Joint Israeli Palestinian Poll, June 2013
conducted jointly by the Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research in Ramallah, supported by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Ramallah and Jerusalem.
- Only 27% of the Palestinians and 10% of the Israelis think that the two sides will return to negotiations and violence will stop while 34% of the Israelis and 31% of the Palestinians believe that negotiations will resume but some armed attacks will continue as well.Main findings there.
- 44% of the Israelis and 15% of the Palestinians think that the two sides will not return to negotiations and armed attacks will not stop
- 21% of the Palestinians believe that the two sides will not return to negotiations but that violence will not resume.
- 57% of Palestinians think that Israel’s goals in the long run are to extend its borders to cover all the area between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea and expel its Arab citizens
- 25% of the Arabs think the goals are to annex the West Bank while denying political rights to the Palestinians.
- 37% of the Israelis think that the Palestinian aspirations in the long run are to conquer the State of Israel and destroy much of the Jewish population in Israel
- 17% of the Israeli think the goals of the Palestinians are to conquer the State of Israel.