Anger over Pre-Sabbath Road Closure in HaifaShutdown of major road meant dozens of religious families were stranded on the highway as the Sabbath came in.
Earthquake Shakes Northern IsraelEarthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale shakes Cyprus; quake felt as far east as the Haifa area.
15 Months of Jail To 3 Arabs Who 'Lynched' SoldierHaifa court sentences 3 Arabs over brutal 2012 attack in which they carved 'PLO' on IDF soldier's forehead, beat him with bars and bricks.
Arabs Wave PLO Flag in the Center of HaifaJewish demonstrators who held a quiet rally in Haifa were shocked when Arab demonstrators responded - by waving the PLO flag.
Beit Shemesh Girls Seek Unity on HannukahSpreading the light of Hanukkah: Girls use festival to spread goodwill, unity in divided city; Haifa girls honor fallen hero.
Barkat Re-elected in JerusalemDespite a relatively low voter turnout, preliminary results show that the mayors of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa have been re-elected.
Candidates Wait for Results, Close Races ExpectedVotes being counted across the country. Huldai, Barkat worried over low turnout. Exit poll shows Yahav victory in Haifa.
Likud: We Promise to Keep Jaffa JewishThe Muslim call to prayer is an issue in the municipal elections in Tel Aviv, as Jews fear that radical Islamists are taking over the city.
Bennett: We’ll Defend the Land of IsraelBennett tells Bayit Yehudi supporters, ‘We’ve lost the privilege to back out’ – but promises no land concessions.
Man Sentenced to 4 Years for 'Hate Crimes'A man from Haifa was convicted for threatening to kill Ethiopian residents and setting fires to their buildings.
Haifa Launches ‘Metronit’ SystemThe city of Haifa has launched a special fast bus system, the Metronit, aimed at reducing traffic and commuting times.
Hareidi Soldiers Get 'Fun Day' Experience in HaifaThe city of Haifa conducted a special "fun day" event honoring hareidi soldiers, after the attacks on some of them earlier this month
IDF Places Iron Dome Battery in Carmel RegionThe IDF placed an Iron Dome anti-missile battery in the Carmel region near Haifa.
Bayit Yehudi Kicks Off Campaign in ‘Red City’The Jewish Home picks its candidates for city council in the former socialist stronghold of Haifa.
Jaffa Youth Had 'No Reason' for Burning Holy BooksPolice in Jaffa on patrol late Saturday night were stunned to find a youth setting fire to Jewish holy books
Rambam Hospital: Saving Patients, Uniting PeopleRambam Hospital recently performed Israel’s first-ever “crossover kidney transplant" - with the "crossovers" a Jew and an Arab from Haifa
Superland Slammed Over Separate Jewish/Arab DaysThe Knesset Education Committee will hold a special hearing on what some said was a “racist policy” at Israel's largest amusement park
Rabbi: Boycott Bus Company for Running on ShabbatA plan to institute a 7-day-a-week bus service in the Haifa area is set to begin this weekend, and has religious leaders up in arms
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.
Erdan: After Texas Explosion, Move Haifa PlantAfter a fertilizer plant explosion in Texas, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan is seeking the removal of a large ammonia plant in Haifa
Iranian Official Repeats Threats on IsraelA senior Iranian military commander reiterates that the Iranian Armed Forces are capable of razing Tel Aviv and Haifa to the ground.
Commission to Investigate Causes of Haifa AccidentA commission will investigate the direct and indirect causes of the accident in Nesher, near Haifa.
Haifa’s ‘Chametz Hotline’ for PassoverDeputy mayor invites Haifa residents to report illegal sales of leavened bread.
Khamenei: Iran Will 'Annihilate' Tel Aviv, HaifaIran will "annihilate" Tel Aviv and Haifa if it comes under attack by the Jewish state, warned supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
IDF Introduces the Elderly to FacebookSoldiers joined the ‘Good Deeds Day’ with a visit to a nursing home, where they introduced the patients to Facebook.
Haifa: Airport Cleared for Security ReasonsPlane owners told to clear the airport for security reasons. Move may be connected to new anti-missile installation.
Haifa Mayor Nixes English on Gov't DocumentsHaifa Mayor Yona Yahav has declared war on the English language in official government documents.
Heartbroken Dad Asks 'Please Color Tal's Camel'A dad grieving for the daughter murdered in the 2003 terror attack on a bus in Haifa is asking people to color a camel in her memory.
Haifa Jews Demand 'Equal Rights' for HanukkahJewish residents of Haifa complained that the city broke its usual “holiday status quo” , showing more favor to another winter holiday.
Haifa U. Denounces Students who Mourned JaabariThe University of Haifa denounces a group of its students who mourned the loss of Hamas arch-terrorist Ahmed Jaabari.
Gas Leaks Discovered Under Haifa BayA geophysics research team from Haifa University has discovered a series of active gas springs on the sea floor under Haifa Bay.
Chassidic Community Shocked: Sabbath Gentile a JewThe Seret-Vizhnitz community in Haifa was appalled to find that its long-term “Sabbath gentile” is actually a Jew.
Ben-Ari on Iran: Ready to Fight? Hit GazaMK Ben-Ari says that if the government is ready to fight enemies, it should start in Gaza. “We have bigger problems” than Iran.
Indian Warships Visit Haifa, Mark Diplomatic TiesFour of India’s top naval warships docked in Haifa this week as part of a four-day visit to Israel to celebrate 20 years of diplomatic ties.
Giving Lone Soldiers a ‘Home Away from Home’The Haifa group ‘People in Blue and White’ gives lone soldiers a ‘home away from home’ for Sabbath leave.
Firefighters Work to Prevent Haifa Chemical FireA dozen firefighting crews worked for long hours Thursday morning to prevent what could have been a major chemical fire in Haifa
‘Red City’ Pleased by Religious InfluxYona Yahav, mayor of Haifa, says the “red city” is a mixed city in which religious are welcome with open arms.
Google Officially Launches Street View in IsraelGoogle officially launches "Street View", showing imagery from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa.
Patriot Battery Deployed Near HaifaFor the first time since the 2006 Lebanon War a Patriot anti-missile battery was deployed near Haifa; IDF on Passover alert.
Haifa 'Lynch' Suspects Turn the TablesThe Arabs suspected of brutally beating two IDF soldiers in Haifa claim they were attacked by a group of 20 Jews and were fighting back.
Haifa Judge Releases ‘Lynch’ SuspectsA Haifa judge releases five of six suspects in the brutal beating of two soldiers to house arrest, rules that attack “not nationalistic.”
Recovering Soldier: 'It Was a Lynching'One of the soldiers brutally assaulted by an Arab mob in Haifa over the weekend said he feared for his life as his attackers chanted 'Jew'
Judge: Haifa Attack Reminiscent of Ramallah LynchA Haifa judge says attack on two soldiers reminds him of Ramallah lynch. MK Ben-Ari visits the victims.
Travel Abroad to HaifaAfter a nine-year suspension period, California State U. reinstated its study abroad program at Haifa U., its only program in Israel.
School Sympathizes Arab 'Victims' Over JewsA Haifar school held a panel with speakers from a leftist group - denying the father of a terror victim an opportunity to speak.
Vilnai: Iron Dome May be Deployed in HaifaIsrael considering deploying the Iron Dome anti-missile system in Haifa, to protect the oil refineries from a rocket attack.
Youth Bring Simchat Torah Joy to NorthYouth from the Jerusalem area leave home to strengthen struggling northern communities with joy, dancing on the holiday.
Haifa: Beautiful Views, Great EducationThe city of Haifa has been blessed with great views and wonderful museums. Come visit.
Arabs Try to Blame Jews for BombReleased for publication: An Arab gang from Jaffa tried to kill a sheikh – and blame it on Jewish nationalists.
Hevra Kadisha Director MurderedBenny Hesse, 67, head of Haifa’s burial society, was shot outside his home on Sunday evening. "A truly righteous man" mourns MK Daniel Hershkowitz.
Mammoth Disney Complex in HaifaComing soon to Israel: 25 screen cinema multiplex and amusement park covering 20 acres near Haifa. Cost: $170 million.
Three Killed in Haifa Gas MishapThe victims carried out maintenance work on a hydrogen sulfide gas line at the Haifa refining complex. Ten other men were hurt.
Religious Can Build in YafoBeEmunah, which develops properties for the religious Zionist public, gets final OK for project in Jonah's city.
Haifa 'Has 30% More Cancer'A Knesset committee received worrisome data regarding the incidence of cancer in the northern port city.
Holocaust Survivors' Haifa HomeA new home will help elderly Holocaust survivors live out their lives in comfort and dignity, thanks to an Israeli charity and Christian donors.
Rel.-Zionist Housing in JaffaPlans for a religious-Zionist neighborhood in Jaffa (Yafo) have been approved once and for all – this time by the Supreme Court.