Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Olmert Resigning in September
The internet is full of the news that Ehud Olmert, Prime Minister of Israel, is resigning in September. He is bitter about the accusations made about him and had promised he would resign, though he states that he is innocent. Olmert is 62 years old.
Olmert was a former mayor of Jerusalem for ten years, from 1993 to 2003. He was elected prime minister from the Kadima Party. Kadima means forward in Hebrew. The two candidates from Kadima to run for prime minister will be Tzipi Livni, a woman, and Shaul Mofaz.
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