(JNS.org) Most Israelis and Palestinians view peace efforts by Secretary of State John Kerry with skepticism, says a new poll conducted by Harry S. Truman Institute at Hebrew University and the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research.
57% of the Israelis support mutual recognition of Israeli and Palestinian national identity in a final status agreement (37% oppose it)
42% of Palestinians support mutual recognition
(56% oppose it)
44% of Israelis and 15% of Palestinians think the
two sides will not return to negotiations and
that “armed attacks will not stop.”
68% of Israelis and 69% of Palestinians do not think
there will be a Palestinian state within five years.