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Friday, December 7, 2007

Israeli settlers: Hell no, we won't go

Ehud Barak is backing legislation that would encourage voluntary removal of Israeli settlers who live beyond the green line in return for compensation. A poll reveals that only about 20% of Israeli settlers claim they would be willing to leave in return for such compensation. In the event of a peace deal with the Palestinians, it is almost certain that all those areas would be turned over to the Palestinian state.
Perhaps the poll didn't ask the right questions. It is not clear what the "value" of a home beyond the fence might be, and what "fair compensation" might be, especially if the area in question comes under constant terror attacks or is transferred to the Palestinian Authority. Therefore it might be better to ask, "Would you be willing to leave in return for the same or better home in the Galilee or the Negev?" Or perhaps, "If IDF were to stop providing security for your settlement, would you be prepared to leave?"
Ami Isseroff
Poll of Israelis beyond separation fence: 78% not willing to leave for "fair compensation"
Dr. Aaron Lerner     Date: 7 December 2006

Telephone poll of a representative sample of 400 adult Israelis residing in communities that are on the eastern side of the separation fence by Teleseker for Maariv the week of 7 December 2007. Statistical error +/- 4.9 percentage points.

In principle, would you be willing to be evacuated from your home in return for fair compensation?
Yes 18% No 78%  Don't know 4%
Religious: Yes 8% No 89%
Traditional/Secular: Yes 42% No 53%

Would you be willing to be evacuated from your home and move to live on the western side of the separation fence?
Yes 11% No 84% Don't know 5%

For compensation of 150% of the value of your home?
Yes 14% No 81% Don't know 5%

For compensation of 200% of the value of your home?
Yes 17% No 76% Don't know 7%

Maariv  7 December 2007

IMRA - Independent Media Review and Analysis

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