On September 14, 2016, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency reported reported that Guatemalan police raided a Lev Tahor Jewish community compound, separating children from their parents, after allegations of physical and mental abuse surfaced.
The Jewish parents are accused of child marriage, sexual and physical abuse of minors.
Netanyahu government said it was in touch with Guatemalan authorities to ensure the safety of Israeli citizens, including minors, who are members of the group. However, the Zionist regime did not specify how many Israeli Jews are involved this Jewish practice.
The members of anti-Zionist Lev Tahor Jewish community settled in Guatemala in 2014 after they were expelled by the pro-Israel Canadian government.
In June 2016, a court in Guatemala indicted Antonio Adolfo Perez y Perez, ex-mayor of San Juan La Laguna town over expelling 230 Jewish family members over a religious dispute between them and Mayan Roman Catholics.
On March 29, 2011, Elana Maryles Sztokman wrote at the Daily Jewish Forward that some Jewish communities still practice child marriages in Israel. Not long ago, Israeli Rabbi Shlomo Eliezer Schick of the Bratslav Hassidic movement in Yavne’el in the Galilee was arrested for officiating the marriages of some 20 underage couples, mostly ages 12 to 16.
Last year a study reported that child sexual abuse among the British and Australian Jews were more rampant than other religious minorities.
Guatemalan president Jimmy Morales is a pro-Israel evangelic and former comedian. Both his son and brother are currently under investigation for misappropriation of government funds.
Israeli Zionists find a common brutal history with Guatemala based on their doctrine of ethic-cleansing of the Native people.
Israel has been the largest supplier of military equipment and training to Guatemalan forces since Ukraine-born Israeli president Ephraim Katzir (1973-1978) visited the country. Israeli Mossad has its presence in Guatemala City – capital of the country.
In 2013, Israel’s former president Shimon Peres partly credited Guatemala for the birth of the Zionist entity during a reception he gave to the visiting Guatemalan president Otto Perez Molina.
Guatemala, like the US and Nicaragua under butcher Somoza, has not supported a single United Nations resolution critical of Israel.
Guatemalan population of 14 millions has 9,000 Jewish families mostly German – and 1,200 Muslims – mostly Palestinians.