Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and his wife Aliza welcomed their newest grandchild on Thursday, as their daughter's partner gave birth to a baby girl.
The prime minister's 34-year-old daughter Dana is a self-identified lesbian who lives with her life partner Dafna Ben Zvi.
Thursday night, Ben Zvi gave birth to a baby girl, which the couple decided to name Amalya.
Amalya is the couple's first child, and the prime minister's eighth grandchild, with Olmert's oldest daughter Michal giving birth just five months ago.
The Olmert-Ben Zvi couple has an excellent relationship with the prime minister and his wife and arrive at all family gatherings.
Dana Olmert is a researcher, a critic, an editor of literature, a left-wing activist and a gay rights activists, and has participated in pride parades in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv in the past.