'We didn't hear shouts from the house; it was completely quiet'

Children who perished in Beitar Illit fire to be buried this morning: 'We tore bars with our hands and entered apartment.'Mordechai Sones, 10/10/2018, 9:39 AM

Big Brother comes to Beitar Illit

Dozens of security cameras were deployed in the last few days in Beitar Illit. Mayor: "Part of move to increase residents' security."Mordechai Sones, 7/29/2018, 12:53 PM

Betar Illit sees plunging youth dropout rate

Education Ministry Youth and Welfare Department directors' tour reveals shrinking dropout phenomenon in city education system.Mordechai Sones, 6/10/2018, 12:49 PM

Haredi children connect to memory of IDF fallen

Rabbi Menachem Bombach teaches children in haredi Betar Illit of IDF fallen soldiers and obligation to remember and honor.Mordechai Sones, 4/18/2018, 2:09 PM

'I'll throw a chair at you, you Arab'

Four Beitar Illit residents attack doctor at health clinic who refused them medical treatment because they were not members of health fund.Mordechai Sones, 12/19/2017, 4:57 PM

'Extend sovereignty over Beitar Illit'

Mayor of Betar Illit demands haredi parties amend sovereignty law to include Beitar Illit as well as Maaleh Adumim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2017, 8:41 PM

Netanyahu: I will allow 'massive building for haredim'

Prime Minister Netanyahu said he would not discriminate against haredi towns in Judea and Samaria and would allow 'massive building.'Michal Levy, 1/26/2017, 1:00 PM

Senior minister calls to annex major Yesha blocs

MK Yisrael Katz calls on the government to annex not only Ma'ale Adumim but also Gush Etzion and Beitar Illit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2016, 2:56 PM

Days After Murder, Another Wounded in Rock Attack

Even as Netanyahu promises increased deterrence, Arab terrorists nearly murder another Israeli motorist just southwest of capital.Ari Yashar, 9/16/2015, 1:23 PM

Israeli Woman Recounts Terrifying Arab Rock Ambush

Riva Schertzman says she's lucky to be alive after she was ambushed by an Arab mob near Betar; 'I just covered my head and drove.'Ari Soffer, 11/2/2014, 4:14 PM