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Labour party candidates Itzik Shmuli (R) and Stav Shaffir attend a mock election at a high school in Ramat Gan near Tel Aviv December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Labour party candidates Itzik Shmuli (R) and Stav Shaffir attend a mock election at a high school in Ramat Gan near Tel Aviv December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Labour party candidates Itzik Shmuli (R) and Stav Shaffir attend a mock election at a high school in Ramat Gan near Tel Aviv December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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Labour party candidate Stav Shaffir smiles during a mock election at a high school in Ramat Gan near Tel Aviv December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Labour party candidate Stav Shaffir smiles during a mock election at a high school in Ramat Gan near Tel Aviv December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Labour party candidate Stav Shaffir smiles during a mock election at a high school in Ramat Gan near Tel Aviv December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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Itzik Shmuli, head of the National Student Union and one of the leaders of Israel's social protest movement, is seen during an interview with Reuters in Tel Aviv August 29, 2011. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Itzik Shmuli, head of the National Student Union and one of the leaders of Israel's social protest movement, is seen during an interview with Reuters in Tel Aviv August 29, 2011. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Itzik Shmuli, head of the National Student Union and one of the leaders of Israel's social protest movement, is seen during an interview with Reuters in Tel Aviv August 29, 2011. REUTERS/Nir Elias
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Labour party candidate Stav Shaffir (C) stands with supporters during a mock election at a high school in Ramat Gan near Tel Aviv December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Labour party candidate Stav Shaffir (C) stands with supporters during a mock election at a high school in Ramat Gan near Tel Aviv December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Labour party candidate Stav Shaffir (C) stands with supporters during a mock election at a high school in Ramat Gan near Tel Aviv December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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