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Lev Tahor Cult Face New Round of Legal Action In Guatemala

Two and a half years after Lev Tahor fled Canada amid a variety of legal battles, members of the ultra-conservative Jewish sect are facing a government crackdown in their new home. Read more

Who Is Lev Tahor Cult?

Last week Lev Tahor, a small ultra-Orthodox sect that has become a reluctant globe-trotter, found itself challenged in its most recent refuge Guatemala. Read more

Guatemalan Authorities Raid ‘Lev Tahor Cult’ Compound And Take All Children Away From Parents

According to reports from Guatemalan news agencies, the building housing members of the “Lev Tahor” cult have been raided by the Public Ministry (MP) which investigates allegations of child abuse. Read more

Guatemalan Ex-Mayor Charged In Expulsion of Jewish Lev Tahor Sect

A court in Guatemala indicted the ex-mayor of a small town in the Central American nation for “participating in the expulsion of a religious community.” Read more

Lev Tahor Cult Accused Illegally Rents Homes For Children’s Camp

About 40 people have been removed from a set of houses in Ste-Agathe-des-Monts owned by the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect Lev Tahor. Read more

Report: Cops Blocked Child Protection Workers From Protecting Lev Tahor Cult

MONTREAL—Ontario was the “weakest link” in a child-welfare saga involving the Jewish sect Lev Tahor that fled Quebec in 2013 because the province has no way to enforce protection orders issued outside its borders, according to the head of Quebec’s human rights commission. Read more

Report: Government Failed To Protect Lev Tahor Children

It took youth protection officials far too long to intervene in the case of 134 children who were part of the Lev Tahor community living for a decade in Ste-Agathe-des-Monts, a report from the Quebec human-rights commission concluded. Read more

Human Rights Commission To Release Report On Haredi Lev Tahor Cult

Quebec’s human rights commission is expected to release its report Thursday morning on how well the system handled child protection issues regarding the ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect that fled Quebec last year. Read more