POLL: Israelis Overwhelmingly Support Gaza Operation But Against Ground Invasion

Haaretz released a new poll today finding that 84 perecent of Israelis supporting the Israeli military’s current Gaza operation. Only 12 percent of those who were surveyed did not support the operation, dubbed “Pillar of Defense.” Last week, a poll from Israel’s Channel 10 found that 91 percent supported Pillar of Defense with 75 percent backing a continued operation. However, a ground operation in Gaza strip is only supported by 30 percent of Israelis, according to today’s Haaretz poll.


According to a CNN poll, “57% of Americans think Israel justified in Gaza operation and 59% say their sympathies are more with Israelis than Palestinians.”

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