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California’s Capital ‘Adopts’ Ashkelon as Sister

Sacramento rejected anti-Israel arguments Tuesday night and approved linking with the port city of Ashkelon as an official “sister city.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/15/2012, 8:50 AM

Sacramento Fights over ‘Twinning’ with Ashkelon

Pro-Arab activists in California’s capital, which “twins” with Bethlehem, are trying to make the city of Ashkelon an unwanted sister city. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/12/2012, 9:01 AM

Ashkelon Councilor: Grind Gaza into Fine Dust

Shimon Cohen: "For every rocket, an entire neighborhood in Gaza needs to be wiped out." Gil Ronen, 6/22/2012, 4:11 PM

Ceasefire? Three Rockets Fired At Ashkelon

Despite Hamas' "truce", terrorists fire three rockets at the city of Ashkelon.Elad Benari, 6/21/2012, 11:27 PM

Gaza Terrorists Fire Rockets for Lag Ba’Omer

Air raid sirens are sounding in southern Israel as Gaza terrorists fire rockets on (at) the Jewish festival of Lag Ba'OmerGabe Kahn, 5/9/2012, 9:46 PM

Terror Rocket Mars Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebrations

Gaza Arab terrorists fired a rocket at the Ashkelon area Wednesday night, as residents of the city celebrated Yom Ha'atzmaut, David Lev, 4/26/2012, 1:56 PM

The Gaza Absurdity

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Two Rockets Hit Ashkelon Beach

Terrorists in Gaza continue to fire rockets into Israel despite the so-called 'cease fire' agreement brokered by Egypt.Gabe Kahn., 3/13/2012, 7:46 PM

Hospital Moves Infants to Bomb Shelters

Ashkelon’s hospital is moving children and mothers to bomb shelters and sending home some patients. Missiles approach Tel Aviv.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/12/2012, 2:56 PM

Illegal Infiltrators Hit Ashkelon School

The parents' association of an arts school in Ashkelon is fighting the phenomenon of Sudanese aliens who 'hang out' outside the school.Elad Benari, 2/15/2012, 6:43 AM

Gaza Terrorist Rocket Attack Fired at Israel

Gaza terrorists fired a short-range Qassam rocket attack at Jewish towns and cities in the western Negev Saturday night.Chana Ya'ar, 2/11/2012, 11:40 PM

PA Arab Killer Sentenced to 13 Year Prison Term

A Palestinian Authority Arab has been sentenced to a 13-year prison term for attempting to murder a Jewish woman.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 1/18/2012, 1:18 PM

Ben-Ari: Change Name of Rabin Street

MK Michael Ben-Ari said his idea to change the name of Rabin Street in Ashkelon to that of a terror victim would help protect his dignity.David Lev, 11/21/2011, 4:45 PM

Williams Visits with IDF Lone Soldiers During Trip

Montel Williams travels across Israel to learn about ground-breaking advances in Israeli medicine, technology and patient care.Anav Silverman, 11/4/2011, 3:15 AM

Grad Rocket Explodes South of Ashkelon

A Grad Katyusha missile exploded south of Ashkelon Monday afternoon following a terrorist "ceasefire" late Sunday. No injuries reported.Chana Ya'ar, 10/31/2011, 4:30 PM

Name of Ashkelon Rocket Victim Released

Ami Moshe, is the Ashkelon man who died on in a rocket attack on the city. He was rushed to hospital and died on the operating table.Elad Benari, 10/30/2011, 2:26 AM

PA Rocket Attack on Israel from Gaza

Another rocket attack launched by Gaza terrorists at southern Israel as Egyptians attack the Israeli embassy in Cairo.Chana Ya'ar, 9/10/2011, 10:31 PM

Vilna'i Warns Rockets 'Not About to End'

Gaza rocket attacks on southern Israel aren't going to end this year, warned Home Front Command director Matan Vilnai'i. Chana Ya'ar, 9/1/2011, 1:33 PM

School Starts Late in Southern Israel

Classes probably won't start on time for many of the children in Israel's southern region, but some in Ashkelon will learn anyway. Chana Ya'ar, 8/28/2011, 2:29 PM

Grad Rocket Hits Near Ashkelon

A Grad rocket fired from Gaza landed south of Ashkelon just short hours after Islamic Jihad announced yet another cease-fire. Gabe Kahn., 8/26/2011, 4:33 PM

Can Hurt Baby Compete With 'Beach Bod'?

Israel hopes social media can trump a news blackout in the U.S. Can a wounded baby compete with Jennifer Lopez or a "beach bod"? Chana Ya'ar, 8/25/2011, 12:17 PM

Red-Eyed Residents Resume Routines in Israel

The next day: Red-eyed southern Israelis tried to resume their normal daily routines following a night of Gaza missile and mortar attacks.Chana Ya'ar, 8/25/2011, 11:04 AM

2 Wounded, 21 Rockets and Mortars Fired at Is

Another sleepless night for residents of southern Israel as 21 rockets and mortars are fired by Gaza terrorists. A baby and adult are hurt. Chana Ya'ar & Elad Benari, 8/25/2011, 8:31 AM

9-Mo-Old Baby Hurt in Rocket Attack on Israel

Southern Israeli residents again were forced to race for cover Wednesday night as rockets rained down from Gaza on Be'er Sheva and Ashkelon.Chana Ya'ar, 8/25/2011, 12:07 AM

Gaza Terrorist Killed in IAF Counterstrike

An Islamic Jihad terrorist in Gaza was reportedly killed in an IAF retaliatory strike after at least 7 rockets were fired into Israel.Gabe Kahn., 8/24/2011, 8:25 PM

Rocket Fire Aimed at Ashkelon

Southern Israel came under rocket fire once again for a fifth night despite claims by Gaza terrorists they were committed to a “ceasefire.”Chana Ya'ar, 8/23/2011, 12:55 AM

Ashkelon Coast Targeted in Rocket Attacks

Gaza terrorists switched focus towards midday Sunday and directed their missile barrages towards Ashkelon and the Eshkol district.Chana Ya'ar, 8/21/2011, 1:39 PM

Grad Kills Ofakim Man On Way to Pregnant Wife

A 38-year-old Ofakim man died Saturday night of wounds sustained in a Gaza missile attack on Be'er Sheva, leaving a pregnant wife. Chana Ya'ar, 8/21/2011, 12:16 AM

Iron Dome to Return to Ashkelon

The IDF has decided to redeploy the Iron Dome system near Ashkelon following this weeks uptick in rocket attacks.Gabe Kahn., 8/5/2011, 3:49 PM

Kassam Wounds Bedouin Woman

A Kassam rocket fired into Israel by Gaza terrorists wounded a Bedouin woman in an open field near Ashkelon.Gabe Kahn., 8/1/2011, 10:53 PM

Kassam Rocket Fired at Israel

Kassam rocket fired at southern Israel, lands near Ashkelon. No injuries.Elad Benari, 7/28/2011, 6:37 AM

Students Won’t Tour Churches

Students and parents in Ashkelon complain that school trips include tours of Christian sites. The Shas party is calling to cancel these tours.Elad Benari, 7/15/2011, 9:22 AM

Jellyfish Attack Electric Plant

Jellyfish have attacked a power plant in Ashkelon, just days after workers in Hadera warned their own plant was facing a similar invasion.Chana Ya'ar, 7/12/2011, 12:12 AM

Free Tuition to IDF Soldiers

Government approves plan to offer tuition-free higher education to soldiers in the Negev, Galilee, Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 9/14/2010, 5:42 AM

Gaza Fires Mortar at Israel

Mortar explodes in Eshkol Council. State Attorney tells High Court Ashkelon is no different from other locations that need protection from rockets.Gil Ronen, 8/29/2010, 8:07 PM

Ashkelon’s Answer to Katyushas

Just days after the latest Gaza Katyusha rocket landed in Ashkelon, with no casualties, city leaders laid the cornerstone for a new neighborhood. Hillel Fendel, 8/11/2010, 6:35 PM

Remains Removed Amidst Protests

Rabbis' Forum of the 'Nation and Land Task Force' issues sharp statement against hareidis protesting removal of the human remains in Ashkelon.Hillel Fendel, 5/16/2010, 5:26 PM