Ehud Olmert’s eldest son is returning to Israel after a decade abroad.
Shaul Olmert, a 33-year-old hi-tech executive, will relocate to Israel with his family next month, Yediot Achronot reported Sunday. He has spent recent years in New York.
Of the Israeli prime minister’s four children, Shaul is the one most identified with his father’s political career.
Morris Talansky, the American businessman at the heart of a corruption scandal now dogging Olmert, named Shaul as a go-between in his dealings with the Israeli prime minister.
“I became very excited when Shaul called and said that he would be coming back to Israel with his wife and children. He is leaving a wonderful life and a dream job that pays hundreds of thousands of dollars in order to be here with us,” Yediot quoted Olmert as saying.