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Former Mayor Lupolianski gets community service

Supreme Court rejects former Jerusalem Mayor Uri Lupolianski's appeal on Holyland case.

Former Jerusalem Mayor Lupolianski receives community service

Court: Former PM Olmert to serve 18 months

Supreme Court partially accepts former PM Ehud Olmert's appeal against 6 years in prison.

Court: Former PM Olmert to serve 18 months

Olmert Aide to be Released from Jail Early

Shula Zaken's 11-month sentence as part of a plea bargain incriminating Olmert to be shortened by two-thirds.

Olmert Aide to be Released from Jail Early

Prosecutors: Lupoliansky Took More than Olmert

State Attorney's Office lauds heavy sentence meted out to former mayor, although he did not take money to his pocket.

Prosecutors: Lupoliansky Took 5 Times More than Olmert

Lupoliansky Sentenced to Six Years

Despite being ill with cancer, former Jerusalem mayor will serve jail time for receiving bribes.

Lupoliansky Sentenced to Six Years

Ex-Mayor Lupoliansky's Sentencing Postponed

Tel Aviv District Court was to decide the fate of former Jerusalem mayor, and of ex-councillor Avraham Feiner, on Monday.

Ex-Mayor Lupoliansky's Sentencing Postponed

Prisons Service Expects Olmert 'Headache'

Former Prisons Service officer says a special wing may have to be built for Olmert, who possesses state secrets.

Prisons Service Expects Olmert 'Headache'

Olmert: I Never Took a Bribe

At sentencing hearing, former PM says he never took a bribe, vows to appeal verdict.

Olmert: I Never Took a Bribe

Prosecutors to Seek 5-7 Year Jail Term Olmert

State prosecution sources say they are also seeking a stiff fine of more than one million shekels against disgraced former Prime Minister.

Prosecutors to Seek 5-7 Year Jail Term for Former PM Olmert

Architect: Holyland is a Monument to Corruption

David Kroyanker says Jerusalemites always felt there ws something sinister about the project, but weren't sure what.

Holyland is a Great Monument to Corruption, Says Architect

Judge Won't Let Olmert Aide Off Hook Lightly

Judge Rosen rejects request to lighten punishment of former Olmert bureau chief in Holyland corruption trial, demands better reasons.

Judge Won't Let Olmert Aide Off The Hook Lightly

Olmert Verdict: Cause for Celebration or Concern?

Mixed responses to conviction of former Prime Minister touch upon institutionalized corruption, his political legacy.

Olmert Conviction: Cause for Celebration or Cause for Concern?

Yad Sarah: 'Proud' of Corrupt Ex-Mayor

Aid organization received money from Holyland entrepreneurs as form of bribing its founder, former Jerusalem Mayor Uri Lupoliansky.

Charity that Received Bribery Money Stands by Convicted Founder

Former Prime Minister Olmert Convicted

Bureau chief Zaken and former Jerusalem Mayor Lupolianski among nine others found guilty of taking bribes in infamous Holyland case.

Former Prime Minister Olmert Convicted on Bribery Chargesplayer

Olmert Corruption Trial in Limbo Until Monday

Judge decides not to decide whether verdict to be announced as planned, leaving everyone in suspense until the morning.

Olmert Corruption Trial in Limbo Until Monday

Zaken Edging Closer to Testifying Against Olmert

Progress in negotiations between Shula Zaken and the prosecution on her testimony against former PM.

Zaken Edging Closer to Testifying Against Olmert

Former Olmert Aide May Testify Against Him

Shula Zaken, who has stood by former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert for years, has changed her mind and may sign a plea bargain.

Former Olmert Aide May Testify Against Him

Deathbed Promise Changed Olmert Trial

Sudden change in Olmert’s former secretary linked to ‘deathbed promise’ that has now been revoked.

Deathbed Promise Changed Olmert Trial

First Time: Olmert to Testify in Holyland Trial

Former Prime Minister will take the stand in corruption scandal involving luxury housing project.

First Time: Olmert to Testify in Holyland Trial

Lupoliansky to Join Holy City's Mayor Race?

Former mayor will announce he is joining race against Barkat and Leon after Rosh Hashana – report.

Lupoliansky to Join Holy City's Mayor Race?

Holyland Witness Revealed as Shmuel Dachner

Court reveals that deceased state witness in Holyland scandal was businessman Shmuel Dachner.

Holyland Witness Revealed as Shmuel Dachner

Key Witness in Olmert Trial is Dead

S.D., the state's witness in the legal proceedings against former PM, died hours after stormy testimony.

Key Witness in Olmert Trial is Dead

Olmert: I'm Not Returning to Politics

Former prime minister blames IDF commanders for outbreak of Second Lebanon War.

Olmert: I'm Not Returning to Politics

Olmert Acquittals Put Scare in Holyland Bribe Case

Government prosecutors are running scared after the court acquitted Olmert on two severe indictments. The Holyland charges may be dropped.

Olmert Acquittals Put Scare in Holyland Bribe Charges