Ehud Olmert's Brother Declared Hostile Witness in Holyland Trial

Yossi Olmert, brother of former PM Ehud Olmert, denies having ever met with or received money from deceased state witness Shmuel Dachner, in contrast to his original testimony to police. Yossi Olmert says his goal is 'not to help the brother I love, but to tell the truth.'

On the first day of examining Yossi Olmert – the brother of the key defendant in the Holyland real estate affair, former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert – the witness sounded like a broken record. On Monday the chief prosecutor on the case, attorney Liat Ben-Ari, questioned Yossi Olmert, the ex-premier's younger brother, over the facts revealed by the police investigation. He denied each and every one of...