Erdan Slams Ashkelon Mayor for Laying Off ArabsGilad Erdan warns decision to lay-off Arab workers as 'security precaution' discriminatory, could further tensions.
Ashkelon Mayor Nixes Arab EmployeesAmid security concerns, Askelon mayor Itamar Shimoni asks that Arab employees temporarily stop working in schools. Leftists angry.
Ministers to Approve Mass Cuts to Fund Operation1.9 billion shekel cut will hit education hardest; Ashkelon mayor incensed over 'disgrace' as his city not among initial aid recipients.
Gaza Belt Mayors Tell Residents Not to Return'Maybe in Jerusalem there's a ceasefire, not here,' says head of Eshkol council; Ashkelon mayor calls ceasefire 'submission to terror.'
Ashkelon: Schools Evacuated Due to High RadiationAshkelon mayor evacuates certain classrooms exposed to high radiation, citing student health; students relocated to community center.