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Mon Jan 13, 2020, 11:16 PM

Jerusalem rabbi arrested on suspicion of enslaving 50 women, children

Source: Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem rabbi arrested on suspicion of enslaving 50 women, children

"They would put the girls' fingers into the fire to make them understand what hell is."

By LEON SVERDLOV JANUARY 13, 2020 22:01

Close to 50 enslaved women and their children were discovered during a police raid on a residential facility in Jerusalem on Monday. A 60-year-old ultra-Orthodox rabbi was arrested under suspicion of leading an abusive sect in the facility.

Police are investigating the possible abuse of children ranging from five to 11 years old in the alleged sect. Nine women, including the man’s wife, were arrested under suspicion of aiding and abetting the alleged abuse. Reported sexual abuse is also under investigation.

According to Channel 12, the man was arrested after six of the women allegedly held by him escaped and filed a report with the Israeli Center for Cult Survivors.

The girls who were recruited by the sect “were taught to disassociate themselves from their parents, their families and their friends,” the police said. There were “multiple lessons of modesty,” during which the girls were shown “hell, bravery and fire, threats and scares about the afterlife. They would put the girls’ fingers into the fire to make them understand what hell is.”

Police said further arrests would take place.

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Read more: https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Abuse-of-women-children-reported-in-suspected-Jerusalem-sect-614050

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Eugene Jan 2020 OP
Beakybird Jan 2020 #1
whathehell Jan 2020 #3
edhopper Jan 2020 #2
Voltaire2 Jan 2020 #4
whathehell Jan 2020 #5
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whathehell Jan 2020 #7
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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Mon Jan 13, 2020, 11:49 PM

1. I'm a pretty reformed Jew, but I think this stuff is a no-no.

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Response to Beakybird (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 01:02 AM

3. ..to put it mildly

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 12:53 AM

2. These are the people

who keep Netenyahu in power.

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 09:06 AM

4. The bible is quite clear that slavery is perfectly fine.

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Response to Voltaire2 (Reply #4)

Wed Jan 15, 2020, 09:00 AM

5. Old Testament, I believe.

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Response to whathehell (Reply #5)

Thu Jan 16, 2020, 06:37 AM

6. Well no, but it is amusing when the attempt

is made to delete all the horrible shit in the older holy books. It’s all the alleged word of god.

See for example “ Parable of the Unforgiving Servant”, and understand that a servant is in that time a slave.

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Response to Voltaire2 (Reply #6)

Thu Jan 16, 2020, 07:23 AM

7. Lol..Yes, actually, and what's truly amusing

is your attempt to critique something of which you lack even basic common knowledge. The "old stuff", to which you refer, is, in fact,
known as the Old Testament or, if indicating the first six books only
the Torah...Have a good one.

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Response to whathehell (Reply #7)

Thu Jan 16, 2020, 11:38 AM

8. Yes, and what is in the older shit is not negated by the newer shit.

But the point was actually that the gospels also treat slavery as entirely acceptable. You were the one who claimed that only the 'old testament' does that.

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