‘Sad Story’ of Hareidi Family Arrested in Jordan

Beit Shemesh family may have entered Jordan intentionally in an attempt to smuggle children to Canadian cult.Maayana Miskin, 5/28/2013, 11:56 AM

Beit Shemesh Family Arrested in Jordan

Eight members of a hareidi family from Beit Shemesh were arrested late Wednesday – in Jordan – after they crossed the border from IsraelDavid Lev, 5/23/2013, 11:51 AM

Beit Shemesh Women Sue over ‘Modesty’ Coercion

Religious Jewish women sue the city of Beit Shemesh for failing to stop ‘modesty’ pressure, attacks by extremists.Maayana Miskin, 2/26/2013, 8:36 AM

US Ambassador Meets with American Community in Beit Shemesh

Ambassador Dan Shapiro was presented with artwork by a leading artist, an American olehScott Krane, 10/16/2012, 10:17 PM

Firefighters Battle Blaze Near Beit Shemesh

More than a dozen firefighting crews were called Monday to battle a forest fire south of the Jerusalem suburb of Beit Shemesh. Chana Ya'ar, 8/20/2012, 8:40 PM

New Music Video Calls for Aliyah to Israel

"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. Ben Bresky, 2/18/2012, 8:00 PM

Maryland County May Dump Beit Shemesh as 'Sister City'

Montgomery County, Maryland, is apparently seeking to get out of a “sister city” deal with Beit Shemesh because of the recent unrest there.David Lev, 2/12/2012, 6:14 PM

Photo Essay: Beit Shemesh Women Protest with Flash Mob Dance

In wake of recent tension in Beit Shemesh, more than 200 local women and girls, most of them religious, held a giant flash mob dance.Yoni Kempinski, 1/8/2012, 8:49 AM

Attorney General to Deal with Exclusion of Women

Attorney General establishes team that will formulate recommendations regarding the exclusion of women.Elad Benari, 12/30/2011, 3:15 AM

Haredi Extremists Riot in Beit Shemesh

Three rioters arrested after hundreds threw rocks at police and set trash cans on fire.Gil Ronen, 12/29/2011, 10:16 PM

Beit Shemesh Protest is Venue for Airing Hareidi, Secular Divide

Hundreds protested in Beit Shemesh against the violence of a small group of hareidi extremists, but the issues go beyond that. Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 12/29/2011, 12:13 AM

Police Preparing for Trouble in Beit Shemesh Rally

Police are ready for more trouble in Beit Shemesh, as thousands are set to gather for a major anti-Hareidi rally.David Lev, 12/27/2011, 9:17 AM

Beit Shemesh Parents Deal with Local Extremists

Beit Shemesh parents: Extremists' actions cause our children to feel negative about an entire sector in Israel.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 12/26/2011, 12:20 PM

'I Saw Kristine Being Murdered in Front of My Eyes'

Three Arabs charged with the murder of a tourist and the attempted murder of her friend, who survived to give witness.Gil Ronen, 9/18/2011, 8:17 PM

Missionary Victim of Arab Terror to be Buried in US

Christian missionary Kristine Luken, who was murdered in an Arab terrorist attack Saturday, will be buried in the United States.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/21/2010, 8:24 PM

Hareidi Rabbinic Council Plans to Ban the 'Jewish Burka'

One of the most stringent hareidi-religious rabbinic councils in Israel is preparing to ban the burka, or full-body covering and face veil.Chana Ya'ar, 8/5/2010, 12:52 PM

Beit Shemesh is Ground Zero for Deri vs. Bennett

A local election should be about local issues, but this one is shaping up as a national power struggle.Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 8/27/2013, 4:20 PM