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October 31, 2005
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Zeev Boim was named Israel’s new immigration minister. Boim, a former deputy defense minister, was given the immigration portfolio Sunday by a Cabinet vote. But his appointment may not be ratified in the Knesset, where opponents of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon within the Likud Party are expected to vote against what they see as the promotion of those who backed the recent Gaza Strip withdrawal.

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