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
This startling confession from a cult member to his faithful readers followed 18 hours of intensive discussion with Yad L’Achim representatives
Last Friday afternoon the phone rang in the Yad L'achim offices in Jerusalem. The person on the other line asked to speak to Rabbi Klugger who is a senior activist of the anti-missionary department.
Plans by the missionary congregation Roeh Yisrael to establish the first missionary "shul" in Rechavia, the heart of Jerusalem, were foiled by Yad L'Achim.
Lured by promises that the cult would fill her empty fridge, Mrs. L was on the verge of undergoing baptism – until Yad L’Achim gave her a chance to experience genuine Jewish joy