Guide to the Perplexed Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto's Ties to Law Enforcement

As a rabbinical presence, Pinto beat all of the competition when it came to ties with the Israel Police.

It all happened years before the current case being pursued against a rabbi over claims that he attempted to bribe a senior police officer. The rabbi is Yoshiyahu Pinto, who has maintained extensive ties with top police brass. The police officer whom he allegedly bribed is Ephraim Bracha. But first some background.