Agriculture Ministry discouraging chicken use for Kapparot

Ministry launches campaign urging Israelis to use money instead of livestock in popular religious ritual.Tzvi Lev, 9/3/2018, 10:18 AM

Holiday gift: 17 million shekels

30-year-old Petah Tikva resident arrives at Lotto HQ to cash in winning ticket, explains he was in no hurry since 'money doesn't spoil'.Mordechai Sones, 8/26/2018, 4:11 PM

From Petah Tikva to the burning south, with love

Petah Tikva residents help plant communal garden in Negev community under attack by arson kites and balloons from Gaza terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2018, 9:54 AM

Kindergarten where baby was smothered to close

Following indictment of daycare worker for manslaughter, abuse, Welfare Ministry orders immediate closure of nursery.Mordechai Sones, 6/11/2018, 9:01 PM

Light rail train to link Samaria with Central Israel?

Minister Katz instructs Netivei Israel company to go ahead with plans for light rail between Ariel, Petah Tikva, and Rosh Ha'ayin.Mordechai Sones, 3/15/2018, 6:41 PM

Petah Tikva businesses transition to new kashrut system

About 300 restaurants and food businesses in Petah Tikva complete transition to new Kashrut system.Mordechai Sones, 2/8/2018, 2:31 PM

Petah Tikva looks to end 'Kaparot' ritual

Petah Tikva warns against performing ritual with chickens without permit, reiterates ban on slaughtering chickens in the street.Tzvi Lev, 8/29/2017, 9:35 AM

'I've got a serious problem with haredi Jews'

Left-wing demonstrator who mocked religious Jew, demanded he shave beard and remove kippah doubles down on comments. 'I won't apologize.'David Rosenberg, 8/28/2017, 10:09 AM

Marzel, Ben-Gvir clash with leftists

Nationalist activists clash with leftists at hearing on Petah Tikva demonstrations: 'Freedom of expression isn't only for the extreme left.'Mordechai Sones, 8/24/2017, 3:27 PM

'I hit the garbage dumpster and felled the terrorist'

Defense Ministry official helps capture stabbing terrorist in Petah Tikva, another citizen mauls attacker with pizza tray.Mordechai Sones, 7/24/2017, 5:15 PM

Watch: Drama in Petah Tikva

Three security guards shoot in air after fight breaks out with Russian-speaking man who thought security guards were attacking him.Mordechai Sones, 5/10/2017, 12:06 PM

Two dead in Petach Tikva, murder-suicide suspected

Two men were found dead from gunshot wounds in Petach Tikva, police suspect the incident was a murder-suicide.David Rosenberg, 2/24/2016, 8:12 PM

City Hit By Infiltrator Flood Asks 'Why Us?'

Infiltrators freed from detention reach Petach Tikva after being told to stay away from Tel Aviv and Eilat.Benny Tucker, 9/3/2015, 6:52 PM

Foul Play Suspected as Builder Plunges 11 Floors to His Death

Speculation over mysterious death of construction worker Netaniel Arami, 27, continues. Was it a murder?Tova Dvorin, 9/17/2014, 7:22 PM

Car Bomb Kills Two in Petach Tikvah

Explosive device rips apart car early Monday morning, kills two and injures four. Police suspect criminal 'work accident' or assassination.Ari Yashar, 2/3/2014, 8:44 AM

Woman Who Accosted Sarah Netanyahu Released

As Prime Minister's wife toured shopping mall, a woman began cursing her and was arrested. No one was hurt.Gil Ronen, 5/31/2012, 4:42 PM

Neo-Nazi Gang Leader Sentenced to Jail Time

Neo-Nazi gang leader Dimitri Bogotich was sentenced Thursday to 5 years, 9 months in prison for his role in racial attacks around Tel Aviv.Chana Ya'ar, 11/3/2011, 3:18 PM

Extradited Neo-Nazi Gang Leader Arrested in Israel

Police arrested suspected neo-Nazi gang leader Dmitri Bogotich Monday on charges of carrying out hate crimes in Petach Tikvah.Chana Ya'ar, 1/3/2011, 9:06 PM

Last-Minute Solution to Petach Tikva School Crisis

The Education Ministry, the city of Petach Tikva, and local schools have reached a last-minute deal to absorb 100 immigrant pupils. Maayana Miskin, 8/31/2009, 9:02 PM