Survey: 46% for Kadima leaving the coalition, 64% for personal sanctions on
Translation from Channel 10 News
Following the dispersal of the Plesner Committee and the presentation of its
findings, 46% of respondents believe that the broad coalition of the
Netanyahu Government should be broken up. 64% of respondents support the
principle of personal sanctions on shirkers. Only 8% would be willing to
vote for a party headed by Livni, 11% would vote for a party headed by Yair
A News 10 survey carried out by Midgal Project under the supervision of
Professor Camil Fuchs found that 46 percent believe that Kadima should the
coalition because Netanyahu is not willing to adopt the report of the
Plessner Committee. 25 percent of respondents said that Kadima actually has
to stay in the coalition and 29 percent said that they do not know.
As to whether respondents support the Plesner Commission's conclusions, 64
percent of respondents answered that they are for personal sanctions against
ultra orthodox who do not agree to serve. 25 percent opposed the imposition
of personal sanctions and 11 percent said that they do not know.
The third question posed to respondents related to the identity of the head
of a new centrist party, if one is established. Eight percent said they
would consider voting for such a vote for a party if Tzipi Livni is at its
head. 11 percent said they would consider to vote if Yair Lapid headed the
party and only seven percent if Ramon heads it.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met during the evening with the
chairman of Kadima Shaul Mofaz and said that he believes it will be possible
to pass a law that includes personal sanctions on Orthodox yeshiva students
who refuse to serve in the army. The meeting between the two concluded in a
positive atmosphere and another meeting was set for the end of the week.