Publications

Die Skepsis auf beiden Seiten bleibt groß

Befunde der gemeinsamen israelisch-palästinensischen Meinungsumfrage vom Juni 2012

Joint Israeli Palestinian Poll, June 2012

A unilateral Israeli withdrawal from areas east of the separation fence?

Israelis are split over and Palestinians oppose a new Israeli unilateral plan designed to encourage settlers to move back to Israel in order to bolster the two-state solution and the Israeli government’s ability to reach a peace solution with the Palestinians. Neither Israelis nor Palestinians think that the plan is likely to be implemented by the Netanyahu government.

Majority rejects Israeli plan for unilateral steps in the West Bank

Joint Israeli Palestinian Poll, June 2012

Israelis are split and Palestinians oppose a new Israeli unilateral plan designed to encourage settlers to move back to Israel in order to bolster the two-state solution and the Israeli government’s ability to reach a peace solution with the Palestinians.

Widespread popular anger in West Bank after arrest of journalists and blocking of internet sites

Palestinian Public Opinion Poll No (44)

Popularity of Fatah and President Abbas drops in light of widespread popular opposition to the arrest of journalists and perceived restrictions on freedoms and in light of the failure to form a reconciliation government, but the popularity of Hamas and its Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh rises in light of the results of the Egyptian elections and the decision to allow the Election Commission to begin voters' registration in the Gaza Strip.

The Joint Israeli-Palestinian Polls

A valuable instrument for the study of public opinion among the conflicting parties

Towards the end of every quarter, 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 (PSR) in Ramallah conduct a public opinion poll among Israelis and Palestinians. These surveys are supported by the KAS offices in Jerusalem and Ramallah. On the Israeli side, the scientific mentor is Prof. Yaacov Shamir, on the Palestinian side, it is Dr. Khalil Shikaki. The results always enjoy strong attention among the general public as well as among experts.

Palestinians overwhelmingly support Syrian revolution

PA's financial crisis, the exchange of rockets with Israel, pessimism about reconciliation, and the slowdown in the UN bid leave a negative impact on the governments of Fayyad and Haniyeh, Fatah and Hamas, and the status of president Abbas: all come out losers.

The Evacuation Of Migron

Israeli Settlement Policies In The West Bank And East Jerusalem

“The Court concludes that the Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (including East Jerusalem) have been established in breach of international law.”

Das aktuelle israelisch-palästinensische Meinungsklima

Zwischen Misstrauen und Kompromissbereitschaft

Die Meinung zum Friedensprozess ist auf beiden Seiten weiterhin von Pessimismus und wechselseitigem Misstrauen geprägt. Dies spiegelt sich in den Ansichten der befragten Israelis und Palästinenser bezüglich des festgefahrenen Friedensprozesses und der Aussicht auf eine zeitnahe Lösung des Konflikts wieder. Dennoch ist die Kompromissbereitschaft im Blick auf ein Endstatusabkommen auf beiden Seiten deutlich gestiegen.

Joint Israeli Palestinian Poll, December 2011

Israelis’ and Palestinians’ willingness to compromise has increased amidst a climate of feud and mistrust - this is a noticeable result of the most recent poll 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 in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Ramallah and Jerusalem and the Ford Foundation Cairo office. Hereinafter you find a summary of the main results of the survey.

Hamas wins public confidence after prisoner exchange deal

Results of the PSR Palestinian Public Opinion Poll No (42)

With Hamas winning greater public confidence in the aftermath of the prisoner exchange deal, half of the public is optimistic about the implementation of the reconciliation agreement and only 20% expect the formation of a reconciliation government in the near future