Poll: Israelis don't believe Iran will stop nuclear program
A majority of the Jewish Israeli public does not believe that Iran will stop its nuclear program following the agreement it signed with the P5+1 over the weekend, an Israel Hayom poll finds.
A majority of the Hebrew-speaking Jewish Israeli public does not believe that Iran will stop its nuclear program following the agreement it signed with the P5+1 over the weekend, an Israel Hayom poll has found.
According to the poll, commissioned by Israel Hayom from the New Wave Research Institute, 76.4% of respondents said they did not believe Iran would halt its nuclear program, while only 12.6% said they did believe Iran would put a stop to its program. Eleven percent said they did not know.
The poll also found that 57.8% of Jewish Israelis believe that the U.S. harmed Israeli interests by signing the nuclear deal with Iran. Only 20.6% said that the U.S. did not harm Israeli interests by signing the deal, while 21.6% said they did not know.
Asked if, should Iran continue to pursue its nuclear program, they would be for or against an independent Israeli military strike on Iran, 45.8% of respondents said they would be in favor of such a strike, while 37.9% said they were against, and 16.3% said they did not know.
Asked if they were satisfied with the performance of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the nuclear deal, 55.3% of respondents said they were satisfied, 31% said they were not satisfied, and 13.7% said they did not know.
The poll was conducted on Sunday, Nov. 24, from a random sample of 500 people representing the Hebrew-speaking Jewish population aged 18 and above. The survey has a 4.4% margin of error.