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March 7, 2006
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Israel’s state comptroller launched a probe into a second real-estate deal involving Ehud Olmert. Micha Lindenstrauss’ office said Monday he was checking the interim Israeli prime minister’s recent purchase of a Jerusalem house for around $1.2 million. Olmert used the proceedings from the sale of his previous home, a deal which the state comptroller checked for possible wrongdoing and cleared last week.

The Jewish community of Zagreb, Croatia, got a new Orthodox rabbi. Zwi Eliezer Aloni, who since 2001 has been serving in the German city of Mainz, was hired by the Zagreb community for a year. Aloni takes the place of Rabbi Kotel Dadon, who was fired last summer after seven years of service.

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