Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, right, stands by his former aid Shula Zaken he attends the sentence hearing in a corruption case, at Jerusalem's District Court, Monday, Sept.

 

              Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, right, stands by his former aid Shula Zaken he attends the sentence hearing in a corruption case, at Jerusalem
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, right, stands by his former aid Shula Zaken he attends the sentence hearing in a corruption case, at Jerusalem's District Court, Monday, Sept. 24, 2012. Olmert cleared a major hurdle toward a possible return to politics on Monday, receiving an unexpectedly light sentence for his role in a corruption case that forced him from office. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, Pool)