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Children allegedly kidnapped by Jewish ‘cult’ found in Mexico

Two kids who were kidnapped from an upstate family retreat earlier this month were found in a small town near Mexico City on Friday — as three men charged in their disappearance appeared in White Plains federal court, federal officials said.

The children — Yante Helbrans, 14, and Chaim Helbrans, 12 — had last been seen getting into a vehicle outside a home in Woodridge, NY, on Dec. 8 — just weeks after being reunited with their mom, Sara Helbrans.

Helbrans had escaped to Brooklyn with her six children last month after fleeing from an extreme Jewish community in Guatemala known as “Lev Tahor.”



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