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Jews 'forced' to leave Guatemala village
Quote:Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group have begun leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.

The Lev Tahor members were asked to leave San Juan La Laguna after meetings with elders of the Mayan community.

The elders accused the Jews of shunning the villagers and imposing their religion and customs.

The Lev Tahor had settled in the village six years ago as the group searched for religious freedom.


Meanwhile, the village elders said the Jewish members "wanted to impose their religion" and were undermining the Catholic faith that was predominant in San Juan La Laguna.

"We act in self-defence and to respect our rights as indigenous people. The (Guatemalan) constitution protects us because we need to conserve and preserve our culture," Miguel Vasquez, a spokesman for the elders council, said.


Many of the Jewish group members had been living in the village for six years but some had arrived earlier this year from Canada after a row with the authorities.

more https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-28992743

they have a long track record of getting expelled from communities - i wonder why?
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Go Figure....

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Wow at least 5 stories on them.... Israel has outlawed them....



The leader mentioned in the documentary above drowned mysteriously...

The leader of the extremist ultra-Orthodox cult Lev Tahor has reportedly drowned in Mexico.

Local media reports said the body of Rabbi Shlomo Helbrans, 55, was found in a river that he entered for a ritual immersion late Friday afternoon.

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March 30, 2019

The indictment states that, speaking by phone in Yiddish, an unnamed member of the cult in Guatemala — likely one of two brothers named Weingarten — “used violent language” toward the children’s mother, “including that he will fight the mother until the last drop of blood and that they will fight her to the death.”

“I will take them out from under your hands,” the “boss” warned the mom of her children – during a call she secretly recorded for the feds, the indictment said.

“And will take them back to their [cult member] father, with God’s help,” the unnamed leader allegedly threatened in the phone call. He “indicated that there are people in New York prepared to execute” another kidnapping.

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Now where will Paco go to get a good Jalapeno bagel?
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Rabbi of the Pure Hearts: Inside Lev Tahor

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How anti-semetic, somebody call the ADL. How dare they want to preserve their own culture and people.
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