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  Cheshvan 2, 5773 , 18/10/12

Edelstein: Proof that Social Protest was Political

Information and Diaspora-Affairs Minister Yuli Edelstein reacted, Thursday, to the opening of the Labor party's Knesset election campaign - including the names of the candidates on the party's Knesset list - by saying, "The cat is out of the bag! The party's list of candidates is comprised of the same people who stood at the head of the social protest and those that covered it." Journalist Mickey Rosenthal announced his candidacy on Thursday, following announcements by former student leader Itzik Shmuli and social protester Stav Shafir that they were running for spots on the Labor ticket.

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