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California Police Arrest Brooklyn Rabbi Wanted For Allegedly Sexually Molesting Boys

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A Brooklyn rabbi wanted for allegedly sexually abusing boys was arrested Tuesday in California.

Menachem Tevel, who goes by the name Mendel Tevel, was arrested at the Jem Community Center in Beverly Hills, where he worked.

Four men are accusing Tevel of abusing them between 1995 and 2004 when they were minors.

A Jewish activist group warned the center about Tevel's past.

"People were notified," said Ilanit Glucosky of Jewish Community Watch. "The rabbis in Los Angeles were notified by Jewish Community Watch that he is a threat to children, that he has been accused of being a sexual predator."

Tevel is being held in a Beverly Hills jail and is expected to be extradited to New York.

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