141 posts categorized "Extreme Sniut"

July 3, 2014: Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Causing Friction With Locals In Guatemala
Comments: 4 | Categories: Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Women & Judaism
“This is a country where people tend to have an idealistic perception of the Jewish people, and then the only Jewish people they actually meet are the members of a bizarre cult,” he said. He advised the country’s Jewish leaders...

July 3, 2014: Haredi Cult Didn’t Really "Flee" Canada, Attorney Says
Comments: 2 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
“People are going to get the impression that they’re fleeing Canada or something, which is nonsense. They are here as temporary residents only. They don’t have the right to live in Canada permanently. They are required to leave the country.”...

June 29, 2014: Kiryas Joel Satmar Bans 3-Year-Old Girls From Wearing Short Socks
Comments: 52 | Categories: Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Women & Judaism
"…And in light of the fact that there has been a lapse in standards by some people [in] that girls from the age three are going dressed with short socks. Therefore, at a meeting which was held by the Rebbe...

June 10, 2014: Alleged Anti-Semitic Expulsion Of Jews From Small Guatemalan Town Reportedly A Reaction To The Behavior Of The Lev Tahor Haredi Cult
Comments: 12 | Categories: Antisemitism , Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
"There was no expulsion of Jews from the town of San Juan la Laguna. There is a group of Jews [Lev Tahor] who are migrating from Canada to Guatemala, [but they are being] pursued by the Canadian authorities for legal...

June 9, 2014: Haredi Wedding Hall Installs Mechitza In Elevator To Gender Segregate Passengers
Comments: 22 | Categories: Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Israel , Women & Judaism
The Armonot Chen wedding hall in the heavily haredi Givat Shaul neighborhood of Jerusalem has set up a so-called mehadrin elevator with a mechitza – in this case, a curtain – down the middle of the car to gender-segregate women...

May 14, 2014: Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Stopped From Fleeing To Rural Guatemala By Quebec Warrants
Comments: 7 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Religion
Attempts by the haredi Lev Tahor cult to flee Canada for Guatemala have been temporarily halted because the Canadian Province of Quebec’s child welfare agency still has outstanding warrants for all 129 Lev Tahor children. Above: A file photo of...

May 7, 2014: Lev Tahor Haredi Cult Family In Canadian Court Today
Comments: 3 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
A Lev Tahor family in Chatham, Ont., is in court Wednesday, hoping to be reunited with its four children. The children were among those who fled Canada to Trinidad and Tobago in early March in violation of a court order,...

April 14, 2014: Haredi Cult Wins Partial Victory On Appeal
Comments: 2 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Religion
A local judge in rural Ontario, Canada has ordered that a group of children from the Lev Tahor haredi cult do not have to be sent back to Quebec. But she also ruled that child protection should continue to investigate...

April 6, 2014: Several Lev Tahor Members To Be Deported From Canada
Comments: 11 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
While some Lev Tahor cult members were in a rural Ontario court, fighting to get back some of their children seized over allegations of child abuse, three others appeared at a detention review in Toronto Friday where the Immigration and...

April 4, 2014: Haredi Cult Must Follow Canadian Law, Judge Warns
Comments: 3 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Religion
"Your obligation is to raise your children the way this country has guaranteed children be raised." Lev Tahor children cry and pray after their teacher was arrested earlier this week (credit: Blackburn News) Haredi Cult Must Follow Canadian Law, Judge...

April 3, 2014: Haredi Cult Children Returned To Cult After Parent’s Arrests
Comments: 0 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
An immigration lawyer representing the haredi Lev Tahor cult told CTV news today that about a dozen children briefly taken into custody by the Children’s Aid Society yesterday morning were released to their families late yesterday afternoon. Lev Tahor children...

April 2, 2014: Police Raid Haredi Cult’s Compound
Comments: 3 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Religion
Police blocked the entrances to the area as immigration authorities went door to door searching for seven Lev Tahor members who are reportedly illegally in the country. Several Lev Tahor adults were arrested and an unknown number of Lev Tahor...

March 31, 2014: PEOPLE v. HELBRANS
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Religion
"The defendant, a leader of a religious group, disapproved of the secular upbringing of a 13-year-old boy and sought to raise him according to the tenets of the defendant's religious beliefs. A prime issue in the case is whether the...

March 19, 2014: Haredi Cult Allegedly Lied To Child Protection Workers, Documents Reveal
Comments: 11 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Religion
The haredi Lev Tahor cult allegedly lied to Canadian child protection workers who – despite Lev Tahor's proven history of disregard for secular courts and enforcement agenicies and its history of flight to avoid court orders – trusted a group...

March 18, 2014: Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Members Who Fled To Guatemala Can Remain There – With One Condition, Judge Rules
Comments: 6 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A Guatemalan family and child judge ruled Monday that six Lev Tahor children can remain with their parents, but must visit the Canadian embassy within three days of his ruling and get proper papers. The question now is, will Canada...

March 17, 2014: Haredi Cult Members To Appear In A Guatemala Court Today
Comments: 0 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Religion
Nine haredi Lev Tahor cult members who fled Canada for Guatemala earlier this month in defiance of a court order are scheduled to appear in a Guatemala court today. File photo: Unidentied Lev Tahor women and girls (16x9) Haredi Cult...

March 15, 2014: Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Members Who Fled To Guatemala Apprehended
Comments: 14 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Recently unsealed documents give a window into a broad-reaching investigation into the sect that spanned both provinces, beginning more than two years ago with allegations dating back to May 2012. The allegations, which sect members categorically deny and have not...

March 13, 2014: Lev Tahor Members Seek Refugee Status In Guatemala
Comments: 6 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Six Lev Tahor children and their parents still missing from Canada have made their way to the Guatemalan lakefront town of Panajachel, according to a local rabbi. An official in the ministry of foreign affairs in Guatemala, speaking on condition...

March 11, 2014: Two Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Teens Allegedly On Hunger Strike
Comments: 7 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
The girls, aged 14 and 16, were part of the group that were denied entry to Trinidad and Tobago last week. File photo: Unidentified Lev Tahor women and girls (16x9) CJAD Radio reports: Two teenage girls belonging to the Lev...

March 10, 2014: Two More Fugitive Haredi Cult Members Caught
Comments: 4 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Two more fugitive members of the haredi Lev Tahor cult were apprehended Sunday afternoon at the Calgary airport. Lev Tahor women and girls (from 16 x 9) CTV reports: Two more members of an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect that left Canada...

March 9, 2014: 9 Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Members Forcibly Returned To Canada
Comments: 8 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Escorted by authorities, nine Lev Tahor members landed at Toronto's Pearson International Airport Saturday at 10:30 p.m.. The six children in that group were immediately placed in the care of the Children's Aid Society. File photo: Unidentified Lev Tahor girls...

March 8, 2014: Police: 9 Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Members Who Fled Canada To Be Returned Tonight
Comments: 0 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Police say nine members of the haredi Lev Tahor cult who illegally fled justice in Canada will be returned from Trinidad and Tobago to Canada tonight. File photo: Unidentified Lev Tahor children The Canadian Press reports: TORONTO - Police say...

March 8, 2014: Lev Tahor Members Refuse To Return To Canada, Try To Mislead Immigration Authorities
Comments: 15 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Nine members of the haredi Lev Tahor cult, most of them children, refused to be returned to Canada from Trinidad and Tobago. The group illegally fled Canada last week and was heading for a new hideout in Guatemala. Meanwhile, experts...

March 7, 2014: Breaking: Canadian Child Protection To Ask Court To Remove All 127 Lev Tahor Children From Haredi Cult
Comments: 13 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Quebec and Ontario’s child protection services will ask for the removal of all 127 of the children from the Lev Tahor haredi cult. Two unidentified Lev Tahor children The Windsor Star reports: Quebec and Ontario’s child protection services will ask...

March 5, 2014: Lev Tahor Members Were Fleeing To Guatemala, 9 Stopped, Others Not
Comments: 4 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
“The families choose to be on a vacation tour in the Caribbean on the time of the appeal hearing, to wait out for the decision of the appeal, if they see that the Ontario can force them back to Quebec,...

March 5, 2014: Police Descend On Lev Tahor Apartments As Cult's Appeal Delayed For As Much As 3 Weeks After Members Flee
Comments: 3 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
After at least 9 Lev Tahor cult members tried to flee Canada, the haredi cult's appeal of a court order that would see 13 of the cult's children put into foster care has been delayed by as much as three...

March 5, 2014: Lev Tahor Cult Members Flee Canada
Comments: 12 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Nine members of the haredi Lev Tahor cult have been detained at an airport in Trinidad and Tobago after fleeing Canada. File photo: Lev Tahor women and girls Lev Tahor Members Flee Canada Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com Nine members of...

March 5, 2014: Video: "Rabbi Of The Pure Hearts"
Comments: 0 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Religion
The entire hour-long in-depth investigation into the haredi Lev Tahor cult aired by CBC's Fifth Estate. Gillian Findlay of the Fifth Estate interviewing Lev Tahor's leader Rabbi Shlomo Helbrans Yesterday, I posted a 16 minute excerpt from the Cnadian news...

March 4, 2014: Video: CBC Interview With Haredi Cult Leader Rabbi Shlomo Helbrans
Comments: 11 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Gillian Findlay of CBC's news magazine The Fifth Estate interviews Rabbi Shlomo Helbrans about the Shai Fima kidnapping and Lev Tahor's alleged bribe of Fima later to support Helbrans' refugee application in Canada.

February 25, 2014: Video: Inside The Haredi Lev Tahor Cult
Comments: 2 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
The Canadian TV news magazine 16x9 aired a full one hour program on the Lev Tahor haredi cult. Here it is:

February 24, 2014: Foster Father For 5 Lev Tahor Cult Children Speaks Out Against Cult
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Eluzor Moscowicz said the children were not clean and wore shoes that were so ill-fitting that they were not walking normally. Even the toddler girls were attired from head to toe in the black chador-like cloaks and kerchiefs that all...

February 22, 2014: Quebec Court Blocks Haredi Lev Tahor Cult’s Appeal, Children Must Be Returned To Quebec And Placed In Foster Care
Comments: 1 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Police documents unsealed in Ontario court last week allege that girls as young as 14- or 15-years old are forced to marry adult men and bear their children, and that disobedient 13- and 14-year-olds are locked in basements. Children are...

February 14, 2014: Video: Lev Tahor Haredi Cult Leader Compares Group's Flight From Quebec To Expulsion Of Jews From Spain
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
In a newly released video filmed as Lev Tahor was fleeing Quebec, Lev Tahor's leader, convicted kidnapper Rabbi Shlomo Helbrans (pictured at right), compares his cult's fight to escape legal action that would have removed 14 abused minors from Lev...

February 9, 2014: Montreal Haredim Reportedly Ready With Foster Homes For Lev Tahor Cult Children
Comments: 12 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Montreal Jewish agencies are reportedly prepared to place 13 haredi Lev Tahor cult children with haredi foster families after an Ontario court late last week upheld a Quebec court’s order that the children should be placed into foster care. File...

January 30, 2014: Cops Raid Haredi Lev Tahor Cult
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Canadian police reportedly raided the haredi Lev Tahor cult’s compound in Chatham-Kent, Ontario, executing two search warrants for two separate dwellings. Lev Tahor cult women Cops Raid Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com Shortly after 5 pm Wednesday,...

January 16, 2014: Canadian Court Blocked Release Of Information On Haredi Cult Due To Fears of Mass Suicide
Comments: 5 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Nachman Helbrans, the son of Lev Tahor’s leader, Rabbi Shlomo Helbrans, sought out the ex-member because of his mastery of the English language and asked him to prepare a defense to claims Lev Tahor was a cult. He obliged, mainly...

January 11, 2014: Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Back In Court – This Time In Rural Ontario, Canada
Comments: 3 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Women & Judaism
Because of a restriction that females in the community cannot remove their socks, one child's feet were "blue" from the amount of toe fungus, the social worker said. Community members said the infection could be cleared up with coconut oil...

January 7, 2014: Video: Documentary On The Haredi Lev Tahor Cult
Comments: 3 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Part 2 of the Israel Channel 10 News documentary on the haredi Lev Tahor cult with English language subtitles. If you don't see the English subtitles, click the cc tab at the bottom of the video: Part 1 can viewed...

December 25, 2013: Video: Channel 10 Documentary Report On The Haredi Lev Tahor Cult
Comments: 10 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Religion , Women & Judaism
Israel's Channel 10 News made a documentary on the Lev Tahor haredi cult. I've posted a version with English subtitles below. If you don't see the English subtitles, click the cc button at the bottom right of the video: [Hat...

December 21, 2013: NYCLU & ACLU v Kiryas Joel
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Women & Judaism
Here is the Memorandum of Law filed by the New York Civil Liberties Union and the American Civil Liberties Union against the Satmar Village of Kiryas Joel over its gender segregated playground and the apparent lies told by village officials...

December 11, 2013: NYCLU, ACLU Sue Hasidic Enclave Kiryas Joel for Information on Sex-Segregated Park
Comments: 17 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Women & Judaism
The New York Civil Liberties Union and the American Civil Liberties Union today filed a lawsuit challenging the village of Kiryas Joel’s refusal to disclose public records about a sex-segregated park. The park is on 283 acres of unincorporated land...

November 12, 2013: Ban Women From Driving Cars, Leading Sefardi Haredi Says
Comments: 27 | Categories: Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Religion , Sefardim , Women & Judaism
Women drivers are “immodest” and therefore women should not be allowed to drive automobiles, a leading Sefardi haredi rabbi, Amnon Yitzhak, reportedly said. Rabbi Amnon Yitzhak Ban Women From Driving Cars, Leading Sefardi Haredi Says Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com Women...

November 10, 2013: Dear Mothers Of Heder Boys, Do Not Wear Fancy Clothes Or Perfume When Visiting Our Schools
Comments: 13 | Categories: Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Women & Judaism
Your son's cheder (haredi grade school) teacher would "be thrilled" to talk to you on the phone rather than "being assaulted by all types of sights and smells two evenings a year," one of those "assaulted" teachers writes in the...

September 24, 2013: Bobov Bans Women From Entering Sukkah
Comments: 66 | Categories: Bans & Censorship , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Women & Judaism
The Bobov hasidic movement bans women from entering sukkah, apparently for 'modesty' reasons. This is a "holy camp," the sign says, and "it is strictly forbidden for women to enter the Sukkah at all times." This hasidic edict – which...

September 12, 2013: Audio: Satmar Village's Official Modesty Squad Allegedly Threatens Store Owner
Comments: 19 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
The official Satmar-run Va'ad HaTznius, modesty squad, of Kiryas Joel allegedly threatened a hasidic store owner becuae he plays Jewish music on a loudspeaker, an act which is "not Jewish," the Va'ad allegedly said. This is a Yiddish recording of...

August 14, 2013: Gur Hasidic Leader Orders Male Followers Not to Shake Hands With Other Men For Fear Of Sin
Comments: 37 | Categories: Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Israel
Rabbi Abraham Benjamin Silberberg, the head of Gur’s Education Department, allegedly issued the order at a special meeting of Gur educators because handshakes and other normative incidental physical contact between men could lead to sin. Foreplay? Updated at 3:45 pm...

July 30, 2013: Haredi Man Allegedly Spits On ‘Immodestly’ Dressed Teen
Comments: 30 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Israel , Women & Judaism
"I will continue to walk in my neighborhood like I'm used to doing.…I wasn't scared, but I wanted to get home as fast as possible because my little sister was with me and I didn’t want anything else to happen....

July 28, 2013: Mob Of Haredim Savagely Beat Haredi Man – Allegedly For Looking At A Pregnant Woman
Comments: 26 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Israel , Women & Judaism
The man was waiting at a bus stop for a public bus that travels to to the haredi city of Bnei Brak. when he apparently saw a pregnant haredi woman and noticeably looked at her. A mob of haredi men...

July 17, 2013: Williamsburg Hasidic Paper Blots Out Faces Of Little Girls
Comments: 22 | Categories: Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Women & Judaism
More hasidic modesty extremism: A "Clicks" contest (a toy similar to Leggo) ad in Williamsburg, Brooklyn local hasidic newspaper blots out the faces of little girls who appear to be all of 3 or 4 years old. [Hat Tip: Heathen...

July 4, 2013: Egged Public Bus Company CEO: As Far As I’m Concerned, We’re A “Haredi Company” And As Such We Will Continue To Refuse To Post Ads Depicting Women, Girls, Men, Boys, Animals, Extinct Animals, Cartoon Figures And Space Aliens
Comments: 6 | Categories: Bans & Censorship , Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Israel , Religion , Women & Judaism
"…we function in Jerusalem as a haredi media company because the buses pass through haredi neighborhoods, and just as haredi media won't post an ad with a message that calls for opening businesses on Shabbat, and just as other media...

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