'Netanyahu's a pathological coward; he won't annex territories'

'Netanyahu's a pathological coward; he won't annex territories'

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Netanyahu trial and government: 'Coalition built on fraud and mistrust, therefore cannot stand.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2020, 5:58 PM
Olmert: 'Gantz has no political future - his future is in his past'

Olmert: 'Gantz has no political future - his future is in his past'

Former PM Ehud Olmert says Benny Gantz has 'no political future,' calls PM Netanyahu a 'con man.'103FM, 3/27/2020, 12:21 PM
Olmert on Netanyahu family: Crazy people

Olmert on Netanyahu family: Crazy people

Former PM blames Netanyahu for the dirty election campaign: This is all because of one man and his family.103FM, 2/28/2020, 6:38 AM
Olmert files request to have his criminal record expunged

Olmert files request to have his criminal record expunged

The former Prime Minister recently expressed a desire to return to political life, meeting PA Chairman Abbas to slam Trump's peace planEitan Divinsky, 2/18/2020, 3:17 PM
Olmert, why do PA police stand idly by as terrorists attack Israelis?

Olmert, why do PA police stand idly by as terrorists attack Israelis?

Abbas “opposes terrorism,” according to Ehud Olmert, yet his police forces quietly watch and do nothing as an Arab mob tries to stone, burn and shoot Israelis to death. Moshe Phillips, 2/18/2020, 1:02 PM
Olmert, Abbas and pay-for-slay

Olmert, Abbas and pay-for-slay

Ehud Olmert met with Mahmoud Abbas - and said, unbelievably, that the PA leader fights terrorism. In that case, let him start by ending pay-for-slay. Moshe Phillips, 2/15/2020, 10:06 PM
Netanyahu: 'This is a low point in history of State of Israel'

Netanyahu: 'This is a low point in history of State of Israel'

PM: 'Gantz has no government without Ahmad Tibi, and Ahmed Tibi will do whatever Abbas tells him.'Mordechai Sones, 2/11/2020, 10:16 PM
Ambassador Danny Danon on Olmert: 'Diplomatic terrorism'

Ambassador Danny Danon on Olmert: 'Diplomatic terrorism'

'On the same day Abbas failed in his attempt to condemn US and Israel in Security Council, Olmert is endorsing Abbas.'Mordechai Sones, 2/11/2020, 10:08 PM
Thank heaven for fools

Thank heaven for fools

Nothing will do for them except 100 percent of everything, Jack Engelhard, 2/9/2020, 4:21 PM
Abbas and Olmert to publicly oppose US peace plan

Abbas and Olmert to publicly oppose US peace plan

Kushner responds to report that PA chairman and former PM will publicly oppose "Deal of the Century": I find it almost pathetic.Elad Benari, 2/7/2020, 12:01 AM
Olmert: Netanyahu won't be PM, I'll vote for Blue and White

Olmert: Netanyahu won't be PM, I'll vote for Blue and White

Former Prime Minister says Netanyahu and family are "acting like a crime family", predicts: "Bibi Netanyahu will not be Prime Minister."Elad Benari, Canada, 1/10/2020, 10:44 PM
How Olmert tried to dismantle the right-wing bloc

How Olmert tried to dismantle the right-wing bloc

Former PM spoke with a member of the Shas Council of Torah sages and tried to persuade him to disband the bloc that is loyal to Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2019, 6:47 AM
Olmert: Shalit deal is a 'crime'

Olmert: Shalit deal is a 'crime'

Former PM speaks out against deal which saw Israel release more than 1,000 terrorists in exchanged for abducted soldier.Elad Benari, 11/7/2019, 12:40 AM
Olmert cancels flight over fears of arrest

Olmert cancels flight over fears of arrest

Former PM told he could be arrested for war crimes if he lands in Zurich, Switzerland.Gary Willig, 7/24/2019, 8:50 PM
Olmert: Netanyahu will not be PM after the elections

Olmert: Netanyahu will not be PM after the elections

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert comments on the attempt to cancel the repeat elections.103FM, 6/27/2019, 6:15 AM
Olmert: Iran won't have a bomb, trust me

Olmert: Iran won't have a bomb, trust me

Former Prime Minister not going to run in upcoming elections. "I currently prefer the outsider position. Maybe one day I'll be back."Yoni Kempinski, 6/17/2019, 2:04 AM
Olmert: Iran wants Netanyahu as PM

Olmert: Iran wants Netanyahu as PM

Former PM attacks Netanyahu: I blame Netanyahu for leaking Gantz's phone story. He also leaked during Operation Protective Edge.Elad Benari, 3/24/2019, 5:11 AM
Olmert: Netanyahu's time is up

Olmert: Netanyahu's time is up

Former prime minister attacks Netanyahu over the investigations against him.Elad Benari, 1/27/2019, 4:56 AM
Olmert: Netanyahu 'regime' needs to end

Olmert: Netanyahu 'regime' needs to end

Former PM, who did time for corruption, attacks Netanyahu over police probes into his affairs. 'Standards at the lowest level in history.'Tzvi Lev, 1/17/2019, 10:21 PM
Olmert: There is no existential threat to the State of Israel

Olmert: There is no existential threat to the State of Israel

Former PM Ehud Olmert criticizes Netanyahu: I suggest that the leadership talk less.Elad Benari, 11/22/2018, 5:05 AM
Olmert: Government giving in instead of defeating Hamas

Olmert: Government giving in instead of defeating Hamas

Former PM says any other prime minister would be called a traitor for agreeing to a cease-fire after Israel endured 460 rockets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2018, 7:34 PM
The world should recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

The world should recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Natasha Hausdorff and former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert discuss the international status of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2018, 1:13 AM
Liberman on Olmert-Abbas meeting: 'Pathetic'

Liberman on Olmert-Abbas meeting: 'Pathetic'

"Olmert turned to him as 'Dr. Abbas' but forgot to mention that he received his doctorate for Holocaust denial."Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2018, 10:19 AM
Likud source: Olmert is now Abbas' mouthpiece

Likud source: Olmert is now Abbas' mouthpiece

Likud source slams former PM Olmert, says he's 'still living in the previous decade.'Hezki Baruch, 9/22/2018, 9:00 PM
Gush Katif still hurts, Mr. Netanyahu

Gush Katif still hurts, Mr. Netanyahu

Are Jews always to keep a packed suitcase in the closet, even in Israel? Jack Engelhard, 9/9/2018, 10:03 AM
Security detail for Barak and Olmert

Security detail for Barak and Olmert

Report: Knesset committee to approve security for former prime ministers for a period of 20 years at the request of the Shin Bet.Ben Ariel, 7/4/2018, 4:06 AM
Ehud Olmert's new job

Ehud Olmert's new job

Former Prime Minister and convicted felon Ehud Olmert lands first-post jail gig.Tzvi Lev, 7/1/2018, 7:00 PM
Olmert: Israel should consider other operational methods in Gaza

Olmert: Israel should consider other operational methods in Gaza

Former PM says Israel should consider methods that will be less violent and damaging in dealing with riots along Gaza border.Ben Ariel, 6/7/2018, 4:38 AM
'What we did in Syria can't be done in Iran'

'What we did in Syria can't be done in Iran'

Former PM at Jerusalem Post conference: If Israel makes peace with the PA, there will immediately be peace with 10 Arab countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2018, 5:06 AM
Attorney General vs. Olmert: 'Moral flaw'

Attorney General vs. Olmert: 'Moral flaw'

Mandelblit attacks former PM, uncertain whether even expunged criminal record would allow him to re-enter politics.Mordechai Sones, 4/10/2018, 8:00 PM
Will former PM Olmert return to politics?

Will former PM Olmert return to politics?

Ehud Olmert requests presidential pardon on bribery conviction.JTA, 4/9/2018, 4:17 PM
Bolton updated Israel to avert hostile UN moves

Bolton updated Israel to avert hostile UN moves

Bolton called and said: 'Danny, you've got to call the Prime Minister right now, for him to phone the President so he'll stop this.'Mordechai Sones, 3/25/2018, 2:55 PM
Gilad Shalit's father: Ehud Olmert trying to rewrite history

Gilad Shalit's father: Ehud Olmert trying to rewrite history

Noam Shalit says former prime minister lied about alleged deal that would have freed his son from Hamas captivity years earlier.Tzvi Lev, 3/18/2018, 5:56 PM
Olmert says haredi Kabbalist predicted Hezbollah attack

Olmert says haredi Kabbalist predicted Hezbollah attack

Former prime minister says haredi Kabbalist correctly warned that Hezbollah would attack Israeli missile boat during Second Lebanon War.Tzvi Lev, 3/18/2018, 7:34 AM
Olmert: Ehud Barak torpedoed deal to free Gilad Shalit

Olmert: Ehud Barak torpedoed deal to free Gilad Shalit

Former prime minister Ehud Olmert accuses Ehud Barak of torpedoing deal to free captured soldier Gilad Shalit.Tzvi Lev, 3/15/2018, 6:14 PM
Olmert on Netanyahu: May his tenure end quickly

Olmert on Netanyahu: May his tenure end quickly

Former Prime Minister comments on cases against Netanyahu: I do not wish him harm on a personal level.Elad Benari, 2/8/2018, 5:12 AM
No criminal investigation against Olmert

No criminal investigation against Olmert

State Prosecutor won't launch criminal investigation against former PM over possession of classified documents.Elad Benari, 1/31/2018, 4:37 AM
Olmert: 'I erred'

Olmert: 'I erred'

Former Prime Minister speaks about 'numerous mistakes' made during his tenure as Prime Minister, but criticizes current government.Tzvi Lev, 1/7/2018, 10:41 AM
'You don't base judgments on news headlines'

'You don't base judgments on news headlines'

Former minister Gideon Sa'ar says PM Netanyahu should not resign, has wide base of support.Hezki Baruch, 12/23/2017, 6:59 PM
Last case against Olmert to be closed?

Last case against Olmert to be closed?

Attorney General reportedly to announce closing of case against former PM on suspicion of taking classified documents from jail.Ben Ariel, 11/27/2017, 1:09 AM
Journalist: Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert harassed me

Journalist: Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert harassed me

Army Radio reporter says Israel is in the 'midst of a revolution,' she believes every woman who speaks up after 30 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2017, 8:20 PM
Israeli pop star sharing prison wing with former Chief Rabbi

Israeli pop star sharing prison wing with former Chief Rabbi

Israeli pop star Kobi Peretz entered prison on Sunday, is housed in the same prison wing as former Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger.Tzvi Lev, 10/16/2017, 10:20 AM
'Olmert adopted the family, simple as that'

'Olmert adopted the family, simple as that'

Former PM participates in wedding of daughter of former deputy killed in a car accident, whose family Olmert since took under his wing.Uzi Baruch, 7/6/2017, 10:56 AM
Olmert released from prison

Olmert released from prison

Former Prime Minister released from prison after parole board ruled that his sentence would be shortened.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2017, 6:35 AM
'Olmert is the most corrupt politician'

'Olmert is the most corrupt politician'

Zehut party leader Moshe Feiglin says former PM Ehud Olmert does not deserve sympathy and early release due to his cruelty against Israelis.Shimon Cohen, 6/29/2017, 10:05 PM
It's final: Ehud Olmert to be freed from prison on Sunday

It's final: Ehud Olmert to be freed from prison on Sunday

Prosecution declines to appeal parole board decision to free former Prime Minister from jail. Olmert to be released on Sunday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2017, 8:53 PM
'Don't appeal, let Olmert be'

'Don't appeal, let Olmert be'

Yesh Atid MK calls on prosecution not to appeal decision to release Olmert from prison early. 'There is a scent of wrongful persecution.'Mordechai Sones, 6/29/2017, 11:58 AM
Olmert to be released early

Olmert to be released early

Former PM scheduled to be released from prison this Sunday, subject to a prosecution request for delay in release in order to appeal.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 6/29/2017, 9:03 AM
Marzel: Olmert must be released

Marzel: Olmert must be released

Baruch Marzel blasts treatment of former PM as 'inhumane and un-Jewish.' 'He did his time.'Benny Tocker, 6/29/2017, 12:13 AM
Olmert released from hospital

Olmert released from hospital

A week after Olmert admitted to hospital with chest pains, former Prime Minister discharged and returned to Maasiyahu prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2017, 2:45 PM
Bennett: The time has come to free Olmert

Bennett: The time has come to free Olmert

'There is no argument about his definitive contribution to Israel’s security. The time has come to show mercy.”Hezki Baruch, 6/23/2017, 1:00 PM
Olmert suffers possible heart attack

Olmert suffers possible heart attack

Former PM taken to the hospital a week before announcement by parole board on his request for early release.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2017, 3:31 PM
Olmert in trouble again

Olmert in trouble again

Justice Ministry to investigate former PM for writing book containing classified information while in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2017, 6:12 PM
Police raid publishing house over suspected material from Olmert

Police raid publishing house over suspected material from Olmert

Police raid book publishing offices of Yediot Aharonot to find material which, according to suspicions, was transferred by ex-PM Olmert.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2017, 10:11 AM
Police won't object to Olmert early release

Police won't object to Olmert early release

Israel Police make clear they will not object to the early release of former Prime Minister.Ido Ben Porat, 6/5/2017, 4:06 AM
Olmert's lawyers: An attempt to blacken former PM's name

Olmert's lawyers: An attempt to blacken former PM's name

Lawyers of jailed former PM Ehud Olmert deny report he had classified documents in his prison cell, say it is an attempt to harm his appeal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2017, 10:34 PM
Classified documents found in Olmert's cell

Classified documents found in Olmert's cell

Channel 2 News reports one of Olmert's lawyers was caught smuggling classified documents out of his cell. Investigation underway.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/19/2017, 9:31 PM