Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Pinto in Ashdod to offer support after a firecracker was thrown at his
home Sunday, scaring the rabbi and his family.
"The police are definitely taking this
seriously, understanding that someone who could do something like this
could take it further," said a family spokesman.
The family spokesman said the firecracker was thrown just after U.S.
media reported that an investigation was being opened into claims the
rabbi was being extorted.
Pinto is known for his work and influence with business and political leaders.