Lev Tahor

News updates on continued investigation into allegations against the reclusive Hasidic sect Lev Tahor led by Shlomo Helbrans. On November 27, Quebec Bureau for Youth Protection ruled that 14 children be removed, but the group moved to Ontario and a ruling is expected on February 3.
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Hard-hitting documentary: Rabbi of the Pure Hearts: Inside Lev Tahor - the fifth estate - CBC News

Rabbi of the Pure Hearts: Inside Lev Tahor - Episodes - The Fifth Estate

As YWN reported, the leader of the extremist sect known as "Lev Tahor" reportedly drowned in a river in Mexico this past Friday. The funeral was held on Mo

Lev Tahor Members Flee via Toronto and are detained by immigration officials in Trinidad & Tobago.

One Lev Tahor Child Released

Allegations of imprisonment of young girls in the home, underage marriage and violent discipline

Lev Tahor Rabbi Departure From Quebec; due to unproven allegations by Child Protection; claiming genocide against their sect

Most members of Lev Tahor left Ste. Agathe, Quebec for Chatham, Ontario, in advance of a court hearing by the Quebec Bureau of Youth Protection.

See 22 photos and 5 tips from 451 visitors to Chatham, Ontario. "Ran (more walked) the at the Chatham/Kent Harvest Run.

Will these two teens return to Lev Tahor, or to their extended families in Israel?

Open Letter: Save My Nieces from Lev Tahor Abuse

Foster father caring for Lev Tahor children speaks out.

Foster parent of ex-Lev Tahor kids speaks out - The Canadian Jewish News

Quebec police started probing the Lev Tahor ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect after hearing nearly two years ago of allegations that teen-aged girls were confined in basements and married by force to older men, according to unsealed search-warrant applications.  The court documents also allege that children from other countries were brought to the Hasidic community to be married after false reasons were given in the immigration process.

Police documents allege assault, forced marriage of girls in Quebec Jewish sect Add to ...

Many more Lev Tahor children could be at risk, Quebec officials say

Ex-Lev Tahor Members Tell of Abuse, Expulsion, Teen Marriage

Parenting and women's issues from a Jewish perspective.

After release from prison in NY, Shlomo Helbrans brought his followers to this resort town. Most of the community left to Chatham, but Helbrans remains in Ste. Agathe with a few other members.

After release from prison in NY, Shlomo Helbrans brought his followers to this resort town. Most of the community left to Chatham, but Helbrans remains in Ste. Agathe with a few other members.

In the past year, the small community of Lev Tahor has relocated three times, and is looking to change cities again. Where does all their money come from?

Lev Tahor: Court documents suggest bride was “bought”

“There is no future for this community in Canada,” said Toronto immigration lawyer Guidy Mamann, who is representing community members in va...

Lev Tahor sect starts new life in Guatemala after fleeing child neglect allegations in Ontario and Quebec

Lev Tahor members' request for an appeal in rejected Friday in Quebec Superior Court.

Lev Tahor sect denied right to appeal child-removal order

Quebec Superior Court has denied the ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect Lev Tahor the right to appeal a decision rendered last November that ordered 14 children be returned to Quebec to be placed in youth protection services.

Interview with the host of documentary, behind the scenes. Mentions women who did not talk to her and her talks with former members

Global News Takes Breakfast to New Heights With a National Version of the Morning Show

Proof that child marriages occurred in Lev Tahor.

Miriam Helbrans, Lev Tahor, Child Marriages

Ontario gvmt seizes seven children from Jewish sect, kids launch hunger strike

Children to be removed from Lev Tahor community: Judge

Children to be removed from Lev Tahor community: Judge

A struggle to adapt to life outside the Lev Tahor sect

The Lev Tahor sect shuns technology and its female members wear black robes from…

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