Jerusalem District Court

Olmert Sentenced To Prison In Talansky Case


Jerusalem — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to eight months in prison for accepting cash-filled envelopes from an American-Jewish businessman.

Former Israeli Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, at an earlier court hearing in Jerusalem in 2012. Getty Images

Court: Women Should Not Have Been Arrested

Latest ruling presents Robinson's Arch as an option for women, but says they can pray at the Wall, as well.


JERUSALEM  -- Women praying out loud at the Western Wall in prayer shawls do not disturb the public order and should not have been arrested, an Israeli court found.

Women of the Wall, which agitates for women's prayer rights, won a major court victory on April 24. Getty Images
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