The children's uncle issues a personal plea:
Two Jewish children, aged four and two, my sister's sons, are now in Hungary, caught up in a legal storm that will decide whether they are raised by their Jewish mother, and receive a Jewish education, ...
That missionaries have no limits to how low they'll stoop is nothing new to Yad L'Achim, which has been battling them for decades. But their latest, despicable ploy is stunning in its audacity, deceit and sacrilege
Yad L'Achim released a film clip Thursday as part of its efforts to prevent assimilation in Israel. The film, distributed in the social media, opens with a shot of a Shabbos table, with a haunting Shalom Aleichem being sung in the background – in ...
Dozens of calls were received by Yad L'Achim's hotline last week complaining of missionaries taking advantage of a major Succos event in Jerusalem to try and convince Jews to convert out of their religion.
The event, known as "The Jerusalem March," is held during Chol Hamo'ed in tribute to Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. It is organized by the municipality with the help of several corporate sponsorships.
A.'s eyes filled with tears when the minyan organized on his behalf early one morning last week at the Kosel broke out in a round of Siman Tov, u'Mazal Tov and pulled him into their circle of exuberant dancing.
The chutzpah of the Messianic Jews cult knows no bounds. This week, as part of a widespread missionary campaign that began a month ago focusing on chareidi neigborhoods in Yerushalayim, residents on Meah Shearim Street were stunned to discover copies of the "New Testament" – in Yiddish!
Some 50 children born to Jewish mothers and Arab fathers participated in special, separate camps organized for them by Yad L'Achim. The children were rescued with their mothers over the past year and have been under the ongoing care of social workers and mentors assigned by Yad L'Achim.
The phone call from Gila, a Yad L'Achim survivor, to one of the organization's social workers was moving and dramatic. "I have to undergo surgery that my doctors say I may not recover from. On the other hand, I have no choice but to go ahead with it. I want to write a will, and to ensure it is legal, I want to do it with one of your lawyers."
A committee appointed by Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennet has determined that there are 60 million people around the world who have an affinity for Judaism and the state of Israel, and that there are communities among them that could be candidates for Judaism and Israeli citizenship.
No fewer than 250 missionaries from Canada, the United States, Britain, South Korea and Russia have been circulating around Israel as part of a widespread campaign of the Christian cults "Messianic Jews" and "J's Witnesses." Their activities peaked on Independence Day, when hundreds of thousands of Israelis filled the parks and other recreational sites.
Some 70 missionaries from Canada, the United States and Britain landed in Israel early last week and began going house to house in many cities, including Beit Shemesh, Rishon LeZion, Tel Aviv, Kiryat Malachi, Rechovot, Bnei Ayyish, Petach Tikva, Kfar Sava, Bat Yam, Gedera and Karmiel.
The picture attached to this article appears commonplace: It's a kitchen in a Jewish home somewhere in Israel being koshered, something that happens dozens of times a day. But the story behind this picture is breathtaking: H., 21, the tenant who lives in this apartment, was raised as Muhammed in an Arab neighborhood in northern Jerusalem.
The battle between Yad L'Achim and members of the Messianic Jews cult continued over Purim last week.
Yad L'Achim activists had received information that the missionaries were planning to pounce on Purim, organizing events designed to get Jews to convert out of their religion, and responded by organizing a range of activities of its own that presented a truly Jewish alternative.
Yad L'Achim has long warned of a "thriving" missionary industry in Ashdod, mainly targeting new immigrants, and has been working full-force to counter it. The missionary effort is led by a congregation that calls itself "Beit Hillel" and uses deceitful tactics to lure innocents to its center in a rented building on Orgim Street.
Half a year ago, in a meticulously planned operation, Yad L'Achim succeeded in rescuing S. and her three children from an Arab village in the south of Israel to a secret safe house in the center of the country.
Some 100 survivors who were rescued by Yad L'Achim from Arab villages in the past year participated last Tuesday, the first night of Chanukah, in a candle-lighting ceremony and Chanukah party in Bnei Brak.