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
French Mother Fears Son Will Be ...
The hysterical phone call in French, punctuated with outbursts of tears, was obviously an exceptional case. The operator manning Yad L'Achim's hotline transferred the call to the organization's French-language division for immediate care.
RECENT YAD L’ACHIM NEWS
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.
The missionaries have come up with a new tactic: They're sending musical bands to Israel to perform songs with clear missionary messages.
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.
Arab Knesset members from the Zionist Union and the United Arab List have revealed in recent interviews that they don't want their daughters intermarrying with Jews.
An emotional Bat Mitzvah celebration last week represented the closing of a circle for the 12-year-old girl and her family.
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.
Against all odds, Yad L'Achim succeeded in foiling a missionary campaign in Ashdod targeting immigrants from the Former Soviet Union, pushing back the darkness of false beliefs with the light of Judaism.
Ashkelon is reeling from the news that two senior missionaries baptized a number of young Jews in the waters off the coast of the southern city. The youths, who live in the city and attend local schools, include two brothers, aged 16 and 17.
The Kosel has seen many tears – of sorrow, supplication, joy. But this Monday it saw tears of gratitude as a young Jewish man who was raised as a Muslim celebrated his Bar Mitzvah.
A special notice was issued this week by the office of Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef warning the public of the distribution of millions of DVDs in home mail boxes as part of a massive missionary campaign aimed at getting Jews to leave their religion.
The call came to Yad L'Achim last year concerning a Jewish woman in her 70s who had begun to believe in "that man," ym"sh.
The caller delivers a regular Torah class in Dimona and was told by one of the participants about a neighbor who had immigrated from Italy and was being visited by missionaries from the J's Witnesses cult. These missionaries were taking advantage of her difficulties acclimating to a new country to forge a close relationship.
The brazen missionary distribution of hundreds of thousands of DVDs in home mail boxes around the country continues, to the shock and outrage of wide segments of the public. Yad L'Achim reports that some areas are seeing a second wave of mass distributions.
Entire cities are being flooded with the discs of a well-known missionary from abroad that contain messages of idolatry and apostasy, Yad L'Achim warned this week. Hundreds of thousands more discs are being prepared for distribution, the counter-missionary organization learned.
Some 70 women rescued by Yad L'Achim from Arab villages, and their children, were treated to an extraordinary Shabbaton this week to help them form close bonds with one another and prepare them for the holidays of Tishrei.
An investigative report in the most recent issue of Yad L'Achim's Searching magazine reveals that a "Rabbi" from Hungary whom the missionaries claimed converted to Christianity has been tried in the United States for impersonating a Rabbi. The report brings authentic documents proving that the "Rabbi" is actually a farmer accused of theft who ran away from Hungary.
The Tel Aviv-Jaffa Rabbinical Court rejected a request by a missionary couple to marry as Jews.
The Rabbinical Court, headed by Hagaon Harav Cohen, Hagaon Harav Amrani and Hagaon Harav Ben Yaakov, invited a Yad L'Achim expert on cults to cross-examine the couple as to their beliefs. The two stated clearly that they believe in "that man" as the messiah and in the cult's avoda zara.