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Yad L'Achim: Dramatic rise in women seeking rescue from Arab villages

Yad L'Achim: Dramatic rise in women seeking rescue from Arab villages

In the wake of Arab riots in mixed cities, anti-assimilation group notes rise in calls from Jewish women living with Arab men.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2021 14:58
MK Zandberg proposes banning Jewish outreach aimed at minors

MK Zandberg proposes banning Jewish outreach aimed at minors

MK Tamar Zandberg proposes bill banning Jewish outreach activities for children, compares outreach to Christian missionary activity.Michal Levi, 31/05/2021 16:30
Jerusalem Christian missionary training center poses as yeshiva

Jerusalem Christian missionary training center poses as yeshiva

'Synagogue' and study hall in Jerusalem found to be used as Christian missionary training centers by missionaries posing as Orthodox Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 11:08
What anti-assimilation activists asked Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

What anti-assimilation activists asked Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

Senior haredi rabbi rules on clandestine rescue of Jewish woman from Hamas stronghold, and entering Christian monastery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 16:51
Missionaries use Independence Day to proselytize Israeli Jews

Missionaries use Independence Day to proselytize Israeli Jews

Anti-Missionary group takes on Christian missionaries looking to convert Israelis at parks in central and northern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/04/2021 08:48
Three generations of Holocaust survivors return to Judaism

Three generations of Holocaust survivors return to Judaism

After fleeing an abusive Muslim husband, a Jewish convert to Islam returned to her faith - along with her grandmother and children.Hezki Baruch, 13/04/2021 18:10
The New Testament? Or a copy of Psalms?

The New Testament? Or a copy of Psalms?

'New Testament' booklets masquerading as Psalms are removed from store shelves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2021 17:38
Shortly before the wedding, Rabbinical court rules the groom's conversion was void

Shortly before the wedding, Rabbinical court rules the groom's conversion was void

The difficult case shows that the Supreme Court ruling on Conservative and Reform conversions hurts all Israelis, including religious Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/03/2021 18:18
Hundreds of survivors of cults, Arab villages receive home visits and mishloach manos

Hundreds of survivors of cults, Arab villages receive home visits and mishloach manos

Hundreds of Jews rescued from Arab villages and cults throughout Israel receive special Purim visit and mishloach manot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/03/2021 11:50
After escaping by the skin of her teeth, mother brings son to brit milah

After escaping by the skin of her teeth, mother brings son to brit milah

She left home to her partner’s parting words: “When you get back I’ll beat you till you drop.” But there was no turning back.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/02/2021 14:57
'Outwardly, we live Muslim lives - but at home we love Judaism'

'Outwardly, we live Muslim lives - but at home we love Judaism'

Anti-assimilation group helps Jews in Kurdistan, Russia, France and Iraq light Chanukah candles and reconnect with their Jewish roots.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/12/2020 12:48
Yad L'Achim TV broadcast leads to huge wave of calls for help

Yad L'Achim TV broadcast leads to huge wave of calls for help

"We're already working on new cases in wake of broadcast, to bring women & children their own Hanukkah miracle."Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2020 10:45
Missionaries in Israel selling fake mezuzahs

Missionaries in Israel selling fake mezuzahs

"Messianic Jews" in Israel selling empty mezuzot cases bearing Christian symbols to Russian-speaking Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/12/2020 11:46
From future as priest in France to bar mitzvah in Israel

From future as priest in France to bar mitzvah in Israel

"Finally, I feel that I am part of the Jewish people."Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2020 09:32
Knesset cmte unanimously votes to deny missionaries tax benefits

Knesset cmte unanimously votes to deny missionaries tax benefits

Knesset Finance Committee votes unanimously to deny tax exemptions to missionary groups operating in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/10/2020 16:57
Yad L'Achim secretly distributes holiday packages to Jewish women in Arab villages

Yad L'Achim secretly distributes holiday packages to Jewish women in Arab villages

Anti-assimilation group secretly distributed packages for Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot to Jewish women living in Arab villages.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2020 09:28
From a monastery in Sicily to a yeshiva in Jerusalem

From a monastery in Sicily to a yeshiva in Jerusalem

The story one man's spiritual journey from Judaism to Christianity - and back.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/09/2020 14:31
Moussa and Chanin make it to the Chuppa

Moussa and Chanin make it to the Chuppa

Born to Jewish mothers and Arab fathers, Moshe and Chana were raised as Muslims, but got married as Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2020 11:14
Circumcision performed for son of woman saved by Yad L'Achim

Circumcision performed for son of woman saved by Yad L'Achim

Anti-assimilation activist group performs circumcision ceremony for young woman saved from Arab boyfriend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2020 11:44
Husband's arrest enables Jewish woman rescued by Yad L'Achim to leave safe house

Husband's arrest enables Jewish woman rescued by Yad L'Achim to leave safe house

The team got to Yasmin within 50 minutes and spirited her off to a secret safe house in the south of the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2020 17:55
Israeli court hands Messianic congregation legal victory

Israeli court hands Messianic congregation legal victory

Court orders anti-missionary activists to stay 100 meters away from Messianic congregation in Ashdod.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/07/2020 21:22
Christian TV channel broadcast in Israel suspended

Christian TV channel broadcast in Israel suspended

Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Council says GodTV's Israeli channel aims to convert Jews to Christianity must be removed pending appeal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2020 12:54
Bus driver fired for preaching Christianity to passengers

Bus driver fired for preaching Christianity to passengers

Driver on route in central Israel fired after trying to persuade passengers to convert to Christianity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/06/2020 12:20
Chinese cult looking to gain foothold in haredi sector?

Chinese cult looking to gain foothold in haredi sector?

Anti-missionary group warns that Chinese cult which has spread to Israel may be trying to gain a foothold in the haredi community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2020 10:10
Missionary activity under cover of coronavirus

Missionary activity under cover of coronavirus

Calls flood Yad L'Achim's hotline over missionaries out every night stuffing mailboxes with material aimed at getting Jews to convert.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2020 18:20
Synagogues closed, church open

Synagogues closed, church open

Yad L'Achim activists say missionary church continues operating in Ashdod: 'If synagogues are prohibited, no reason to allow church service'Ben Shaul, 23/04/2020 14:58
Yad L'Achim brings Passover to Jews lost in the Arab world

Yad L'Achim brings Passover to Jews lost in the Arab world

Jews from across the Arabic-speaking world receive Haggadah in Arabic - and even matzah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2020 14:16
Ex-missionary who returned to Judaism now helps cult victims

Ex-missionary who returned to Judaism now helps cult victims

Man who spent years identifying as Christian now helps other Jews who have fallen into cults, as he had, to understand their mistakes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2020 13:17
Lighting a Menorah in an enemy state

Lighting a Menorah in an enemy state

Soldier serving in the army of a country hostile to Israel maintains Jewish traditions in secret - at great personal risk.Yad L'Achim, 01/01/2020 17:42
30 years later: Israeli mother reunited with long-lost son trapped in Gaza

30 years later: Israeli mother reunited with long-lost son trapped in Gaza

Born to an Israeli mother and Arab father, Muhammad grew up in Gaza. At age 30, he did the impossible. This is his story.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/01/2020 11:18
Jewish school in central Israel holds Christmas celebration

Jewish school in central Israel holds Christmas celebration

Parents protest after Herzliya teacher holds Christmas celebration with students.Michal Levi, 18/12/2019 11:56
Parent's love prevents Jewish girl from converting to Islam

Parent's love prevents Jewish girl from converting to Islam

Nothing about this passenger was routine. Her journey began 2 years ago in supermarket she worked at, near her home in hareidi neighborhood.Communicated Content, 12/12/2019 12:25
'It wasn't just my life, the lives of my children were at stake'

'It wasn't just my life, the lives of my children were at stake'

Back home in Israel, she’s terrified to divulge the hell she endured, but safe in NY, Tamar tells all.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/12/2019 08:08
Missionaries target children in Ashdod

Missionaries target children in Ashdod

Ignoring law, three missionaries try to lure children into accepting booklets on Christianity.Michal Levi, 23/11/2019 23:43
Yad L'Achim sues Facebook over missionary targeting of minors

Yad L'Achim sues Facebook over missionary targeting of minors

Missionary watchdog group takes social media giant Facebook to court in class-action lawsuit over ads by missionaries targeting children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/11/2019 10:53
Yad L'Achim stunning victory as missionary center turned to shul

Yad L'Achim stunning victory as missionary center turned to shul

Let there be light. The new shul, where shemad activities were once carried out.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/11/2019 14:20
Free Kvittel for Ribnitzer Rebbe's Yahrtzeit through Yad L'Achim

Free Kvittel for Ribnitzer Rebbe's Yahrtzeit through Yad L'Achim

Yad L'Achim has arranged to be able to submit names for tefillah to be delivered to the rebbe's kever today, his Yahrtzeit., 23/10/2019 19:15
Trying to keep Yom Kippur - in the middle of an Arab village

Trying to keep Yom Kippur - in the middle of an Arab village

Yom Kippur Monologue: After being rescued from an Arab village by Yad L'Achim, Jewish woman recalls struggle to observe Yom Kippur in secretYafit A., 08/10/2019 13:11
'Shabbat of Return' for women, kids rescued from Arab villages

'Shabbat of Return' for women, kids rescued from Arab villages

Jewish women and children rescued from Arab villages by Yad L'Achim mark their return to the Jewish people with special weekend event.Yad L'Achim, 04/10/2019 11:20
Jewish woman with an Arab father demands to serve in the IDF

Jewish woman with an Arab father demands to serve in the IDF

Despite having a Jewish mother, A. is registered in Israel as an Arab Muslim. Now she's pushing the IDF to draft her.Yad L'Achim, 25/09/2019 15:50
Jewish activists to counter missionaries in Uman

Jewish activists to counter missionaries in Uman

Anti-assimilation group to fly in activists to counter missionary work by 'Messianic Jews' in Uman during Rosh Hashannah holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2019 12:44
Hundreds attend 'call to action' against missionary activity

Hundreds attend 'call to action' against missionary activity

Some 350 haredi yeshiva students from the south of the country participate in "call to action" conference organized by Yad L'Achim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2019 16:19
Jewish boy at Yad L'Achim camp forced to return to Arab village

Jewish boy at Yad L'Achim camp forced to return to Arab village

Anti-assimilation group holds camp for some 80 children of Jewish mothers and Arab fathers, including one camper still in father's custody.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/08/2019 17:59
Dr. David Lieberman successful dating advice

Dr. David Lieberman successful dating advice

Watch Dr. David Lieberman: 'My top suggestions for successful dating' in honor of Tu B'Av Together.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2019 22:12
Mass baptism of Jews in the Galilee prevented at the last minute

Mass baptism of Jews in the Galilee prevented at the last minute

15 students from Tel Aviv yeshiva manage to reach Jews before they board convoy to Kinneret. Baptism ceremony canceled.Ben Shaul, 04/08/2019 15:00
Warning: Free tour of holy sites - a dangerous missionary ruse

Warning: Free tour of holy sites - a dangerous missionary ruse

Alert civilian notices suspicious ad for free tours, Yad L'Achim confirms: Tour includes chuch, sermons urging conversion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2019 13:10
Missionaries in Ashdod caught handing out gifts to children

Missionaries in Ashdod caught handing out gifts to children

Watchdog group warns that missionary movement posing as Jewish 'Beit Hillel' congregation trying to lure children in Ashdod with gifts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2019 10:12
Yad L'Achim sends matzos to Jews in Gaza being raised as Arabs

Yad L'Achim sends matzos to Jews in Gaza being raised as Arabs

Anti-assimilation group ensures that children born to Jewish mothers living Gaza Strip are able to celebrate Passover.Sponsored Content, 30/04/2019 13:59
Jewish youth from Arab village reclaims his heritage

Jewish youth from Arab village reclaims his heritage

Youth raised in Arab village whose Jewish mother died takes another step in reclaiming his heritageSponsored Content, 19/03/2019 14:47
20 Jewish youths rescued from Arab villages celebrate at Kotel

20 Jewish youths rescued from Arab villages celebrate at Kotel

Youths rescued with their mothers from Arab villages come to Western Wall for special Bar/Bat Mitzvah program organized by Yad L'Achim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/02/2019 11:41
Watch: Boy rescued from Arab village puts on tefillin at Kotel

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, 09/01/2019 22:27
Israeli teen raised as a Muslim returns to Judaism

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, 20/12/2018 19:32
Special Erev Yom Kippur prayer services at Jewish holy sites

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., 18/09/2018 09:01
Sharia court in Israel places Jewish girl in Arab custody

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, 17/09/2018 07:47
Exciting weekend for Yad L'Achim rescuees

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, 23/08/2018 11:00
'New Testament' - in Yiddish?

'New Testament' - in Yiddish?

Christian book translated into Yiddish found distributed along street in Jerusalem's 'Mea Shearim' haredi neighborhood.Haim Lev, 03/06/2018 14:46
'Receiving the Torah twice'

'Receiving the Torah twice'

Yad L’Achim’s Torah Scroll winner receives news ahead of Shavuot holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2018 15:43