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Left-wingers to demonstrate against Lehava

Left-wing groups to demonstrate Thursday against Lehava's activities which 'spread fear and hatred to banish Arabs from central Jerusalem.'Yoel Domb, Thursday, 3:54 PM

Police to pay Lehava head for illegal search

Benzi Gopstein, head of Lehava organization and two activists will receive 30000 NIS from police due to illegal search performed on them.Reut Hadar, 9/12/2016, 10:30 PM

Anti-assimilation camp completes summer session

"The goal of the camp is to raise youth with Jewish pride who will know how to defend themselves and their brothers."Shimon Cohen, 8/30/2016, 8:15 AM

'Missionary work in Israel a silent Holocaust'

Lehava activists protest missionary event in Jerusalem.Eliran Aharon, 8/26/2016, 8:18 AM

Watch:'Gay marchers aim to destroy Judaism'

Ex-MK Marzel joined Lehava today in protesting the gay pride parade, explains motives to Arutz Sheva.Rachel Kaplan, 7/21/2016, 7:47 PM

Protesters arrested at gay pride parade

Border Police arrived in force today to enforce order at Bentzi Gopstein's gay pride counter-protest.Rachel Kaplan, 7/21/2016, 6:04 PM

Missionaries becoming ever bolder in Israel

Bentzi Gopstein relates how he stopped missionaries from converting 50 Jews over Shabbat.Eliran Aharon, 6/21/2016, 8:33 AM

Lehava disrupts Christian conversion ceremony

Activists, including leader Bentzi Gopstein, disrupt baptisms in Rishon Leziyon, saving six Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2016, 10:42 PM

Missionaries to hold conversions over Shabbat

Lehava, Yad Leachim to join hundreds of protesters in demonstration against Christian conversions this Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2016, 12:28 PM

Police 'illegally' distance activists from J'lem

Police try to keep activists who opposed missionaries out of Old City on Jerusalem Day, showing 'cops need civil rights courses.'Shomo Pyotrkovsky, 6/5/2016, 8:37 PM

Jerusalem Light Festival hijacked by missionaries?

Anti-assimilation group blocks entrance to Christ Church in central Old City, after Jews were tricked into entering by light display.Benny Tocker, 6/3/2016, 8:00 AM

Ex-MK, right-wing activists burn PLO flag

After IDF soldiers jailed for burning PLO flag, rightwing activists hold demonstration in front of IDF HQ, burn PLO flag.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2016, 8:47 PM

Lehava head Gopshtain acquitted of assaulting Nawi

Anti-assimilation activist had been accused of assaulting Ezra Nawi, other extremists, who infiltrated Jewish community in Hevron.David Rosenberg, 4/10/2016, 12:18 PM

Arrested for contacting anti-assimilation group

Female security guard arrested and released to house arrest on suspicion she contacted anti-assimilation group Lehava.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2016, 9:55 PM

Officer indicted passing info to Lehava

Border Police officer indicted giving details of Jewish girls traveling with Arabs to Lehava; 'should be honored for caring about sisters.'Ido Ben-Porat, 2/3/2016, 2:07 PM

Bentzi Gopshtain calls missionaries 'vampires'

Left-wing activists claim Lehava leader Bentzi Gopshtain called all Christians 'vampires' in article calling to ban Christmas.Ari Soffer, 12/22/2015, 4:00 PM

Lehava protests Jerusalem Christmas fair

Anti-assimilation activists denounce YMCA fair as attempt to steal Jewish souls.Matt Wanderman, 11/29/2015, 9:42 PM

'Did you come to Israel to make it Soviet?'

Anti-assimilation head urges ex-Prisoner of Zion Edelstein to do soul searching and fight for the Jewish state, following his call to ban.Orli Harari, 11/11/2015, 7:30 PM

Knesset Speaker joins leftists against Lehava

Edelstein says Gopshtain's group 'should be declared what it should be declared'; Gopshtain isn't 'worthy' of being in Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2015, 6:40 PM

Leftists blast Gopshtain: 'foreskin of Jewish KKK'

Watch: Leftists asked for debate on outlawing anti-assimilation group Lehava, but run amok when they see its leader in the room.Gil Ronen, 11/10/2015, 3:31 PM

'Anti-Assimilation Groups in All Secular Schools'

Activist explains his group present in all J'lem schools, including Torah classes in secular ones; 'media against us, but the youth is for.'Benny Toker, 8/26/2015, 10:27 AM

Lehava Director Summoned for Police Questioning

Judea-Samaria police succumbs to Vatican pressure, summons anti-assimilation leader over comments regarding burning churches.Ornit Etzer, 8/11/2015, 11:48 AM

Vatican: Arrest Activist for Citing Maimonides

Lehava director Gopshtain targeted in Vatican letter to attorney general, after claiming Jewish law calls to burn churches.Ari Yashar, 8/9/2015, 5:04 PM

Vindicated Anti-Assimilation Head Urges Govt. Help

After ISA admits Lehava is legal, director calls for state to help fight assimilation - and to invest time in targeting actual terror.Yedidya Ben-Or, 8/4/2015, 7:01 PM

ISA Admits: Lehava Perfectly Legal

Shin Bet concedes that there is 'not sufficient evidence' to declare the anti-assimilation organization as 'unlawful.'Reut Hadar, 8/4/2015, 11:04 AM

'Blame the Police for Gay Stabbing, Not Lehava'

Leader of Lehava group answers Labor leader's call to label his group 'terrorist' just because it demonstrated against the gay parade.Eliran Aharon, 8/3/2015, 9:43 AM

Herzog: Anti-Assimilation Lehava a 'Terror Group'

Opposition chair calls to outlaw nationalist 'Jewish terror' groups; Lehava director responds: 'Herzog fights Jews, not enemies of Israel.'Hezki Baruch, 8/1/2015, 10:13 PM

Major Missionary Conference in Heart of Jerusalem

Anti-assimilation group Lehava calls for public protest Wednesday outside 3-day missionary event in municipally owned compound.Reut Hadar, 7/7/2015, 6:41 PM

Women Urged: 'Don't Go Out with Mahmoud'

Anti-assimilation activists hand out sweets to Jewish women and girls at bars, appealing to their 'pure Jewish soul.'Ornit Atzar, 6/28/2015, 7:08 PM

'The State Funds Its Enemies, Not Its Defenders'

Nationalist activist notes paradox as national service directorate gives funds to radical leftist NGOs defaming Israel but not Lehava.Benny Toker, 6/26/2015, 3:24 PM

Non-Jews Harassed Jewish Women Praying in Meron

Lehava anti-assimilation group describes how it stopped ushers harassing Jewish women at Rashbi's tomb on Lag B'Omer.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 5/7/2015, 5:53 PM

Protest against Arab Torch Lighter Cancelled

Lehava says due to police distancing and speech ban, it will not hold protest of Lucy Aharish lighting torch - but will find another way.Ari Yashar, 4/22/2015, 2:37 PM

'Anti-Zionist Arab Lights Independence Day Torch'

Police set severe limitations on Lehava group's protest against Arab torch lighter, set to occur during national ceremony.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 4/20/2015, 9:13 AM

'I'm Ready to Sit in Jail to Save Jews'

Gopshtain tells Arutz Sheva that police indictment threat doesn't intimidate him, as his work to fight assimilation continues full force.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 3/25/2015, 5:59 PM

Police Re-Opening Case Against Lehava Director

Israel Police planning on prosecuting activist Bentzi Gopshtain for 'racism' - despite previous ruling clearing him of those charges.Tova Dvorin, 3/25/2015, 11:09 AM

Additional Charges in Bilingual School Arson

Attorney charges 'incitement' and supporting 'terrorist organization' against arson suspects, in 'desperate attempt to influence ruling.'Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 1/13/2015, 4:48 PM

Confirmed: Ya'alon Filed Request to Outlaw Lehava

Ya'alon directs agencies to investigate legality of blacklisting anti-assimilation group, saying it is 'racist' and 'a hate group.'Uzi Baruch, 1/5/2015, 3:16 PM

Yaalon 'Intends to Declare Lehava a Terror Group'

Defense Minister instructs Shin Bet to prepare ground for the move. Anti-assimilation Lehava leader: outlaw Islamic Movement first.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 1/4/2015, 9:21 PM

Police Crackdown 'Only Strengthened' Lehava

Lehava director Bentzi Gopshtain speaks about how arrests and media frenzy only 'vindicated' his group, explains what Lehava does.Ari Yashar, 12/30/2014, 10:20 PM

Lehava Head Warns Police Crackdown Will Backfire

Head of anti-assimilation group explains arrest meant to silence his group which court agreed acts legally, warns of risk if it is banned.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 12/22/2014, 7:43 AM

Police 'Ignore' Court, Arrest More Lehava Members

Despite having arrests last week thrown out by court, police once again arrest Lehava activists; 'police ignoring court rulings.'Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 12/21/2014, 9:07 AM

Lehava Director Released to House Arrest

Gopshtain and two other activists finally freed as police fail to present evidence for arresting them; charge 'populist' ideological arrest.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 12/19/2014, 11:29 AM

Lehava's 'Holy Work' Vindicated in Court

Lehava activist released after police crackdown calls assimilation greatest threat to Jews, as court rules Lehava's work is legal.Ari Yashar, 12/18/2014, 10:55 PM

Lehava Chairman: This is Israel Not the KGB

Bentzi Gopshtain made clear Thursday that Lehava will continue the fight against assimilation and will not be silenced by police crackdown.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 12/18/2014, 2:46 PM

Ben-Ari: I Get Raided, Zoabi Gets Away Scot-Free

Former MK Michael Ben-Ari slammed police for their 'invasion' of the offices of the new Otzma Yehudit (Jewish Strength) party.Moshe Cohen, 12/18/2014, 10:40 AM

Police Raid the Offices of Otzma Yehudit

Police raid and search the offices of the Otzma Yehudit party, says raid is related to investigation into Lehava.Avi Haim, 12/17/2014, 11:43 PM

'Left Repressing Lehava and Government is Silent'

Attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir slams coordinated 'leftist crackdown' on Lehava head Bentzi Gopshtain, asks why government not defending democracy.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 12/16/2014, 11:06 PM

Livni Applauds 'Hysteric' Night Raid on Lehava

Livni reveals past government discussions to target Lehava group; activist slams 'Soviet' crackdown on legal organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2014, 5:07 PM

Lehava Activists Arrested in Surprise Operation

Ten activists and the organization's chairman arrested on charges of 'terror' and 'incitement'; Ben-Gvir: there's an agenda against Lehava.Uzi Baruch, 12/16/2014, 7:56 AM

Bilingual School Arson Response to Arafat Memorial

According to indictment submitted Monday against three youths, they burned down Jewish-Arab school after it honored terrorist leader.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 12/15/2014, 1:08 PM

3 'Lehava' Activists Suspected in School Arson

ISA says suspects aged 18-22 torched Jewish-Arab school because of anti-assimilation ideology. Lehava: we only operate legally.Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen, 12/11/2014, 3:24 PM

Protest: Make Supermarket Stop 'Hiring Enemies'

Bentzi Gopshtain's Lehava complains security at store where attack occurred hit protester; 'Rami Levy only liberal to Arabs.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 12/5/2014, 1:26 PM

Arab MK Aide Booted: 'We'll Slaughter 50 Jews'

Knesset dismisses MK Ganaim's aide for threats over upcoming Beitar-Sakhnin soccer game, where Jewish and Arab fans are set to clash.Ari Yashar, 11/19/2014, 3:34 PM

'You Can Die Quietly, You Can't Protest'

Exclusive coverage: Lehava director Gopshtain calls 'Jews, go out to the streets' while being arrested; hundreds protest Jerusalem attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2014, 8:43 AM

Arab Who Married Jew Arrested Assaulting Cops

Headlines celebrated mixed marriage of Mahmoud and Moral two months ago; now he is in jail for drug running and striking an officer.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 10/27/2014, 7:36 AM

Female Victim of Messianic Sex Cult Speaks Out

Disturbing details of cult that forced women to have sex with Arabs for 'redemption' revealed; 'I was erased, I'm in a fight for my life.'Ari Yashar, 9/8/2014, 10:02 AM

Messianic Cult Arrested for Sexually Abusing Women

Lehava anti-assimilation group exposes cult that manipulated women into having sex with Arabs to 'bring redemption.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2014, 1:06 PM