Ehud Olmert

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, right, speaks with his former aide Shula Zaken, as he attends the sentence hearing in a corruption case, at Jerusalem's District Court. Olmert cleared a major hurdle toward a possible return to politics, receiving an unexpectedly light sentence for his role in a corruption case that forced him from office.

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Ehud Olmert, Former Israeli Prime Minister

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