The State Prosecutor's Office filed an appeal with the Supreme Court on Monday over the Jerusalem District Court's July 2012 decision to acquit former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of corruption charges in the so-called Talansky and Rishon Tours affairs and convict him only of breach of trust in the Investment Center case.Read Full Story
Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place
Essays on politics, culture and ideas about Israeli-Arab peace and world music
Muslim and Jewish Women in Nazareth
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What kind of person can be bought? A WHORE. Call 1-888-4OL-MERTwhore (def.)A person who is unscrupulous, especially one who compromises their principles for gain.Only a 'guilty person' would try to keep someone from talking. The last thing guilty people want out? is the TRUTH. They will kick, scream, cry 'foul', smear or propagandize to silence the TRUTH.Attorneys for Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and his former bureau chief, Shula Zaken, are fighting to keep state prosecutors from questioning...Read Full Story
JERUSALEM, March 2 (Reuters) - Israel's Justice Ministry
said it has evidence that outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert
kept more than $350,000 in a secret fund and did favours for a
U.S. businessman who handed him cash-filled envelopes. The allegations were contained in a statement issued by the
ministry on Sunday in which Attorney-General Menachem Mazuz said
he was considering indicting Olmert on charges of fraud, breach
of trust and fraudulent receipt of monies. Olmert, who resigned in the...Read Full Story
Israeli police decided on Thursday to close one of several investigations into suspicions of corruption involving outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, who already faces two graft indictments.Investigators have failed to find significant evidence "that illegal acts were carried out on behalf of Ehud Olmert and closed the case," police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld.The so-called Cremieux Street case involved Olmert's purchase below market price of a Jerusalem apartment allegedly in exchange for...Read Full Story
Talansky to testify against Olmert in Holyland trialJerusalem PostThe state attorney announced on Tuesday that Morris Talansky, the witness who toppled former prime minister Ehud Olmert, will testify against him in the Holyland trial before Tel Aviv District Court Judge David Rozen on Sunday. Along with 15 other ...
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday dismissed allegations by predecessor Ehud Olmert that he wasted billions of dollars preparing for a strike on Iran that did not take place. Olmert, who once led the centrist Kadima party, told Israel's Channel 2 television on Friday that 11 billion shekels (about $3 billion) were wasted on "illusionary security escapades that have not been implemented and will not be...
HaaretzUS businessman Talansky back in Israel testifying against OlmertJewish Telegraphic AgencyJERUSALEM (JTA) -- American businessman Morris Talansky testified that he transferred $30,000 to the brother of Ehud Olmert following a request by the former prime minister. Talansky testified Sunday in Tel Aviv District Court in the Holyland trial ...US businessman tells court he transferred $30000 to Ehud Olmert's brotherHaaretzBusinessman...
Former prime minister says his successor threatens Israel's future by putting country at odds with US, jeopardizing Obama's aid; says government "refusing peace" by not negotiating with Palestinian moderates. Former prime minister Ehud Olmert on Thursday ...
Israel – Former prime minister Ehud Olmert lashed out at his foreign minister, Tzipi Livni, Tuesday, warning Israelis not to vote for her Tzipi Livni Party. Speaking at an event for Kadima mayors in Ramat Gan, Olmert sung the praises of current Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz and mocked the Tzipi Livni Party’s slogan. Former prime [...]
Analysis: Whatever happened to Olmert and Holyland trial?Jerusalem PostBut Sunday's hearing, in which Morris Talansky will be guest-starring, is a reminder that this case, even if only once every few months, does still have mammoth implications involving some outsized personalities. Someday, Olmert himself may even get ...
Frustrated by polls that say that the overwhelming majority of Israelis believe he has no place in running the country, former Prime Minister Ehud K. Olmert has set out to destroy us. Our mendacious Leftist media is happy to continue to grant Olmert a platform to spout his venom, with Channel 2 television doing the honors in a Friday interview with the sleazebag in which he claims that the
Andrew Talansky is ready to win in 2013. Photo: Graham Watson | www.grahamwatson.comA Tour de France start is likely in the cards for the Californian as he turns his focus in 2013 from racing to winning
HaaretzState drops graft case against ex-PM Sharon's son due to lack of evidenceHaaretzIn comparison to the case of former prime minister Ehud Olmert, who claimed Morris Talansky gave him the money in question for political purposes, but did not provide any documentation, Lador wrote critically that “in the context of other affairs that ...and more »
Aurora (Suscripción)Talansky admitió haber donado dinero al hermano de OlmertAurora (Suscripción)Morris Talansky, el millonario judío norteamericano, transfirió 30.000 dólares a Yossi Olmert, hermano del ex primer ministro israelí, Ehud Olmert, después de que Olmert le pidió que ayudara a Yossi, que estaba en problemas financieros, según sus ...