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  Tishrei 29, 5778 , 19/10/17

President Rivlin abbreviates former mayor's jail time

President Reuven Rivlin has decided to abbreviate the prison sentence of former Ramat Gan mayor Zvi Bar and to convert part of it to a suspended sentence. Bar will be eligible in a few days time to stand before a parole board.

Bar was convicted on bribery charges and sentenced to three years in jail of which he has served nine months.

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