Rabbi Arrested For Leading Sect, Enslaving Women Named

Police officers escort Rabbi Aharon Ramati for a court hearing outside the Jerusalem Magistrate's Court on January 13, 2020. Rabbi Aharon Ramati is suspect of being a leader of a closed ultra-Orthodox cult with dozens of women and children who lived under slavery conditions at the Geula Neighborhood in Jerusalem. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90 *** Local Caption *** בית בניין מבט כט עבדות גאולה הרב אהרון רמתי הערכת מעצר

JERUSALEM (VINnews) – A suspect arrested yesterday on suspicion of running a cult is named as Jerusalem Rabbi Aharon Ramati.

Ramati, who runs the Be’er Miryam seminary, is suspected of keeping dozens of women and children in slave-like conditions

Ramati will be kept under arrest for an extra week, the court ruled. Ramati is alleged to have been the leader of the cult.

Ramati was arrested in 2015 on similar suspicions but was not charged.

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  1. His is shi* now not for *Enslaving Women* but rather for inciting children against their parents. For that he deserves to rot in prison for the rest of his life. Worse than *Enslaving Women*

  2. We have loads of cults -isn’t almost every Chassdus a cult? why go after them. What is a cult – they keep women down, don’t educate their children, the leader has total control over the people etc. etc. It is unfair just to target this cult nad not the others

    • Chassidus isn’t a cult. What a terrible statement. Do you know any Chassidim?

      What about Zionism, not a cult? Talk about narrow minded intolerance. Zionists take the cake.


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