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  • Israel's ethnic purity police presents: Anti-assimilation for men

    In its ongoing efforts to save every Jewish soul, anti-assimilation group Yad L'Achim has broadened its offerings and is now extending its marriage-wrecking service to Jewish men in relationships with non-Jewish women.  Israeli anti-miscegenation group Yad L'Achim took a step towards equality last week when it announced via its website that it had rolled out its anti-assimilation "rescue" service to Jewish men in relationships with non-Jewish women. A more established counterpart to Lehava's goon squads, Yad L'Achim is also known for harassing Messianic Jews as part of its anti-assimilation efforts. [tmwinpost] Like Lehava, Yad L'Achim has traditionally focused on preventing relationships…

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  • A Christmas journey part 10: Two Jews

    << The Christmas Journey Home Jaffa - Kfar Habaptistim - Petah Tikva, conversing with the converted. As a new day dawned, I decided to go out looking for Protestants. If there's anything the Holy Land hasn't much of, it's Protestants. They're here, to be sure, but in small numbers. Palestinian Protestants are rare, and while store-front churches that cater to African immigrants abound in South Tel Aviv, more mainstream churches tend to be modest to the point of invisibility. My one clue was the steeple sticking out of Jaffa's "American Colony." It is a neighborhood with a story behind it:…

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