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Published on Jan 2, 2014
Stav Shaffir, Israel's youngest member of Knesset who led the social justice protests in 2011, tells the story of her journey from a tent on Rothschild boulevard in Tel Aviv to Israel's legislative body. In a public, moving talk she returns to the moment of disappointment during the million-man rally - the biggest ever protest Israel had ever known - when she realized that in order to create real change, she needed to make her way to the highest level of decision-making. Her story serves as an inspiration to dozens of young Israelis who have been told for years that the political system is corrupt and dirty, and who now realize that they don't have the privilege to give up.
Stav Shaffir is a social activist and the youngest member of the Israeli Parliament.
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