Prof. Dan Shechtman announced that he would consider forming a new party if his bid for the presidency fails. "It is important to me to reach a large audience. The boycotts against Israel around the world are critical, and as a leading academic I could help in this arena."
The Nobel Prize winner said he was also looking into a possible partnership with popular former communications minister Moshe Kahlon, who left the Likud earlier in the year. (Moran Azulay)