Dr. Aaron Lerner Date: 24 November 2006
Telephone poll of a representative sample of 450 adult Israeli Jews) carried
out by Teleseker "this week" (the report declines to cite a specific date)
for Maariv and published on 24 November 2006:
Can Israel alone stop the Iranian nuclear plans with force?
Yes 44% No 53%
If Iran gets the bomb, will it use in in order to try and destroy Israel?
Yes 66% No 32%
If Iran succeeds in attaining military nuclear capability, will you consider
leaving the country?
70% Won't leave the county under any circumstances
20% Would consider leaving but probably stay
07% might leave
If it turns out that all the international diplomatic efforts fail, should
Israel attack the Iranian nuclear facilities even alone and without
Yes 49% No 46%
Should Israel attack Iran even if it expects an Iranian response that will
cost dearly in losses, and the resulting postponement in the Iranian nuclear
program will be for only a short period?
Attack 45% Don't 49%
Do you count on the USA and on the Europeans to succeed in stopping the
nuclear program of Iran by peaceful means and via UN Security Council
Yes 24% No 75%
Do you think that in the end, even if it a matter of taking a number of
years, the Iranians will succeed in their efforts to get nuclear weapons?
Yes 70% No 18%
To what extent can each of the following people best handle the Iranian
threat (1 to 10)
Netanyahu 6.1 Lieberman 5.8 Barak 4.5 Olmert 4.3 Peretz 3
Do you have confidence in the ability of the state leadership to manage the
state, and mainly to deal with security problems?
No 64% Yes 35%
Do you think that Prime Minister Ehud Olmert should resign?
Yes 51% No 42%
Should Defense Minister Amir Peretz resign?
Yes 78% No 17%
If Amir Peretz stops serving as defense minister, who is the best candidate
to replace him?
Mofaz 32% Ayalon 18% Dichter 16% Lieberman 14% Barak 13%
Maariv 24 November 2006
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