He was serving a 27-month prison term for corruption.
Olmert will spend 19 months behind bars for corruption.
He will begin serving his prison term on Feb. 15.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is about to turn to the UN to ask for membership in some 15 organizations Palestinians have access to since they received non-member status at the UN in 2012. This might create a huge problem.
The Israelis and the Palestinians view the settlements enterprise from a completely different perspective that defines their strategic objectives and is becoming increasingly irreconcilable every time Israel announces the building of new housing units.
JERUSALEM, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Former Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman was acquitted of corruption charges on Wednesday
Since Israelis and Palestinians live interspersed they are already compelled to cooperate on areas of mutual responsibility such as border security, migration, right-of-return, dual-citizenship, public services, trade and employment.
Olmert wrote to Bernard Avishai, professor at the Hebrew University, that "Once the United Nations will lay the foundation
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict cannot be resolved without the direct and active involvement of the United States, using both inducements and coercive diplomacy to bring about a peaceful solution.