Olmert freed from prison - for 48 hoursFormer Prime Minister seen in public for first time since entering prison. Will return to Maasiyahu prison after two-day furlough.
'Olmert is taking advantage of the law'Prison service changes its guidelines after claiming former PM Ehud Olmert is 'taking advantage of law allowing unlimited lawyer visits.'
Watch: An inside look at Olmert's prison blockPrison Service publishes footage from block 10 in Maasiyahu Prison, which as of today will house disgraced former PM for the next 19 months.
Watch: Ehud Olmert enters prisonDisgraced former prime minister begins 19-month prison term for corruption. What can he expect on the inside?
Olmert again denies accusations on last dayOlmert denies accusations, but claims his punishment shows power of Israeli democracy.
Ehud Olmert begins first day in prison tomorrowDisgraced former Israeli prime minister to start 19-month sentence for corruption, though in relative luxury. Sentence could be lengthened.
Olmert sentenced to an additional month in jailCourt hands former PM another month in jail in addition to Holyland scandal sentence; he will begin serving time in 5 days.
Olmert admits to obstruction of justiceFormer PM Ehud Olmert admits in court to two counts of obstructing justice, as part of plea bargain.
Supreme Court hears appeal by ex-PM OlmertOlmert pleads with judges to cancel 8-month sentence, asserting the ordeal has felt like 'tennis balls' being fired at him for years.
Olmert strikes deal to avoid second jail termEhud Olmert to serve six months in jail for attempting to bribe long-time aide concurrently with 18-month sentence for corruption.
Report: Barak won't be investigated over 'bribes'Reports say Attorney General will not open a criminal investigation over Olmert's claims that Barak took bribes.
'Olmert's jailing is going to be a headache'Jurist notes on former PM's court victory, but says even one day in jail for him has great meaning - although state secrets complicate that.
Watch: Analysis on Olmert verdictFrom today's ILTV edition. Attorney Sharon Nahari discusses Supreme Court ruling on former PM's appeal.
Olmert to enjoy deluxe conditions in prisonEx-prime minister will serve less than one year, in a specially constructed bloc with TVs in each room, and wear civilian clothes.
Watch: Olmert responds to sentence; 'I'm innocent'Speaking outside the Supreme Court following his partially-successful appeal, former PM says he accepts 18-month sentence.
Court: Former PM Olmert to serve 18 monthsSupreme Court partially accepts former PM Ehud Olmert's appeal against 6 years in prison.
Abbas: 'I rejected Israeli offer of PA state'Abbas tells Israel TV that he turned down flat an offer by Olmert for a state on the equivalent of 99.5% of Judea and Samaria.
Ehud Olmert Given 8 Months in Talansky AffairFormer prime minister given more jail time and a hefty fine for his part in massive corruption scandal.
IPS Begins Preparations for Olmert Prison SentenceIsraeli Prison Service debating possible locations, whether Olmert can have a cellmate.
Olmert's Former Friend: He Had to be ConvictedJournalist Dan Margalit says if court hadn't found former PM guilty of corruption there would have been an 'earthquake' in Israel.
Ehud Olmert Found Guilty over Talansky AffairEx-PM found guilty of fraud and breach of trust after new evidence disproves his version of events.
Likud MKs: Left, Media 'Using' ComptrollerA report on housing set to be released soon by Comptroller Yosef Shapira is 'unnecessary' and 'cynical,' according to Likud MKs.
Hezbollah Reportedly Planned to Assassinate OlmertArabic report reveals Hezbollah sought to kill then-PM in response to killing of Imad Mughniyeh, but Israeli agent foiled the plan.
Netanyahu: I Didn't Promise Bennett AnythingIn an interview, PM Netanyahu denies offering Bennett the Defense Ministry, blames Olmert and Lapid for housing crisis.
Olmert Aide to be Released from Jail EarlyShula Zaken's 11-month sentence as part of a plea bargain incriminating Olmert to be shortened by two-thirds.
Law Keeps Crooked Politicians At Bay for 14 YearsProposed bill: politicians convicted of offenses involving 'moral turpitude' will be banned from holding office for 14 years instead of 7.
Olmert to be Questioned Over 'Barak Bribe' TapePolice to summon former PM over his remarks to close aide that former Defense Minister "takes millions in bribes".
Olmert Told Aide: Barak 'Taking Bribes'In new recordings published on Channel 10, former PM is heard telling Shula Zaken that Ehud Barak took millions in bribes.
Damning Olmert Recordings Played in Holyland Trial'Take the blame on yourself...he'll murder you,' Olmert is heard saying; corruption evidence grows as former aid takes stand.
Police Recommend Indicting OlmertFormer PM's legal troubles continue, as police recommend he be indicted on charges of obstruction of justice and witness tampering.
Judge Stands By Harsh Language Against OlmertJudge David Rosen says he stands behind the harsh language he used to describe former PM's crimes.
Olmert's Attorney: His Rights Were ViolatedFormer PM's attorney criticizes the conduct of Judge David Rosen, particularly when it came to Shula Zaken.
Shas MK: Olmert Should be Given Community ServiceMK Nissim Ze’ev says that sending a former prime minister to jail gives the State of Israel a bad name.
Shula Zaken Sentenced to 11 Months in PrisonZaken granted lenient sentence as Judge David Rosen accepts plea bargain.
Prisons Service Expects Olmert 'Headache'Former Prisons Service officer says a special wing may have to be built for Olmert, who possesses state secrets.
'Olmert's Verdict is a Lesson to Us All'MKs begin to react to the Holyland Affair, condemning the former PM's actions - but praising Israel's fight against corruption.
Olmert Sentenced to Six Years in PrisonFor the first time, a former prime minister is sentenced to prison time. Judge describes a public official who takes bribes as a 'traitor.'
Tuesday is Sentencing Day for OlmertFormer Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, convicted on two counts of bribery, expected to be given prison sentence.
Olmert: I Never Took a BribeAt sentencing hearing, former PM says he never took a bribe, vows to appeal verdict.
Prosecutors to Seek 5-7 Year Jail Term OlmertState prosecution sources say they are also seeking a stiff fine of more than one million shekels against disgraced former Prime Minister.
Prosecution to Seek Five-Year Term for Olmert?The Prosecution will ask for a five-year prison sentence for former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in the Holyland affair.
Peres Praises Oslo Architect 'Peace Fighter'Peres eulogizes 'peace fighter' Pundak who was 'ready to do anything for peace'; Olmert calls him 'man of justice, most realistic Israeli.'
Olmert to be Questioned Next WeekPolice officials say former Prime Minister will be summoned next week for questioning over suspicions of obstruction of justice.
Police Move Ahead with New Olmert InvestigationShula Zaken summoned for questioning in obstruction of justice investigation against former PM.
Olmert's Lawyer Blames the MediaAttorney Eli Zohar says the media “judges defendants in the town square”.
Looking Back at OlmertiaAs the former Prime Minister is found guilty of fraud, let us not forget what his term of office was like.
'It Could be Years Before Olmert Goes to Prison'Professor Suzie Navot says that Olmert will appeal his bribery conviction and that this process can take years.
Olmert, Harvard, the Best, the BrightestBrainy leaders are all over the place. They make the mistakes. We pay the consequences.
Barkat: 'Sunshine' is Best Antidote to CorruptionJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is the heir of an odd legacy: The people who preceded him in office are both convicted felons.
Bennett: Israel Less Corrupt After Olmert DecisionThe conviction of Ehud Olmert has a silver lining, says Economics Minister Naftali Bennett - it will make Israel more moral and more Jewish.
Peres: Olmert Conviction 'A Sad Day for Israel'On a visit to Austria Monday, Shimon Peres discussed with Austria's Heinz Fischer Iran, the peace process - and Ehud Olmert.
Judge Won't Let Olmert Aide Off Hook LightlyJudge Rosen rejects request to lighten punishment of former Olmert bureau chief in Holyland corruption trial, demands better reasons.
Olmert Verdict: Cause for Celebration or Concern?Mixed responses to conviction of former Prime Minister touch upon institutionalized corruption, his political legacy.
Former Prime Minister Olmert ConvictedBureau chief Zaken and former Jerusalem Mayor Lupolianski among nine others found guilty of taking bribes in infamous Holyland case.
Olmert Corruption Trial in Limbo Until MondayJudge decides not to decide whether verdict to be announced as planned, leaving everyone in suspense until the morning.
Olmert Investigated for Obstruction of JusticePolice launch a new investigation against former PM Olmert, following new evidence turned in by his former bureau chief, Shula Zaken.
Zaken Has Incriminating Tape Against Olmert?Former PM's bureau chief has reportedly presented police with new evidence implicating him in obstruction of justice.