Watch: Boy rescued from Arab village puts on tefillin at Kotel

Two and a half years ago, A. knew he was Jewish but did not speak a word of Hebrew. Now he reads from his Bar Mitzvah Torah portion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2019, 10:27 PM

Israeli teen raised as a Muslim returns to Judaism

Young man born to Jewish mother but raised in Arab village returns to Judaism.Mordechai Sones, 12/20/2018, 7:32 PM

Special Erev Yom Kippur prayer services at Jewish holy sites

Yad L'Achim to hold series of prayer services at holy sites from Meron to Tomb of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev in Ukraine., 9/18/2018, 9:01 AM

Sharia court in Israel places Jewish girl in Arab custody

Anti-assimilation group challenges decision to grant full custody of Israeli Jewish girl to her Arab grandmother, despite mother's protests.David Rosenberg, 9/17/2018, 7:47 AM

Exciting weekend for Yad L'Achim rescuees

They ran from relationships that made their lives miserable; mothers and children rescued from ties with Arabs gather together.In cooperation - Yad L'Achim, 8/23/2018, 11:00 AM

'New Testament' - in Yiddish?

Christian book translated into Yiddish found distributed along street in Jerusalem's 'Mea Shearim' haredi neighborhood.Haim Lev, 6/3/2018, 2:46 PM

'Receiving the Torah twice'

Yad L’Achim’s Torah Scroll winner receives news ahead of Shavuot holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2018, 3:43 PM

'I managed to escape this morning from my Arab husband'

Jewish woman escapes from Arab husband in PA village on first day of Passover.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2018, 1:43 AM

'Missionary attack on Independence Day'

Anti-missionary group warns against an international missionary campaign in Israel at its height on Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2018, 7:41 PM

Yad L'Achim warns of danger to Jewish People

Anti-assimilation org warns against Diaspora Ministry report claiming it possible to convert and absorb world masses connected to Judaism.Mordechai Sones, 4/11/2018, 2:41 PM

Missionaries from abroad aiming at Israeli Jews

Seventy missionaries from the US, Canada, and England push Israelis to 'talk' to them in the comfort of their homes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2018, 4:30 PM

Youth raised as Muslim in eastern J'lem discovers he's Jewish

'Shmulik' dreamt of becoming a 'shahid' - but a meeting with a Jewish plumber changed his life forever.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2018, 9:39 PM

Full circle: Children rescued from Arab village begin new lives

Months after escape from systematic abuse in an Arab village, family rescued from abusive Arab father begin new lives in northern Israel.Mordechai Sones, 1/25/2018, 6:33 PM

Bar mitzvah for boy rescued from Arab village

Not an eye remained dry the moment the Bar Mitzvah boy donned his tefillin after being rescued from an Arab village.Mordechai Sones, 11/28/2017, 6:54 PM

'They see our girls as easy prey'

Yad L'achim activist says Jewish girls are 'easy prey' for Arab men, calls on girls to stop being 'gullible' and accepting free gifts.Gil Ronen, 11/18/2017, 7:14 PM

True identity of 'Rabbi who converted to Christianity' revealed

Anti-missionary organization publishes journal for Jews misled by Christian missionary sects.Mordechai Sones, 9/12/2017, 10:37 PM

Rabbinical Court says 'no' to missionaries

Tel Aviv Rabbinical Court refuses to approve ceremony for two missionaries wishing to marry.Mordechai Sones, 9/6/2017, 1:30 PM

Jews protest outside 'Messianic Jewish' church in Arad

Mayor and hundreds of residents protest church set up to lure townspeople away from Judaism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2017, 2:02 PM

'Michal was killed because she was a Jew'

The anti-assimilation group 'Yad L'Achim' blasted the Israel Police's handling of Michal Halimi's murder.Tzvi Lev, 8/2/2017, 3:19 PM

Poll: Majority of Arabs oppose Jewish-Arab intermarriage

76% percent of Arabs oppose intermarriage between a Jewish man and Arab woman, 61% oppose intermarriage between a Jewish woman and Arab man.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 6/29/2017, 1:04 PM

'Why bring children to a church on the eve of Shavuot?'

Yad L'Achim demands change in Education Ministry policy after 5th grade class taken to church to learn story of Ruth the Moabite.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2017, 9:51 PM

Boy who grew up as Muslim wraps tefillin for the first time

Woman escapes with her two children from her abusive Arab husband and returns to life as a Jew in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2017, 2:43 PM

Seder Night in Arab village

Women living in southern Arab village connecting to Judaism wished to celebrate proper Passover Seder; Yad L'Achim enlisted for mission.Mordechai Sones, 4/18/2017, 6:37 PM

Woman rescued from Arab husband: The suffering was indescribable

29-year old Israel woman converted to Islam after meeting her husband. But life in his village soon became a nightmare.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2017, 8:10 AM

'This will end in baptism and conversion'

Jewish schoolchildren forced to bow and mimic Muslim prayer in Mosque while on school trip.Gary Willig, 3/17/2017, 10:10 AM

'When you're dating an Arab man, you're not really yourself'

Women share their experiences after being rescued from Arab villages.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/28/2017, 12:56 PM

Poll: 93% of Israeli Jews oppose intermarriage with Muslims

Poll finds overwhelming majority of Israeli Jews want their children to marry other Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 9:06 PM

Arab women discover their Jewish roots

Arab women discover they're Jewish, say revelation can be difficult to come to terms with.Michal Levy, 2/6/2017, 11:45 AM

Jewish children raised as Muslims light first Hanukkah candles

Jewish women and their children rescued from Arab villages light Hanukkah candles for first time since being rescued.Ben Shaul, 1/2/2017, 5:57 PM

When the Arab partner is afraid of abuse

In an unusual case, after a Jewish girl went to live with an Arab youth, the Arab asked her to contact Yad L'Achim to prevent child abuseChaim Lev, 10/16/2016, 12:41 PM

Arab tries to seduce girl in heart of religious neighborhood

Rabbanit Yehudit Shilat relates her "frightening" experience today during which she saw an Arab man trying to pick up a religious girl.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2016, 8:53 PM

Woman that fled from Arab husband circumsizes son

Two months after being rescued from Arab village with her children, 'J' holds ritual circumcision for fourth son born week-and-a-half agoMichal Levy, 7/13/2016, 9:36 AM

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