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Police ask Gopstein: Do you really want to demolish Al Aqsa?

Satirical Facebook post lands Lehava head with a summons; similar post by Peace Now has no consequences.

'Do you really want to demolish Al Aqsa?'

'Deny kosher certification to businesses that hire Arabs'

Lehava chief Bentzi Gopstein petitions rabbinate to deny kosher certification to restaurants and stores that hire Arabs.

'Deny kosher certification to businesses that hire Arabs'

Defense Minister Benny Gantz 'views with gravity activities of Lehava'

Lehava head Bentzi Gopstein: "Gantz should support us, not our enemies."

Gantz 'views with gravity activities of Lehava'

Jewish-born man returns to Judaism after years as a Muslim

"A" turned to Lehava organization for help in returning to his roots. He is now becoming religiously observant.

Jewish-born man returns to Judaism after years as a Muslim

Dozens of rabbis sign letter of support for Lehava

Rabbis protest intention of Internal Security Minister to ban Lehava as a "terrorist organization."

Dozens of rabbis sign letter of support for Lehava

Elections Committee: Marzel, Gopstein can run

Lapid blames Labor party representative's absence for failure of election committee to vote to ban Otzma Yehudit from running in elections.

Elections Committee: Marzel, Gopstein can run

Otzma Yehudit cleared to compete in Knesset election

Central Elections Committee rejects petition to ban Otzma Yehudit from running in 15-15 vote, delays vote on candidates Marzel and Gopstein.

Otzma Yehudit cleared to compete in Knesset election

Attorney General calls to disqualify Marzel and Gopstein

A-G Mandelblit says Otzma candidates should not be allowed to run for Knesset, allows party leader Ben-Gvir and rest of list to run.

Attorney General calls to disqualify Marzel and Gopstein

Activists demonstrate at entrance to Deir Qaddis

Dozens of Lehava activists demonstrate, block entrance to village from which Arab who raped seven-year-old girl with his friends originated.

Activists demonstrate at entrance to Deir Qaddisplayer

Gideon Sa'ar: 'My daughter's a private person; out of her life'

Likud MK responds to criticism his daughter Alona dating Arab actor.

Gideon Sa'ar: 'My daughter's a private person; out of her life'

The janitor's Meir Kahane

The janitor's Meir Kahane

From Arab village to yeshiva thanks to Facebook

Daniel only discovered Jewish roots at age 18, persecuted by family until fleeing Jabel Mukaber neighborhood when one post changed his life.

From Arab village to yeshiva thanks to Facebook

'Supreme Court rejected Reform movement's argument out of hand'

Lehava Chairman speaks to Arutz Sheva about Reform Center's decision to withdraw petition demanding his indictment.

'Supreme Court rejected Reform movement's argument out of hand'

'Supreme Court takes its cues from the Reform Movement'

Lehava Chairman Bentzi Gopstein boycotts today's hearing on Reform petition demanding his indictment; 'I'm not going to play this game.'

'Supreme Court takes its cues from the Reform Movement'player

'Thanks to the arrest we were able to help more girls'

Cofounder of anti-assimilation group says organization received spike in calls after her husband's arrest.

'Thanks to the arrest we were able to help more girls'

Police rebuffed: Gopstein sent to house arrest

District Court rejects police request, orders release of Lehava Chairman to house arrest until Thursday.

Police rebuffed: Gopstein sent to house arrestplayer

'The state is doing the bidding of the Reform Movement'

Wife of anti-assimilation activist slams police, 'pro-Reform' government. 'Not intermarrying is more important than love.'

'The state is doing the bidding of the Reform Movement'

Arrested Lehava activists released

Dozens of activists arrested this morning released at police station, but Lehava Chairman to be brought to hearing later today.

Arrested Lehava activists released

'This arrest is to please the Supreme Court and Haaretz'

Attorney Itamar Ben Gvir reacts to the arrest of Lehava activists on suspicions that they 'threatened Arabs.'

'This arrest is to please the Supreme Court and Haaretz'

Head of anti-assimilation organization arrested

Police raid homes and arrest activists of Lehava organization on suspicion of 'threats.' Lehava attorney: Police have ulterior motives.

Head of anti-assimilation organization arrested

Noy Sheetrit's Muslim partner: 'Over my dead body - love wins'

'I'm in the midst of a divorce, only Noy is in my life ... It's no different from marrying a second, third, or fourth wife.'

Noy Sheetrit's Muslim partner: 'Over my dead body - love wins'player

Between Judaism and Islam: The saga of Noy Sheetrit

24-year-old Jewish woman's conversion to Islam on the Temple Mount - then return to Judaism - raises questions of assimilation in Israel.

Between Judaism and Islam: The saga of Noy Sheetritplayer

'You would never hold a gay parade in an Arab town'

Protesters slam Jerusalem gay parade, call for organizers to 'show respect' for city's residents.

'You would never hold a gay parade in an Arab town'player

'I'm going to kill every Jew'

Muhammad Kharoff says he killed Michal Halimi to pressure Israel to free terrorists, denies romantic relationship with her.

'I'm going to kill every Jew'player

A sane nation does not accept abomination

We come with one goal - to show the nation and especially the Creator that sane, normal Israel is unwilling to accept those abominations.

A sane nation does not accept abomination

'The people expect vengeance'

Right-wing activists demonstrate in front of Prime Minister's Office, demand harsh response to massacre in Halamish.

'The people expect vengeance'

Anti-assimilation activist sues Haaretz newspaper

Newspaper published article claiming police did not arrest Lehava activists who attacked Arabs. Gopstein denies story, demands NIS 100,000.

Anti-assimilation activist sues Haaretz newspaper

'Closure order' for Al-Jazeera in Israel

Members of 'Otzma Yehudit' movement arrive at network offices in Israel, post 'closure order' on door demanding PM close offices.

'Closure order' for Al-Jazeera in Israelplayer

Lehava activist: Murder of Tehilla Nagar an act of terrorism

Lehava Chairman claims police want 'to suppress nationalist murder'; portray killing as violent spat between Tehilla and Arab boyfriend.

Lehava activist: Murder of Tehilla Nagar an act of terrorism

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.

Police to compensate Temple Mount activist for illegal search

What did the leftist professor do in Hevron?

Amir Hetsroni, a radical leftist lecturer who has gotten under the skin of many Israelis, toured Hevron with LEHAVA's Bentzi Gophstein.

What did the leftist professor do in Hevron?player

Marzel invites Arabs to join Otzma Yehudit protest

Otzma Yehudit will protest terrorism - inside the Arab village of Arara. 'This is our land, and anyone who doesn't agree isn't wanted here.'

Marzel invites Arabs to join Otzma Yehudit protest

'The slanderers will have no hope'

Bentzi Gopstein is not amused by Peace Now's new campaign against the establishment of several Jewish housing units in Hevron.

Peace Now 'slanders' activists over Hevron construction

Protesters arrested at gay pride parade

Border Police arrived in force today to enforce order at Bentzi Gopstein's gay pride counter-protest.

Protesters arrested at gay pride parade

Gopstein faces police complaints over remarks

MK Rozin asks Public Security Minister to take action against Lehava head after he wrote scathing Facebook comment against Pride Parade.

Gopstein faces police complaints over Pride remarks

Missionaries becoming ever bolder in Israel

Bentzi Gopstein relates how he stopped missionaries from converting 50 Jews over Shabbat.

'Watch out for your mothers' as missionaries become more bold

Fatah: Jewish couples at Temple Mount 'incitement'

Spokesman warns against Jewish couples visiting before their wedding, saying it will lead to destruction of al-Aqsa Mosque.

Fatah calls Jewish couples visiting Temple Mount 'incitement'

'Police giving in to criminals from Arab sector'

Police refuse to permit right-wing activist to hold march in Ara and Arara. Baruch Marzel: Surrender, subservience to Arab public.

'Police are giving in to criminals from Arab sector'

Herzog on Gopstein: Dangerous thug with a keyboard

Opposition leader criticizes Lehava head for writing 'When wicked perish there is glad song' on death of Yossi Sarid.

Herzog: Gopstein is a dangerous thug with a keyboard

Activists Demand Ramat Gan School Fire 'Traitor'

Dozens of protestors gather outside ORT-Avin school to demand dismissal of history teacher who participated in Nabi Salah riot.

Activists Demand Ramat Gan School Fire 'Traitor' Teacher