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Jerusalem: Holyland becomes Sicknessland

Olga Gouresky Published: 04.17.10, 22:44 / Israel News

The sign near the housing project which is at the center of what has been dubbed as the as the most severe corruption case in Israel's history has been vandalized, Ynet reported on Saturday.

The suspects in the Holyland bribery scandal include former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, his longtime confidante Attorney Uri Messer and former Jerusalem Mayor Uri Lupolianski.

The vandals, who were not caught, altered the first letter so that the sign will read "Cholyland".

"Choly" in Hebrew means "sickness".

Jerusalem resident Ram Milon said his son drew his attention to the altered sign. "We were waiting at the traffic light when my son said, 'Dad look what happened to the Holyland sign; now it's Cholyland'. Something is definitely sick here."

Ram's wife Levana said, "Every time I walked near the

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Added: Apr-18-2010 
By: aydeo
Middle East
Tags: Jerusalem, Holyland, Project, Severe, Corruption, Israel, History, Olmert
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