Ehud Olmert

Does Israel Have A Culture Of Corruption?

Israel is beginning to look like old time Chicago politics.  The previous governor of Illinois, a former Chicago congressman, is in jail, home to four of the last seven governors of Illinois, and another popular former Chicago congressman is in jail now, with his wife, a former city alderman, going in when he gets out.  They’re only the latest in a long list of former Chicago area politicians to go to prison for corruption.

Ehud Olmert Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison For Bribery Conviction

05/14/2014
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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to six years in prison for accepting bribes in the real estate scam known as the “Holyland affair.”

Ehud Olmert Sentenced To Six Years In Prison For Bribery Conviction

05/13/2014
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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to six years in prison for his conviction for accepting bribes in the Holyland corruption case.

Olmert Found Guilty Of Accepting Bribes In Holyland Scandal

03/31/2014

JERUSALEM — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was found guilty of accepting bribes in the Holyland corruption case.

Women To Build Their Own Wall

02/21/2013

 

Fed up with conflict over how women can worship at the Western Wall, a group of Jewish feminists has begun reconstruction of the Eastern Wall, where they expect to be able to do as they please, thank you very much.

Tim Boxer At America-Israel Friendship League

11/29/2012
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Israel’s very existence was on every speaker’s mind at the America-Israel Friendship League’s awards dinner in mid-November at the Plaza Hotel.

Former Mayor Ed Koch and philanthropist Ingeborg Rennert at AIFL awards dinner at The Plaza. (Photo by Tim Boxer)

Israel's Prosecutor To Appeal Olmert Acquittals

Likud lawmaker has petitioned to prevent Olmert from running for office, citing sole conviction.

10/17/2012

Israel's state prosecutor will appeal the acquittals of former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in two of three cases decided earlier this year.

The prosecutor informed Olmert's attorney on Tuesday that it will appeal the July acquittals on charges of fraud, breach of trust, tax evasion and falsifying corporate records in what became known as the Talansky and Rishon Tours affairs, according to the Justice Ministry.

Israel will appeal the acquittals of Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. Getty Images

Olmert Gets Probation, Fine For Breach Of Trust

09/24/2012

 

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to one to three years of probation and fined about $19,000 for a breach of trust conviction.

Olmert was sentenced Monday in Jerusalem District Court. He could have faced up to three years in jail. The state had recommended a six-month jail sentence.

Olmert Sentenced To Community Service For Breach Of Trust

09/06/2012

 

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to six months of community service for a breach of trust conviction.

Olmert was sentenced Wednesday in Jerusalem District Court. He could have faced up to three years in jail.

The state prosecutors office also dropped a request that the court find that Olmert 's conviction amounted to moral turpitude, which would have prevented the 67-year-old from entering politics for seven years.

Olmert Says He Has No Plan To Re-enter Politics

07/12/2012

 

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, following his acquittal on the most serious corruption charges, said he does not intend to return to politics.

Olmert, speaking Thursday at a conference in Tel Aviv two days after he was acquitted on corruption charges that prompted his resignation from office four years ago, also said that he would remain a member of the Kadima party.

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