Agudat Yisrael chief: 'Haifa's haredi community is still under lockdown'

Agudat Yisrael chief: 'Haifa's haredi community is still under lockdown'

Head of Agudat Yisrael in Haifa says closure of intercity buses before holiday unfairly affects haredi community.Michal Levi, 5/25/2020, 1:35 PM
'She survived the Nazis, let's find her'

'She survived the Nazis, let's find her'

Israel Dog Unit seeks volunteers to find 92 yr-old Holocaust survivor gone missing since last Sunday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2020, 8:11 AM
Healthy 40-year-old woman dies of flu complications in Haifa

Healthy 40-year-old woman dies of flu complications in Haifa

Woman with no preexisting conditions dies of flu complications, bringing total number of flu-related deaths to 40.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2020, 11:57 PM
Gur hasidim to make mass exodus from Haifa?

Gur hasidim to make mass exodus from Haifa?

Health Ministry report noting air pollution leads Gur rebbe to give followers blessing to leave northern stronghold.Ben Shaul, 1/21/2020, 11:37 AM
Haifa's most popular attraction - Escape Room

Haifa's most popular attraction - Escape Room

The word 'escape' does not conjure positive associations, as it conveys a sense of fear or defeat.Communicated Content, 1/9/2020, 9:27 AM
France advises its citizens in Haifa to 'exercise caution'

France advises its citizens in Haifa to 'exercise caution'

Warning could be due to Iranian official's threat to turn Haifa "to dust" in retaliation to Soleimani elimination.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2020, 6:09 AM
Iranian official: We'll turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust

Iranian official: We'll turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust

Former head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards threatens to hit Israeli cities in retaliation for US attack.Elad Benari, 1/6/2020, 4:32 AM
Haifa woman arrested for vandalizing mezuzahs

Haifa woman arrested for vandalizing mezuzahs

About six months ago, the suspect was arrested for similar acts and criminal proceedings were opened against her.Michal Levi, 1/5/2020, 10:44 PM
Elderly man attacked by thugs on way back from synagogue

Elderly man attacked by thugs on way back from synagogue

'Suddenly my father came home with a large and frightening wound on the back of his neck that was dripping blood.'Nitzan Keidar, 12/29/2019, 10:41 PM
Sa'ar: I enlarge the right-wing bloc, Netanyahu decreases it

Sa'ar: I enlarge the right-wing bloc, Netanyahu decreases it

MK Gideon Sa'ar meets Likud activists in Haifa, says the ongoing political crisis must end.Hezki Baruch, 12/19/2019, 2:04 AM
Haifa Dep. Mayor under fire for saying 'haredim rape kids'

Haifa Dep. Mayor under fire for saying 'haredim rape kids'

Yisrael Beytenu city councilman blasted for calling haredim 'zombies', accusing haredim of 'raping children'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2019, 2:34 PM
Haifa overrun by wild boars

Haifa overrun by wild boars

Boar population skyrockets after Haifa municipality bans efforts to control number of wild pigs.Sam Sokol/JTA, 12/16/2019, 10:37 PM
Wild boars hog highways in Haifa after mayor bans cullings

Wild boars hog highways in Haifa after mayor bans cullings

Haifa residents say wild hogs are increasingly a problem in the city, after mayor bans culling boars to keep their numbers down.AFP, 12/16/2019, 7:24 AM
Choking claims two-year-old Aryeh's life

Choking claims two-year-old Aryeh's life

Aryeh Bogrov named 2-year-old who choked to death in Haifa nursery: 'We brought him there in the morning and now he's gone.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2019, 4:36 PM
Haifa daycare where toddler died is shut down

Haifa daycare where toddler died is shut down

Daycare where toddler strangled to death closed until completion of investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2019, 9:53 AM
70-year-old man falls to his death in Haifa

70-year-old man falls to his death in Haifa

Man loses balance while on roof of building in Haifa, falls three stories to his death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2019, 10:39 AM
Haifa: Toddler dies at daycare center

Haifa: Toddler dies at daycare center

In a daycare center in Haifa, a toddler was found not breathing and without a pulse, ambulance rushed him to Rambam hospitalArutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2019, 4:30 PM
Watch: Pickpocket in action in Haifa

Watch: Pickpocket in action in Haifa

The suspect was arrested in the course of an increased police presence in Haifa's 'Lower City'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2019, 3:53 PM
Haifa: Bahais mark bicentenary of prophet at his tomb

Haifa: Bahais mark bicentenary of prophet at his tomb

Members of Bahai faith hold pilgrimage to Haifa to mark 200th anniversary of Siyyid Ali Muhammad's birth.AFP, 10/29/2019, 1:19 PM
'Sight of desecrated graves an affront to every decent person'

'Sight of desecrated graves an affront to every decent person'

European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative President Rabbi Isaac Schapira condemns the desecration of a British military cemetery in Haifa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2019, 12:58 PM
Huge fire at Haifa oil plant

Huge fire at Haifa oil plant

36 firefighting crews fight to bring large fire at vegetable oil plant under control in Haifa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2019, 5:38 PM
Missionary conference to be held in Haifa convention center

Missionary conference to be held in Haifa convention center

Conference by missionary cult to go ahead thanks to court order: 'How can court side with those who want to consume the Jewish people?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2019, 6:32 PM
Israeli court blocks concert featuring Mordechai Ben David

Israeli court blocks concert featuring Mordechai Ben David

Court bars men-only haredi concert in Haifa which was set to feature Mordechai Ben David, Motty Steinmetz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2019, 7:17 PM
Haifa: No LGBT flags in municipal buildings

Haifa: No LGBT flags in municipal buildings

Haifa mayor ban 'identity' symbols from municipal offices, centers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2019, 11:01 AM
Israel hosts 'Mighty Waves' four-nation naval drills

Israel hosts 'Mighty Waves' four-nation naval drills

Multinational 'Mighty Waves' naval training drill brought together forces from Israel, US, France, and Greece at Israel's Haifa port.AFP, 8/9/2019, 2:27 PM
Why did women's aid group set up a giant cage in Haifa?

Why did women's aid group set up a giant cage in Haifa?

Legal aid group helping 'chained women' who were denied divorces by their husbands expands to northern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2019, 9:03 AM
New evidence confirms officer's story in Ethiopian teen's death

New evidence confirms officer's story in Ethiopian teen's death

Ballistics analysis proves off-duty police officer shot at the ground, not at Ethiopian teen, and that teen was killed by ricochet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2019, 3:25 PM
Israeli of Ethiopian origin shot dead in Haifa

Israeli of Ethiopian origin shot dead in Haifa

Off-duty policeman shoots young man in his 20s of Ethiopian descent in Kiryat Hayim neighborhood. Police investigating.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2019, 12:10 AM
Haifa: Man falls to death while washing window

Haifa: Man falls to death while washing window

Window washer falls to death, paramedic says victim was declared dead at the scene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2019, 12:54 PM
13 injured in Haifa apartment fire

13 injured in Haifa apartment fire

1 seriously injured, 3 in moderate condition after fire breaks out in Haifa apartment building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2019, 10:28 AM
CNN reporter says Haifa is in the 'West Bank'

CNN reporter says Haifa is in the 'West Bank'

CNN’s Chief International Anchor Christiane Amanpour states guest lawyer is 'from Haifa in the West Bank.'Marcy Oster/JTA, 4/4/2019, 4:04 PM
Woman tries to park - and lands on a porch

Woman tries to park - and lands on a porch

New driver upends car, lands on porch of nearby apartment.Orly Harari, 3/2/2019, 7:06 PM
Lost 4,200-euro wedding gift recovered

Lost 4,200-euro wedding gift recovered

Elderly Jewish couple from Paris lose 4,200-euro gift for their grandson's wedding. Shift manager at Haifa train station launches search.Reut Hadar, 2/26/2019, 12:46 PM
The Creator's love for His People isn't statistical

The Creator's love for His People isn't statistical

When you need G-d's help but feel the situation somehow precludes the possibility, remember the story of the old grandmother. CommentaryMordechai Sones, 2/14/2019, 2:40 PM
Domino’s shutters Haifa branch following video of rats in pizza

Domino’s shutters Haifa branch following video of rats in pizza

Footage of at least four rats feasting on pizza dough forces temporary shuttering of Domino's in Merkaz Hacarmel neighborhood of Haifa.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/5/2019, 2:55 PM
'McJesus' sculpture to be removed from Haida museum

'McJesus' sculpture to be removed from Haida museum

Sculpture of crucified fast-food mascot Ronald McDonald to be removed after sculptor says he supports BDS, protests by Arab Christians.JTA, 1/17/2019, 5:08 PM
Sculptor asks Haifa museum to remove his 'McJesus,' citing BDS

Sculptor asks Haifa museum to remove his 'McJesus,' citing BDS

Artist who created Ronald McDonald on crucifix says he has joined BDS movement, amid Arab-Christian riots over sculpture's religious theme.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/15/2019, 10:28 AM
Two killed in accident in Haifa

Two killed in accident in Haifa

Vehicle overturns and catches fire near the Krayot interchange. Two passengers pronounced dead.Elad Benari, 1/11/2019, 5:20 AM
Terror-supporting Haifa city councilor to serve on security cmte

Terror-supporting Haifa city councilor to serve on security cmte

Councilor who relinquished deputy mayor appointment amid outcry over his support for terror appointed to cmte on sensitive security issues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2019, 9:52 AM
Terror supporter gives up post as Haifa deputy mayor

Terror supporter gives up post as Haifa deputy mayor

Raja Zaatry refuses to apologize for saying Hezbollah not terrorists, comparing Zionists to ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2018, 5:58 PM
'Events in Haifa are very disturbing'

'Events in Haifa are very disturbing'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein calls on Haifa mayor to reverse decision to appoint supporter of terrorism as deputy mayor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2018, 10:08 PM
Haifa mayor demands deputy explain 'Zionism-ISIS' comparison

Haifa mayor demands deputy explain 'Zionism-ISIS' comparison

Amid pressure, Mayor Kalisch demands Hadash council member clarify his statements comparing terror groups to Zionism.Ido Ben Porat, 12/11/2018, 11:30 AM
'Remove this disgrace from the people of Israel'

'Remove this disgrace from the people of Israel'

Coalition chairman initiating legislation to prevent Hadash chairman in Haifa from being appointed deputy mayor.Hezki Baruch, 12/11/2018, 6:36 AM
Haifa mayor to Netanyahu: I will not violate the agreement

Haifa mayor to Netanyahu: I will not violate the agreement

Haifa Mayor Einat Kalisch reportedly speaks with PM, rejecting call not to appoint deputy mayor investigated for supporting terror groups.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2018, 2:57 PM
Netanyahu: Cancel Haifa deputy mayor appointment

Netanyahu: Cancel Haifa deputy mayor appointment

PM opens weekly cabinet meeting by addressing 'Northern Shield' operation, and calls to halt Hadash party appointment to Haifa deputy mayor.Hezki Baruch, 12/9/2018, 12:06 PM
Interior Ministry to check report Deputy mayor supports terror

Interior Ministry to check report Deputy mayor supports terror

Interior Ministry will examine whether Haifa City Council member expressed support for Hamas and Hezbollah.Mordechai Sones, 12/9/2018, 11:22 AM
Deri wants to block appointment of Hamas-supporting communist

Deri wants to block appointment of Hamas-supporting communist

Deri says he will examine ways to block appointment of Deputy Haifa Mayor Raja Za’atara, who is under fire for terror and BDS support.Tzvi Lev, 12/8/2018, 7:47 PM
Haifa coalition agreement signed - and canceled

Haifa coalition agreement signed - and canceled

Agudat Yisrael signs coalition agreement with mayor-elect, only to be informed hours later that the agreement had been canceled.Mordechai Sones, 11/29/2018, 11:39 AM
Jerusalem mayoral election headed for runoff

Jerusalem mayoral election headed for runoff

After 80% of the votes in Jerusalem counted, Moshe Lion and Ofer Berkovitch each receive 30%.Elad Benari, 10/31/2018, 8:45 AM
Iranian official threatens to raze Tel Aviv and Haifa

Iranian official threatens to raze Tel Aviv and Haifa

Senior Iranian official threatens to raze Israeli cities if Israel “carries out even the smallest mistake” against Iran.Elad Benari, 10/22/2018, 6:06 AM
Angela Merkel to receive honorary doctorate from Haifa U

Angela Merkel to receive honorary doctorate from Haifa U

Israeli university to award German chancellor honorary degree next week, citing 'leadership in human rights', friendship with Israel.JTA, 9/28/2018, 7:33 AM
Polish composer won't meet government representatives

Polish composer won't meet government representatives

Polish composer Zbigniew Preisner to receive lifetime achievement award at Haifa Film Festival.JTA, 9/26/2018, 12:48 PM
Was beer invented in Israel?

Was beer invented in Israel?

World's oldest brewery found in northern Israel.AFP, 9/13/2018, 5:04 PM
Protests after Eyal Golan slated to appear at 'Selichot' event

Protests after Eyal Golan slated to appear at 'Selichot' event

Feminist groups say Israeli singer who was involved in scandal with underage girls shouldn't appear with Chief Rabbi at Selichot event.Tzvi Lev, 8/30/2018, 4:58 PM
Tragedy at Haifa port

Tragedy at Haifa port

Diver sucked into pipe while carrying out underwater work and critically injured. Doctors at Rambam hospital confirm his death.Ido Ben Porat, 8/28/2018, 3:26 PM
Listen: Helicopter pilot exclaims 'I found him'

Listen: Helicopter pilot exclaims 'I found him'

How police helicopter pilot spotted 84-year-old missing man in Haifa forest.Yoni Kempinski, 8/27/2018, 11:26 PM
Kalashnikov confiscated at Haifa engagement party

Kalashnikov confiscated at Haifa engagement party

Israel Police arrest three suspects after shots were fired at an engagement party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2018, 11:51 PM