A look at former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s career

December 29, 2015 10:28 AM

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JERUSALEM — Israel’s Supreme Court on Tuesday reduced former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s sentence in a bribery case dating back to years before he became the premier, sending him to prison for 18 months instead of six years.

Olmert, who is to start serving his sentence in February 2016, will become the first Israeli head of government to be imprisoned.

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