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  ניסן 10, 5774 , 10/04/14

Berland in South Africa - Followers Fear Extradition

Rabbi Eliezer Berland of the Shuvu Banim sect is in Johannesburg, South Africa, following his deportation from Zimbabwe. Rabbi Berland is a fugitive from Israel because of serious sex charges.

Rabbi Berland's followers have a dilemma. South Africa has an extradition treaty with Israel. If it is not exercised, the community in Johannesburg is organized and interested in hosting the rabbi.

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