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News and updates about Shuvu Banim

Three suspects named in decades-old cult murder case

Head of Shuvu Banim sect Eliezer Berland named as key suspect in murder of Nissim Shitrit; other murders likely to have been committed.

Three suspects named in decades-old cult murder case

Arrested mayor allegedly acted as 'decoy girl'

Mayor of haredi city arrested in connection with decades-old murder allegedly had no idea what he was involved in.

Arrested mayor allegedly acted as 'decoy girl'

Mayor of haredi city questioned over role in decades-old murder

Mayor suspected of being involved in murder three decades ago questioned by police.

Mayor of haredi city questioned over role in murder

Detention extended for suspected murderers from Shuvu Banim sect

Police cite "various facts that have come to light after lengthy undercover investigation, substantiating the suspicions."

Detention extended for suspected murderers from Shuvu Banim sect

Disgraced cult leader Eliezer Berland hospitalized with coronavirus

83-year-old convicted criminal and leader of Shuvu Banim sect is in Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital on oxygen support.

Cult leader Eliezer Berland hospitalized with coronavirus

A frightening Jewish cult

A frightening Jewish cult

Rabbi Eliezer Berland rushed to hospital

Former dean of Shuvu Banim Yeshiva, convicted of molesting several female followers, rushed to hospital.

Rabbi Eliezer Berland rushed to hospital

Rabbi Berland to undergo complex operation

Shuvu Banim leader Rabbi Eliezer Berland to undergo complicated operation Thursday at Hadassah Ein Karem hospital.

Rabbi Berland to undergo complex operation

Rabbi Berland begs for his release

Berland appeals to chief rabbis for help saying he is in poor health.

Rabbi Berland begs for his release

Berland indictment tomorrow

Authorities announce that Rabbi Berland will be indicted tomorrow, after a whirlwind of extended arrests and threats of violence.

Berland indictment tomorrow

Rabbi Eliyahu: Rabbi Berland must be incarcerated

Rabbi Eliyahu responds to the question of whether Rabbi Berland should be freed from jail negatively.

Rabbi Eliyahu: Rabbi Berland must be incarcerated

Rabbi Berland confronted by his accusers

In the course of the investigation against him today, Rabbi Berland was confronted by some of the women accusing him and denied the charges.

Rabbi Berland confronted by his accusers

Witness against rabbi reveals 'private Holocaust'

Witness against Rabbi Berland reveals the night he tried to sneak a glimpse of the rabbi studying - and caught a sight that shook his faith.

Key witness against fugitive rabbi reveals 'private Holocaust'

Fugitive Rabbi Berland to be extradited to Israel

Johannesburg court rules Rabbi Berland will be extradited to Israel for trial on charges of sexual assault, after years on the run.

Fugitive Rabbi Berland will finally be extradited to Israel

Fugitive rabbi to remain in South African jail

Johannesburg court rules Rabbi Berland will stay in prison until decision is made regarding his extradition to Israel.

Fugitive rabbi to remain in South African jail

Protest in Ramat Gan: Free fugitive Rabbi

Hundreds of Rabbi Eliezer Berland’s followers demonstrated in front of the South African embassy calling for his release.

Protest in Ramat Gan: Free fugitive Rabbi

Fugitive rabbi: Israeli government targeted me

Shuvu Bamin sect leader wanted for sexual assault claims the Israeli government ‘improperly’ flagged him, as well as other rabbis.

Fugitive rabbi claims 'Israeli government targeted me'

South Africa: Extradition for rabbi – not yet

Rabbi Berland wanted in Israel for sexual assault appears in Joburg Court in Johannesburg.

South Africa: No extradition for fugitive rabbi – yet

Fugitive rabbi finally nabbed in South Africa

Rabbi Eliezer Berland, wanted in Israel for sexual assault, arrested in South Africa where he has been hiding.

Fugitive rabbi finally nabbed in South Africa

Runaway Rabbi to be Extradited to Israel

Dutch court moves to extradite Shuvu Banim sect leader, Rabbi Eliezer Berland; appeal expected.

Runaway Rabbi to be Extradited to Israel

Two Israelis Killed in Amsterdam Car Crash

15 year-old and 20 year-old may have been visiting Rabbi Eliezer Berland, the 'runaway Rabbi' accused of sexual assault in Israel.

Two Israelis Killed in Amsterdam Car Crash

Jerusalem Stabbing Classified as Terror Attack

Police correct initial false claim that Arab stabbing of Jewish students in Old City was 'fight between two parties.'

Jerusalem Stabbing Classified as Terror Attack - Not a 'Fight'

New Details Emerge on Old City Stabbing

Victim recalls attack by Arab gang Monday night; dismisses claims it was a mutual 'fight'.

'I Held a Talmud in One Hand and Fought with the Other'

Fugitive Rabbi Escapes Arrest in Johannesburg

Head of Shuvu Banim sect Rabbi Eliezer Berland, wanted for sex crimes in Israel, once against manages to evade South African police.

Fugitive Rabbi Escapes Arrest Again in Johannesburg

International Warrant Against Fugitive Rabbi

South African police say they're on the hunt for Shuvu Banim leader Rabbi Berland, wanted in Israel for sexual assault charges.

International Arrest Warrant Issued Against Fugitive Rabbi

Fugitive Rabbi Nearly Nabbed in Johannesburg

Shuvu Banim leader Rabbi Eliezer Berland in hiding after plainclothes police infiltrate wedding party; followers lament 'discrimination.'

Fugitive Rabbi Nearly Nabbed at Johannesburg Wedding

Wanted Rabbi to be Expelled from Morocco

Moroccan king to expel Shuvu Banim leader, wanted in Israel for questioning in sex abuse case.

Wanted Rabbi to be Expelled from Morocco