A poll conducted by Prof. Camil Fuchs for Channel 13 News shows that, in wake of the Supreme Court's ruling, 67% of the public believe that Shas chairman Aryeh Deri is unfit to hold the position of minister, compared to 21% who think he can continue in office.
Among Likud voters, 59% believe that Deri should not serve as a minister following the ruling, while only 26% believe that he is worthy of a ministerial post.
The poll found that 63% are opposed to the idea that the Supreme Court’s ruling will not be implemented, compared to 20% who expressed support for such a notion. Among Likud voters, the numbers are very similar - 55% against compared to 26% in favor.
50% of respondents answered that, in their opinion, the disqualification of Deri was made out of practical and legal considerations, against 30% who believe that it was done out of a desire to harm the judicial reform. Among Likud voters, opinions are divided - 43% believe that it was out of practical considerations compared to 41% who believe it was out of a desire to harm the reform.
It also emerges from the poll that there is an equality of 36% between supporters and opponents of the reform in the judicial system.
62% of the respondents stated that they would not participate in a protest against the Netanyahu government compared to 19% who announced that they would take part. Among Likud voters, the results are clear - 90% announced that they would not participate in the protest.