Poll: 70% oppose relinquishing Golan Heights

70 percent of Israelis oppose relinquishing the Golan Heights for peace with Syria, compared to 22% in favor of such a move, a Channel 2 telephone survey found Wednesday. Also according to the poll, 57% believe the timing of the newly-announced negotiations is linked to the corruption case against Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, compared to 22% who don't think there is any connection between the two issues. 58% of those surveyed said Olmert did not have the legitimacy to oversee talks on a deal with Syria, while 33% said he did.