Police Crackdown 'Strengthened' Lehava Anti-Assimilation Group

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 Director 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 Anti-Assimilation Activists

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

'Radical Left Crackdown': Lehava Head 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' Anti-Assimilation 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 Anti-Assimilation Group, 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 Night Raid on Anti-Assimilation Activists

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 ISA 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

Protesters Demand from From Supermarket 'Don't Hire 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's Aide Booted for Threatening to '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

'Coexistence'? 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

Cult Arrested for Sexually Abusing Women to 'Bring Messiah'

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

Rabbi Stav: 'Antagonism is not the Way to Combat Intermarriage'

Prominent religious-Zionist rabbi says that while intermarriage is a problem, protests outside mixed-marriage ceremony are wrong.Ido Ben-Porat and Ari Soffer, 8/18/2014, 3:00 PM

Hundreds Protest Mixed Wedding, Say It's 'Worse Than Hamas'

Nationalist leaders head mass protest against wedding of Arab and Jew, warn danger of assimilation greater than Hamas rockets.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 8/17/2014, 10:29 PM

Mixed-Marriage Protest Allowed From a Distance

Anti-assimilation group told by judge to stay 200 meters away from marriage between Jew and Arab, as both sides argue principles.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 8/17/2014, 4:12 PM

Father and Jewish Group Fight 'Tragic' Wedding to Arab

Anti-assimilation group plans to protest Jewish woman's wedding with Arab, in town that has been shelled by Arab terrorists in Gaza.Ari Yashar, 8/14/2014, 9:04 AM

Ben-Dahan: Yair Netanyahu Scandal 'Inappropriate'

Deputy Religious Affairs Minister Eli Ben-Dahan slams the media for focusing on affair, declares Leikanger should convert.Tova Dvorin, 1/31/2014, 2:02 PM

Public Debate over Non-Jewish Girlfriend of Netanyahu's Son

Relationship between prime minister's son and Norweigan woman sparks heated discussion on assimilation.Ari Yashar, 1/27/2014, 11:59 AM

Group Cites Worrying Increase in Jewish-Arab Intermarriage

Lehava organization records a 'significant increase' in the number of Jewish girls in relationships with Arabs.David Lev, 11/10/2013, 11:08 PM

Lehava 'Hotline' to Help Prevent Intermarriage, Assimilation

A new “hotline” will enable Israelis to alert activists of the Lehava organization on situations that could lead to intermarriage.David Lev, 9/9/2013, 4:14 PM

Veteran Educator Arrested for 'Crime of Prayer'

Veteran Israeli educator, Education Prize awardee Sarah Eliash was arrested on the Temple Mount on charges of praying.at the siteDavid Lev, 12/13/2012, 3:16 PM

Jewish Woman Rescued from Muslim Quarter

A Jewish woman has been rescued from an abusive marriage in the Muslim quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City.Maayana Miskin, 9/21/2012, 12:17 PM

Head of Anti-Assimilation Group Appeals to Zuckerberg

Benzi Gopstein, head of the Lehava Organization, sends a letter to Mark Zuckerberg over his marriage to a non-Jew. Elad Benari, 5/25/2012, 4:15 AM

Anti-Assimilation Group Fights with Fake Wedding Invitation

Lehava anti-assimilation organization's new campaign features a fake invitation to a wedding between a Jewish woman and an Arab man.Elad Benari, 5/10/2012, 3:12 AM

Jewish Woman Comes Home After Two Years

Lehava organization brings home a 25-year-old Jewish woman and her one-year-old baby, two years after she ran away with an Arab boyfriend.Elad Benari, 4/6/2012, 4:14 AM

Missing Jewish Teen Located in Arab Village

15-year-old Nofar Ben Hamou from Lod met an Arab man, decided to marry him, and ran away from home. She was located on Sunday.Elad Benari, 2/6/2012, 12:03 AM