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Some of the children of survivors pray for donors at Rachel's Tomb

Dozens of Yad L'Achim Survivors Offer Heartfelt Prayers at Rachel's Tomb

Dozens of Jewish women rescued by Yad L'Achim from Arab villages over the past year came to Rachel's Tomb on the occasion of her yahrtzeit and offered heartfelt prayers.
Among the women were those rescued from Umm el Fahm, Tulkarem, Issawiya, Qalansawe, Yatta and other villages.
10/24/18
Yad L'Achim Wages Legal Battle for Custody of Jewish Infant

Yad L'Achim Wages Legal Battle for Custody of Jewish Infant

Yad L'Achim's legal team is waging a fierce battle for the future of a two-year-old Jewish girl.
09/17/18
Yad L'Achim Celebrates Moving Wedding of Third-Generation of Mixed Marriage

Yad L'Achim Celebrates Moving Wedding of Third-Generation of Mixed Marriage

There wasn't a dry eye in the wedding hall in central Israel last week. The guests understood that this was no ordinary couple and their marriage was no ordinary simchah.
07/17/18
Participants at a Yad L'Achim lecture in France listen in rapt attention

Yad L'Achim Team Dispatched to France to Run Counter-Assimilation Programs

A special Yad L'Achim team returned last week from France, where it ran programs aimed at countering assimilation among students in local Jewish schools.
07/1/18
The Rishon Lezion, Hagaon Harav Yitzchak Yosef, receives the children in his office

Children Rescued from Arab Villages Visit Chief Rabbi Before Undergoing Symbolic Bris

A symbolic circumcision (hatafas dam bris) was held last week for Jewish children who were recently rescued from hostile Arab villages by Yad L'Achim.
06/10/18
Last Will and Testament of a Yad L'Achim Survivor: My Children Must Continue to Live as Jews

Last Will and Testament of a Yad L'Achim Survivor: My Children Must Continue to Live as Jews

The phone call from Gila, a Yad L'Achim survivor, to one of the organization's social workers was moving and dramatic. "I have to undergo surgery that my doctors say I may not recover from. On the other hand, I have no choice but to go ahead with it. I want to write a will, and to ensure it is legal, I want to do it with one of your lawyers."
06/10/18
A Yad L'Achim rescue from area under control of the Palestinian Authority.

Closing of a Circle: Survivors of Arab Village Enrolled in Torah Schools

Half a year ago, in a meticulously planned operation, Yad L'Achim succeeded in rescuing S. and her three children from an Arab village in the south of Israel to a secret safe house in the center of the country.
01/31/18
Arab MKs Confess: We Wouldn’t Want Our Daughters to Marry Jews

Arab MKs Confess: We Wouldn’t Want Our Daughters to Marry Jews

Arab Knesset members from the Zionist Union and the United Arab List have revealed in recent interviews that they don't want their daughters intermarrying with Jews.
01/24/18
Until Two Years Ago She Spoke Only Arabic; Last Week She Celebrated Her Moving Bat Mitzvah

Until Two Years Ago She Spoke Only Arabic; Last Week She Celebrated Her Moving Bat Mitzvah

An emotional Bat Mitzvah celebration last week represented the closing of a circle for the 12-year-old girl and her family.
01/8/18
New Yad L'Achim Film: Assimilation Means Losing Your Identity

New Yad L'Achim Film: Assimilation Means Losing Your Identity

Yad L'Achim released a film clip Thursday as part of its efforts to prevent assimilation in Israel. The film, distributed in the social media, opens with a shot of a Shabbos table, with a haunting Shalom Aleichem being sung in the background – in Arabic. Little by little, Jewish elements like Shabbos candles and challos are taken away. In the final scene, we see a woman sitting at the table, confused and torn at the disappearance of symbols that were once part of her.
12/8/17
Harav Moshe Cohen, from Yad L'Achim, helps the Bar Mitzvah boy with his hat.

Emotional Bar Mitzvah at Kosel for Boy Rescued from Arab Village

The Kosel has seen many tears – of sorrow, supplication, joy. But this Monday it saw tears of gratitude as a young Jewish man who was raised as a Muslim celebrated his Bar Mitzvah.
11/29/17
Women Survivors of Arab Villages Prepare for High Holidays at Yad L'Achim Shabbaton

Women Survivors of Arab Villages Prepare for High Holidays at Yad L'Achim Shabbaton

Some 70 women rescued by Yad L'Achim from Arab villages, and their children, were treated to an extraordinary Shabbaton this week to help them form close bonds with one another and prepare them for the holidays of Tishrei.
09/19/17
May G-d Place You. Hagaon Harav Ba'adani blesses the children.

Rescued Children Undergo Symbolic Circumcision in Moving Ceremony

Just recently, Yad L'Achim held a symbolic circumcision (hatafas dam bris) for a group of Jewish children who had been rescued from hostile Arab villages. This week, it held a similar ceremony for five additional children who were rescued with their mothers by Yad L'Achim.
06/26/17
A Yad L'Achim security official en route to a rescue. (Photo: Yad L'Achim)

Policeman Phones Yad L'Achim: Rescue This Mother and Her Children

The dramatic story of A. began two years with a phone call placed by a sympathetic policeman in northern Israel
05/24/17
An Arab village (illustrative)

Pesach Seder in an Arab Village

No one is ever really lost to Judaism. That's the message of an astonishing Pesach seder that was held this year in the heart of an Arab village whose "planning" began 17 years ago.
"It was 17 years ago that two Jewish women discovered they had been given up for adoption as babies, and that their real mother was married to an Arab and living in a village in the south of the country," an official at Yad L'Achim related.
04/20/17
Jewish children in the Jisr a-Zarka mosque (Channel 20)

Jewish Children Taken to Mosque for Prayers in School Outing

Yad L'Achim turned to Education Minister Naftali Bennet earlier this week demanding that he put an immediate halt to all contacts between his ministry and "A New Way," the NGO that brought Jewish children from Caesarea to a mosque to bow down and pray in keeping with Islamic custom.
03/21/17
Prof. Yitzchak Katz, head of the polling institute that conducted the survey

Poll: 93% of Jews in Israel Oppose Their Children Marrying Muslims

A survey commissioned by Yad L'Achim reveals that 93 percent of the Jewish public in Israel opposes their children marrying Muslim Arabs.
02/15/17
Complicated case. Lawyer Avishai Grady

Woman Who Escaped Arab Village: 'I Haven't Seen My Daughters in More than Two Years'

A Jewish mother's battle to gain custody of her daughters is about to be decided in the courts.
The mother, C., aged 31, had a difficult upbringing. Her mother was handicapped and sent her away to boarding school at a young age. At 18, when C. wanted to return home, her mother got an injunction barring her from entering her house - for no apparent reason and without any early warning.
02/14/17
This illustrative photo was purchased from the FOTOLIA site.

Astonishing: Three 'Arab' Women Discover They're Jews – in One Month!

Three women who grew up thinking they were Muslims, only to discover that they are Jews, turned to Yad L'Achim in the past month seeking assistance in returning to their people.
01/24/17
The survivors – the 'guests of honor' receive a blessing from the mekubal, Harav Benayahu Shmueli

Symbolic Bris Milah for Jewish Children Rescued from Arab Villages

Five Jewish children who were raised in hostile Arab villages and rescued with their mothers by Yad L'Achim participated this week in a moving symbolic Bris Milah at Yad L'Achim's Jerusalem office.
01/18/17
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