Attacks by missionaries against Yad L'Achim reached new lows in recent days, with unprecedented attempts to intimidate the countermissionary organization's legal counsel, Yoram Sheftel, and threaten him with possible disbarment.
Some 200 youngsters attend missionary event, despite law banning such activity involving minors
An internal memo circulated among missionaries, and obtained by Yad L'Achim, reveals details of their 'successes' in Israel.
Aims to reach 1 million Russian immigrants
Yad L'Achim: Decision is a serious blow to the standing of the Rabbinate
Yad L'Achim Chairman Rabbi Sholom Dov Lipshitz recently presented Sephardic Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar with a list of more than 60 missionaries
Disturbing reports have emerged that the wife of Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon uses her status to spread the word of J. among Jewish dignitaries around the world.
Yad L'Achim refused a contribution from missionaries – even though it was meant to fight missionaries
When Yad L'Achim refused to accept a large donation from missionaries, a donor from Venezuela decided the organization shouldn't lose out
Yad L’achim has set up stations throughout Israel to gather a million signatures demanding revision of the present law protecting the public against unwelcome missionary activities.
Norwegian Jews are deeply concerned over a planned missionary convention in Oslo on Sept. 3 that is to feature an Israeli MK as its main speaker.
It wasn't just the distressed Jewish woman that Yad L'Achim rescued from a messianic cult a year ago. It was the son she brought into briso shel Avraham Avinu last week
The State Department has accused Yad Leachim of using violence against the missionaries who come to Israel seeking to bring Jews to abandon Judaism.
The Interior Ministry has announced that it will allow members of the Messianic Jews cult to make aliyah under the Law of Return, which means they will receive automatic Israeli citizenship.
A Yad L'Achim demonstration against J.'s Witnesses in Rishon Letzion that had been sanctioned by police ended in the bizarre arrest of two Yad L'Achim activists.
Two recent examples show how difficult it is to prove that missionaries are in violation of existing laws
- A call to worship Jesus is not a call to convert out of Judaism, according to the Israel Police.
- Free meals shouldn't be seen as a material inducement to convert, says Internal Security Minister Avi Dichter in a letter to MK Rabbi Meir Porush.
Freedom of expression and 'negligible' success in converting Jews cited as reasons
The Education Ministry, which rejects a privately funded program on Judaism for its secular schools as "unsuitable," has approved a curriculum authored by a new-age cult.
Participation of a member of the Messianic Jews could give the cult legitimacy in the eyes of many, warn Yad L'Achim officials