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December 30, 2002
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An Israeli Cabinet minister sparked a public outcry for saying that Diaspora Jews should not immigrate to Israel if they do not think they will live a religiously observant life. Health Minister Nissim Dahan, of the fervently Orthodox Shas Party, made the remarks Saturday at a convention of world Orthodox leaders.

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