Health Ministry Takes Back Some Haifa Cancer Claims

The ministry no longer links air pollution to child cancer rates, but does link them to cancer in adults.Gil Ronen, 4/21/2015, 10:30 AM

Standoff: Haifa Mayor Blocks Chemical Plants with Garbage Trucks

Municipal garbage trucks still blocking entrances to a refinery and four chemical plants in standoff over carcinogens.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/20/2015, 2:56 PM

Moshe Kahlon's Campaign Chief is Former Kadima Member

Left-wing bent of Kahlon's new party increasingly apparent; ex-police chief who also approached Kadima en-route to join party.Ari Yashar, 12/9/2014, 6:21 PM

New Haifa Neighborhood Named After Peres

Former President Shimon Peres inaugurates new neighborhood in Haifa, Neot Peres, named after himself.Ido Ben Porat, 10/8/2014, 4:44 AM

'Operation Haifa' Set to Bring Mass Chinese Invasion

Chinese tourists set to flood Israeli port city, as some 200,000 workers and their families take advantage of low-cost vacation packages.David Lev, 12/26/2013, 4:04 PM

Barkat Re-elected in Jerusalem

Despite a relatively low voter turnout, preliminary results show that the mayors of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa have been re-elected.Elad Benari and Adam Ross, 10/23/2013, 4:08 AM

Olmert to Mayors: Vote for Rabbi Lau

Former PM calls to vote for ‘personal friend’ Rabbi Lau. Sources close to race say Olmert’s support unhelpful.Maayana Miskin, 7/5/2013, 12:25 PM

Peretz: Ammonia Plant Will be Gone from Haifa

"We must not accept the continued existence of the ammonia container in Haifa Bay," says Environment Minister Amir Peretz.Elad Benari, 4/19/2013, 4:12 AM

Haifa Mayor Nixes English on Gov't Documents

Haifa Mayor Yona Yahav has declared war on the English language in official government documents.Chana Ya'ar, 12/24/2012, 5:36 PM

Haifa Jews Demand 'Equal Holiday Rights' for Hanukkah

Jewish residents of Haifa complained that the city broke its usual “holiday status quo” , showing more favor to another winter holiday.David Lev, 12/10/2012, 3:58 AM

Haifa Mayor Lashes Out at Itamar Residents

Haifa Mayor Yona Yahav launched a scathing attack on the Shomron community of Itamar, claimed its youth are behind 'price tag' vandalism.Elad Benari, 11/4/2012, 11:46 PM

‘Red City’ Pleased by Religious Influx

Yona Yahav, mayor of Haifa, says the “red city” is a mixed city in which religious are welcome with open arms.Maayana Miskin, 5/4/2012, 10:58 AM

Google Officially Launches Street View in Israel

Google officially launches "Street View", showing imagery from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 4/23/2012, 12:15 AM