Until now Ehud Olmert has been known as a man who functions well under pressure, separating state affairs from his personal issues. But now it is obvious that his famous composure is thawing like an iceberg at the North Pole, and it is no longer clear who wants to finish off whom - they him or he us.0 comments
Yossi Sarid is a commentator and columnist for Haaretz newspaper, and lecturer at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya. He is the author of six books.
During his 32-year tenure as a Knesset member, Sarid served as Education Minister, Environment Minister and leader of the Opposition as well as a member of various parliamentary committees. Sarid was also the head of the Meretz party from 1996 to 2003.
Sarid was born in 1940 in Rehovot, pre-state Palestine. He is married to Dorit; they have three children and five grandchildren.