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        2/8/2012, Shevat 15, 5772

      Israel Biggest Problem? 34% Say Economy


      The Israel Democracy Institute's "Peace Index has released polls that indicate 34% of the Israeli public feels that the economy is Israel's biggest problem. %5 said that members of the yeshiva community constitute Israel's biggest problem. 20% said that strengthening the security situation is important and 17% think striving for an agreement with the Palestinian Authority it is necessary now. 13% consider lack of adequate housing is the biggest problem. 

      54% believe that there is no contradiction between the continued Israeli rule in Judea and Samaria and Israel's ability to continue as a Jewish and democratic state.