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Political: January 20, 2013‎

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Eretz Hadasha party has broken its promise to remove its Knesset candidacy if surveys show that it does not pass the election threshold.

(Hebrew)

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January 20th, 2013 at 2:41 pm

Closed Society: January 2, 2013

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In a survey conducted by Akim - The National Association for the Habilitation of Children and Adults with Intellectual Disabilities, 40% of respondents said they do not wish to live next to a person with intellectual disabilities.  37% answered that people with intellectual disabilities should not have the right to vote in the elections, and 28% answered that people with intellectual disabilities should not be allowed to have sexual relations. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – Walla!)

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January 2nd, 2013 at 11:23 am

Closed Society: 9 December, 2010

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The 2010 Worldwide Corruption Survey reports that 88 percent of the population believe political parties in Israel are corrupt. The survey responders ranked the degree of corruption in various institutions in Israel on a scale 1 to 5. Political parties received the lowest ranking, with an average 4.5 corruption ranking. Approximately 82 percent of survey respondents said that government efforts to fight corruption are inefficient. The Knesset and religious organizations received an average 4.0 ranking, and the police received an average 3.5 ranking. (Hebrew)

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December 11th, 2010 at 6:08 pm

Closed Society: 6 September 2010

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Based on a survey of 500 young Israelis, between the ages of 15 and 18, 64 percent of respondents said that the state does not grant fully equal rights to the Arabs in Israel. Of that group, 59% said that the state should not grant equal rights to Arabs. 27 percent of the youth support the prosecution of people who object to Israel being a Jewish and Democratic state, and 41 percent support the denial of their citizenship.

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September 6th, 2010 at 7:38 pm