Tag Archive: Jeremy Saltan

Poll #1: Kahlon

Panels conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on August 28 2017.

How do you evaluate Kahlon’s activity as Finance Minister?

39% Average, 33% Good, 21% Bad, 7% Don’t know

Is Moshe Kahlon suited to be Prime Minister?

73% No, 16% Yes, 11% Don’t know

How would you define the results of Minister Kahlon until now regarding the housing prices?

60% Failure, 32% Success, 8% Don’t know

Is Kahlon’s stubbornness on taxing people with 3 or more apartments correct?

48% No, 42% Yes, 10% Don’t know

What should Moshe Kahlon do ahead of the next elections?

39% Join another list, 32% Run at the head of Kulanu, 29% Don’t know

If Kahlon does join another list what list should he join?

45% Likud, 25% Yesh Atid, 14% Zionist Union, 12% Don’t know, 3% Bayit Yehudi, 3% Yisrael Beitenu

Does Kahlon need a new security figure in his party to replace Galant if he leaves?

49% Yes, 30% Don’t know, 21% No


Poll #2: Education System

Panels conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on September 4 2017.

Are you pleased with Naftali Bennett’s activity as Education Minister?

49% Yes, 42% No, 9% Don’t know

Do you feel that Minister Bennett’s reform in 5-unit-math is being applied and exists on the ground?

46% Don’t know, 29% Yes, 25% No

Do you believe that Minister Bennett’s English reform will bring about a significant change?

57% Yes, 25% No, 18% Don’t know

To what extent are you pleased with your kids schools?

62% Pleased, 19% Don’t know, 19% Not Pleased

Who has the main responsibility for educating kids and youth?

67% The house, 29% School system, 4% Don’t know

Are you worried for your children that there is Hadata (an increasing strengthening of religious foundations) in the education system?

47% It doesn’t exist, 33% It does, 20% Don’t know

Note: 50% of secular and traditional think there is and 90% of haredim think there isn’t.


Poll #3: 5777 Summary

Midgam conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on September 5 2017.

How would define the level of government corruption today?

76% Bad, 17% Not bad, 7% Don’t know

Do you expect that in the coming years the level of government corruption will improve?

47% Worsen, 31% Stay the same, 12% Don’t know, 10% Improve

Do you think Israeli democracy in the last years has strengthened or weakened?

44% Weakened, 38% Remained the same, 14% Strengthened, 4% Don’t know

On the eve of Rosh Hashana, what is the level of unity in the state compared to last year?

42% Lower, 35% The same, 17% Don’t know, 6% Greater

Who do you think has the most blame in the concentration of the illegal immigrants in southern Tel Aviv?

41% State that sent them there, 20% Leftist NGOs that support them, 18% Don’t know, 15% Tel Aviv municipality that isn’t taking care of them, 6% The illegal immigrants themselves

On the eve of Rosh Hashana, what is the level of your personal security compared to last year?

58% The same, 25% Lower, 9% Greater, 8% Don’t know

Do you believe that by the end of the year the government will succeed in lowering housing prices?

78% No, 12% Don’t know, 10% Yes


Poll #1

Midgam conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on August 17 2017.

Do you think it is suitable to conduct protests to pressure the AG to act in one direction or another in the PM cases?

47% Yes, 42% No, 11% Don’t know

Do you think protests should be conducted in front of AG’s house or move it to a public place?

72% Public place, 17% Next to his house, 11% Don’t know

Was the pro-Netanyahu rally meant to pressure the AG or just show support?

48% Pressure, 31% Support, 21% Don’t know

Will the protests and rallies influence the AG and law enforcement authorities?

51% No, 44% Yes, 5% Don’t know

Should the Prime Minister step down temporarily due to the allegations against him?

45% Yes, 45% No, 10% Don’t know

If Netanyahu is indicted should he resign?

65% Yes, 25% No, 10% Don’t know

Should Likud MKs and ministers be condemned for casting doubts on the AG & police?

59% Yes, 24% Don’t know, 17% No

Should Homeland Security Minister Erdan & Justice Minister Shaked come out publicly to defend law enforcement?

66% Yes, 18% Don’t know, 16% No


Poll #2

Panels conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on August 21 2017.

What grade do you give Yaalon for his term as Defense Minister?

44% Good, 24% Average, 21% Bad, 11% Don’t know

Was Yaalon correct to come out against Elor Azaria before the incident was publicized or investigated?

57% No, 35% Yes, 8% Don’t know

Yaalon said that Netanyahu is corrupt because he must be involved in the German sub affair. Do you agree with Yaalon?

46% Yes, 42% No, 12% Don’t know

Is Yaalon suited to be Prime Minister?

66% No, 18% Yes, 16% Don’t know

Where would you place Yaalon on the political map?

30% Right, 30% Center, 28% Left, 12% Don’t know

What should Yaalon do if he wants to go back into politics?

61% Join another party, 28% Don’t know, 11% Run on his own list

Of those who said he should join a partywhich party?

36% Yesh Atid, 27% Zionist Union, 18% Kulanu, 17% Don’t know, 2% Yisrael Beitenu, 2% Bayit Yehudi


Poll #3

Midgam conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on August 22 2017.

Is the anti-Semitism in the United States at an alarming level?

71% Yes, 21% No, 8% Don’t know

Does Trump’s daughter who converted to Judaism and his Jewish grandchildren influence his statements against neo-Nazis?

36% Influences him to talk, 36% No, 15% Don’t know, 13% Influences him to not talk

Does Trump’s non-condemnation of neo-Nazis in Charlottesville encourage antisemitism?

66% Yes, 19% Don’t know, 15% No

Does the fact that among Trump supporters there are many racists influence your opinions?

66% Yes, 25% No, 9% Don’t know

Will Prime Minister Netanyahu’s response to Trump’s comments harm US Jewry?

44% No, 40% Don’t know, 16% Yes

Does Israeli Hasbara do enough against racism and neo-Nazis in the US & around the world?

56% Yes but not enough, 22% No, 14% Don’t know, 6% Yes

Geocartography conducted a poll of 500 people with a 4.5% margin of error that was published by Maariv on August 24 2017. It was conducted on Aug 23.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

34 [30] Likud
14 [11] Yesh Atid
13 [24] Zionist Union
13 [08] Bayit Yehudi
10 [13] The Joint (Arab) List
10 [10] Kulanu
09 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ
07 [05] Meretz
06 [06] Yisrael Beitenu
04 [07] Shas
00 [–-] Yaalon, Yachad, Zehut (as other)

76 [67] Current Right-Religious Coalition
44 [53] Current Center-Left-Arab Opposition

Note: 41% of Kulanu voters said their decision is final.

Updated KnessetJeremyAvg: https://knessetjeremy.com/knessetjeremy-polling-average-the-israeli-poll-of-polls/

Panels Poll on Avi Gabbai

Panels conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on August 14 2017.

Are Avi Gabbai’s positions on Social & Economic issues clear to you?

72% No, 28% Yes

Are Avi Gabbai’s positions on Security & Diplomatic issues clear to you?

77% No, 23% Yes

Is it correct for Gabbai to declare at this early stage that he will win the next elections and be the next Prime Minister?

66% No, 17% Yes, 17% Don’t know

Do you think that Gabbai did the right thing by joining the protesters next to the Attorney General’s home in Petah Tikva?

52% No, 26% Yes, 22% Don’t know

Note #1: Center-Left voters: 52% Yes, 39% No, 9% Don’t know

Do you trust Gabbai to run the State of Israel?

54% No, 26% Yes, 20% Don’t know

Note #2: Center-Left voters: 44% Yes, 35% No, 21% Don’t know

What has been your impression of Gabbai’s performance in the media since he was elected to lead Labor?

40% Good, 31% Don’t know, 29% Bad

Should Gabbai recruit Peretz & Herzog or ignore them by starting down a new path?

60% Recruit, 23% Don’t know, 17% Ignore

Panels conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on August 7 2017.

To what extent do you have faith in the integrity and professionalism of Attorney General Mandelblit?

37% Great extent, 29% Moderate extent, 19% Can’t say, 8% Low extent, 7% Not at all

Have the protests next to Attorney General Mandelblit’s house influenced your decision about the latest cases?

55% No, 29% Don’t know, 16% Yes

In your opinion is the Attorney General serving the Israeli justice system or the Israeli government?

41% Justice system, 32% Don’t know, 27% Government

Should the Attorney General explain his positions and deliberations with the general public?

57% Yes, 32% No, 11% Don’t know

Who do you think should appoint the Attorney General the Justice Minister or the Prime Minister?

61% Justice Minister, 21% Don’t know, 18% Prime Minister

Considering the large number of cases of Ministers and Prime Ministers, should Israel separate the Attorney General from the Head of the Prosecution Office?

57% Yes, 28% Don’t know, 15% No

Jeremy Saltan on Galay Yisrael Radio: Breakdown of Peace Talks and Racism near Jerusalem in Mevasseret Tzion.





Knesset insider Jeremy Man Saltan discusses the breakdown of negotiations between Israel and Arab leadership and the root causes behind the end of the negotiations. He moves on to talk about how American Secretary of State John Kerry’s idea of ending the conflict in nine months has been an absolute failure and ends with a discussion about how racist Purim costumes near Jerusalem in Mevasseret Tzion, have caused the issue of racism to be brought to the forefront.

Galay Yisrael Radio Interview from last night:

Knesset insider Jeremy Man talks about the three main bills that were presented in the Knesset right before the begin of their recess. Listen as Yishai and Man Saltan discuss the specifics of these bills and how everything shook out after votes in the Knesset. Additionally, some notes on housing.


Galey Yisrael Radio (Yishai Fleisher Show): October 8, 2013.

For the second segment of this week’s show, Yishai broadcasts from Jerusalem’s Old City and is joined by our Knesset insider Jeremy Man Saltan. They discuss the passing of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef along with analyzing Prime Minister Netanyahu’s recent speech at the United Nations.

Galey Yisrael Radio (Yishai Fleisher Show): October 1, 2013.

For the second segment, our Knesset insider Jeremy Man Saltan joins Yishai to talk about current negotiations, the situation regarding the Temple Mount, upcoming Jerusalem elections, and the health of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.

Radio Link: http://yishaifleisher.com/radio/radio-knesset-update-and-the-situation-on-the-temple-mount/

Jewish Press Radio: http://www.jewishpress.com/tv/radio/knesset-update-and-the-situation-on-the-temple-mount/2013/10/03/

Jewish Press Excerpt: http://www.jewishpress.com/indepth/yishai-and-jeremy-discuss-recent-events/2013/10/03/

Personal Website: http://jeremysaltan.com/

I have had a few requests about the location of links from past shows.

I decided to bring them together into one post.

Below you will find 8 and a half hours of Knesset Jeremy on Yishai Fleisher show from Nov 2nd 2011 to today.


#17 June 11, 2013

Yishai is joined by Knesset insider Jeremy Man Saltan, who lets us in on the latest tension, victories, and what is ahead for the summer in Israeli politics. Listen in!



#16 May 22, 2013

Yishai is joined by Jeremy Man Saltan to get an exclusive political analysis in English. They talk about Prime Minister Netanyahu’s budget & spending in Israel, Minister Yair Lapid’s approach to Finance, and finish with Minister Naftali Bennett’s approach to expanding Israel’s already hot Commerce engine.



#15 March 20, 2013

Part 2: Jeremy Man Saltan (“Knesset Jeremy” – blogger and political analyst) joins Yishai to breakdown the newly minted government coalition in Israel and to explain Naftali Bennett’s proposed basic law defining Israel as the “national state of the Jewish people”. How can such a fundamental concept stir-up so much controversy? Listen in and find out why!



#14 March 20, 2013

Part 1: Jeremy Man Saltan (“Knesset Jeremy” – blogger and political analyst) joins Yishai to breakdown the newly minted government coalition in Israel and to explain Naftali Bennett’s proposed basic law defining Israel as the “national state of the Jewish people”. How can such a fundamental concept stir-up so much controversy? Listen in and find out why!



#13 February 6, 2013

Knesset expert Jeremy Man Saltan to discuss the Israeli election results and the potential outcome of coalition building that is going on right now within the Israeli government. They move on to talk about how the Likud-Beiteinu coalition ran without a central platform, driving many voters to vote for parties on both the left and right of the coalition. They end the segment by discussing the stance of the Ultra-Orthodox in the coming government and how they could potentially have to make compromises due to the makeup of the upcoming government.



#12 December 12, 2012

Yishai is joined by Knesset Jeremy Man Saltan to talk about the upcoming Knesset elections and including outcomes of the new Likud-Beiteinu coalition.  They move on and end the segment by talking about huge changes in the nationalist parties.



#11 October 24, 2012

Yishai is joined by Jeremy Man Saltan, Knesset insider, to discuss the current situation within Israeli politics, including an inside perspective on upcoming Israeli elections.  Don’t miss this segment!



#10 July 26, 2012

Nowhere else can you get this kind of in-depth radio analysis of the political situation in Israel – in English!  Understand the crazy Israeli government coalition forming and dissolving in the blink of an eye.  How Prime Minister Netanyahu manuevers among the political land mines. Hear the ins and outs of the IDF Draft legislation addressing the issue of participation of the Israeli haredi population in the IDF that caused the coalition kerfuffle. Yishai and experienced Knesset watcher Jeremy Man Saltan (author of the only Knesset Insider Daily Blog Update in English) dig into these major Israeli political currents and provide the listeners with unique insights.



#9 July 11, 2012

Jeremy discussing a bill that was recently presented that requires those that are evacuated by the Israeli government to be moved into finished homes that are ready for those that are evacuated and then move on to talk about the Levy Commission Report.  Yishai and Man Saltan talk about the potential of the ultra-orthodox serving in the Israel Defense Forces.



#8 June 13, 2012

Jeremy Man Saltan, Knesset insider, joins Yishai for the third segment of this week’s show. Together, they discuss the situation and potential destruction of five buildings in the Givat Uplana neighborhood of Beit El. Rather than discussing the legality of the destruction, they talk about the attempts to find solutions through two laws that are currently in the Israeli Knesset. Don’t miss this riveting segment that presents an insider’s view to what is going on in the Knesset!



#7 May 9, 2012

A new unity government was formed in Israel during the last week and in order to properly discuss the ins and outs of the new government and its foundation, Yishai is joined by Jeremy Man Saltan, an insider on the Israeli Knesset and host of the definitive English-language Knesset website on the internet.  Together, they discuss the situation that created the new government including a wide-reaching agreement between Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu and leader of Kadima Shaul Mofaz to create an overwhelming coalition government.  Specifics about the new government are discussed along with thoughts on how long it could last.



#6 February 29, 2012

Yishai and Jeremy Man Saltan discuss the Tal Law, a soon-expiring law designed to allow ultra-orthodox Yeshiva students an exemption from serving in the Israel Defense Forces.  Yishai also briefly talks about attending a memorial service for former Prime Minister Menachem Begin on the Mount of Olives and how his son, Benny Begin, is responding to the situation in Migron.



#5 January 25, 2012

Jeremy Man Saltan on the upcoming Likud Party elections scheduled for January 31st.



#4 January 12, 2012

Jeremy Saltan discusses entry into politics by Yair Lapid (son of Tommy Lapid who founded the Shinui Party), Noam Shalit (father or Gilad Shalit), and Rabbi Aryeh Deri (former Shas Party leader now starting his own party).  Knesset shananigans result in Anastassia Michaeli (Yisrael Beitenu MK) throwing water in an education committee meeting after she was harshly told to “shut up” by MK Ghaled Majadle (Labor).  The role of the media in Israeli politics as media personalities are in many parties and this is increasingly the path into political power.  Finally, MK Ayoub Kara brings a gun into the Knesset?!  Learn about Knesset member immunity



#3 November 30, 2011

Talks with Jeremy Saltan about “anti-Democratic” legislation in the Knesset.



#2 November 23, 2011

Jeremy Saltan with the inside scoop on the Israeli Knesset and High Court Intrigue.



#1 November 2, 2011

Jeremy Saltan with a Knesset update as the new Knesset starts its work for the year 5772.