Ehud Olmert’s left-leaning wife played down her influence on the Israeli prime minister’s policymaking. “Our political differences have narrowed,” Aliza Olmert told journalists accompanying her husband to Washington this week. “But I am not an adviser. He takes his advice from his advisers.” Israel’s first lady is a noted artist whose left-wing views are largely shared by the couple’s four children.
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