Monday, September 01, 2008


Monday, September 01, 2008


There was a time that I was not sure that I would even vote in the coming election. After the selection of Gov. Palin and to see how the "GARBAGE" media have attacked her for no reason, I CAN ASSURE YOU THAT IF I AM STILL ALIVE I WILL VOTE FOR McCAIN AND PALIN IN NOVEMBER. G-D fearing and loyal Americans like myself will be coming out of the woodwork to support the Republican ticket for President. THE MEDIA IN THIS COUNTRY ARE THE LOWEST KIND OF TRASH I HAVE EVER SEEN IN MY LIFETIME. They have an agenda and I will never be a party to it, I will go with G-D as my friend Richard always says. G-D is on our side when it comes to loyalty. I believe that G-D is very angry at the current politicians that are now in charge but I also believe that will change in November. There is nothing wrong with BIBLE TOTING AMERICANS THAT CLING TO OUR US CONSTITUTION ALONG WITH THEIR GUNS. I read the Holy Scriptures every day and have since I was 7 years old and I understand more than most even though I do not have the Education many of you do. MY SOUL IS NOT FOR SALE.

Gov. Sarah Palin



ISAIAH CHAPTER 30 - VERSE 25 - written 700 years before the Christian era.

כה וְהָיָה עַל-כָּל-הַר גָּבֹהַּ, וְעַל כָּל-גִּבְעָה נִשָּׂאָה, פְּלָגִים, יִבְלֵי-מָיִם--בְּיוֹם הֶרֶג רָב, בִּנְפֹל מִגְדָּלִים
25. And there shall be upon every lofty mountain, and upon every high hill streams and watercourses, in the day of the great slaughter, when the towers fall.

God is speaking very loudly for those who have ears to hear.
Posted: Sunday, August 31, 2008
- written by jerry golden
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With two political conventions and a killer hurricane on its way, no one is looking at the Middle East. A force play by Condi Rice is being laid out for Ehud Olmert, and Mahmoud Abbas to divide Jerusalem and give away all the hill country of Judea and Samaria to the enemies of both Israel and the United States.

Rice is pushing very hard and putting all the pressure she can to get Olmert and Abbas to sign papers committing the next Israeli Government to keep that agreement. We all know that Olmert has almost a “0” approval ratting in Israel with no mandate to sign any agreement. Abbas has no power and no influence with the so-called “Palestinian people” to add insult to injury Bush has less than a 20% approval rating. We have here three failed leaders trying to do all they can to destroy little Israel, and using Rice as their tool to do the dirty work for them.

The day that Bush forced Sharon to destroy Gaza and make over 9,000 Jews in Israel homeless things have gone terribly wrong in the United State. Katrina was the opening call from God to repent and stop trying to divide Jerusalem. Gen. 12:3. Today we see Rice here with her final push under orders from President Bust to force Olmert and Abbas to sign papers that could potentially destroy Israel.

Today we also see another killer hurricane heading once again to New Orleans, even before it has hit land the entire city has been evacuated. I also think there is some interest in the fact that it’s coming with a Russian name Gustav.

We used to say maybe this or that would made Bush wake up, but the truth is he believes the Church has replaced Israel and he simply does not see it through God’s eyes or for that mater through the eyes of a real Christians. I could go on and on, but over the past few years I’ve said it all several times. All I can say now is God have

mercy on the United States of America for it hasn’t seen nothing




ג וַאֲבָרְכָה, מְבָרְכֶיךָ, וּמְקַלֶּלְךָ, אָאֹר; וְנִבְרְכוּ בְךָ, כֹּל מִשְׁפְּחֹת הָאֲדָמָה. 3 And I will bless them that bless thee, and him that curseth thee will I curse; and in thee shall all the families of the earth be blessed.'


Biden tells Israel, accept Iran's bomb

Ha'aretz ^ | Sept. 1, 2008 | Ha'aretz Service

Posted on Monday, September 01, 2008 6:32:56 AM by idov

Biden quoted as saying that Israel will have to reconcile itself to a nuclear Iran

Democratic vice-presidential candidate Joe Biden was quoted Monday as telling senior Israeli officials behind closed doors that the Jewish state will have to reconcile itself to a nuclear Iran.

In the unsourced report, Army Radio also quoted Biden as saying that he opposed "opening a additional military and diplomatic front."

Sharon targeted
with 'death curse'

Extremists used ritual against Rabin

1 month before he was assassinated

Posted: July 26, 2005
1:59 pm Eastern

By Aaron Klein
© 2008

Fringe activists held a midnight kabbalistic ritual in an ancient cemetery calling for angels of death to kill Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and thwart his Gaza withdrawal plan, participants in the ceremony told WND.

The same individuals used the ritual against Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin one month before his assassination in 1995.

Dutch paper: Drone attack on Iranian nuclear sites imminent

On the short list:Bushehr nuclear facility in Iran
Updated 08/25/08 09:19 Israel time

A Dutch Secret Service operation underway in Iran in recent years has been halted and its agent withdrawn as the result of intelligence indicating an “impending US plans to attack Iran,” reportedly within weeks, according to a well-connected and highly-reputed journalist in the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf. Sources in the Dutch spy agency AIVD say the US is expected to decide in weeks to attack Iran's nuclear facilities with unmanned aircraft.


Confirmed: Jerusalem is on negotiating table
After months of denials, Israel admits 'mechanism' for 'dealing with holy city'

Posted: August 31, 2008
1:35 pm Eastern

By Aaron Klein
© 2008 WorldNetDaily

JERUSALEM – After months of denials the status of Jerusalem is on the table during negotiations, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's office today confirmed to WND that a mechanism has been created to deal with the issue of the holy city in U.S.-backed Israeli-Palestinian talks aimed at creating a Palestinian state by the end of the year.

"Of all the final status core issues, the issue of Jerusalem is probably the most difficult and unlike some of the other issues, we have yet to start negotiating the future of Jerusalem. Therefore in order to not let the process fall victim to its weakest link, we have the establishment of an agreed upon mechanism that would continue to deal with Jerusalem. That mechanism was created in such a way that it would address the concern of both sides," Mark Regev, Olmert's spokesman, told WND.

Regev would not detail which mechanism had purportedly been created to discuss Jerusalem.


Olmert's cancer / A double-edged sword
By Yossi Verter

A thin, ironic smile hovered on Ehud Olmert's pale, made-up face when he left yesterday's news conference after announcing that he had been diagnosed with cancer.


Right-wing extremists hold mythical Kabbalistic ‘death curse’ against prime minister, exactly one year after identical ritual against then-Prime Minister Ariel Sharon

US Secretary of State Rice lays down the law to a servile Olmert


Behind The MSNBC Implosion

Previewscreensnapz001-11It comes as no huge shock to hear that the on-air bickering that has characterized MSNBC's coverage of the Democratic convention has carried over into behind-the-scenes tension and backbiting. The reports poured in last night. Politico quoted a "high-ranking journalist" who said "the situation at our channel is about to blow up." Jossip reported that both staff and top brass believe network host Keith Olbermann is way out of bounds in bashing other anchors. And the Wall Street Journal quotes former MSNBC host Connie Chung thusly: "Grow up! They have to just grow up." Whose fault is all this? Probably MSNBC chief Phil Griffin, whose staff (judging from all the reports) have a hard a time trusting. Well, he is the fellow who keeps rather ridiculously insisting MSNBC isn't becoming the left-wing Fox News. But the Journal has found another guilty party: Tim Russert, who had to go and die:


MSNBC 'smears' Palin from very 1st moment
O'Reilly: 'One of the most outrageous things I've ever seen in my 35 years in journalism'

Posted: August 31, 2008
5:05 pm Eastern

By Joe Kovacs
© 2008 WorldNetDaily

From the very first moment that John McCain's selection of Sarah Palin for his Republican running mate was announced, the MSNBC news network was engaged in a deliberate attempt to smear the Alaska governor, according to Fox News host Bill O'Reilly.

During Friday night's edition of "The O'Reilly Factor," the Fox anchor displayed MSNBC's "breaking news" graphic, which ran the message, "How many houses does Palin add to the Republican ticket?"

MSNBC's breaking news banner of John McCain's announcement of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate featured a message asking, "How many houses does Palin add tot he Republican ticket?" (courtesy "The O'Reilly Factor")

The comment was a reference to John McCain's recent difficulty answering how many houses he owned.

"This is under a breaking news headline," said O'Reilly. "It's not commentary. It's not their left-wing loons at night. It's not that. It's NBC News' version of hard news coverage of the presidential campaign. ... I am just almost sick that this is going on."

O'Reilly called the message "snide" and "corrupt," and said it was "one of the most outrageous things that I've ever seen in my 35 years in journalism."

O'Reilly was interviewing radio talk-show host Laura Ingraham, who spent "a lot of years" working at MSNBC.

"Let me say that it's sad and it's disappointing, but right now, is it really surprising?" Ingraham said. "What's clear is that this is a left-wing network with a left-wing agenda. It's completely dishonest."

"I think women across the country should be insulted and look at what's going on at MSNBC very carefully because we're gonna see a lot more of this in the coming weeks and months, and that is a sad commentary," she added.

MSNBC 'smears' Palin from very 1st moment

O'Reilly: 'One of the most outrageous things I've ever seen in my 35 years in journalism'

You Should Be Frightened:

Nahum Chapter 1

א מַשָּׂא, נִינְוֵה--סֵפֶר חֲזוֹן נַחוּם, הָאֶלְקֹשִׁי. 1 The burden of Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite.
ב אֵל קַנּוֹא וְנֹקֵם יְהוָה, נֹקֵם יְהוָה וּבַעַל חֵמָה; נֹקֵם יְהוָה לְצָרָיו, וְנוֹטֵר הוּא לְאֹיְבָיו. 2 The LORD is a jealous and avenging God, the LORD avengeth and is full of wrath; the LORD taketh vengeance on His adversaries, and He reserveth wrath for His enemies.
ג יְהוָה, אֶרֶךְ אַפַּיִם וגדול- (וּגְדָל-) כֹּחַ, וְנַקֵּה, לֹא יְנַקֶּה; יְהוָה, בְּסוּפָה וּבִשְׂעָרָה דַּרְכּוֹ, וְעָנָן, אֲבַק רַגְלָיו. 3 The LORD is long-suffering, and great in power, and will by no means clear the guilty; the LORD, in the whirlwind and in the storm is His way, and the clouds are the dust of His feet.
ד גּוֹעֵר בַּיָּם וַיַּבְּשֵׁהוּ, וְכָל-הַנְּהָרוֹת הֶחֱרִיב; אֻמְלַל בָּשָׁן וְכַרְמֶל, וּפֶרַח לְבָנוֹן אֻמְלָל. 4 He rebuketh the sea, and maketh it dry, and drieth up all the rivers; Bashan languisheth, and Carmel, and the flower of Lebanon languisheth.
ה הָרִים רָעֲשׁוּ מִמֶּנּוּ, וְהַגְּבָעוֹת הִתְמֹגָגוּ; וַתִּשָּׂא הָאָרֶץ מִפָּנָיו, וְתֵבֵל וְכָל-יוֹשְׁבֵי בָהּ. 5 The mountains quake at Him, and the hills melt; and the earth is upheaved at His presence, yea, the world, and all that dwell therein.
ו לִפְנֵי זַעְמוֹ מִי יַעֲמוֹד, וּמִי יָקוּם בַּחֲרוֹן אַפּוֹ; חֲמָתוֹ נִתְּכָה כָאֵשׁ, וְהַצֻּרִים נִתְּצוּ מִמֶּנּוּ. 6 Who can stand before His indignation? And who can abide in the fierceness of His anger? His fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are broken asunder before Him.
ז טוֹב יְהוָה, לְמָעוֹז בְּיוֹם צָרָה; וְיֹדֵעַ, חֹסֵי בוֹ. 7 The LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and He knoweth them that take refuge in Him.
ח וּבְשֶׁטֶף עֹבֵר, כָּלָה יַעֲשֶׂה מְקוֹמָהּ; וְאֹיְבָיו, יְרַדֶּף-חֹשֶׁךְ. 8 But with an overrunning flood He will make a full end of the place thereof, and darkness shall pursue His enemies.
ט מַה-תְּחַשְּׁבוּן, אֶל-יְהוָה--כָּלָה, הוּא עֹשֶׂה; לֹא-תָקוּם פַּעֲמַיִם, צָרָה. 9 What do ye devise against the LORD? He will make a full end; trouble shall not rise up the second time.
י כִּי עַד-סִירִים סְבֻכִים, וּכְסָבְאָם סְבוּאִים; אֻכְּלוּ--כְּקַשׁ יָבֵשׁ, מָלֵא. 10 For though they be like tangled thorns, and be drunken according to their drink, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.
יא מִמֵּךְ יָצָא, חֹשֵׁב עַל-יְהוָה רָעָה--יֹעֵץ, בְּלִיָּעַל. {ס} 11 Out of thee came he forth, that deviseth evil against the LORD, that counselleth wickedness. {S}
יב כֹּה אָמַר יְהוָה, אִם-שְׁלֵמִים וְכֵן רַבִּים, וְכֵן נָגוֹזּוּ, וְעָבָר; וְעִנִּתִךְ--לֹא אֲעַנֵּךְ, עוֹד. 12 Thus saith the LORD: Though they be in full strength, and likewise many, even so shall they be cut down, and he shall pass away; and though I have afflicted thee, I will afflict thee no more.
יג וְעַתָּה, אֶשְׁבֹּר מֹטֵהוּ מֵעָלָיִךְ; וּמוֹסְרֹתַיִךְ, אֲנַתֵּק. 13 And now will I break his yoke from off thee, and will burst thy bonds in sunder.
יד וְצִוָּה עָלֶיךָ יְהוָה, לֹא-יִזָּרַע מִשִּׁמְךָ עוֹד; מִבֵּית אֱלֹהֶיךָ אַכְרִית פֶּסֶל וּמַסֵּכָה, אָשִׂים קִבְרֶךָ--כִּי קַלּוֹתָ. {פ} 14 And the LORD hath given commandment concerning thee, that no more of thy name be sown; out of the house of thy god will I cut off the graven image and the molten image; I will make thy grave; for thou art become worthless. {P}

EDOM = The Christian West:

Obadiah Chapter 1

א חֲזוֹן, עֹבַדְיָה: כֹּה-אָמַר אֲדֹנָי יְהוִה לֶאֱדוֹם, שְׁמוּעָה שָׁמַעְנוּ מֵאֵת יְהוָה וְצִיר בַּגּוֹיִם שֻׁלָּח--קוּמוּ וְנָקוּמָה עָלֶיהָ, לַמִּלְחָמָה. 1 The vision of Obadiah. Thus saith the Lord GOD concerning Edom: We have heard a message from the LORD, and an ambassador is sent among the nations: 'Arise ye, and let us rise up against her in battle.'
ב הִנֵּה קָטֹן נְתַתִּיךָ, בַּגּוֹיִם: בָּזוּי אַתָּה, מְאֹד. 2 Behold, I make thee small among the nations; thou art greatly despised.
ג זְדוֹן לִבְּךָ הִשִּׁיאֶךָ, שֹׁכְנִי בְחַגְוֵי-סֶלַע מְרוֹם שִׁבְתּוֹ; אֹמֵר בְּלִבּוֹ, מִי יוֹרִדֵנִי אָרֶץ. 3 The pride of thy heart hath beguiled thee, O thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, thy habitation on high; that sayest in thy heart: 'Who shall bring me down to the ground?'
ד אִם-תַּגְבִּיהַּ כַּנֶּשֶׁר, וְאִם-בֵּין כּוֹכָבִים שִׂים קִנֶּךָ--מִשָּׁם אוֹרִידְךָ, נְאֻם-יְהוָה. 4 Though thou make thy nest as high as the eagle, and though thou set it among the stars, I will bring thee down from thence, saith the LORD.
ה אִם-גַּנָּבִים בָּאוּ-לְךָ, אִם-שׁוֹדְדֵי לַיְלָה--אֵיךְ נִדְמֵיתָה, הֲלוֹא יִגְנְבוּ דַּיָּם; אִם-בֹּצְרִים בָּאוּ לָךְ, הֲלוֹא יַשְׁאִירוּ עֹלֵלוֹת. 5 If thieves came to thee, if robbers by night--how art thou cut off!--would they not steal till they had enough? If grape-gatherers came to thee, would they not leave some gleaning grapes?
ו אֵיךְ נֶחְפְּשׂוּ עֵשָׂו, נִבְעוּ מַצְפֻּנָיו. 6 How is Esau searched out! How are his hidden places sought out!
ז עַד-הַגְּבוּל שִׁלְּחוּךָ, כֹּל אַנְשֵׁי בְרִיתֶךָ--הִשִּׁיאוּךָ יָכְלוּ לְךָ, אַנְשֵׁי שְׁלֹמֶךָ; לַחְמְךָ, יָשִׂימוּ מָזוֹר תַּחְתֶּיךָ--אֵין תְּבוּנָה, בּוֹ. 7 All the men of thy confederacy have conducted thee to the border; the men that were at peace with thee have beguiled thee, and prevailed against thee; they that eat thy bread lay a snare under thee, in whom there is no discernment.
ח הֲלוֹא בַּיּוֹם הַהוּא, נְאֻם-יְהוָה, וְהַאֲבַדְתִּי חֲכָמִים מֵאֱדוֹם, וּתְבוּנָה מֵהַר עֵשָׂו. 8 Shall I not in that day, saith the LORD, destroy the wise men out of Edom, and discernment out of the mount of Esau?
ט וְחַתּוּ גִבּוֹרֶיךָ, תֵּימָן, לְמַעַן יִכָּרֶת-אִישׁ מֵהַר עֵשָׂו, מִקָּטֶל. 9 And thy mighty men, O Teman, shall be dismayed, to the end that every one may be cut off from the mount of Esau by slaughter.
י מֵחֲמַס אָחִיךָ יַעֲקֹב, תְּכַסְּךָ בוּשָׁה; וְנִכְרַתָּ, לְעוֹלָם. 10 For the violence done to thy brother Jacob shame shall cover thee, and thou shalt be cut off for ever.
יא בְּיוֹם עֲמָדְךָ מִנֶּגֶד, בְּיוֹם שְׁבוֹת זָרִים חֵילוֹ; וְנָכְרִים בָּאוּ שְׁעָרָו, וְעַל-יְרוּשָׁלִַם יַדּוּ גוֹרָל--גַּם-אַתָּה, כְּאַחַד מֵהֶם. 11 In the day that thou didst stand aloof, in the day that strangers carried away his substance, and foreigners entered into his gates, and cast lots upon Jerusalem, even thou wast as one of them.
יב וְאַל-תֵּרֶא בְיוֹם-אָחִיךָ, בְּיוֹם נָכְרוֹ, וְאַל-תִּשְׂמַח לִבְנֵי-יְהוּדָה, בְּיוֹם אָבְדָם; וְאַל-תַּגְדֵּל פִּיךָ, בְּיוֹם צָרָה. 12 But thou shouldest not have gazed on the day of thy brother in the day of his disaster, neither shouldest thou have rejoiced over the children of Judah in the day of their destruction; neither shouldest thou have spoken proudly in the day of distress.
יג אַל-תָּבוֹא בְשַׁעַר-עַמִּי בְּיוֹם אֵידָם, אַל-תֵּרֶא גַם-אַתָּה בְּרָעָתוֹ בְּיוֹם אֵידוֹ; וְאַל-תִּשְׁלַחְנָה בְחֵילוֹ, בְּיוֹם אֵידוֹ. 13 Thou shouldest not have entered into the gate of My people in the day of their calamity; yea, thou shouldest not have gazed on their affliction in the day of their calamity, nor have laid hands on their substance in the day of their calamity.
יד וְאַל-תַּעֲמֹד, עַל-הַפֶּרֶק, לְהַכְרִית, אֶת-פְּלִיטָיו; וְאַל-תַּסְגֵּר שְׂרִידָיו, בְּיוֹם צָרָה. 14 Neither shouldest thou have stood in the crossway, to cut off those of his that escape; neither shouldest thou have delivered up those of his that did remain in the day of distress.
טו כִּי-קָרוֹב יוֹם-יְהוָה, עַל-כָּל-הַגּוֹיִם: כַּאֲשֶׁר עָשִׂיתָ יֵעָשֶׂה לָּךְ, גְּמֻלְךָ יָשׁוּב בְּרֹאשֶׁךָ. 15 For the day of the LORD is near upon all the nations; as thou hast done, it shall be done unto thee; thy dealing shall return upon thine own head.
טז כִּי, כַּאֲשֶׁר שְׁתִיתֶם עַל-הַר קָדְשִׁי, יִשְׁתּוּ כָל-הַגּוֹיִם, תָּמִיד; וְשָׁתוּ וְלָעוּ, וְהָיוּ כְּלוֹא הָיוּ. 16 For as ye have drunk upon My holy mountain, so shall all the nations drink continually, yea, they shall drink, and swallow down, and shall be as though they had not been.
יז וּבְהַר צִיּוֹן תִּהְיֶה פְלֵיטָה, וְהָיָה קֹדֶשׁ; וְיָרְשׁוּ בֵּית יַעֲקֹב, אֵת מוֹרָשֵׁיהֶם. 17 But in mount Zion there shall be those that escape, and it shall be holy; and the house of Jacob shall possess their possessions.
יח וְהָיָה בֵית-יַעֲקֹב אֵשׁ וּבֵית יוֹסֵף לֶהָבָה, וּבֵית עֵשָׂו לְקַשׁ, וְדָלְקוּ בָהֶם, וַאֲכָלוּם; וְלֹא-יִהְיֶה שָׂרִיד לְבֵית עֵשָׂו, כִּי יְהוָה דִּבֵּר. 18 And the house of Jacob shall be a fire, and the house of Joseph a flame, and the house of Esau for stubble, and they shall kindle in them, and devour them; and there shall not be any remaining of the house of Esau; for the LORD hath spoken.
יט וְיָרְשׁוּ הַנֶּגֶב אֶת-הַר עֵשָׂו, וְהַשְּׁפֵלָה אֶת-פְּלִשְׁתִּים, וְיָרְשׁוּ אֶת-שְׂדֵה אֶפְרַיִם, וְאֵת שְׂדֵה שֹׁמְרוֹן; וּבִנְיָמִן, אֶת-הַגִּלְעָד. 19 And they of the South shall possess the mount of Esau, and they of the Lowland the Philistines; and they shall possess the field of Ephraim, and the field of Samaria; and Benjamin shall possess Gilead.
כ וְגָלֻת הַחֵל-הַזֶּה לִבְנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל אֲשֶׁר-כְּנַעֲנִים, עַד-צָרְפַת, וְגָלֻת יְרוּשָׁלִַם, אֲשֶׁר בִּסְפָרַד--יִרְשׁוּ, אֵת עָרֵי הַנֶּגֶב. 20 And the captivity of this host of the children of Israel, that are among the Canaanites, even unto Zarephath, and the captivity of Jerusalem, that is in Sepharad, shall possess the cities of the South.
כא וְעָלוּ מוֹשִׁעִים בְּהַר צִיּוֹן, לִשְׁפֹּט אֶת-הַר עֵשָׂו; וְהָיְתָה לַיהוָה, הַמְּלוּכָה. {ש} 21 And saviours shall come up on mount Zion to judge the mount of Esau; and the kingdom shall be the LORD'S. {P}
Olmert questioned for seventh time over alleged corruption 2008-08-29 23:25:18

JERUSALEM, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was questioned by police for the seventh time on Friday over his alleged corruption, local daily newspaper Jerusalem Post reported.

Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld was quoted as saying Olmert was questioned for two and a half hours over a house he bought in Jerusalem's upper-class Cremieux Street before becoming the prime minister.

Police suspect the premier has received the house at a discount in exchange for promoting a Jerusalem construction project while he was the city's mayor.

Rosenfeld said Olmert's wife, Aliza, was also questioned for the first time in connection with the probes targeting the premier.

Also on Friday, Olmert's lawyers requested to postpone the next round of questioning against the Jewish American millionaire Morris Talansky, who allegedly illegally gave Olmert "money envelopes" to support his campaign when he was still the mayor, until the conclusion of a federal investigation against Talansky in the United States.

The premier was questioned by national fraud squad investigators at his official residence for three hours last Friday morning, which was the sixth time Olmert has been interrogated so far since the "money envelopes" scandal went public in May.

Olmert denies any wrongdoing in any of the cases, all tracing back to the period before he became prime minister in 2006.

Embroiled in the series of probes, Olmert announced late July that he would resign as soon as a new leader of his ruling Kadima party is elected. He has also said that he would step down if indicted.