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      Archive: 8/15/2012

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        8/15/2012, Av 27, 5772

      Avi Dichter Officially Approves As Home Front Minister

      The Cabinet has unanimously approved the appointment of Avi Dichter as Minister of the Home Front. The appointment will take effect Thursday at the Knesset. Dichter will no longer be a Member of Knesset and will be replaced by Ahmed Dabah of the Kadima party. The Home Front command is responsible for protecting the home front in case of war or natural disaster.