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Poll: Israelis like their lives

An overwhelming majority of Israelis are satisfied with their lives, a survey found.Eighty-three percent of Jewish Israelis say they are satisfied or extremely satisfied with their lives, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics’ annual Social Survey 2006 released Tuesday, the Jerusalem Post reported. Nearly three-quarters of Israeli Arabs said they feel the same way.For the fervently Orthodox community, the figure was 97 percent, while for the traditional and secular segments of the population the figure was 82 and 85 percent. The survey questioned 7,300 people ages 20 and above over the past six months.