Israeli Supreme Court Reduces Ehud Olmert’s Sentence to 18 Months

December 29, 2015 9:17 AM

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Israeli Supreme Court Reduces Ehud Olmert’s Sentence to 18 Months

JERUSALEM — The Israeli Supreme Court reduced a prison term for Ehud Olmert, a former Israeli prime minister, on Tuesday to 18 months from six years after overturning part of his conviction on bribery charges.

Mr. Olmert, the first Israeli prime minister ever sentenced to prison, is expected to begin serving his term on Feb. 15.

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