Midgam conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on September 15 2016.

Do you think the status-quo on religion and state issues is justified?

67% Yes, 26% No, 7% Don’t know

In cases where there is a conflict between the laws of the states and the laws of Halacha, which should determine the law?

70% State, 22% Halacha, 8% Don’t know

Are you for public transportation on Shabbat in places where there is no high concentration of religious and Haredi populations?

73% Yes, 22% No, 5% Don’t know

Are you for opening stores on the Sabbath where there is no high concentration of religious and Haredi populations?

67% Yes, 25% No, 5% Don’t know, 3% Only in Tel Aviv

Is it justified to have the train work on every Sabbath to make sure the trains can run the rest of the week?

72% Yes, 21% No, 7% Don’t know

Is Netanyahu giving in to the Haredim on train work on the Sabbath going to increase in your opinion the Haredi demands to change the status quo?

64% Yes, 24% No, 12% Don’t know

Does it encourage you that Netanyahu accepted the public opinion and allowed work on the Sabbath or does it presents fears that he would accept public opinion in a non-justified way in other areas where the public is not an expert?

49% Worried, 31% Encouraged, 20% Don’t know

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