That innocent question, posed by a woman who had just moved to Be'er Sheva, set off a chain of events that led to Yad L'Achim's intervention
It appeared to a regular tallis being offered for sale to a group of tourists passing by a booth on Ben Yehudah Street in the heart of Jerusalem. What could be more innocent?
Thousands of teachers across Israel recently received missionary material in their home mailboxes, together with copies of the "New Testament." As a result, Yad L'Achim has been inundated with calls from teachers who are furious that their private property had been violated by such objectionable material
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"On Monday, Nov. 5, I'll be flying to Israel to preach to Holocaust survivors on Nov. 8, 9 and 10. All I want to do is communicate with them directly and bring them the truth about J. and how he can bless them and their children. These survivors want to hear about J. and he wants to meet with them."
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
Rimon, an internet provider in Israel that blocks objectionable content, has agreed to adjust its system to filter out missionary sites
More than half a million homes in northern Israel have received a CD in the mail containing a missionary messages delivered by a Jew who tells with pride how he came to recognize and believe in J., R"l
What's the official symbol of the Kfar Sava municipality doing on an invitation to a missionary event being held in Australia? That's the question many in Israel were asking recently, upon receiving the invitation bearing the symbols of the three organizing messianic churches and that of the Kfar Sava municipality.
Quick action by Yad L'Achim forced Israel Radio to pull a cleverly disguised missionary ad from its Russian-language programming
Leaders of Yad L'Achim met recently with the Admor of Seretz Vizhnitz in his home in Haifa and presented details of the latest missionary campaign in the north and what they are doing to combat it
Messianic "Jews" have returned to major intersections in Israel's north brandishing huge banners promising salvation through belief in J. The missionaries also hand out material to cars stopped at lights and engage their drivers in discussion.
Efforts underway to draft anti-missionary ad that can be aired
In a unanimous decision, a Supreme Court panel headed by its president, Asher Grunis, recently ruled that Army Radio must enter into a dialogue with Yad L'Achim to work out the wording of an advertisement that warns of the dangers posed by missionaries in Israel.
The missionaries are at it again, flooding Israel with posters inviting one and all to attend public seders that make cynical use of the symbols of our freedom to convince unknowing Jews to abandon their faith
An appeals court in Paris upheld fraud convictions involving two central organizations connected to the Scientology Church in France.
In the wake of a recent Jerusalem District Court ruling ordering the closure of a school that teaches Anthroposophy, Yad L'Achim has asked the Education Ministry to investigate other schools that adhere to the cult's guidelines.
Hundreds of thousands of copies were distributed in mailboxes throughout Israel
Residents of Yehud, a town of 25,000 people in central Israel, won a victory last week when the mayor ordered a local Scientology school closed.
In November 2011, the Israeli government approved the establishment of a Bible museum to serve as a "center for learning and tourism for millions of people around the world who are interested in the connection between Israel and the Bible." Under the plan, the government is to provide the land, while non-profit groups, including one called Emek Hatanach, will come up with the funding
The J's Witnesses cult has been foiled in several recent attempts to hold mass gatherings that culminate in the baptisms of Jews.
Intensive, round-the-clock efforts by Yad L'Achim forced the missionaries to change their plans, but didn't succeed in foiling their ultimate goal