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  3/11/2014, Adar Bet 9, 5774

Meretz Signs Petitions of 3 Presidential Candidates


The Meretz party decided, Monday to split its six-member faction evenly in signing petitions for candidates running to succeed Shimon Peres as president.

Signing the petition of Nobel Laureate Dan Shechtman were party chairwoman Zahava Gal-On and faction chairman Ilan Gilon. Members of Knesset Nitzan Horowitz and Isawi Farij signed the petition of retired justice Dalia Dorner and former Knesset speaker Dalia Itzik received the signatures of Knesset members Michal Rozin and Tamar Zandberg.