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Former prime minister Ehud Olmert at the Jerusalem Magistrates Court, February 10, 2016.(Photo by: POOL/OLIVIA FITUSSI)
Only in Israel: A prime minister goes to prison
By PODCAST
02/15/2016
In a return of our "Only in Israel" segment, legal affairs correspondent Yonah Jeremy Bob gives us the ins and outs of the Olmert case.

  
 





Ehud Olmert has the dubious honor of becoming Israel's first prime minister to go to prison.

Olmert, who was convicted on corruption charges and still has some appeals pending, began a sentence that will last at least 18 months on Monday.

In a return of our "Only in Israel" segment, legal affairs correspondent Yonah Jeremy Bob gives us the ins and outs of the case, including a lowdown of the special wing of the prison Olmert will stay in.
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