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Ehud Olmert

Ex-Israeli Prime Minister Olmert Sentenced To Six Years In Prison

By Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times JERUSALEM — One of Israel’s highest profile court cases ended Tuesday with a scathing critique of public corruption, harsh jail sentences and a former prime minister sent to prison, effectively ending Ehud Olmert’s decades-long political career. Olmert was found guilty in late March of two counts of accepting bribes as […]

May 13, 2014

Former Israeli Prime Minister Olmert Convicted In Corruption Trial

By Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times JERUSALEM — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was convicted Monday of accepting bribes in a case called one of the nation’s largest corruption scandals, ending an intense two-year trial and most likely his political career. Tel Aviv District Court convicted Olmert and nine other defendants — including real-estate […]

March 31, 2014