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Thursday | Jerusalem Post

Eye on Zion: The nefarious pharaohs of our time

This latest round of so-called "peace negotiations" has been one giant farce. Every one of the actors is just going through the motions.

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Life, Holidays, Passover, Israel, Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Secret Schalit negotiations unveiled

Back in 2006, a 19-year-old Israeli soldier named Gilad Schalit was the victim of a weapon of disequilibrium.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Activism

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Report: Olmert to Change Defense Team for Appeal

Former prime minister Ehud Olmert came to an agreement with attorney Navit Negev, Thursday, that she will head his defense team in the appeal that he files to the Supreme Court on his conviction in the Holyland corruption case, according to a Friday report by the Haaretz daily.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs C...

Olmert's Folly

During 47 years in the public eye, Ehud Olmert has spent more time in and around the court system than any other Israeli politician.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Likud (Israel)

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Answer for the Middle East: take a break

It is a cliche. Every time a worthy mediator, in this case Secretary of State John Kerry, sets about ending the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, people say that the clock hand has reached "a minute to midnight," meaning that disaster will follow if the parties fail to agree.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Opinion

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Peres Praises Oslo Architect 'Peace Fighter'

President Shimon Peres eulogized Ron Pundak on Friday, after the 1993 Oslo Accords architect passed away at the age of 59 earlier in the day, following a long bout with cancer.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Jewish Chronicle

Ehud Olmert faces fresh probe

A week after he was convicted on charges of bribe-taking and fraud in the Holyland case, former prime minister Ehud Olmert was once again being interrogated by the police, this time for allegedly obstructing justice.

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Jerusalem Post

Palestinians must come to the table for peace

The burden is on the Palestinians to come to the negotiating table, not as equal partners, but as claimants, seeking to obtain something that they do not have.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Opinion

Outlook

The Monster On The Hill

THERE IS nothing better than a scandal every week. A juicy scandal excites people, engages the media, takes our minds off matters like war and peace, occupation and apartheid.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Israel, World News, Middle East

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Real Clear Politics

The Mideast Peace Process Collapsed 3 Years Ago

Without understanding this history, you can't understand why America's current peace efforts are near collapse.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Police question Olmert for second straight day over alleged obstruction of justice

Former PM questioned regarding his attempts to convince Shula Zaken not to cooperate with the prosecution in corruption case against him.

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News Max

Palestinians Must Come to the Table for Peace

As the Palestinians once again threaten to move away from a negotiated two-state solution, it is important to look at the big picture and go back to first principles.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Palestinian Territories

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Feet of clay

Ever since his days as a rising Knesset Member in the mid-1980s, former prime minister Ehud Olmert has been plagued by allegations of sleaze.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

Arutz Sheva Israel News

State Withdraws Appeal of Zaken Acquittals

Prosecutors asked the court system, Monday, to withdraw their appeal of acquittals of Shula Zaken in the Rishontours and Talansky cases involving her former employer, former prime minister Ehud Olmert.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Think about it: That was the week that was

The Holyland affair saw 10 of the 13 persons who stood trial found guilty on corruption and bribery charges including former prime minister Ehud Olmert.

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WHAS11

Portraits by George W. Bush go on display

A portrait of Ehud Olmert, Prime Minister of Israel, painted by former president George W. Bush is displayed between two photographs as part of the exhibit, "The Art of Leadership: A President's Personal Diplomacy" at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas, Texas, April 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: W., George Bush, Dallas, TX

Make the World a Better Place

Daniel Abrahams, Billionaire Democratic Donor, Allegedly Bought Silence of Fomer Olmert Confidant

S. Daniel Abrahams, founder of the Slimfast diet product company, which he sold for $2.3-billion to Unilever, has led a colorful life in the entourage of Ehud Olmert.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Ynetnews

Police to question Olmert under suspicion of obstruction of justice

Less than a week after being convicted of corruption, former prime minister Ehud Olmert will be investigated Sunday at the Police Fraud Unit Lahav 433's offices under suspicion of obstruction of justice.

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CNN

Ehud Olmert Fast Facts

Education: Hebrew University of Jerusalem, B.A., 1968 , Hebrew University of Jerusalem, L.L.B, 1973 Elected mayor of Jerusalem in 1993, Olmert defeated Teddy Kollek with 59% of the vote.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

CNN

Paintings unveil George W. Bush's softer side

A self-portrait of former President George W. Bush, left, and a portrait Bush painted of his father, former President George H.W. Bush, is on display Friday, April 4, at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas.

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Related Topix: George Bush, W., Frank Caliendo, Israel, World News, Middle East, Painting, Arts

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