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May 13, 2014 12:19 am

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert Faces Jail Time at Sentencing Hearing

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Times of Israel – Former prime minister Ehud Olmert will likely be sentenced to several years in prison at a hearing Tuesday, though the courts may keep him out of prison while he appeals the case.

The highly anticipated hearing at Tel Aviv District Court comes over a month after Olmert was convicted on multiple bribery charges stemming from his involvement as mayor of Jerusalem in a massive graft scandal surrounding the development of the city’s Holyland hilltop residential complex.

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