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Plight of Lev Tahor children concerning


Jewish human rights organization B’nai Brith Canada has expressed strong concern for the children living in the Lev Tahor community. The cult-like group recently moved from their home in Quebec to Chatham, ON after Quebec social services threatened to intervene.

“Lev Tahor is far beyond the pale of normative Judaism,” said Frank Dimant, CEO, B’nai Brith Canada. "This group exhibits cult-like behaviour and is nothing more than a perversion of Judaism. We are very much worried about the well-being of the children and have advised the social service and police authorities to ensure that they are properly cared for. 

“What we have here is a sad example of a leader who influences and persuades others to commit vulgar acts. No strand within the normative Jewish community, from traditional to ultra-orthodox, would look upon this group with favour.”


  • Waffle

    Gee, Frank. Sure wish you’d let the MSM know. They insist on calling these cultists “ultra-orthodox Jews”.

  • gornisht

    So, what is the latest on this group of misfits?

  • Bee Wayne

    More More More must be done to close this cult down and much more must be done to expose them. These people are not part of the Jewish Community, there’s nothing Jewish about them. We must save those children. We need foster families in the Jewish community to take in those looking to get out. I’m in! Contact me at ( the sooner the better)

  • Balatonian

    Until the laws of the country are changed, there is nothing that can be done about Lev Tahor and similar organizations. We should either modify the laws accordingly, or leave these people alone.

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