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Classified Documents Found In Olmert’s Cell

One of the lawyers representing former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was caught with classified documents in his possession as he left the prison in which Olmert is serving time, Channel 2 News reported Friday. Read more

Israel’s President Denies Pardon To Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert

President Reuven Rivlin has denied former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s request for a presidential pardon, obliging Olmert to fulfill the remainder of his jail sentence. Read more

Ehud Olmert Loses Prison Privileges After Being Insolent With A Guard

Former prime minister Ehud Olmert has been denied any prison furloughs for six weeks as a punishment for being insolent to a guard. Read more

Ehud Olmert Corruption Appeal Rejected, Ex-Israeli Prime Minister To Serve Another 8 Months

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s appeal against his conviction in the “cash envelopes” affair, in which he accepted cash-filled envelopes from American Jewish businessman Morris Talansky. Read more

Former PM Ehud Olmert Requests Early Prison Release

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Wednesday submitted a request for an early release from Ma’asiyahu Prison, where he has been serving an 18-month prison term since February. Read more

Ehud Olmert Freed From Prison For 48 Hours

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was released Monday morning, beginning a 48-hour furlough. The two-day outing marks the first time the former Prime Minister has been seen in public since he began serving his 19-month prison term in February. Read more

Former President Moshe Katsav offers To Mentor Ehud Olmert As Prisoner

Former president Moshe Katsav told confidants he spoke with on Monday that he wants to mentor former prime minister Ehud Olmert while they are both at Ma’asiyahu Prison in Ramle, Channel 2 reported. Read more

Former PM Ehud Olmert Begins Serving Prison Sentence, A First In Israel’s History

Former prime minister Ehud Olmert entered Wing 10 of Ma’asiyahu Prison on Monday to begin serving a 19-month sentence for bribery and obstruction of justice in the Holyland corruption case, which grew out of the years he was mayor of Jerusalem (1992-2003). Read more

Ehud Olmert Sentenced To An Additional Month In Jail

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Wednesday morning was handed an additional month of active jail time for disrupting legal proceedings, in a sentencing handed down by the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court. Read more

Former PM Ehud Olmert Convicted of Obstruction of Justice In Plea Bargain

Marking a continuing heavy fall, former prime minister Ehud Olmert on Tuesday was convicted by the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court of obstruction of justice in coordination with his former top aide as part of a plea bargain deal ending the Shula Zaken tapes saga. Read more