A.B. Yehoshua, Intellectual Elite Jump on Meretz Bandwagon

Other 'stars' are Joshua Sobol, Yehoshua Kenaz, Ronit Matalon, Alona Kimhi, Izhar Ashdot, Ruth Dayan, Alex Levac, Esti Zakheim, Victor Shem-Tov, and Prof. Yechiam Weitz.

Israel Prize laureates, academics and cultural figures are expressing their support for Meretz by putting themselves in what are considered symbolic places on the party's slate, too far down the list to have a reasonable expectation of making it into the Knesset.