IsraelNationalNews.com

In today's headlines:‏ תג בכותרות

LGBTs Crash Another Jewish Home Event, Violence Erupts

A group of leftist-LGBT activists broke into a Jewish Home elections conference Wednesday, resulting in scuffle with frustrated activists.Reut Hadar, Cynthia Blank, 2/19/2015, 9:18 AM

Arabs Attack with Sticks in Haifa, Shout 'Slaughter the Jew'

Jewish neighborhood in Haifa comes under assault as young Arabs hurl anti-Semitic epithets while attacking with rocks, sticks.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 1/26/2015, 10:46 AM

70 Years After Auschwitz, Haifa's 'Survivor's Street' Lives On

Around 100 Holocaust survivors live in a special center in Haifa, where they keep the memories alive, and confront the scars together.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2015, 7:40 AM

Haifa Mayor Slams 'Fat, Self-Satisfied Tel Aviv Ghetto'

Haifa Mayor Yona Yahav accused Tel Aviv residents of 'building a new ghetto with their own hands.'Yaakov Levi, 10/27/2014, 1:14 AM

Pepper Spray Attacks Highlight Violence at Health Clinics

A 46-year-old man was arrested in Haifa after attacking a security guard and spraying pepper spray in a crowded Kupat Holim clinic.Cynthia Blank, 10/23/2014, 10:24 AM

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

Thousands Pay Respects to Fallen Lone Soldier

Thousands pay respects to fallen IDF soldier Nissim Sean Carmeli, after a call by Maccabi Haifa on fans to attend his funeral.Elad Benari, 7/22/2014, 2:14 AM

Violent Protests in Tel Aviv, Haifa Over Ground Operation

Large crowds demonstrate for, against Operation Protective Edge; riot police dispatched at both sides as tension boils over.Tova Dvorin, 7/20/2014, 9:44 AM

MK Zoabi Handcuffed During Arab Protest in Haifa

Arab protesters demonstrate against Operation Protective Edge, clash with police who try to stop them from blocking streets.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/18/2014, 11:53 PM

Sirens Heard in Haifa and Carmel Coast Region

Sirens heard in Haifa and throughout the northern Israeli coast. Hamas claims to have fired a missile towards the area.Elad Benari, 7/11/2014, 4:54 AM

Suspected Arson Terror Shuts Down Haifa Trains

Massive fire blazes just south of Haifa, closes trains and covers coastal highway in heavy smoke; two other fires break out in north.Ari Yashar, 7/4/2014, 2:18 PM

Hamas: Attack Gaza and We'll Attack Haifa

Hamas member warns Israel against making a "silly move" in Gaza, threatens to hit Haifa in retaliation.Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 6/26/2014, 6:12 AM

Woman, 50, Killed in Hiking Accident

Tree falls on hiking family, killing 50 year-old woman and injuring two family members; second serious accident in 12 hours.Benny Moshe, 5/6/2014, 5:23 PM

Group: No Palestinian Center in Zionist Landmark

A Haifa group said it would prevent the establishment of a “Palestinian Heritage Center” in a building identified with ZionismMoshe Cohen, 4/20/2014, 12:59 PM

Haifa is in 'Occupied Palestine', Claims PA Crossword

In latest incident of incitement, PMW exposes a crossword in a PA daily that defined Haifa as "occupied."Elad Benari, Canada, 2/21/2014, 11:39 PM

Israeli Hospital Saves Lives of Two Pregnant Women from Gaza

Israel continues to overlook politics to save the lives of Palestinian Arabs.Tova Dvorin, 2/18/2014, 4:32 PM

Haifa Chief Rabbi Set to be Indicted

Haifa prosecutors have informed the city's Chief Sephardic Rabbi Shlomo Chelouche that he is likely to be indicted for alleged infractions.David Lev, 1/30/2014, 9:33 PM

Torah Scroll Dedicated at Iron Dome Base

Young Israel dedicates scroll in partnership with Berger Fund to base established near Haifa two weeks ago.Ari Yashar, 1/30/2014, 6:31 PM

Anger over Pre-Sabbath Road Closure in Haifa

Shutdown of major road meant dozens of religious families were stranded on the highway as the Sabbath came in.Maayana Miskin, 12/29/2013, 5:13 PM

Earthquake Shakes Northern Israel

Earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale shakes Cyprus; quake felt as far east as the Haifa area.Tova Dvorin, 12/28/2013, 8:00 PM

15 Months Jail time for 3 Arabs who 'Lynched' Soldier

Haifa court sentences 3 Arabs over brutal 2012 attack in which they carved 'PLO' on IDF soldier's forehead, beat him with bars and bricks.Ari Yashar, 12/17/2013, 6:32 PM

Arabs Wave PLO Flag in the Center of Haifa

Jewish demonstrators who held a quiet rally in Haifa were shocked when Arab demonstrators responded - by waving the PLO flag.Elad Benari, 12/9/2013, 1:13 AM

Beit Shemesh Girls Seek Unity on Hannukah

Spreading the light of Hanukkah: Girls use festival to spread goodwill, unity in divided city; Haifa girls honor fallen hero.Maayana Miskin, 11/28/2013, 11:14 AM

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

Candidates Wait for Results, Close Races Expected

Votes being counted across the country. Huldai, Barkat worried over low turnout. Exit poll shows Yahav victory in Haifa.Maayana Miskin, 10/22/2013, 11:01 PM

Likud: We Promise to Keep Jaffa Jewish

The 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.David Lev, 10/10/2013, 12:57 PM

Bennett: We’ll Defend the Land of Israel – at Any Price

Bennett tells Bayit Yehudi supporters, ‘We’ve lost the privilege to back out’ – but promises no land concessions.Maayana Miskin, 9/10/2013, 7:44 PM

Man Sentenced to 4 Years for 'Hate Crimes' Against Ethiopians

A man from Haifa was convicted for threatening to kill Ethiopian residents and setting fires to their buildings.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/9/2013, 9:14 PM

Haifa Launches ‘Metronit’ System

The city of Haifa has launched a special fast bus system, the Metronit, aimed at reducing traffic and commuting times.Maayana Miskin, 8/16/2013, 12:33 PM

Hareidi Soldiers Get 'Fun Day' Experience in Haifa

The city of Haifa conducted a special "fun day" event honoring hareidi soldiers, after the attacks on some of them earlier this monthDavid Lev, 7/22/2013, 10:02 PM

IDF Places Iron Dome Battery in Carmel Region

The IDF placed an Iron Dome anti-missile battery in the Carmel region near Haifa.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/5/2013, 9:56 PM

Bayit Yehudi Kicks Off Campaign in ‘Red City’

The Jewish Home picks its candidates for city council in the former socialist stronghold of Haifa.Maayana Miskin, 6/30/2013, 9:54 PM

Jaffa Youth Had 'No Reason' for Burning Holy Books

Police in Jaffa on patrol late Saturday night were stunned to find a youth setting fire to Jewish holy booksDavid Lev, 6/23/2013, 10:34 PM

Rambam Hospital: Saving Patients, Uniting People

Rambam Hospital recently performed Israel’s first-ever “crossover kidney transplant" - with the "crossovers" a Jew and an Arab from HaifaDaniela Feldman, 6/9/2013, 6:37 PM

Hebron and Brussels

, 6/4/2013, 11:06 AM

Superland in Hot Water Over Separate Jewish/Arab School Days

The Knesset Education Committee will hold a special hearing on what some said was a “racist policy” at Israel's largest amusement parkDavid Lev, 5/30/2013, 1:48 PM

Rabbi: Boycott Bus Company for Running Shabbat Bus Service

A 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 armsDavid Lev, 5/23/2013, 4:37 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

Erdan: After Texas Explosion, Move Haifa Ammonia Plant

After a fertilizer plant explosion in Texas, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan is seeking the removal of a large ammonia plant in HaifaDavid Lev, 4/18/2013, 11:27 AM

Iranian Official Repeats Threat to Raze Haifa and Tel Aviv

A senior Iranian military commander reiterates that the Iranian Armed Forces are capable of razing Tel Aviv and Haifa to the ground.Elad Benari, 4/16/2013, 5:46 AM

Commission to Investigate Causes of Haifa Accident

A commission will investigate the direct and indirect causes of the accident in Nesher, near Haifa.Elad Benari, 4/11/2013, 3:45 AM

Haifa’s ‘Chametz Hotline’ for Passover

Deputy mayor invites Haifa residents to report illegal sales of leavened bread.Maayana Miskin, 3/24/2013, 12:31 PM

Khamenei: Iran Will 'Annihilate' Tel Aviv, Haifa

Iran will "annihilate" Tel Aviv and Haifa if it comes under attack by the Jewish state, warned supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.Rachel Hirshfeld , 3/21/2013, 6:04 PM

IDF Introduces the Elderly to Facebook

Soldiers joined the ‘Good Deeds Day’ with a visit to a nursing home, where they introduced the patients to Facebook.Maayana Miskin, 3/6/2013, 2:51 PM

Haifa: Airport Cleared for Security Reasons

Plane owners told to clear the airport for security reasons. Move may be connected to new anti-missile installation. Maayana Miskin, 2/6/2013, 4:01 PM

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

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.Chana Ya'ar, 12/20/2012, 5:48 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

University of Haifa Denounces Students who Mourned Jaabari

The University of Haifa denounces a group of its students who mourned the loss of Hamas arch-terrorist Ahmed Jaabari.Elad Benari, 11/16/2012, 4:43 AM

Gas Leaks Discovered Under Haifa Bay

A geophysics research team from Haifa University has discovered a series of active gas springs on the sea floor under Haifa Bay.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/8/2012, 2:04 PM

Chassidic Community Shocked: ‘Sabbath Gentile’ a Jew

The Seret-Vizhnitz community in Haifa was appalled to find that its long-term “Sabbath gentile” is actually a Jew.Maayana Miskin, 10/19/2012, 12:44 PM

Ben-Ari on Iran: Ready to Fight? Hit Gaza

MK Ben-Ari says that if the government is ready to fight enemies, it should start in Gaza. “We have bigger problems” than Iran.Maayana Miskin, 9/3/2012, 3:12 AM

Indian Warships Visit Haifa, Mark 20 Yrs. of Diplomatic Ties

Four 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.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/7/2012, 5:04 PM

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.Maayana Miskin, 8/2/2012, 4:43 PM

Firefighters Work to Prevent Haifa Chemical Fire

A dozen firefighting crews worked for long hours Thursday morning to prevent what could have been a major chemical fire in HaifaDavid Lev, 6/21/2012, 12:26 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