A survey published in the ‘Friday Studio’ on News 12 shows that the majority of the public gives the Prime Minister a good grade for managing the ‘Protection and Arrow’ campaign – a similar proportion believes that deterrence against Gaza has strengthened following the operation.
To the question of what you think Israel should do now – 54% of the public replied that the operation should continue as long as necessary, 29% of the public think that a cease-fire should be reached as soon as possible and 7% believe that Gaza should be entered on the ground, 10% replied that they do not know what should be done now.
To the question of whether you support a prisoner deal in which Israel would release prisoners, including terrorists, in exchange for the return of the missing and the bodies of the terrorists – 40% of the public answered that they support it, and 34% answered that they oppose it. 26% of the respondents answered that they do not know.
61% of the respondents answered that they give the Prime Minister a good grade for the management of the campaign in Gaza so far, 30% give Netanyahu a bad grade for the management of the campaign and 9% do not know.
About half of the public believes that Israel strengthened deterrence against Gaza in Operation Shield and Arrow, 35% of respondents believe that Israel did not actually strengthen deterrence, 14% do not know.
To the question of whether Minister Ben Gabir’s threat influenced the decision to launch the operation – half of the public believes that his threat did not have an impact, but 28% believe that his threat did have an impact. 22% of respondents do not know.