Rabbi Pinto to be released early for health reasons

Parole board decides to release Rabbi Pinto due to his precarious health situation and his expressing regret for his actions.Yedidia Ben Or, 9/19/2016, 4:22 PM

Rabbi Pinto's wife tries to commit suicide

Wife of jailed sect head gets hospitalized in serious condition, in what is said to be her second suicide attempt in as many months.Michal Levi, 5/26/2016, 3:42 PM

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto requests pardon for medical reasons

'Corruption rabbi' beseeches President Reuven Rivlin over medical condition; officials expect request to be rejected.Tova Dvorin, 4/19/2016, 10:31 PM

Rabbi Pinto heads to jail with hundreds of followers

Nitzan prison prepares for arrival of Shuvu Yisrael spiritual leader, escorted by hundreds of followers.David Rosenberg, 2/16/2016, 10:12 AM

Rabbi Pinto to serve jail time in medical center

Shuvu Yisrael sect head, who twice collapsed on way to corruption trial, to get constant medical supervision. Jails prep for him and Olmert.Ari Yashar, 2/14/2016, 8:34 PM

Court rejects Rabbi Pinto's final appeal, jail begins next week

Rabbi Pinto's last appeal fails, he is to begin sentence next week on Tuesday. Prison services to treat his condition in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2016, 12:46 PM

Supreme Court strikes down Rabbi Pinto's appeal

Court says that health concerns were taken into account during plea bargain and original sentencing.Haim Lev, 1/5/2016, 10:15 AM

Rabbi Pinto Blames Corruption Scandal on 'Satan'

Trial and conviction both expiates his sins and proves the lack of any of them, according to rabbi at the center of corruption scandal.Tova Dvorin, 4/17/2015, 9:37 AM

Shuvu Yisrael Sect Defends Rabbi Pinto After Conviction

Sect decries Tel Aviv District court's doling out the conviction since Pinto is suffering from 'a variety of health conditions.'Tova Dvorin, 4/14/2015, 12:57 PM

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Convicted

Shuvu Yisrael sect leader in the center of corruption scandal confesses as part of plea bargain.Tova Dvorin, 4/14/2015, 10:10 AM

Rabbi Pinto Reportedly Suffers Heart Attack on Flight to Israel

Head of Shuva Israel sect flew from NYC to Israel to be arraigned in court, and was taken directly to hospital.Yoni Kempinski, 4/13/2015, 9:58 AM

Rabbi Pinto Agrees to Plea Bargain Agreement

Controversial rabbi accused of bribery signs deal to testify against former senior police officer Menashe Arbiv.Orli Harari, Ari Yashar, 9/17/2014, 9:09 AM

Rabbi Pinto Tells Followers to 'Keep the Faith'

In a letter to students, friends, and supporters, Rabbi Yeshayahu Pinto discussed his latest setback, and how he is coping with it.David Lev, 2/13/2014, 4:41 PM

Attorney General to Indict Rabbi Yeshayahu Pinto

Attorney General's office decides to issue indictment against Pinto for corruption, bribery and other charges.Tova Dvorin, 2/12/2014, 10:00 PM

Rabbi Pinto Questioned by Police

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto questioned on suspicions of offering a bribe to a senior police officer. He denies the allegations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2012, 3:15 AM

Video: Rav Pinto in Bulgaria

Leading strategists, journalists try to explain what makes the rabbi so popular.Hezki Baruch & Gil Ronen, 9/6/2012, 9:08 PM

Tycoons Absent from Rav Pinto's Annual Pilgrimage

Rabbi flies to Bulgaria without the usual celebrity entourage, but Dankner and Ben-Dov still seek him.Gil Ronen, 9/5/2012, 7:58 PM

Rabbi Pinto: Learn From Purim to Deal with Iran

Rabbi Yeshayahu Pinto told followers on Tuesday the best way to deal with the Iranian threat is by learning from the story of Purim. Chana Ya'ar, 9/5/2012, 10:44 AM

MKs, Former Security Brass at Rav Pinto's Mimouna

Thousands attended the end-of-Pesach Mimouna celebration in Gimzo, near Jerusalem.Gil Ronen, 4/17/2012, 12:23 PM

US 'Media Terror' against Rav Pinto Alleged

Confidante of Shuva Yisrael Institutes leader says US media owners are behind blackmail. Stun grenade thrown at the famed rabbi's home.Gil Ronen, 11/15/2011, 8:57 PM

Firecracker Thrown at Rabbi Pinto's Ashdod Home

Vandals throw a firecracker at the yard of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto in Ashdod. Police are investigating.Elad Benari, 11/14/2011, 3:15 AM