Ashdod Residents Demand Co-ed Mimouna Event

Secular residents of Ashdod were up in arms Monday night because of a “men's only” Mimouna celebration taking place in the city.Yosef Berger, 4/21/2014, 10:20 PM

Ashdod: Pungent Smell Came from Factory

Residents reported gas smell during the morning hours. An offshore source was suspected.Arutz Sheva staff, 2/20/2014, 8:35 PM

'Youth Violence Threatens the Fabric of Israeli Society'

State Comptroller reveals inadequacy in helping at-risk youth. Task forces struggle to deal with scope, severity of problem.Tova Dvorin, 1/22/2014, 7:31 PM

Ashdod Breathes Easier with Iron Dome

Southern city received its own anti-missile battery overnight as conflict with Gaza intensifies.Gil Ronen, 1/20/2014, 11:05 AM

Anger in Ashdod: Where's Iron Dome?

Residents of the southern city demand that the anti-missile battery be stationed nearby.Gil Ronen, 1/20/2014, 9:11 AM

Officials: Gaza Ceasefire Is Dead

Defense officials reportedly view Pillar of Cloud ceasefire as moot, as barrage of rockets closes non-reinforced schools in Ashdod.Ari Yashar, 1/17/2014, 9:14 AM

Criminal Case Open Against Soldier Who Trashed Rabbi Yosef

A criminal case has opened against an Israeli soldier from Ashdod who allegedly compared the late Rabbi Ovadia Yosef to Hitler.Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/9/2013, 7:46 PM

Man Bitten by Shark in Ashdod

30-year-old man suffers moderate injuries, partial amputation from shark bite.Maayana Miskin, 9/29/2013, 1:26 PM

Ashdod Rabbi: Teen Attacker Asked for Forgiveness

Chief Rabbi Yosef Sheinin of Ashdod was savagely attacked by a youth - but has forgiven him, and will not press chargesDavid Lev, 8/29/2013, 11:56 AM

Rare, Preserved Fortifications Found at the Harbor of Ashdod

An impressive find by the Tel Aviv University Institute of Archaeology uncovers a system of fortifications during its summer excavation.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/16/2013, 1:15 AM

Holocaust Survivor Faints After Hearing Siren

A Holocaust survivor who heard the memorial siren sounding fainted. The man is in stable condition, rescue workers saidDavid Lev, 4/8/2013, 10:00 PM

Video: Planned Mini-Golf Park in the City of Ashdod

A mini golf park that is being planned for the city of Ashdod will be the first of many such parks throughout Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 1/30/2013, 4:14 AM

Rivlin Speaks at Third Inauguration of Yeshivat Neve Dekalim

Yeshivat Neve Dekalim, destroyed in expulsion from Sinai and demolished in 2005 “Disengagement”, has been rebuilt in Ashdod.Annie Lubin, 12/26/2012, 8:55 PM

Naama went 'Missing' because of Sabbath

This is what happens when you take a wrong turn just before Sabbath, find a home to stay in but fail to tell family.Gil Ronen, 12/2/2012, 9:51 PM

Gesher Organization to Send 200 Shoppers to Ashdod

The Gesher organization initiates a convoy of 200 individuals who will purchase supplies and food for Shabbat in Ashdod., 11/23/2012, 6:42 AM

Ashdod: Several Hurt in 2 Rocket Strikes

Terrorists rain rockets on Ashdod, hitting city twice and wounding several people.Maayana Miskin, 11/20/2012, 5:12 PM

Bennett Under Fire in Ashdod: Topple Hamas

As Hamas missiles rain down on Ashdod, Bayit Yehudi Chair. Naftali Bennett says: Israel must topple Hamas.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 11/19/2012, 1:16 PM

Ashdod Man Finds Unexploded Rocket on Roof of Building

A resident of Ashdod may have saved many lives – when he found an unexploded rocket on the roof of his apartment buildingDavid Lev, 11/18/2012, 9:43 PM

2 Missiles Strike Ashdod, No Injuries

Two long-range missiles fired by Gaza terrorists struck the port city of Ashdod on Sunday afternoon. No physical injuries were reported.Chana Ya'ar, 11/18/2012, 2:40 PM

Video: Six-Hour Truce Ends with Rocket on Ashdod

The latest terrorist truce lasted a grand total of six hours, until 6 a.m., when a missile was fired at Ashdod but missed populated areas. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/13/2012, 7:40 AM

Netanyahu Cites 'Brave, Strategic Partnership' With US

PM Binyamin Netanyahu spoke of the “brave partnership” of Israel and the US in a cornerstone ceremony for first hospital in Ashdod.Chana Ya'ar, 11/8/2012, 2:34 PM

Rocket Attacks Prompt Southern Israeli Cities to Cancel School

Weekend rocket attacks in southern Israel prompted the cities of Be'er Sheva and Ashdod to cancel school for thousands of children. Chana Ya'ar, 9/9/2012, 9:11 AM

Rabbi Pinto: Learn From Purim to Deal with Iran

Rabbi Yeshayahu Pinto told followers on Tuesday the best way to deal with the Iranian threat is by learning from the story of Purim. Chana Ya'ar, 9/5/2012, 10:44 AM

The Gaza Absurdity

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Rocket Hits Ashdod, 80-Year-Old Woman Injured

A rocket slipped past the Iron Dome system and slammed into central Ashdod, wounding an elderly woman and causing damage to buildings.Maayana Miskin, 3/12/2012, 3:24 PM

Ashdod Under Attack ‘Like Never Before’

Gaza terrorists hit Ashdod with more rockets than ever. Residents describe life under near-constant attack.Elad Benari & Maayana Miskin, 3/12/2012, 11:20 AM

IAA Finds Remains from the Period of the Prophet Jonah

Foundation of a fortress from the period of the prophet Jonah exposed in an excavation by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA).Elad Benari, 2/7/2012, 4:16 AM

Turkish Ship Unloads Aid to Gaza at Ashdod

20 months after the Mavi Marmara, Turkey sends assistance to Gaza without trying to break blockade.Gil Ronen, 2/5/2012, 9:54 PM

Egypt Fumes Over Israel's Energy Plans

Israel has beaten Egypt to the punch in its bid to connect to the European electrical grid, leaving pundits in Cairo gnashing their teeth.Gabe Kahn., 2/2/2012, 7:15 PM

Anti-Hareidi Violence: 'I Feel Hurt That You Can't Walk Around'

The hareidi man who was attacked on Friday night in Ashdod recalls the attack. "I was hurt not just physically but also emotionally."Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 1/10/2012, 3:41 AM

Hareidi Man Attacked in Ashdod

A 31-year-old hareidi-religious man was attacked overnight Friday night in Ashdod. He required hospitalization.Elad Benari, 1/8/2012, 3:35 AM

IDF Strikes Terrorists in Southern Gaza

IDF fighter pilots attack terror targets in southern Gaza overnight in retaliation for attacks on Israel earlier Friday evening. Chana Ya'ar, 12/10/2011, 7:07 PM

Ashdod Mayor: This Can't Go On Much Longer

Ashdod Mayor tells Arutz Sheva: This situation is unbelievable. Israel needs to go into Gaza and do what needs to be done.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 10/31/2011, 11:06 AM

Ashdod's Test of Emuna

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Miracle in Ashdod: Missile Missed Populated Building

Ashdod residents relieved after a missile lands near a building but does not hit it.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 10/31/2011, 3:13 AM

'Even Those Who Do Not Believe Admit It's a Miracle'

For 40 years, prayers were held at an Ashdod synagogue every Sabbath. This week was the first exception – and the congregation was saved.Yoni Kempinski and Gil Ronen, 10/30/2011, 9:36 PM

Jewish Gaza Becomes Launching Pad for Terror Attacks on Israel

A former Jewish town has become a launching pad for Grad rocket attacks on southern Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 10/27/2011, 9:57 AM

Terrorists Fire Grad Missile at Ashdod

Terrorists fire a Grad missile towards Ashdod. No physical injuries, but several people suffered from anxiety.Elad Benari, 10/27/2011, 12:39 AM

Ashdod Residents Get "Iron Dome" Ahead of Schedule

Ashdod residents are now under the protection of the Iron Dome anti-missile system, ahead of schedule. Chana Ya'ar, 9/1/2011, 9:34 AM

38 Year Old Southern Israeli Victim Leaves Widow in 9th Month

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

Prayer Request for Ashdod Attack Victims

Readers are asked to pray for the two yeshiva students injured in Friday's missile attacks in Ashdod; other victims.A7 Staff, 8/19/2011, 3:23 PM

Synagogue Hit as Grad Missiles Fired at Be’er Sheva and Ashdod

Terrorists fired three Grad missiles at Be'er Sheva and Ashdod. Kassams exploded near Ashkelon. Ashdod Synagogue hit, three hurt.Elad Benari, 8/19/2011, 6:12 AM

The Only Word You Need to Know

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