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The vast majority of shuls self-identified as Orthodox are mainstream. So chances are, any Orthodox shul or community you approach will be mainstream. Sabbateans are non-existent, as far as I know. Karaites are very rare and will not pretend to be Orthodox. Any Orthodox shul without a mechitza (I hear there are a few left) is outside of the mainstream, ...
Convert to Islam and practice Islam outwardly without getting caught. Rambam himself was a victim of such an ISIS like group, he feigned conversion when in danger.
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