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Rishon Leziyon: 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

Jewish woman rescued from Arab husband, thanks to soldier

Chance encounter at checkpoint leads to rescue of woman and her children from violent abuse and threats on her life in Arab town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2016, 6:30 PM

Jewish mother, children rescued from Palestinian village

Israeli woman and her three children brought home after being stuck with abusive Palestinian for 15 years.Haim Lev, 5/17/2016, 10:59 PM

Activists warn of missionary invasion in Petah Tikva

Organization, apparently an Israeli branch of 'Jews for Jesus,' targeting Jews in new leafleting campaign.Netanel Katz, 5/17/2016, 5:27 PM

Jewish activists 'assaulted by Christian missionaries'

Yad L'Achim files complaint to police, after one of its activists was hospitalized due to brutal assault.Yedidya Ben-Or, 4/4/2016, 4:12 PM

45 Jewish Mohammeds in Israel?

CBS records show that in 2014, no less than 45 Jewish children were named after the Muslim prophet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2016, 1:32 PM

Priest attempts to missionize security heads of Nahal Eshkol

Priest donated much needed security equipment - along with literature telling heads of security to accept Jesus.Raphael Poch, 12/28/2015, 9:47 AM

'Vatican's call not to convert Jews won't change anything'

Anti-missionary group says nothing new in Catholic declaration that Jews don't need Jesus, largely because of who's missionizing.Nitsan Keidar, 12/11/2015, 7:47 AM

Hanukkah today: The battle against assimilation

Interview: Rabbi says missionaries in Israel perpetuate the problem of the Hellenists, offering alternatives to spirituality.Shimon Cohen, 12/8/2015, 7:57 AM

Twin sons of mixed Jewish-Arab marriage celebrate Bar Mitzvah

Yad L'Achim rescues widow abandoned by her Arab in-laws and Jewish family and helps them rejoin the Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2015, 12:56 PM

IDF bans soldiers from taking part in missionary events

Counter-missionary group scores major victory, as army issues new guidelines banning participation in Christian missionary events.Ari Soffer, 10/22/2015, 1:09 PM

Activists Halt Missionary Distribution of Phony Tehillim Books

Yad L'Achim inundated with phone calls after missionary group attempts to convert Jews with a deceitful version of a classic Jewish text.Moshe Cohen, 7/7/2015, 3:41 PM

Yad L'Achim to PM: Do Something About Assimilation Now

The Yad L'achim organization called on Prime Minister Netanyahu to do something about the rise in assimilation.Moshe Cohen, 7/5/2015, 8:54 PM

Ashkelon Comes Under Missionary Flier Attack

Postal workers face management, refusing to distribute missionary fliers being mailed - possibly against the law - to make Jews convert.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 5/28/2015, 4:06 PM

Escalation? Major Missionary Event Scheduled for Jerusalem

After Raanana baptism, missionary groups upping their campaign to convert Jews with mega-event in southern Jerusalem.Hillel Fendel, 5/7/2015, 4:34 PM

5,000 Attend Raanana Anti-Missionary Protest

Prayer rally in Raanana against Jehovah's Witnesses' baptism 'makes a statement,' city's chief Rabbi insists.Haim Lev, 5/3/2015, 9:36 AM

Court Rules Raanana Must Hold Baptism Ceremony

Lod District Court rules that Jehovah's Witnesses are permitted to hold a baptism at the MetroWest Sports Center in Raanana on Saturday.Haim Lev, Cynthia Blank, 4/30/2015, 8:22 AM

Baptism Ceremony in Jewish Town Canceled at Last Minute

Residents, officials, chief rabbi and Yad L'Achim succeed in blocking missionary baptism of Jews, after it was already thwarted once.Hillel Fendel, 4/17/2015, 1:48 PM

Anger Over Jerusalem Stadium's Hosting Major Missionary Events

A large Jerusalem sports stadium is set to be used for two major missionary-sponsored events in the coming months.Moshe Cohen, 3/26/2015, 10:56 AM

Religious Parties Pressed to Pass Anti-Missionary Law

Yad L'Achim demands religious parties fight rising tide of missionary activity, noting its bill on the subject has been in limbo for years.Ari Yashar, 3/24/2015, 6:37 PM

Missionaries Taking Advantage of Election to Convert Jews

Yad L'Achim says Messianic Jews have arrived in Israel to distribute missionary material in the guise of campaign brochures.Gil Ronen, 2/18/2015, 10:55 AM

Rescued from Arab Villages: Six Weddings and a Brit

Only recently rescued from abusive relationships while trapped in Arab villages, 7 Jewish women finally find true happiness.Hillel Fendel, 1/20/2015, 4:03 PM

Yad L'achim Breaks Up Missionary 'Attack' in Central TA

Quick action by Yad L'achim activists broke up an attempt to recruit Jews to missionary-sponsored religious cults in the heart of Tel Aviv.Yaakov Levi, 11/27/2014, 1:48 PM

Report: Christian Missionaries Accosted Jews During Sukkot

Yad L'Achim claims that hundreds of missionaries, Christian 'Messianic Jews', stormed the city centers during the Sukkot holiday.Haim Lev, Cynthia Blank, 10/22/2014, 10:52 PM

Encouraging Missionaries to Return to Judaism

Anti-assimilation org distributes Issue #3 of its magazine, featuring an ex-missionary who returned to Judaism after reading Issue #1.Hillel Fendel, 9/23/2014, 2:13 AM

Yad L'achim: Assimilation a 'Sin' Against State Security

Israeli woman who converted to Islam was sentenced to a year in prison for helping illegal alien - her husband - sneak into Israel.Moshe Cohen, 9/9/2014, 1:16 AM

An 'Upsherin' for the Son of an Lebanese Soldier

David, 3, undergoes ritual hair-cutting ceremony in Meron - in culmination of a family's rescue from abuse.Haim Lev, 5/21/2014, 9:38 PM

'Muslim Boy' Has His Bar Mitzvah at The Western Wall

Yad L'achim rescued Jewish mother and her three children from abusive imprisonment in Arab village, now her son has become a bar mitzvah.Haim Lev, Ari Yashar, 4/7/2014, 3:16 PM

Minister Tells Rabbis 'Leave Europe Or Disappear'

Ben-Dahan tells European rabbis at conference intermarriage in Israel under a thousandth, in Europe figure is 80%.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 3/28/2014, 10:20 AM

Scientology Lecturers Try To Infiltrate Hareidi Seminar

Two members of Scientology cult exposed by Yad L'achim, replaced last minute from speaking at hareidi business seminar.Ari Yashar, 2/7/2014, 11:27 AM

Unique Gathering Gives Hope to Jewish Women who Fled Arab Abuse

Dozens of Jewish women who fled abusive relationships with Arab partners gather for Sabbath of relaxation, mutual support.Maayana Miskin, 2/4/2014, 9:05 PM

Jewish Woman Saved From Muslim Burial

Arab who had relationship and daughter with Jewish woman asked to bury her in Muslim cemetery after her death, ZAKA intervened.Ari Yashar, 1/22/2014, 1:42 AM

Bar Mitzvah: 'I Was a Muslim from Gaza, Now I'm a Jew'

Bar mitzvah for son of Jewish woman tricked into marrying and living with Arab in Gaza, escaped amid escalating abuse.Ari Yashar, 1/15/2014, 10:25 AM

Yad L'achim: Beware Missionary Threat in Southern Israel

Christian missionaries have in recent weeks begun targeting cities in southern Israel, activists for the Yad L'achim organization said.David Lev, 11/24/2013, 6:57 PM

Yad L'Achim Helps Woman Nab Phony Arab Boyfriend

Yad L'achim recently helped a Jewish woman identify an Arab who tried to fool into thinking that he was Jewish - a not uncommon situation.David Lev, 11/8/2013, 2:42 AM

Yad L'Achim Counters Russian-Speaking Missionaries

Counter-missionary group steps up activity among Russian-speaking Jews.Maayana Miskin, 10/30/2013, 3:14 AM

New 'Weapon' for Missionaries: 'Christian Prayer Shawl'

Christian missionaries have found a new, wily way to spread their beliefs to innocent Jews who have no interest in ChristianityDavid Lev, 12/11/2012, 9:02 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

Jewish Woman Rescued from Arab Village – after 28 Years

A dramatic rescue takes a Jewish woman out of the clutches of a brutal PA Arab husband with whom she lived for 28 years. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/11/2012, 3:36 PM

Christian Missionaries Using Israeli Government Materials

Missionary activity in Israel and abroad appears to continue to be alive and well -- and Yad L'Achim continues to fight it.Chana Ya'ar, 7/1/2012, 2:35 PM

Missionary Radio Ad Blocked by Yad L'Achim

A seemingly innocuous radio ad aimed at people in emotional distress turned out to be a targeted Christian missionary campaign. Hana Levi Julian, 6/5/2012, 2:18 AM

Police Admit Bedouin Abuse, Abduct Young Jewish Girls

Voice of Israel radio reports growing phenomenon in Negev, with seven cases last month alone. Victims are aged 11-18.Arutz Sheva, 12/26/2011, 10:10 AM

Young Jewish Girls 'Marrying Arabs in Galilee'

Deputy Mayor of Afula: "Mothers come to me and cry that their 12 and 13 year olds have moved into Arab villages."Arutz Sheva , 12/7/2011, 7:14 PM

Rabbi who Led Assimilation Fight Dies at 84

Rabbi Shalom Dov Lifshitz led the fight against assimilation and missionary activity with his Yad L’Achim organization.Maayana Miskin, 9/23/2011, 9:14 AM

Yehud Residents Rail Against 'Scientology School'

Anti-missionary organization Yad L'achim is fighting the opening of a Scientology-oriented school in Yehud.David Lev, 9/14/2011, 3:11 AM

Warning Issued Against New Buddhist Center in Israel

Yad L'Achim expresses concerns over plans to build a Buddhist center in southern Israel under the guise of a 'spiritual university.'Elad Benari, 1/13/2011, 8:53 AM

Jewish Mother and Four Children Rescued from Arab Village

Once again, a Jewish woman trapped in an Arab village with her four children has been rescued and spirited to a safe haven.Hillel Fendel, 8/18/2010, 7:24 PM

Messianic Group Loses Court Case

The Magistrates Court in Be’er Sheva has ruled against a Messianic congregation that sued the city’s Chief Rabbi and Yad L’Achim.Hillel Fendel, 6/7/2010, 3:17 PM

Aggressive Missionary Campaign in Central Israel

“Jews for Jesus” in Israel brags that it has launched an intense, first-of-its-kind missionary campaign in Tel Aviv’s satellite cities.Hillel Fendel, 5/26/2010, 12:24 PM

Women and Children, Saved From Arab Villages, Pray At Holy Tomb

Three buses of women and children arrived at the Tomb of Rabbi Meir Baal HaNess during Hanukkah to pray after being rescued from Arab villages. Malkah Fleisher, 12/24/2009, 7:24 AM

Rabbis 'Standing as a Wall' vs. High Court, Missionary Bakery

After High Court says bakery owned by missionary must receive kashrut certificate, Rabbi Melamed calls for uncompromising stand against the court.Avraham Zuroff, 7/22/2009, 2:48 PM