” index for December 2022, about two months after the elections, there is a marked drop from 46% in November to 40% in December in optimism about the new government.

Among the Jews, a decrease in the voting percentage was observed from 48% in November to 42% in December.

For the Palestinians of the 1948-occupied Palestinian territories, the percentage of optimists was lower from the beginning and there was no significant change (34% in November, 33% in December).

According to Israeli political camps, there is a decrease in the percentage of those who are optimistic about the future of democratic rule in the Israeli occupation entity in all camps, where the greatest decrease was in the center camp, and the least in the left camp, where the rate of optimists was much lower than the others.

The percentage of those who were optimistic about external security in all political camps was higher than the percentage of those who were optimistic about internal security.

About the expected change in “Israel’s international standing”, the gap between the political camps is large. In the left camps, 85% expect a change for the worse, and in the center 74%.

On the other hand, 36% of the right camps estimate that “Israel’s position” will be affected after the formation of The new government.

When asked about the status of the civil rights of the Palestinians of 1948-occupied Palestinian teritories in “Israel,” the percentage of those who believe that the formation of the new government will worsen their situation between Jews and Palestinians is similar (47% and 53%, respectively).

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