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US, Guatemalan forces raid extremist haredi Lev Tahor cult compound

In a joint operation with the FBI, local Guatemalan police raided the compound of the extremist ultra-Orthodox (haredi) cult, Lev Tahor, arresting at least two top officials in the cult, Israeli and Jewish media reported on Tuesday evening.

According to multiple sources, the arrested cult-members in question are Yoel and Shmuel Weingarten, who reportedly have arrest warrants against them in the US for kidnapping and child abuse.



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