66% of the public is interested in the Likud-Blue-White coalition, according to a survey commissioned by the Hiddush organization. Most of those surveyed were against a Member of Knesset from the UTJ party heading the Finance Committee. It also indicated that Blue and White, the party headed by Benny Ganz, would have received more votes had they focused on the issue of orthodox-secular tension.
The survey was conducted by telephone by the Smith Institute on April 16-17 with 600 people. Hiddush – For Religious Freedom and Equality advocates for Conservative, the Reconstructionist and the Reform Judaism movements in Israel and is headed by Rabbi Uri Regev, a long time activist who served as executive director of the Israel Religious Action Center and a founding member of B'Tselem.