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Midgam conducted a poll of 525 people with a 4.4% margin of error that was broadcast by Channel 2 on Dec 4 2017.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

24 [30] Likud
22 [11] Yesh Atid
18 [24] Zionist Union
12 [08] Bayit Yehudi
12 [13] The Joint (Arab) List
07 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ
07 [06] Yisrael Beitenu
07 [05] Meretz
06 [10] Kulanu
05 [07] Shas
00 [–-] Yachad, Yaalon, Zehut (as other) under threshold

61 [67] Current Right-Religious Coalition
59 [53] Current Center-Left-Arab Opposition

Additional Questions:

Who is more suited to serve as Prime Minister – Netanyahu or Gabbai?

39% Netanyahu, 25% Neither, 19% Gabbai, 17% Don’t know

Who is more suited to serve as Prime Minister – Netanyahu or Lapid?

35% Netanyahu, 30% Neither, 20% Lapid, 14% Don’t know

Updated Knesset Jeremy Polling Averagehttps://knessetjeremy.com/knessetjeremy-polling-average-the-israeli-poll-of-polls/

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Panels conducted a poll of 553 people with a 4.3% margin of error that was published by Maariv and the Jerusalem Post on Dec 1 2017. The poll was conducted on Nov 29 2017.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

25 [30] Likud
25 [11] Yesh Atid
17 [24] Zionist Union
12 [08] Bayit Yehudi
11 [13] The Joint (Arab) List
08 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ
07 [10] Kulanu
06 [05] Meretz
05 [06] Yisrael Beitenu
04 [07] Shas
00 [–-] Yachad, Yaalon, Zehut (as other) under threshold

61 [67] Current Right-Religious Coalition
59 [53] Current Center-Left-Arab Opposition

Scenario Poll: With Gideon Saar leading the Likud.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

30 [30] Likud led by Saar
23 [11] Yesh Atid
15 [24] Zionist Union
12 [08] Bayit Yehudi
11 [13] The Joint (Arab) List
08 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ
06 [10] Kulanu
06 [05] Meretz
05 [06] Yisrael Beitenu
04 [07] Shas
00 [–-] Yachad, Yaalon, Zehut (as other) under threshold

65 [67] Current Right-Religious Coalition
55 [53] Current Center-Left-Arab Opposition

Additional Questions:

Who is most suited to be Prime Minister?

26% Netanyahu, 21% None, 13% Lapid, 11% Don’t know, 9% Gabbay, 6% Bennett, 5% Kahlon, 4% Liberman

Note: 63% of the 2015 Likud voters answered Netanyahu

Is the bill that would prevent the police from making recommendations to the State Prosecutor’s Office a fitting bill?

47% No; 24% Yes, 29% Don’t Know

Note: 58% of Likud voters answered yes.

What is the true purpose of the bill?

55% Intended to help Netanyahu, 24% Don’t Know, 21% A matter of principle

Note: 51% of Likud voters answered a matter of principle

Are you satisfied with Netanyahu’s handling of the coalition crisis over Israel Railways work on Shabbat?

50% Unsatisfied with, 33% satisfied, 17% Don’t Know

What do you think of Likud MKs Bitan & Amsalam’s conduct?

47% Lowers chance I vote Likud, 46% No impact, 7% Strengthens chance I vote Likud

Note: Likud voters answered: 65% No impace, 20% Strengthens chance I vote Likud, 15% Lowers chance I vote Likud

What do you think of Kahlon’s conduct?

50% Not good, 28% Don’t know, 22% Good

Do you think there is religious coercion in Israel?

53% Yes, 35% No, 12% Don’t know

Who should lead the camp that faces Netanyahu Likud in the next election?

38% Don’t Know, 34% Lapid, 27% Gabbay.

Note: Center-left voters: 44% Lapid, 28% Gabbay, 28% Don’t Know

Question for Likud voters who no longer support Likud: Who should replace Netanyahu?

35% Saar, 7% Yisrael Katz

Updated Knesset Jeremy Polling Averagehttps://knessetjeremy.com/knessetjeremy-polling-average-the-israeli-poll-of-polls/

HaMidgam Project conducted a poll of 700 people with a 3.7% margin of error that was broadcast by Channel 10 on November 26 2017.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

24 [30] Likud
24 [11] Yesh Atid
17 [24] Zionist Union
12 [08] Bayit Yehudi
11 [13] The Joint (Arab) List
09 [10] Kulanu
07 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ
07 [05] Meretz
05 [06] Yisrael Beitenu
04 [07] Shas
00 [–-] Yachad, Yaalon, Zehut (as other) under threshold

61 [67] Current Right-Religious Coalition
59 [53] Current Center-Left-Arab Opposition

Updated Knesset Jeremy Polling Average: https://knessetjeremy.com/knessetjeremy-polling-average-the-israeli-poll-of-polls/

3 Knesset Polls:

Poll #1: Likud

Panels conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on November 20 2017.

How should MKs from the Likud act in connection to the Prime Minister’s investigations?

General Public: 70% Relate in a practical way, 15% Ignore, 9% Don’t know, 6% Attack
Likud Voters: 49% Relate in a practical way, 29% Ignore, 20% Attack, 2% Don’t know

Should MKs Bitan and Amsalam keep their aggressive line towards Netanyahu’s critics or should they stop it and focus on coalition issues?

General Public: 67% Stop, 17% Keep going, 16% Don’t know
Likud Voters: 47% Stop, 44% Keep going, 9% Don’t know

Are the attempts by Likud MKs to propose laws that will limit the police and harm the Commissioner the right course of action?

General Public: 60% No, 21% Don’t know, 19% Yes
Likud Voters: 42% Yes, 31% No, 27% Don’t know

Do you support the new bill to limit the State Comptroller?

General Public: 59% No, 20% Yes, 21% Don’t know
Likud Voters: 50% Yes, 33% No, 17% Don’t know

Do you agree with the argument that the Israeli law enforcement and justice system are conducing a persecution campaign against Likud MKs and Ministers?

General Public: 55% No, 34% Yes, 11% Don’t know
Likud Voters: 75% Yes, 22% No, 3% Don’t know

How would you generally define the relationship between the Israeli media and Prime Minister Netanyahu?

General Public: 52% Hostile, 34% Fair, 8% Don’t know, 6% Supportive
Likud Voters: 86% Hostile, 8% Fair, 6% Supportive, 0% Don’t know

How would you advise the Likud MKs to act towards the press?

General Public: 62% Stop attacking, 25% Keep attacking, 13% Don’t know
Likud Voters: 68% Keep attacking, 32% Stop attacking, 0% Don’t know

 

Poll #2 Security Issues

Midgam conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on November 16 2017.

Do you think that the concessions that Menachem Begin gave for the peace agreement with Egypt were justified?

65% Yes, 20% Don’t know, 15% No

Will a peace agreement with Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the Palestinians justify significant concessions in Judea and Samaria?

48% No, 39% Yes, 13% Don’t know

Should Israel exploit the tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran to advance ties with Saudi Arabia?

64% Yes, 20% No, 16% Don’t know

Should Israel use military force to prevent Iran and Hezbollah from establishing a presence next to the Israeli-Syrian border?

65% Yes, 19% No, 16% Don’t know

Utilizing dialogue with Russia and their influence in Syria, can we prevent Iran and Hezbollah from reaching the border?

44% Yes, 34% No, 22% Don’t know

If France utilizes their influence in Lebanon, can they succeed in preventing Iran and Hezbollah from taking over Lebanon?

53% No, 27% Yes, 20% Don’t know

If an American initiative for peace between Israel and the Palestinians reaches advanced stages, will our relationship with the Sunni states be strengthened?

43% Yes, 36% No, 21% Don’t know

 

Poll #3: Democracy

Midgam conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on November 9 2017.

Do you believe there is a problem of incitement directed towards a part of the public?

68% Yes, 18% No, 14% Don’t know

As long as there are no steps to cancel laws against leftist NGOs, is there any significance to the Prime Minister’s call for national reconciliation?

27% Think so, 24% Think not, 17% Not at all, 16% For sure, 16% Don’t know

Does the attempt to label the political left as not legitimate harm Israeli democracy?

28% For sure, 28% Think so, 22% Not at all, 14% Think not, 11% Don’t know

Are the attempts by the coalition to limit the Supreme Court’s ability to defend the rights of minorities harming Israeli democracy?

29% For sure, 27% Think so, 19% Think not, 16% Don’t know, 9% Not at all

From a democratic perspective is it legitimate to limit the ability to investigate a sitting Prime Minister?

58% No, 29% Yes, 13% Don’t know

Is it legitimate to limit investigations of a sitting Prime Minister when there are no term limits?

67% No, 20% Yes, 13% Don’t know

If the investigations lead to indictments against the Prime Minister and his wife should the Prime Minister resign?

48% Yes in the case of an indictment against him, 29% Yes in the case of an indictment against his wife, 12% No, 11% Don’t know

In you opinion should Netanyahu take responsibility for his wife’s behavior in the Prime Minister’s Residence?

60% Yes, 27% No, 13% Don’t know

HaMidgam Project conducted a poll of 602 people that was broadcast by Walla on November 19 2017. They also conducted a scenario poll.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

27 [30] Likud
21 [11] Yesh Atid
19 [24] Zionist Union
11 [13] The Joint (Arab) List
10 [08] Bayit Yehudi
08 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ
07 [10] Kulanu
07 [06] Yisrael Beitenu
07 [05] Meretz
03 [07] Shas
00 [–-] Yachad, Yaalon, Zehut (as other) under threshold

59/62 [67] Current Right-Religious Coalition
58 [53] Current Center-Left-Arab Opposition

Note #1: 28% Have not made up their mind yet and 7% don’t plan on voting.

Scenario Poll: Yesh Atid + Kulanu + Ashkenazi on a joint list.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

33 [21] Yesh Atid + Kulanu + Ashkenazi
26 [30] Likud
17 [24] Zionist Union
11 [13] The Joint (Arab) List
09 [08] Bayit Yehudi
07 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ
07 [06] Yisrael Beitenu
07 [05] Meretz
03 [07] Shas
00 [–-] Yachad, Yaalon, Zehut (as other) under threshold

Note #2: 15% Have not made up their mind yet and 7% don’t plan on voting.

Who is most suited to be Prime Minister?

Netanyahu 31%, None 27%, Lapid 14%, Kahlon 9%, Gabbay 7%, Barak 7%, Don’t know 6%

Note #3: This model does not reach 120 seats because Shas is below the electoral threshold. Therefore, this poll will not be included in the KnessetJeremyPollingAverage. I will consider changing my decision based on the number of polls that fall under this category as we move forward.

Poll #1: Palestinians

Panels conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on October 16 2017.

Is the agreement between Fatah and Hamas good or bad for Israel?

42% Bad, 40% Don’t know, 18% Good

How should Israel act in response to the agreement between Fatah and Hamas?

51% Act Secretly, 25% Respond Publicly, 24% Don’t know

Netanyahu decided to allow limited building in the settlements to prevent a confrontation with the United States President. Do you support the decision?

55% Yes, 32% No, 13% Don’t know

The settler leaders are calling for removing all limitations on building in Judea and Samaria. Would you support such a step?

56% No, 28% Yes, 16% Don’t know

Do you agree with the argument that settlements are an obstacle to peace?

48% Yes, 46% No, 6% Don’t know

If the State of Israel reaches an agreement with the Palestinians, would you agree to evacuate settlements that are outside the blocs?

50% Yes, 34% No, 16% Don’t know

Poll #2 Iran

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

Will the United States President go through with his threat and place sanctions on Iran?

42% No, 39% Yes, 19% Don’t know

If Trump does sanction Iran, will Europe, Russia and China join him?

63% No, 21% Yes, 16% Don’t know

If the other countries don’t join the sanctions regime will that lead to the Iranians breaking the Iran Nuke deal?

54% Yes, 24% Don’t know, 22% No

Will the United States Congress support the decision of Trump against Iran?

42% Yes, 42% No, 16% Don’t know

Is the main reason for acting against the Iran deal concern for world peace and the US-Israel relationship or Is it simply because President Obama was the one who made the agreement?

43% World Peace, 36% Obama, 21% Don’t know

What do you think of Republican Senator Corker’s statement that Trump might cause a third world war?

42% True, 32% Not true, 26% Don’t know

Poll #3: Lapid

Panels conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on October 23 2017.

What is your position about voting Yesh Atid in the next election?

45% Won’t vote for them no matter what, 18% Might possibly vote for them, 16% Most likely won’t vote for them, 11% For sure will for the them, 10% Don’t know

How should Lapid prepare for the next elections?

55% Open Primaries, 25% Don’t know, 20% Remain a one-man-party.

Does Avi Gabbay and The Zionist Union present a threat to Yesh Atid in the next elections?

38% Yes, 29% Maybe, 19% Don’t know, 14% No,

Question for Yesh Atid Voters: Would you consider voting for Avi Gabbay and The Zionist Union?

50% Won’t vote for them at all, 28% Most likely won’t vote for them, 17% Might possibly vote for them, 3% For sure will vote for them, 2% Don’t know

How should Yesh Atid conduct itself in the next elections?

28% Don’t know, 28% Run independently, 26% Run with Zionist Union, 18% Run with Kulanu

Is Yesh Atid doing its job as an opposition party?

52% No, 25% Yes, 23% Don’t know

Is Yair Lapid doing the right thing by turning the struggle of drafting Haredim into the army as his main flag?

47% No, 39% Yes, 14% Don’t know

Poll #4: Rivlin

Panels conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on October 30 2017.

Are you pleased with the way Reuven Rivlin is conducting himself as President?

61% Yes, 28% No, 11% Don’t know

Was Rivlin’s speech at the start of the Knesset session a suitable speech?

45% Yes, 30% No, 25% Don’t know

There are those that claim President Rivlin is getting revenge on Netanyahu because he didn’t support his presidential candidacy. Do you agree?

40% No, 30% Yes, 30% Don’t know

Do you support the continuation of the Israeli Presidential office?

62% Yes, 26% No, 12% Don’t know

Do you agree with the opinion that says the President should not express his opinion on the topics of the day?

50% No, 41% Yes, 9% Don’t know

Would you support President Rivlin returning to politics after his term as President is over?

38% No, 32% Yes, 30% Don’t know

Poll #1: Midgam conducted a poll of 503 people with a 4.4% margin of error that was broadcast by Channel 2 News (Channel 12 and 13) on November 1 2017. The poll was conducted on October 31 and November 1.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

24 [30] Likud
21 [24] Zionist Union
20 [11] Yesh Atid
12 [13] The Joint (Arab) List
12 [08] Bayit Yehudi
08 [10] Kulanu
08 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ
06 [06] Yisrael Beitenu
05 [05] Meretz
04 [07] Shas
00 [–-] Yachad, Yaalon, Zehut (as other) under threshold

62 [67] Current Right-Religious Coalition
58 [53] Current Center-Left-Arab Opposition

Poll #2: HaMidgam Project conducted a poll that was broadcast by Channel 10 on November 1 2017.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

26 [30] Likud
22 [11] Yesh Atid
19 [24] Zionist Union
12 [13] The Joint (Arab) List
11 [08] Bayit Yehudi
08 [05] Meretz
07 [10] Kulanu
06 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ
05 [06] Yisrael Beitenu
04 [07] Shas
00 [–-] Yachad, Yaalon, Zehut (as other) under threshold

61 [53] Current Center-Left-Arab Opposition
59 [67] Current Right-Religious Coalition

HaMidgam Project conducted a poll of 619 people with a 4.5% margin of error that was broadcast by Channel 10 on October 28 2017.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

26 [30] Likud
21 [11] Yesh Atid
20 [24] Zionist Union
12 [13] The Joint (Arab) List
10 [08] Bayit Yehudi
07 [10] Kulanu
07 [05] Meretz
06 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ
06 [06] Yisrael Beitenu
03 [07] Shas (under threshold)
02 [–-] Yachad (under threshold)
00 [–] Yaalon, Zehut (as other)

55 [67] Current Right-Religious Coalition
60 [53] Current Center-Left-Arab Opposition

Note #1: This model does not reach 120 seats because Shas & Yachad fall below the threshold so it will not be included in the KnessetJeremyPollingAverage.

Note #2: 17% have not yet decided and 8% said they won’t vote.

Additional Question:

Who is most suited to be Prime Minister?

28% None, 28% Netanyahu, 11% Lapid, 11% Gabbai, 8% Don’t know, 6% Barak, 5% Bennett, 3% Liberman

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

Poll #1: Meretz

Panels conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on September 11 2017.

How do you evaluate Zahava Galon’s activity as the leader of Meretz?

33% Bad, 27% Average, 27% Good, 13% Don’t know

Is it correct for Meretz to conduct a leadership race at this time?

43% Yes, 29% No, 28% Don’t know

If Meretz moves over to the primary system would that influence you to consider voting Meretz in the next elections?

48% For sure not, 22% Probably not, 15% Don’t know, 9% Probably, 6% For sure

Would you agree to define Meretz as a Zionist and patriotic party?

52% No, 43% Yes, 5% Don’t know

What should Meretz do in the next elections?

43% Run alone, 30% Join another list, 27% Don’t know

Those who said join another listwhich list?

52% Labor, 20% Yesh Atid, 13% Don’t know, 12% Joint List, 3% Kulanu

 

Poll #2: 5 Knesset Party Leaders

Panels conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on September 18 2017.

Are you pleased with Prime Minister Netanyahu’s conduct?

57% No, 39% Yes, 4% Don’t know

Have the publications on Netanyahu and his family on the various investigations against them changed your opinion of him?

64% No, 28% Yes for the worse, 5% Yes for the better, 3% Don’t know

Should Netanyahu recuse himself due to the investigations against him?

48% No, 37% Yes, 15% Don’t know

Do you trust Avigdor Liberman as Defense Minister?

52% No, 40% Yes, 8% Don’t know

Is Avigdor Liberman a suitable candidate for Prime Minister?

80% No, 14% Yes, 6% Don’t know

How do you view Liberman’s negative statements towards the extreme right?

47% Political spin, 26% Represents his true views, 26% Don’t know

Is Naftali Bennett a suitable candidate for Prime Minister?

66% No, 26% Yes, 8% Don’t know

What should Naftali Bennett do ahead of the next elections?

48% Lead the right as the leader of Bayit Yehudi, 30% Don’t know, 22% Join Likud

Can Avi Gabbai change the face of the Labor Party in a significant way?

39% No, 38% Yes, 23% Don’t know

Can Avi Gabbai pull in new voters to the Labor party that would not have thought of voting for the party before he won the leadership race?

42% Yes, 29% No, 29% Don’t know

What should Kahlon do ahead of the next election?

51% Stay in Kulanu, 28% Join Likud, 21% Don’t know

Do you view Kahlon as a right wing leader?

53% No, 30% Yes, 17% Don’t know

Will Moshe Kahlon succeed in lowering the housing prices as he promised?

72% No, 15% Yes, 13% Don’t know

 

Poll #3: Hasbara

Panels conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on October 2 2017.

Should Israel quit the United Nations Human Rights Council because of the automatic majority that is against the country?

55% No, 28% Yes, 17% Don’t know

How should Israel act in connection with granting visa entry to human rights activists that are hostile towards Israel?

63% Approach it on an individual case by case basis, 28% Revoke all visas, 7% Allow all visas, 2% Don’t know

In response to Palestinian activity in the international arena should Israel stop tax payments to the Palestinian Authority?

59% Yes, 30% No, 11% Don’t know

Should Palestinian activity in the international arena be the reason Israel avoids diplomatic contact with the Palestinians?

43% Yes, 42% No, 15% Don’t know

Should Israel ease restrictions on the Palestinians as long as there are no security risks involved?

59% Yes, 33% No, 8% Don’t know

 

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