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  • Rabbi to celebrities loses appeal to void prison term in Israel

    January 7, 2016 | 3:06 pm

    Israel’s Supreme Court upheld a one-year prison sentence for Yoshiyahu Pinto, an Israeli rabbi who has counseled such celebrities as LeBron James.

    Pinto had appealed the sentence, part of a plea bargain in which he pleaded guilty to bribing a senior police official. The Supreme...

  • Bribe Charges Cloud

    By Leslie Susser

    April 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    The state prosecutor's recommendation to indict Ariel Sharon on bribery charges came just as the Israeli prime minister was putting the finishing touches on his plan for Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and parts of the West Bank.

    If Attorney General Menachem Mazuz decides to...