Gafni: Demand for New Beit Shemesh Vote UnfairMK Gafni says pressure for a recount or repeat of Beit Shemesh elections is “anti-democratic," wouldn't happen if mayor wasn't hareidi.
Activist: Action Likely on Beit Shemesh ElectionThere is an good chance the Interior Ministry will order a recount or a repeat of elections in Beit Shemesh, local activist believes.
Lipman: Beit Shemesh Must Redo Municipal ElectionsMK Dov Lipman (Yesh Atid), a Beit Shemesh resident, believes that the issue is not anti-hareidi but a matter of truth and lies.
Thousands Call to Redo Beit Shemesh VoteThousands call to redo city elections in Beit Shemesh as reports of fraud continue.
Beit Shemesh Protest Called Against Mayor AbutbulTensions continue to rise in Beit Shemesh after allegations of corruption in municipal election results; major protest set for Tuesday.
Abutbul Slams ‘Childish’ OpponentsBeit Shemesh mayor rejects charges he 'stole the vote,' and slams calls to split city.
Beit Shemesh Vote: Last Word has Not Been SaidFollowing numerous reports of forged ID cards, Zionist residents take to the streets to protest the "hareidi hold on the city."
Renewed Calls to Split Beit ShemeshCity elections spark fresh calls to split religiously diverse city in two. Government to consider the proposal.
Bibi, Bennett, Lapid Stop Meddling in Beit ShemeshRe-elected Beit Shemesh Mayor slams Zionist leaders, calls on media to turn over new leaf, says city has voted with "love."
Extremism an Issue in Beit Shemesh RaceBeit Shemesh mayor recalls his accomplishments, but some residents say he’s to blame for continuing religious extremism.
The Holy War: Beit Shemesh ElectionsThe contest has become a holy war that leaves residents high and dry. Religious hatred dominates, replacing any political discourse.
Arab Security Guards Beat DemonstratorsArab security guards were arrested at the controversial construction site for violently beating Hareidi protesters.
Christian Monastery Firebombed in Hate CrimePolice say the Beit Jimal Monastery near Beit Shemesh was vandalized with graffiti and damaged by Molotov cocktail thrown at its exterior.
MK Lipman Condemns Beit Shemesh 'Extremism'MK slams violence by hareidi extremists: "We can't allow concern for the dead to come at the expense of the welfare of those who are alive."
‘Last Chance for Beit Shemesh’Naftali Bennett warns that Beit Shemesh city elections could be the city's 'last chance.'
The Poll in Beit Shemesh: About the CandidatesThere is a poll being taken in the city. This writer tries to be fair, but it is obvious whose side he is on.
Huge Fire near Beit Shemesh19 crews fight large fire in Britannia Park outside Beit Shemesh.
Hareidi Extremists Riot Over Bus SegregationRioting began when several women refused to move to the back of a bus. Mayoral candidate: "we must end violence by extremists"
Beit Shemesh: Activist Leaves after Mikveh SpatHadassah Margolese's daughter stood at the center of the hareidi-vs.-secular flap in the city in 2011.
King David's 'Suburban Palace' Been Found?Three unique buildings have been unearthed by archaeologists - and one of them may have been a palace used by King David himself
Arabs Attack Home in Beit ShemeshA Beit Shemesh family was forced to cower as Arabs attacked their home with rocks. It's just the tip of the iceberg, a resident said
Road 38 to Beit Shemesh to be Widened to 4 LanesExpansion of the road gives the green light to construction of 20,000 new homes in the city, the Housing Cabinet said
‘Sad Story’ of Hareidi Family Arrested in JordanBeit Shemesh family may have entered Jordan intentionally in an attempt to smuggle children to Canadian cult.
Beit Shemesh Family Arrested in JordanEight members of a hareidi family from Beit Shemesh were arrested late Wednesday – in Jordan – after they crossed the border from Israel
Beit Shemesh Women Sue over ‘Modesty’ CoercionReligious Jewish women sue the city of Beit Shemesh for failing to stop ‘modesty’ pressure, attacks by extremists.
US Ambassador Meets with Beit Shemesh CommunityAmbassador Dan Shapiro was presented with artwork by a leading artist, an American oleh
Firefighters Battle Blaze Near Beit ShemeshMore than a dozen firefighting crews were called Monday to battle a forest fire south of the Jerusalem suburb of Beit Shemesh.
Music Video Calls for Aliyah"Whether we are learning in yeshiva or fighting in the army, we're all in this together and everyone has a role to play," says Rivka David.
Maryland County May Dump Beit Shemesh TwinMontgomery County, Maryland, is apparently seeking to get out of a “sister city” deal with Beit Shemesh because of the recent unrest there.
Photos: Women of Beit Shemesh hold Protest DanceIn wake of recent tension in Beit Shemesh, more than 200 local women and girls, most of them religious, held a giant flash mob dance.
Attorney General to Deal with Exclusion of WomenAttorney General establishes team that will formulate recommendations regarding the exclusion of women.
Haredi Extremists Riot in Beit ShemeshThree rioters arrested after hundreds threw rocks at police and set trash cans on fire.
Beit Shemesh Protest Airs Hareidi, Secular DivideHundreds protested in Beit Shemesh against the violence of a small group of hareidi extremists, but the issues go beyond that.
Police Preparing for Trouble in Beit Shemesh RallyPolice are ready for more trouble in Beit Shemesh, as thousands are set to gather for a major anti-Hareidi rally.
Dealing with the Beit Shemesh ExtremistsBeit Shemesh parents: Extremists' actions cause our children to feel negative about an entire sector in Israel.
'I Saw Kristine Being Murdered'Three Arabs charged with the murder of a tourist and the attempted murder of her friend, who survived to give witness.
Terror Victim to be Buried in USChristian missionary Kristine Luken, who was murdered in an Arab terrorist attack Saturday, will be buried in the United States.
Eida Chareidis Plans 'Burka Ban'One of the most stringent hareidi-religious rabbinic councils in Israel is preparing to ban the burka, or full-body covering and face veil.
Beit Shemesh is Ground Zero for Deri vs. BennettA local election should be about local issues, but this one is shaping up as a national power struggle.