National Union of Israeli Students Chairman Itzik Shmuli, one of the leaders of the summer 2011 social justice protests, announced Wednesday that he will run for a Knesset seat with the Labor Party in the upcoming elections.

Shmuli resigned from the National Union of Israeli students on Wednesday morning.

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Shmuli joins Stav Shaffir, another leader of the 2011 social injustice protest, who announced on Friday that she will run for a Knesset seat with the Labor party as well.