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Moshe Talansky and Ehud Olmert
n this undated file photo taken in the summer of 2003 in New York City, American businessman Moshe Talansky, right, stands with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. Israel's Supreme Court has rejected Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's bid to block a key witness from giving a deposition in a corruption probe against him.The court said Tuesday, May 20, 2008 it saw no reason to delay the testimony by Jewish American businessman Morris Talansky. Olmert is suspected of having illicitly received up to $500,000 ( (AP Photo/Channel 10 Israel,File)
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Olmert also was sentenced to prison after being convicted for accepting cash-filled envelopes from an American-Jewish businessman, Morris Talansky, and using it for personal and not political expenses. ADVERTISEMENT: Get up to $1000 off your first summer at over 150 Jewish overnight camps!
The American businessman, Morris Talansky, said at the time of his testimony that he had provided Mr. Olmert with about $150,000 over 13 years, ... He added, “Seven years after Moshe Talansky's testimony, the court determined that Olmert certainly got envelopes of money and that his behavior was ...

ISRAELI PROSECUTOR: Please go on and tell us what you mean by “intense relationship” [with Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert]. MORRIS TALANSKY: I really loved the man. I really did. ISRAELI PROSECUTOR: What was Prime Minister Olmert's attitude toward you? MORRIS TALANSKY: He loved me.
The most prominent revelations at the time related to his receipt of large sums in cash from US businessman Moshe Talansky. Olmert agreed to call a Kadima party primary in which he did not stand in July 2008, and then submitted his resignation as prime minister once Livni won the primary in September ...
For instance, Jerusalem District Court ruled that former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert acted unacceptably when, in an earlier governmental role, he sent letters of recommendation to various tycoons about a company in which businessman Morris Talansky was a partner. The court said that since Talansky had ...
The back story of the film is that it is a fictionalized depiction of the relationship between former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, currently serving time in prison on corruption charges, and Morris Talansky, the New York businessman who testified that he handed Olmert $150,000 in cash-filled envelopes ...

The movie almost inevitably brings to mind the cash-filled envelopes that marked the relationship between Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and the American real estate broker and fundraiser Morris Talansky. Cedar had a front-row seat to that affair, because Talansky was married for 40 years to Cedar's Aunt ...
Holyland involved the payment of bribes to government officials by the developers of a luxury high-rise apartment complex in Jerusalem. Olmert also was sentenced to prison after being convicted for accepting cash-filled envelopes from an American-Jewish businessman, Morris Talansky, and using it for ...
The American businessman, Morris Talansky, said at the time of his testimony that he had provided Mr. Olmert with about $150,000 over 13 years, ... He added, “Seven years after Moshe Talansky's testimony, the court determined that Olmert certainly got envelopes of money and that his behavior was ...
ISRAELI PROSECUTOR: Please go on and tell us what you mean by “intense relationship” [with Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert]. MORRIS TALANSKY: I really loved the man. I really did. ISRAELI PROSECUTOR: What was Prime Minister Olmert's attitude toward you? MORRIS TALANSKY: He loved me.
The philanthropist, Morris Talansky, 75, was apparently approached last month by the Israeli authorities when he arrived at the Tel Aviv airport to spend Passover with his daughter and son, who live in Jerusalem. It is unclear whether Mr. Talansky, who has yet to return from Israel, is only a witness or also a ...
But of what real significance is a man like Morris Talansky to a prime minister of Israel?… Olmert is almost insulted by the insinuation that the ...
Four years ago, Cedar's uncle by marriage, American Rabbi Morris Talansky, famously gave then-Jerusalem mayor (and later Israeli prime ...
Norman's character mirrors that of Morris Talansky, one of the key witnesses who testified against former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in a ...
Morris Talansky was exploited by an Israeli politician who was a mayor before becoming a cabinet minister and then prime minister. I believe ...
... accepting cash-filled envelopes from an American-Jewish businessman, Morris Talansky, and using it for personal and not political expenses ...
The American businessman, Morris Talansky, said at the time of his ... He added, “Seven years after Moshe Talansky's testimony, the court ...

MORRIS TALANSKY: I really loved the man. I really did. ISRAELI PROSECUTOR: What was Prime Minister Olmert's attitude toward you?
But of what real significance is a man like Morris Talansky to a prime minister of Israel?… Olmert is almost insulted by the insinuation that the ...
Norman's character mirrors that of Morris Talansky, one of the key witnesses who testified against former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in a ...
Morris Talansky was exploited by an Israeli politician who was a mayor before becoming a cabinet minister and then prime minister. I believe ...
... accepting cash-filled envelopes from an American-Jewish businessman, Morris Talansky, and using it for personal and not political expenses ...
... accepting cash-filled envelopes from an American-Jewish businessman, Morris Talansky, and using it for personal and not political expenses ...
The American businessman, Morris Talansky, said at the time of his ... He added, “Seven years after Moshe Talansky's testimony, the court ...
MORRIS TALANSKY: I really loved the man. I really did. ISRAELI PROSECUTOR: What was Prime Minister Olmert's attitude toward you?
Four years ago, Cedar's uncle by marriage, American Rabbi Morris Talansky, famously gave then-Jerusalem mayor (and later Israeli prime minister) Ehud Olmert numerous "cash-stuffed envelopes,"and then testified against him during Olmert's bribery trial ...
Gere's character bears similarities to Morris Talansky, who was the key witness in the corruption case that landed former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in prison.
Norman's character mirrors that of Morris Talansky, one of the key witnesses who testified against former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in a corruption scandal which ended with Olmert's conviction.
His uncle by marriage is Morris Talansky, the American Orthodox rabbi and businessman who was one the main witnesses when former prime minister Ehud Olmert was investigated for bribery.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected former prime minister Ehud Olmert's appeal against his conviction in the "cash envelopes" affair in which he accepted cash-filled envelopes from American Jewish businessman Morris Talansky. Olmert will thus ...
He was also convicted of receiving cash in envelopes from a U.S. businessman, Morris Talansky, in return for political favors.
Olmert also was sentenced to prison after being convicted for accepting cash-filled envelopes from an American-Jewish businessman, Morris Talansky, and using it for personal and not political expenses. ADVERTISEMENT: Search 155+ Jewish summer ...
This all feels very much like 2008, when a similar swirl of controversy forced Ehud Olmert to resign, after being accused of accepting cash-filled envelopes from Morris Talansky, an American businessman, and spending the money on expensive cigars, ...
(CNN) -- With the ongoing corruption probe of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, here's a look back at other graft scandals in Israeli politics.
... where he served as mayor before becoming Prime Minister of Israel. Olmert was then convicted in 2015 of taking bribes in what is called the "Talansky Affair.
He was convicted of accepting the money from businessman Morris Talansky and using it for personal rather than political expenses.
"A black flag of illegality flies over Olmert's conduct," wrote Justice Salim Joubran in his opinion upholding Olmert's conviction for accepting cash-filled envelopes from American Jewish businessman Morris Talansky. "There's no need to waste words on ...
In May, Olmert was sentenced to eight months in prison after being convicted for accepting cash-filled envelopes from an American-Jewish businessman, Morris Talansky, and using it for personal and not political expenses. The case is under appeal to the ...
In a separate case, Olmert was also convicted of accepting campaign contributions from American Jewish businessman Morris Talansky in exchange for political favors when he was mayor. Olmert served as prime minister from 2006 to 2009. He claimed in the ...
In a separate case, Olmert was also convicted of accepting campaign contributions from American Jewish businessman Morris Talansky in exchange for political favors when he was mayor. He said that in hindsight, the Israeli public might view the charges ...
In May, Olmert was sentenced to eight months in prison after being convicted for accepting cash-filled envelopes from an American-Jewish businessman, Morris Talansky, and using it for personal and not political expenses. The case is under appeal to the ...
In a separate case, Olmert was also convicted of accepting campaign contributions from American Jewish businessman Morris Talansky in exchange for political favors when he was mayor. As a member of the center-right Likud party, Olmert was repeatedly ...
... secondo l'accusa sia allo Stato sia a organizzazioni private; il secondo, invece, riguarda una somma di 100 mila dollari che Olmert avrebbe incassato tra finanziamenti irregolari e regali dal controverso uomo d'affari ebreo-statunitense Morris ...
Selain hukuman tersebut, Olmert juga masih tersangkut kasus penipuan dan pelanggaran kepercayaan dengan menerima pembayaran ilegal dari seorang pengusaha asal Amerika Serikat (AS) yang bernama Morris Talansky. Hukumannya dapat bertambah ...
Olmert won international acclaim for relaunching peace efforts with the Palestinians at the Annapolis conference in the United States in 2007, but the corruption charges against him have come to define his legacy.
Mr. Olmert was also sentenced in May to eight months in prison for fraud and breach of trust, in a separate case involving an American businessman, Morris Talansky. The start of that term was postponed pending an appeal, and Mr. Olmert's lawyers have ...
... secondo l'accusa sia allo Stato sia a organizzazioni private; il secondo, invece, riguarda una somma di 100mila dollari che Olmert avrebbe incassato tra finanziamenti irregolari e regali dal controverso uomo d'affari ebreo-statunitense Morris Talansky.
In May, Olmert was sentenced to eight months in prison after being convicted of accepting cash-filled envelopes from an American-Jewish businessman, Morris Talansky, and using it for personal and not political expenses. Last December, however, Israel's ...
In May, Olmert was sentenced to eight months in prison after being convicted for accepting cash-filled envelopes from an American-Jewish businessman, Morris Talansky, and using it for personal and not political expenses. He is due to begin his sentence ...
The Talansky Affair concerns envelopes stuffed with cash, sent by businessman Moshe Talansky and delivered by intermediaries to Olmert when he served as mayor of Jerusalem (1993-2003) and minister of trade and infrastructure (2003-2006).


 

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