In August 2014, Mada researcher Dr. Aas Atrash conducted a survey on the effects of the most recent Gaza war on Palestinian citizens of Israel and its impact on relations between the state, Israeli Jews, and Palestinians.

Key findings:

  • 57% of respondents believed that Israel instigated the war.
  • 81% believed that the severity of the Israeli assault was greater in the most recent war compared with previous Gaza wars.
  • 72% believed that Hamas and the resistance would not back down in the face of Israeli aggression in the future.
  • 50% stated that their ability to openly express their position on the Gaza war in Israeli society was limited or non-existent.