They did it in the past and the Likud lost votes in 2009.
They can’t do it this year. There are not that many leftists in Israel’s Jewish electorate and Meretz may be well be shut out of the Knesset next year.
Every other party is trying to appeal to the middle, which is the swing Israeli voter. The Right collectively has around 30% of the vote, the Left has about 16% and the rest is centrist.
Can this guy work with the religious parties? Since he opposes religious parties in principle?