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News and updates about Rabbi Pinto

High Court: Rabbi Pinto to stay in jail

The High Court rejected Thursday an appeal by Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto and ruled that he will remain in jail for the rest of his sentence.

High Court: Rabbi Pinto to stay in jail

State Attorney: Don't release Rabbi Pinto

The State Attorney has intervened, requesting the court not to allow early release of the rabbi who was convicted of bribery. .

State Attorney: Don't release Rabbi Pinto

Pinto: I'm no longer a rabbi, I feel like a felon

The parole board has released statements attributed to Rabbi Pinto which influenced the decision to grant him an early release.

Pinto: I am no longer a rabbi - I feel like a criminal

Rabbi Pinto to be released for health reasons

Parole board decides to release Rabbi Pinto due to his precarious health situation and his expressing regret for his actions.

Rabbi Pinto to be released early for health reasons

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.

Rabbi Pinto's wife tries to commit suicide

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto requests pardon

'Corruption rabbi' beseeches President Reuven Rivlin over medical condition; officials expect request to be rejected.

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto requests pardon for medical reasons

Pinto heads to jail with hundreds of followers

Nitzan prison prepares for arrival of Shuvu Yisrael spiritual leader, escorted by hundreds of followers.

Rabbi Pinto heads to jail with hundreds of followers

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.

Rabbi Pinto to serve jail time in medical center

Court rejects Rabbi Pinto's final appeal

Rabbi Pinto's last appeal fails, he is to begin sentence next week on Tuesday. Prison services to treat his condition in prison.

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

Supreme Court strikes down Rabbi Pinto's appeal

Court says that health concerns were taken into account during plea bargain and original sentencing.

Supreme Court strikes down Rabbi Pinto's appeal

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.

Rabbi Pinto Blames Corruption Scandal on 'Satan'

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.'

Shuvu Yisrael Sect Defends Rabbi Pinto After Conviction

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Convicted

Shuvu Yisrael sect leader in the center of corruption scandal confesses as part of plea bargain.

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Convicted

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.

Rabbi Pinto Reportedly Suffers Heart Attack on Flight to Israel

Rabbi Pinto Agrees to Plea Bargain Agreement

Controversial rabbi accused of bribery signs deal to testify against former senior police officer Menashe Arbiv.

Rabbi Pinto Agrees to Plea Bargain Agreement

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.

Rabbi Pinto Tells Followers to 'Keep the Faith'

Attorney General to Indict Rabbi Pinto

Attorney General's office decides to issue indictment against Pinto for corruption, bribery and other charges.

Attorney General to Indict Rabbi Yeshayahu Pinto

Rabbi Pinto Questioned by Police

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto questioned on suspicions of offering a bribe to a senior police officer. He denies the allegations.

Rabbi Pinto Questioned by Police

Video: Rav Pinto in Bulgaria

Leading strategists, journalists try to explain what makes the rabbi so popular.

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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.

Tycoons Absent from Rav Pinto's Annual Pilgrimage

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.

Rabbi Pinto: Learn From Purim to Deal with Iran

MKs, Former Security Brass at Rav Pinto's Mimouna

Thousands attended the end-of-Pesach Mimouna celebration in Gimzo, near Jerusalem.

MKs, Former Security Brass at Rav Pinto's Mimouna

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.

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Firecracker Thrown at Rabbi Pinto's Home

Vandals throw a firecracker at the yard of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto in Ashdod. Police are investigating.

Firecracker Thrown at Rabbi Pinto's Ashdod Home