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More Israelis Are Opposing Concessions on the West Bank

April 13, 1983
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A public opinion poll published in today’s Maariv shows a steady increase in the percentage of Israelis who oppose any territorial concessions on the West Bank.

The poll, conducted by the Modi ‘in Ezrachi Institute, also showed that exactly half of those questioned were in favor of a temporary freeze on West Bank settlement activities to enable the start of negotiations with Jordan, while 35.5 percent were against such a settlement halt.

The number against territorial concessions rose from 42.4 percent in December 1982 to 46.6 percent in February to 50.2 percent in March 1983. Those in favor of giving up “certain parts” dropped in those months from 39.8 percent to 31.9 percent last month.

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