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  • More arrests in Holyland affair

    April 21, 2010 | 1:24 pm

    Two more suspects were arrested in Israel’s Holyland real estate scandal.

    Former Bank Hapoalim Chairman Dan Dankner and Yaakov Efrati, the ex-head of the Israel Lands Authority, were arrested Wednesday on charges of bribery. Danker is suspected of bribing Efrati to approve land-use...

  • Olmert chief suspect in Holyland scandal

    April 15, 2010 | 8:07 am

    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was identified as the chief suspect in a massive real estate scandal.

    Police on Thursday identified Olmert as the senior figure in the Holyland project scandal.

    Olmert voluntarily cut short a planned visit abroad Wednesday to return to...

  • Ex-Jerusalem mayor arrested in Holyland scandal

    April 14, 2010 | 1:26 pm

    Former Jerusalem Mayor Uri Lupolianski was arrested for allegedly accepting bribes in a real estate project.

    Lupolianski was arrested Wednesday in connection with the Holyland scandal. Five other officials, including a former aide to Mayor Ehud Olmert, were arrested last week in...