Harav Sholom Dov Ber Lipshitz, ...
Harav Sholom Dov Ber Lipshitz, zt"l, was niftar early Friday morning, Erev Shabbos Parashas Nitzavim-Vayeilech, after a difficult illness. He was 83
Moment of Decision For Two Jewish ...
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, ...
Dramatic Rescue Nearly Nixed by ...
A Purim miracle. That's how a Yad L'Achim rescue team described last week's dramatic evacuation of S., a Jewish woman, and her three children from a hostile Arab village near Beit Lechem.
Yad L'Achim Counters Missionary ...
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
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|Children attend the Yad L'Achim chess club, instead of one run by the missionaries|
Missionaries in Haifa have been on Yad L'Achim's radar for some time now. Of late, they have been attracting children and youths via after-school programs, including those in computers, art and, the biggest draw, a chess club led by a professional instructor.
Dozens of Jewish women rescued by Yad L'Achim from Arab villages over the past year came to Rachel's Tomb on the occasion of her yahrtzeit and offered heartfelt prayers.
Among the women were those rescued from Umm el Fahm, Tulkarem, Issawiya, Qalansawe, Yatta and other villages.
In a worrisome development, cooperation between the Jerusalem municipality and missionary groups associated with the "Messianic Jews" has been on the rise.
Yad L'Achim's legal team is waging a fierce battle for the future of a two-year-old Jewish girl.
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.
A special Yad L'Achim team was flown to Ukraine during the Rosh Hashana season to counter members of the Christian cult "Messianic Jews" who had arrived in the city with missionary material in Hebrew.
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.
There wasn't a dry eye in the wedding hall in central Israel last week. The guests understood that this was no ordinary couple and their marriage was no ordinary simchah.
A special Yad L'Achim team returned last week from France, where it ran programs aimed at countering assimilation among students in local Jewish schools.
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 symbolic circumcision (hatafas dam bris) was held last week for Jewish children who were recently rescued from hostile Arab villages by Yad L'Achim.
The winners of Yad L'Achim's eighth annual sefer Torah raffle, held last Thursday, the third of Sivan, were Ariel and Oranit Sadeh of Petach Tikvah.
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.
Only a few of the guests knew the secret of the bride at this Monday's wedding in the center of Israel, including activists from Yad L'Achim.
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.