JERUSALEM (Aug. 10)
Defense Minister Moshe Dayan is the leader most trusted by Israelis and Premier Golda Meir is second, according to the results of a public opinion poll published today. Asked “Who are the leaders the public can trust to guide Israel’s affairs.” 87 percent of the respondents named Gen. Dayan and 74 percent, Mrs. Meir. Deputy Premier Yigal Allon ran a poor third with 27 percent, followed by Foreign Minister Abba Eban (25 percent). Chief of Staff Haim Bar Lev (19 percent). Herut leader Menachem Beigin (16 percent). Ambassador Yitzhak Rabin (five percent), Minister-Without-Portfolio Shimon Peres (2 1/2 percent), former Minister of Transport Ezer Weizman (two percent) and former Premier David Ben Gurion (11/2 percent).