More than half a year ago, in a case that made international headlines, a Jewish woman in Israel was ordered to return to Hungary with her two children so that her non-Jewish ex-husband could have visiting rights
The dramatic story begins with an anonymous email that arrived eight months ago at the headquarters of Yad L'Achim in Bnei Brak. The writer, identifying herself only as a nurse at a well-known hospital in the center of Israel, wanted to share information about a Jewish woman who had just given birth to a son
Yad L'Achim to Education Ministry: Allow our lecturers in schools to present facts on mixed marriages with Arabs
MKs stunned at figures presented by Yad L'Achim leaders
In response to the alarming rise in assimilation in Israel, Yad L'Achim is training women on its staff and those it rescued from Arab villages to speak to young people and alert them to the dangers
At a cost of more than $50 million, Israel's Absorption Ministry launched a controversial campaign aimed at convincing expatriates to return home
In a revealing interview, the deputy mayor of Afula, a major city in Israel's north, admits that his hands are tied when it comes to dealing with the growing problem of young Jewish girls moving to Arab villages
On the eve of Shavuos, Yad L'Achim chairman Harav Shalom Dov Lifschitz has called on the Education Ministry to reverse the slide in Jewish education in state-secular schools and to address the problem of intermarriage, which is being fostered by the growing numbers of non-Jewish students attending these schools.
For T., a Jewish woman who was rescued by Yad L'Achim from the crime-ridden Arab neighborhood of Juarish, in Ramle, this Pesach was a celebration of her exodus from spiritual slavery
The request that arrived at Yad L'Achim's hotline was as moving as it was unconventional: "I live in an Arab village near Be'er Sheva," the Jewish woman on the other end of the line beg
More than a hundred Jewish women and children who were rescued from Arab villages participated in an uplifting Shabbos organized by Yad L'Achim at Moshav Tsafria.
"I was simply astonished by the scope of the rescue work you do," Nachum Itzkovitch, director general of Israel's Welfare Ministry, told Yad L'Achim officials last week during a visit to the organization's Bnei Brak headquarters
Kul al-Arab, Israel's most influential and widely read Arabic-language newspaper, is continuing its campaign against Yad L'Achim, charging that the organization rescues Jewish women from Arab villages.
Some 100 women rescued from Arab villages were saluted at a banquet hosted by Yad L'Achim
Dressed in a hijab and running for her life, Oshrit Ochana - with her four children in tow - reached Gaza's Erez crossing midday on Tuesday, and was ushered through to the Israeli side.
A young boy who was being raised as an Arab and who was rescued with his mother and siblings 18 months ago by Yad L'Achim was called to the Torah in a moving ceremony
After 17 years of living with an abusive Arab husband, Naama was rescued Sunday with her eight children from the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City.
Five children who were raised as Arabs underwent circumcision and entered the covenant of Avraham Avinu
The recent drama in a Petach Tikva hospital points to a problem that plagues the country
After hearing first-hand testimony from young women who ran off and married Arab men, S. understand what she had to do