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Guatemala 230 Jews forced to leave village after bitter argument

Aug 30, 2014    

London Some 230 members of an orthodox Jewish group were forced to leave a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community, BBC reported on Saturday.The Lev Tahor members were asked to leave San Juan La Laguna village, about 150 KM west of the capital Guatemala City, after a meeting with the elders of the Mayan community.The elders accused the Jews of shunning the natives and imposing their religion and customs.The members of the Jewish community, on the other hand, complained that they received threats that water and electricity lines would be disconnected ...

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