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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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.
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.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs C...
During 47 years in the public eye, Ehud Olmert has spent more time in and around the court system than any other Israeli politician.
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.
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.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
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.