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Report: Lev Tahor cult to leave Guatemala

Report: Lev Tahor cult to leave Guatemala

'We are searching for a country which will not disturb us,' senior Lev Tahor member says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/11/2021 14:15
Report: Lev Tahor members flown to unknown destination

Report: Lev Tahor members flown to unknown destination

Members of Lev Tahor who arrived in Kurdistan were detained by military, flown to unknown destination, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/11/2021 13:56
Members of Lev Tahor cult attempt to escape to Mexico

Members of Lev Tahor cult attempt to escape to Mexico

Two buses filled with members of the Lev Tahor cult are stopped at the border with Mexico, due to concerns of trying to escape to Iran.Nitzan Keidar, 18/10/2021 14:57
Israeli authorities prevent Lev Tahor members from reaching Iran

Israeli authorities prevent Lev Tahor members from reaching Iran

Split in Lev Tahor due to concerns over Iran, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2021 08:05
Report: Members of Lev Tahor cult trying to reach Iran

Report: Members of Lev Tahor cult trying to reach Iran

Israel and US authorities attempting to prevent dozens of Lev Tahor families from reaching Iran-Kurdistan border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2021 14:56
Two members of extremist Lev Tahor cult arrested in Guatemala

Two members of extremist Lev Tahor cult arrested in Guatemala

Joint US, Guatemalan, operation leads to arrest of two cult members suspected of kidnapping, child abuse.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2021 12:48
Leaders of Lev Tahor charged with child exploitation in New York

Leaders of Lev Tahor charged with child exploitation in New York

New York’s FBI and US Attorney’s offices announce charges against five leaders of haredi Lev Tahor sect over kidnapping of 14-year-old girl.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/04/2021 02:59
Leader of extremist haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor arrested in Guatemala

Leader of extremist haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor arrested in Guatemala

Yaakov Weinstein of Lev Tahor arrested on first day of Pesach on suspicion of kidnapping.Shira Hanau/JTA, 30/03/2021 22:18
Member of Lev Tahor sect indicted for child abuse

Member of Lev Tahor sect indicted for child abuse

Former principal of Lev Tahor school in Canada indicted for alleged physical and mental torture of children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2020 16:28
Fringe Jewish sect 'Lev Tahor' seeks asylum - in Iran

Fringe Jewish sect 'Lev Tahor' seeks asylum - in Iran

Radical sect calls for cooperation with Iranian government to 'to 'liberate the Holy Land' from 'Zionist dominance'.Marcy Oster, JTA, 24/09/2019 07:40
Five leaders of Lev Tahor cult indicted for kidnapping attempt

Five leaders of Lev Tahor cult indicted for kidnapping attempt

Leaders of fringe haredi group 'Lev Tahor' indicted in New York for attempted kidnapping.Marcy Oster, JTA, 31/07/2019 07:46
Teens rescued from 'Lev Tahor' cult found again after kidnapping

Teens rescued from 'Lev Tahor' cult found again after kidnapping

2 teens kidnapped after previously being rescued from a Jewish religious cult in Guatemala were found in Mexico more than three weeks later.Marcy Oster, JTA, 30/12/2018 14:58
Watch:Yidid Nefesh by Lev Tahor

Watch:Yidid Nefesh by Lev Tahor

Lev Tahor's vocal coordination skills in this acapella version of the Jewish classic is on full display.Tzvi Lev, 15/07/2018 19:58
Watch: New single by Lev Tahor

Watch: New single by Lev Tahor

The band releases a slick new music video, featuring professional dancers and a catchy tune.Tzvi Lev, 14/08/2017 10:58
'I've been in Lev Tahor for 12 years, and it's a living hell'

'I've been in Lev Tahor for 12 years, and it's a living hell'

Teen who grew up in fringe religious group describes life in the group. Adult escapee says drowned rabbi wasn't in charge.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2017 17:29
Report: 'Lev Tahor' leader has drowned in Mexico

Report: 'Lev Tahor' leader has drowned in Mexico

Leader of ultra-stringent group dies while immersing in river, Foreign Ministry investigates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2017 22:41
Guatemalan mayor to serve year in jail for expelling haredim

Guatemalan mayor to serve year in jail for expelling haredim

Mayor to serve 1 year in prison for expelling 500 members of extremist haredi sect Lev Thor.AFP, 04/04/2017 22:52
No evidence of crimes by Lev Tahor sect

No evidence of crimes by Lev Tahor sect

A delegation of Israeli officials visited the Lev Tahor community in Guatemala amid allegations of abuse and child marriages.Nitzan Keidar, 27/09/2016 16:08
Jewish sect in Guatemala

Jewish sect in Guatemala

Lev Tahor relocates within Guatemala after saying it was harassed by local authorities.JTA, 27/09/2016 02:58
Guatemalan authorities raid 'Lev Tahor' sect

Guatemalan authorities raid 'Lev Tahor' sect

Police in Guatemala raid compound of extreme sect 'Lev Tahor' after suspicions of child abuse; sect had left Canada for similar reasons.JTA, 15/09/2016 07:14
Lev Tahor Cult Searches for New Home in Guatemala

Lev Tahor Cult Searches for New Home in Guatemala

Controversial cult was expelled from a Guatemalan village, but members say they want to stay in Central American state.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/09/2014 11:43
Jews Leave Guatemalan Village Claiming Threats

Jews Leave Guatemalan Village Claiming Threats

230 Jews, reportedly from the Lev Tahor cult, start leaving village; locals claim they 'wanted to impose their religion.'AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2014 08:12
Persecuted Guatemalan Jews from Lev Tahor

Persecuted Guatemalan Jews from Lev Tahor

After media hubbub over Nazi-like threats against Jews, local leader says Spanish news omitted that group is Jewish cult.Tova Dvorin and Ari Yashar, 08/06/2014 08:31
Anti-Zionist Cult Arrests Over Illegal Canada Stay

Anti-Zionist Cult Arrests Over Illegal Canada Stay

Lev Tahor cult back in news as immigration officials swoop down on compound, claims it is target of 'anti-Semitism.'Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 04/04/2014 08:40
Children from 'Lev Tahor' Back in Canadian Custody

Children from 'Lev Tahor' Back in Canadian Custody

Seven of thirteen children found, returned to Children's Services in Ontario; Lev Tahor members cry 'anti-Semitism.'Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 12/03/2014 00:44
Anti-Zionist Canadian Cult Flees For Guatemala

Anti-Zionist Canadian Cult Flees For Guatemala

Lev Tahor cult members try to flee on day of court verdict over abuses, held in Trinidad by authorities.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 06/03/2014 21:27
Lev Tahor Revelations Shock Canadians

Lev Tahor Revelations Shock Canadians

Sensational accounts of the cultlike behavior of the Lev Tahor group published in the Canadian media Sunday include physical, sexual abuse.David Lev, 17/02/2014 11:58
Canada: Court Order Against Lev Tahor Cult Upheld

Canada: Court Order Against Lev Tahor Cult Upheld

Ontario court upholds Quebec ruling placing 13 abused children into foster care.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 05/02/2014 22:40
Jewish Sect In Canada Got Millions in Charity

Jewish Sect In Canada Got Millions in Charity

Controversial Lev Tahor sect received millions of dollars to its charity societies managed by the sect's leadership.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 11/12/2013 07:58
Court Orders 14 Jewish Sect Minors to Foster Care

Court Orders 14 Jewish Sect Minors to Foster Care

Lev Tahor religious sect ordered by Quebec court to send 14 minors to foster care following abuse investigation. Sect has fled to Ontario.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 30/11/2013 23:09
Concern Over ‘Sadistic’ Jewish Cult in Canada

Concern Over ‘Sadistic’ Jewish Cult in Canada

Investigation into two ‘Lev Tahor’ families in Canada leads to renewed calls for action in Israel. MK: It’s a sadistic cult.Maayana Miskin, 27/11/2013 12:51