Of those who support the plan, 36.4% favor continuing its implementation, while negotiating with the Palestinian Authority's new leadership.
A solid majority of the Israeli public - and among Likud voters - supports Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's disengagement plan to withdraw from the Gaza Strip, according to a Haaretz poll conducted by Dialog under the supervision of Chamille Fuchs.
Uzi Dayan sounds very close to entering politics. He is not planning to take things by storm, like Ami Ayalon, and it's not at all certain he's headed for Labor.
Exactly as predicted, the month of November, 2004, is turning out to be the critical month for Israeli politics as a whole and for Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in particular.
'If he were a decent human being,' says Labor Party MK Dalia Itzik of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, 'he would have said a good word or two about the Labor Party.'
Should Sharon add Labor, he may have to exchange Shinui for Shas so Likud members will not have so bitter a pill to swallow.
According to a Sharon family legend, Omri, the prime minister's son, likes to tease his father on the eve of a political struggle: "Do you prefer to enjoy yourself or to win?"