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
Missionaries have launched a massive advertising campaign that includes buses, billboards and the print media
A legal opinion prepared by the Justice Ministry opposes legislation that would strengthen efforts to combat missionary activities in Israel
The recent attack on the son of a leading missionary is being blamed on chareidim and used to stymie Yad L'Achim's legitimate efforts to stop the missionaries in Israel
Hundreds Rally Against Missionaries in Arad
The Jewish Agency will include a Evangelist on its board of directors in exchange for a pledge by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews to contribute NIS 180 million over the next three years for immigration and absorption.
In an unlikely coincidence, the Reform movement and the Scientology cult both recently asked the attorney general to disband Yad L’Achim on the provocative grounds that it “acts against religious minorities.”
Taking advantage of the fear and distress in this western Negev town, cults are knocking on doors with promises of ‘salvation’
A plan to build an evangelical village on the shores of the Kinneret is back on the agenda, warns Yad L’Achim president, raising concern that the facility will be turned into a missionary center
Some 400 missionaries took advantage of a Chol Hamo’ed event to spread their poison among young Jews. Yad L’Achim was there to fend them off