Olmert formally submits his resignation to Peres

Outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert arrived at the President’s residence in Jerusalem Sunday evening to formally submit his resignation to President Shimon Peres after almost 33 months in office.

Olmert earlier announced his decision to step down at the start of the weekly cabinet meeting, held in Jerusalem.

Sound off below on Israel’s failed PM.

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Rabbi Yonah


  • Down but not out.
    What’s the deal? Will he be tried? Will he be punished? Or will Peres do a Ford and say that his disgrace was enough?

  • Olmert was one of yours wasn’t he. Not to be one to tell other people who they should vote for in regards of their leaders I don’t know your internal political system that well but from what I understand he would have been what we would have called in the United States a Liberal.

  • Yeah you hate to admit the reality that Omert was the product of the Israeli Left.

    And now you guys recommend Obama for us.

    Yeah, I am sure Obama people are grateful for that! Yeah, right!

    Hell, if you recommended McCain for us I have the same response to that that you had to me. Go Away. This is OUR ELECTION. STAY THE HELL AWAY FROM IT!

    Not satisfied with destroying one country you have to go after ours too huh?

  • Lots of lingering resentment of Canadians out there, apparently.

  • Yeah, it seems like the people of Jewlicious having done a good job of messing up their own country is now focusing their attention towards messing up ours.

    And I also agree with you in saying that even if they were supporting McCain (which of course is laughable considering how far to the left they are) they still should butt out of what is an issue for Americans to decide.

  • I thought Canada had a better-off economy, more positive image abroad as well as way more sustainable water resources for ages to come plus lower crime rates than the USA. I thought Rabbi Yonah was US American. I know Steve and Greg are the same person.

  • Uhm, we’re entitled to our opinion. I for one do not envy my American friends. This is going to be one heck of an election and I’m certainly not taking anyone’s victory for granted. I guess we’ll see how it plays out. In the meantime, both candidates have provided ample fodder for discussion.

    Now what the heck does all this have to do with Canadians? I didn’t vote for Olmert btw. I voted for the Ethiopians. If the Black panthers put together something not embarasing, I’ll vote for them, If not maybe the new Indian party?

  • Um, “Tom,” “Greg” and “Steve” are all one troll who visits us once every few months. Pay him no mind.

  • Hey there! This post could not be written any better! Reading through this post reminds me of my previous room mate! He always kept talking about this. I will forward this article to him. Pretty sure he will have a good read. Thank you for sharing!