Takes Olmert to task for failing to respond to a series of questions over handling of home front needs.
Aluf Benn is the editor-in-chief of Haaretz Newspaper. He has followed the country's leadership, foreign policy, and national security, covering six prime ministers from Yitzhak Rabin through Benjamin Netanyahu's second term, and reporting on Israeli-Arab wars and peace efforts since the Oslo Accords in 1993.
His work has appeared in The New York Times, Foreign Affairs, and Newsweek, and he is a regular contributor to The Guardian.
Benn holds an MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a degree from Tel Aviv University.
Syrian gov't newspaper says rejects changing initiative in accordance with 'Israeli and American interests.'
Only NIS 1b has been transferred so far to northern communities, despite cabinet promise to give NIS 4b.
On Israel visit, Under Secretary Levey says support of Germany, Italy crucial for measures' success.