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  • The verdict on Ehud Olmert

    March 31, 2014 | 4:00 pm

    Now we know one thing for sure: Ehud Olmert will never again be prime minister of Israel.

    Olmert, who led Israel’s government from 2006 to 2009, was convicted this morning of taking bribes in the Holyland affair, a scandal involving the illegal construction of high-rise...

  • Olmert indicted in Holyland scandal

    January 5, 2012 | 8:43 am

    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been indicted on bribery charges in one of Israel’s largest corruption scandals.

    The indictment filed Thursday accuses Olmert of accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes during the construction of the Holyland apartment...

  • Police recommend indicting Olmert over Holyland

    August 23, 2010 | 10:49 am

    Israeli police have recommended that prosecutors indict Ehud Olmert in a real estate scandal.

    The police investigations unit turned over its file on the Holyland apartment project scandal to State Prosecutor Moshe Lador on Monday along. The police recommendation has no formal...

  • Israeli Hotels Highlight Local Terrain, International Trends

    May 28, 2010 | 12:09 pm

    Despite the fact that Israel has a perceived “image problem” in the world of global opinion, a growing number of Israeli hotel tourism executives have discovered that luring American Jewish and Christian tourists to the Holy Land has more to do with content and deals than...

  • Olmert questioned in Holyland real estate scandal

    May 25, 2010 | 12:15 pm

    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was questioned in connection with a massive real estate scandal.

    Police from the National Unit for Aggravated and International Crime in Lod questioned Olmert for about eight hours on Tuesday as part of the investigation into the Holyland...

  • Holyland suspect asked about bribes to Shas leader, Lieberman

    April 26, 2010 | 10:10 am

    Police asked the main suspect in Israel’s largest-ever real estate scandal if Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef received bribes.

    The lawyer for Meir Rabin said Monday that police asked Rabin whether he had given Yosef about...