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Court to decide on Rabbi Pinto's appeal today

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto asked to replace year in prison with six months community service, due to health problems.Haim Lev, 1/5/2016, 8:43 AM

Rabbi cries 'racism' over corruption hearing

Rabbi Pinto, who has been embroiled in a years-long corruption scandal, accuses State of forcing him to return - because he's Sephardic.Haim Lev, 10/30/2015, 9:38 AM

Rabbi Pinto returning to Israel, say associates

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto returns to Israel, where he is due to stand trial for corruption, his associates say.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, 10/28/2015, 12:13 AM

Rabbi Pinto collapses on flight to trial - again

Corruption embroiled rabbi collapses at the entrance to plane back to Israel for trial, after apparent heart attack in April flight.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, 10/26/2015, 1:31 PM

Pinto Hints at Evidence About Police Chief's Death

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto defends senior officer Ephraim Bracha, who brought corruption scandal against him to light.Tova Dvorin, 8/9/2015, 10:53 AM

Minister Gathers Police Top Brass after Suicide

Interior Security Minister Erdan tells police's top officers they need to stand up for each other when under external attack.Hezki Baruch, 7/6/2015, 1:57 PM

Senior Police Officer Commits Suicide

Former National Fraud Unit chief Lt. Commander Ephraim Bracha takes his own life after his name was implicated in Pinto corruption case.Tova Dvorin, 7/5/2015, 11:18 AM

Breakthrough in Lahav 433 Corruption Case

Son of former chief of police's Lahav 433 submits to questioning over bribery from Rabbi Pinto after months of stalled investigation.Tova Dvorin, 6/25/2015, 10:23 PM

Rabbi Pinto Sentenced to 1 Year in Prison

Rabbi at center of multiple corruption scandals fined, sentenced; judge rejects arguments for leniency over plea deal, medical condition.Tova Dvorin, 5/12/2015, 10:13 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

Pinto: My Suffering Saves Jews From 'Judgment'

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto told followers that his suffering in being tried for bribery "will save the Jewish people from “a difficult judgment."Moshe Cohen, 4/15/2015, 5:46 PM

Shuvu Yisrael 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

Report: Rabbi Pinto Suffers Heart Attack on Flight

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

Supporters of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto to Protest

Demonstration to support Pinto's hyperbolic claims of innocence for his alleged involvement in multiple corruption cases.Meir Sela and Tova Dvorin, 11/23/2014, 2:59 PM

Rabbi Pinto Files Petition Against Police

Rabbi at the center of corruption scandal claims officer he attempted to bribe violated the law by 'playing along' with his entreaties.Tova Dvorin, 10/19/2014, 3:30 PM

Menashe Arbiv Submits to Questioning in Pinto Case

Former Lahav 433 Commander still not charged in alleged role - and may have information invalidating Pinto's plea deal.Tova Dvorin, 10/12/2014, 4:50 PM

Attorneys Flee After Pinto Violates Plea Bargain

Longtime representation in major bribery case requests to withdraw, after Pinto's interview with major media crosses legal lines.Tova Dvorin, 10/7/2014, 11:11 AM

Hundreds Pray for Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto

Followers of the Shuvu Yisrael sect gather in Bulgaria to pray for positive verdict in corruption case.Meir Sela, 10/1/2014, 6:43 PM

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

Report: Wife of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Missing

Wife of corruption-linked kabbalist disappears from Buenos Aires medical center, officials say.Tova Dvorin, 8/8/2014, 2:27 PM

Rabbi Pinto 'Most Persecuted in this Generation'

Controversial Rabbi returns to Israel to testify in corruption case, claims he is the victim of injustice.Tova Dvorin, 5/30/2014, 9:10 AM

Pinto to Testify in Arbiv Bribery Case

Both corruption cases, which have captivated Israeli media, to finally move forward as Rabbi Pinto brought in from US.Tova Dvorin, 5/26/2014, 10:01 PM

US Involvement in Rabbi Pinto Case Revealed

FBI investigation into Congressman led to corruption allegations against top Israeli officers.Maayana Miskin, 1/16/2014, 12:35 PM

Call to Put Influential Rabbi on Trial

Minister calls to put Rabbi Pinto on trial. Rabbi allegedly tried to bribe top officers. FBI investigating separate charges.Maayana Miskin, 1/16/2014, 11:44 AM

Officer Suspected of Receiving Bribes from Rabbi

A senior police officer is suspected of receiving bribes by Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto, one of Israel’s most influential rabbis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2014, 6:44 AM