Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto

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Rabbi Pinto gets rehabilitation plan

Rabbi Pinto gets rehabilitation plan

Attorneys for Rabbi Pinto to press for early release from prison after rehabilitation program proposed.Michal Levy, 12/09/2016 08:46
Rabbi Pinto's wife tries to commit suicide

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, 26/05/2016 15:42
Pinto out of jail for Passover on wedding loophole

Pinto out of jail for Passover on wedding loophole

Court lets Pinto, in jail for bribery, go to brother's wedding right before Passover despite not being eligible - what about Ettinger?Ari Yashar, 18/04/2016 15:40
Rabbi Pinto to serve jail time in medical center

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, 14/02/2016 20:34
Court to decide on Rabbi Pinto's appeal today

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, 05/01/2016 08:43
Rabbi cries 'racism' over corruption hearing

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, 30/10/2015 09:38
Rabbi Pinto returning to Israel, say associates

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, 28/10/2015 00:13
Rabbi Pinto collapses on flight to trial - again

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, 26/10/2015 13:31
Pinto Hints at Evidence About Police Chief's Death

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, 09/08/2015 10:53
Minister Gathers Police Top Brass after Suicide

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, 06/07/2015 13:57
Senior Police Officer Commits Suicide

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, 05/07/2015 11:18
Breakthrough in Lahav 433 Corruption Case

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, 25/06/2015 22:23
Rabbi Pinto Sentenced to 1 Year in Prison

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, 12/05/2015 10:13
Rabbi Pinto Blames Corruption Scandal on 'Satan'

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, 17/04/2015 09:37
Pinto: My Suffering Saves Jews From 'Judgment'

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, 15/04/2015 17:46
Shuvu Yisrael Defends Rabbi Pinto After Conviction

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, 14/04/2015 12:57
Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Convicted

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Convicted

Shuvu Yisrael sect leader in the center of corruption scandal confesses as part of plea bargain.Tova Dvorin, 14/04/2015 10:10
Report: Rabbi Pinto Suffers Heart Attack on Flight

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, 13/04/2015 09:58
Supporters of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto to Protest

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, 23/11/2014 14:59
Rabbi Pinto Files Petition Against Police

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, 19/10/2014 15:30
Menashe Arbiv Submits to Questioning in Pinto Case

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, 12/10/2014 16:50
Attorneys Flee After Pinto Violates Plea Bargain

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, 07/10/2014 11:11
Hundreds Pray for Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto

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, 01/10/2014 18:43
Rabbi Pinto Agrees to Plea Bargain Agreement

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, 17/09/2014 09:09
Report: Wife of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Missing

Report: Wife of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Missing

Wife of corruption-linked kabbalist disappears from Buenos Aires medical center, officials say.Tova Dvorin, 08/08/2014 14:27
Rabbi Pinto 'Most Persecuted in this Generation'

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, 30/05/2014 09:10
Pinto to Testify in Arbiv Bribery Case

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, 26/05/2014 22:01
US Involvement in Rabbi Pinto Case Revealed

US Involvement in Rabbi Pinto Case Revealed

FBI investigation into Congressman led to corruption allegations against top Israeli officers.Maayana Miskin, 16/01/2014 12:35
Call to Put Influential Rabbi on Trial

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, 16/01/2014 11:44
Officer Suspected of Receiving Bribes from Rabbi

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, 16/01/2014 06:44