The Anarchist, the Pragmatist, and the Elusive Knesset Seat

Protest leaders Stav Shaffir and Itzik Shmuli locked horns in the sweeping social justice protest of last summer. Now they find themselves competing for the same seat within the Labor Party.

Stav Shaffir, the social justice protest leader who was one of the faces of last summer's sweeping movement, was trying to sound resolute when she said, "I don't need politics. I'm only 26. Politics would ruin my life. I wouldn't be able to be myself."