Once Untouchable, Rabbi Pinto Faces Prison as Empire Teeters – News – Forward.com

This news originally appeared on forward.com: http://forward.com/news/318275/once-untouchable-rabbi-pinto-faces-prison-as-empire-teeters/ Sometime in the next few months, assuming judges reject his long-shot appeal, Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto will report to an Israeli prison to serve a year behind bars. Such a fate was nearly unimaginable five years ago, when the globetrotting, high-living rabbi splashed onto the scene in New…