First-ever Religious Zionist conference on suicide prevention

120 leading rabbis attended a suicide prevention conference on Tuesday night.Tzvi Lev, 9/13/2017, 6:45 PM

New police unit to act against network crime

Police commissioner announces establishment of unit to combat online violence, calls for greater parental involvement.Mordechai Sones, 8/30/2017, 2:55 PM

Seniors are most likely to commit suicide, Health Ministry finds

Divorced fathers, Ethiopian immigrants, are also at heightened risk. And why are Jews more likely to commit suicide than Arabs?Chana Roberts, 8/7/2017, 3:46 PM

20-year old sentenced for pushing boyfriend to suicide

Young woman who encouraged boyfriend's suicide gets 2.5-year sentence, including 15 months in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2017, 8:35 AM

Suicide rate among US teen girls hits all-time high

Suicide rates among teen girls reach record high in US, while boys' rates rise but remain below previous peak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2017, 11:25 AM

Was Esti Weinstein's suicide trigger her own inner dilemma?

New documents show haredi suicide may not have the been result of family's rejection, after all.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2017, 8:55 AM

Former haredi journalist found dead in Eilat

Former Radio Kol Chai producer and his girlfriend found dead in Eilat hotel room in suspected double suicide.David Rosenberg, 6/12/2017, 8:14 AM

Bullied 8-year old boy in Cincinnati takes his own life

Cincinnati school says 8-year-old student who killed himself two days after he was knocked unconscious by a bully never said he was bullied.Gary Willig, 5/14/2017, 10:53 PM

Shock in Mir yeshiva as identity of man shot yesterday revealed

Staff, students at Mir yeshiva in Jerusalem horrified to discover their cook was the man killed after charging security guards with a knife.David Rosenberg, 5/3/2017, 12:59 PM

'Her son was her whole world'

Friend of Sivan Lavi, Tel Aviv woman who committed suicide after losing her son in a fire last week, describes the double tragedy.David Rosenberg, 4/9/2017, 4:11 PM

Body of woman found at Tel Aviv building site

She is suspected to be the mother of the 12-year-old boy who died mysteriously on Thursday while cleaning their apartment following a fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2017, 8:33 AM

Father refuses to permit autopsies of daughters

Police turn to court to overrule religious father's objection to autopsies.Orly Harari, 1/2/2017, 9:54 AM

Murder-suicide suspected in fatal Jerusalem fire

Evidence reveals Sunday's Jerusalem fire to be intentional murder-suicide by the mother.Chana Roberts, 1/2/2017, 8:52 AM

'Please save what I left for the memory of my son and brother'

Last words of bereaved father who ended his life while visiting his son's grave.David Rosenberg, 9/6/2016, 2:25 PM

Lost his soldier son - and committed suicide

Aryeh Bar-Natan killed himself this Friday at the Har Herzl military cemetery, above his son’s grave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2016, 9:31 PM

Would-be terrorist stabber gets six months in prison

After threatening soldiers with a 19 cm knife, Asra Abad was sentenced this morning to six months imprisonmentTal Polon, 7/12/2016, 4:15 PM

American man kills himself on Birthright trip

US citizen found dead in hotel room, in first suicide in 17 years of Birthright trips.JTA, 5/19/2016, 7:13 PM

Study: Ethiopian IDF soldiers more likely to commit suicide

Statistics also reveal that soldiers with previous psychiatric diagnoses are less likely to commit suicide.Tova Dvorin, 5/16/2016, 4:50 PM

Duma suspect reveals alleged suicide attempt scars

Two weeks after slashing his wrists to end to the alleged brutal torture, lawyers finally allowed to photograph suspect's cuts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2015, 11:46 AM

Immigrants make up one-third of suicides in Israel

Of the 4,806 reported suicides between 2000 and 2013, over 1,600 of them have been at the hands of immigrants.Cynthia Blank, 12/9/2015, 7:08 PM

Arab who threatened soldiers with knife 'wasn't a terrorist'

State attorney's office rules Arab woman who shouted and approached security members with knife in Afula tried to commit suicide.Ido Ben-Porat, 10/28/2015, 10:56 PM

Rabbi Pinto Hints at Evidence About Senior Police Death

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto defends senior officer Ephraim Bracha, who brought corruption scandal against him to light.Tova Dvorin, 8/9/2015, 10:53 AM

Senior Police Chief's Suicide 'Shot Heard 'Round Israel'

Thousands eulogize senior police commander Ephraim Bracha as man who fell against 'evil incarnate' in corruption scandal.Tova Dvorin, 7/7/2015, 8:45 AM

Senior Police Officer Commits Suicide

Former National Fraud Unit chief Lt. Commander Ephraim Bracha takes his own life after his name was implicated in Pinto corruption case.Tova Dvorin, 7/5/2015, 11:18 AM

Dramatic Footage: Israeli Police Officer Prevents Suicide

Sergeant commended for his bravery in risking his own life to save a man as he dangled from the roof of a building.Ari Soffer and Yoni Kempinski, 5/4/2015, 3:14 PM

Germanwings Pilot Received Treatment for 'Suicidal Tendencies'

Dusseldorf investigators report Andreas Lubitz, 27, received therapy for 'suicidal tendencies' for years before getting pilot's license.Cynthia Blank, 3/30/2015, 6:06 PM

French Police Officer Committed Suicide After Charlie Hebdo

Regional police officer turns gun on himself after interviewing victims' families; unclear whether the two are connected.Tova Dvorin, 1/13/2015, 10:27 AM

IDF Suicides Double in 2014

Sharp increase in IDF soldiers ending their own lives not due to Gaza operation, Manpower Division chief insists.Tova Dvorin, 1/2/2015, 8:04 AM

Indictment: Soldier Attempted Suicide After Assault in Jail

Indictment filed on two soldiers accused of beating soldier under their charge in military jail, leading him to attempt hanging himself.Ari Yashar, 1/1/2015, 7:11 PM

Autopsy Rules Bus Driver's Death A Suicide, Riots Continue

Autopsy of Yusuf Hasan al-Ramuni rules death a suicide. Tensions and riots continue with chants of 'revenge' at his funeral in Abu Dis.Cynthia Blank, 11/17/2014, 7:58 PM

Aryeh Eldad: 'Suicides - The Result of Difficult Battle Scenes'

In light of the suicide of 3 Givati ​​soldiers who fought in Gaza, physician, Arieh Eldad, believes that the army is not really prepared.Benny Toker and Cynthia Blank, 10/5/2014, 8:08 AM

Parents of Soldiers: 'The IDF is Not to Blame' for Suicides

In light of report that 3 soldiers committed suicide after Gaza war, parents come out in support of the IDF and call not to besmirch it.Uzi Baruch and Cynthia Blank, 10/1/2014, 9:08 PM

PA Says Israel, Not Suicide, Behind Inmate's Death

Jaabari hanged himself in a bathroom at Eshel prison in Be'ersheva and died en route to hospital,says Israel.AFP, Arutz Sheva, 9/12/2014, 1:14 AM

Terrorist Prisoners to Start Hunger Strike

Palestinian Arab terrorists announced they are starting a hunger strike in response to the suicide of an Arab terrorist jailed in Israel.Ido Ben Porat, 9/10/2014, 12:15 AM

PA Charges 'War Crimes' Over Prisoner Suicide

Jailed terrorist hangs himself in Israeli prison, but PA ministers tasked with funding imprisoned terrorists claim 'foul play.'AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2014, 6:09 PM

Medical Forum Attacks Proposed 'Mercy-Killing' Law

Hotem Forum says approving a law for doctor-assisted suicide would be a terrible blow to Israeli morality, start a 'slippery slope'.Yosef Berger, 6/8/2014, 3:39 PM

Terrorist 'Lawyer' Commits Suicide Under House Arrest

Arab lawyer charged with passing messages to jailed terrorists ends his life in Jerusalem home; legal outfit aided Hamas, Islamic Jihad.Ari Yashar, 4/29/2014, 9:58 PM

Crime Boss Found Dead in Netanya Home, Suicide Suspected

Charlie Abutbul found shot in head while on house arrest before 16-month jail term, reportedly was depressed over son's life-sentence.Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 4/17/2014, 10:55 PM

Minister Slams ‘Assisted Suicide’: Doctors Should Heal, Not Kill

Minister of Pensioner Affairs attacks proposed law, which would allow doctors to provide patients with the means to kill themselves.Maayana Miskin, 1/26/2014, 10:37 AM

MK Feiglin: Life is Triumph, Not Mercy Killing

MK Feiglin takes issue with TV documentary that portrayed as a hero a man who chose to end his life because of Parkinson's.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2013, 3:16 AM

IDF Officer Disarmed After He Threatens Suicide

An IDF officer barricaded himself inside a room at an army base but was overpowered by soldiersDavid Lev, 10/9/2013, 9:43 PM

Australia to Investigate 'Prisoner X' Affair

Canberra said it is seeking answers from Israel over 2010 death of Australian known as "Prisoner X" in a Tel Aviv prison as part of probe.Arutz Sheva staff, 2/17/2013, 3:26 PM

Lawyer who Met Zygier: He wasn't Depressed

A lawyer who met "Prisoner X" a few days before he died saw no sign of suicidal tendencies.Gil Ronen, 2/14/2013, 10:09 PM

Court Removes Gag Order on Mysterious Australian Prisoner X

Israeli court removes gag order on investigation into Prisoner X, an Australian who allegedly committed suicide in prison in 2010.Arutz Sheva staff, 2/13/2013, 10:16 AM

Suicide of Internet Activist Sparks Outcry in U.S.

Angry activists poured scorn on prosecutors for leading an overzealous campaign against Internet freedom fighter Aaron Swartz., 1/14/2013, 1:31 PM

Pressure over Abortion Led to Police Shooting of Youth

Raz Atias and his girlfriend planned suicide after his parents demanded their baby be aborted. Gil Ronen, 10/20/2012, 9:32 PM

Israeli Man Jumps to Death from Eiffel Tower

A 25-year-old Israeli man has jumped to his death from the Eiffel Tower in Paris. His identity has not been publicized.Chana Ya'ar, 6/25/2012, 10:13 PM

MK Uri Orbach and "V'Rapo Yerapeh"

MK Ofer Shelach of the Yesh Atid party presented legislation to allow assisted suicide in Israel. Contrast that to a Jew's morning prayers.Dr. Aryeh Hirsch, 1/28/2014, 7:22 PM