The Israeli Democracy Index 2022 | Summary | The Israel Democracy Institute
5 January 2023
The Israeli Democracy Index 2022 | Summary | The Israel Democracy Institute The Viterbi Family Center for Public Opinion and Policy Research Selected Findings 20 years of Surveying Democracy in Israel (2003–2022) The Israeli Democracy Index 2022 Tamar Hermann Or Anabi / Yaron Kaplan / Inna Orly Sapozhnikova The Israeli Democracy Index 2022 Each year, the Israeli Democracy Index takes the public pu. [...] The analyses provide in-depth insights on the Israeli public’s views and attitudes across a broad range of key issues, including the functioning of the Israeli democratic system; commitment to core democratic values; the degree of trust in government institutions and in decision-makers; minority rights; and religion and state. [...] The findings presented here provide a snapshot of the public’s attitudes and beliefs in diverse areas, among them: • The overall situation in Israel, the extent to which Israeli democracy is under threat, and the extent to which Israeli citizens are able to influence the government's policy. [...] • Trust in State institutions, such as the IDF, the Supreme Court, the police, political parties, and others • Tensions between various groups that make Israel’s social mosaic: Right and Left, rich and poor, Jews and Arabs, secular and religious Jews, and Ashkenazim and Mizrahim • The equality of all citizens and minority rights—the perception of the current situation along with the respondent's v. [...] • Religion and State: What should be the proper balance between the Jewish and democratic components of Israel’s identity? Which of the two should predominate? Presented each year to the President of Israel, the Israeli Democracy Index has become the go-to address for reliable, comprehensive, and up-to-date information on the state of Israeli democracy.