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.