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Orthodox Jewish Community Leaves Guatemala Village

Afew months after moving from Canada to San Juan la Laguna village, in a remote part of Guatemala, to find religious freedom, a group from the ultra-orthodox Jewish Lev Tahor sect have been forced out of their homes, in a bitter conflict with village elders. The community was accused of trying to convert locals and scaring away tourists, who visit the village of 10,000 people.

Photo by Jorge Dan Lopez / Reuters



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