Former Israeli prime minister sentenced to 8 months in prison

By Ruth Eglash, May 25, 2015

JERUSALEM — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison and a $25,000 fine for illegally accepting campaign contributions from an American supporter.It is the second conviction and sentence for the former leader, who served as prime minister from 2006 to 2009. He has yet to spend any time behind bars for the convictions.Read full article >>