Midgam conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on Jan 12 2017.

Should the alimony law be changed to take into account the salary of the couple before deciding who gets custody of the children in terms of a divorce?

74% Yes, 19% No, 7% Don’t know

Do you think changing the alimony law advances the status woman or harms it?

55% Advances, 26% Harms, 19% Don’t know

Should the demand for gender equality include equality on alimony?

69% Yes, 25% No, 6% Don’t know

Are you for a new law that would decide that custody of young children in divorce cases should be decided on a case-by-case basis instead of the current law that automatically grants custody to the mother?

71% New law, 25% Current law, 4% Don’t know

According to the Israeli law there is an equal division of all property and the couples rights that have been acquired during the time of the marriage. Do you agree with the position that the alimony should also be equally distributed after in case of divorce?

71% Yes, 21% No, 8% Don’t know

Do you agree with the opinion that the Rabbinical Judges are not aggressive enough to free women from their Aguna status?

70% Yes, 15% No, 15% Don’t know

Are you for moving the alimony cases between couples exclusively to the civil courts instead of the Rabbinical Courts?

69% Yes, 18% No, 13% Don’t know

Is it possible with the current coalition to transfer alimony cases from the Rabbinical Courts to the civil courts?

58% No, 26% Yes, 16% Don’t know

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