Haredi municipality to make Internet services available

Bnei Brak inaugurates unique initiative to make municipal and government services accessible to public.Mordechai Sones, 9/9/2018, 11:53 AM

Bnei Brak throws special-needs students out onto the street

Municipality throws children with special needs out of their school building in defiance of court ruling issued yesterday.Gary Willig, 8/30/2018, 8:14 PM

'Klal Yisrael' list to run in Bnei Brak

For the first time, a list uniting secular, haredi, and national religious will run for Bnei Brak city council.Reut Hadar, 8/30/2018, 2:15 AM

Paramedic stopped by police after speeding to treat cop's dad

Manhunt ends after speeding paramedic found to be rushing to save policeman's father.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2018, 7:13 PM

Bnei Brak escalating feud with Givat Shmuel?

Haredi city's computerized system refuses tickets to petting zoo for non-city members. Move comes after Givat Shmuel restricted park access.Tzvi Lev, 7/23/2018, 2:41 PM

Committee approves over 2,000 new housing units in Bnei Brak

Committee approves plan to build more housing units, offices, and open spaces in central haredi city.Michal Levi, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2018, 5:40 PM

Communist Joint List MK blasts anti-haredi 'racism'

Central Israeli town's decision to bar non-residents from park is 'racist' attempt to keep haredim out, claims communist lawmaker.David Rosenberg, 7/9/2018, 8:55 AM

Givat Shmuel banning haredim from their parks?

Affluent Religious-Zionist dominated city denies ban on Bnei Brak residents is anti-haredi. 'Ban is targeted on whoever doesn't live here.'Tzvi Lev, 7/8/2018, 5:40 PM

'I'm sorry': Man who torched his tefillin asks for forgiveness

Bnei Brak man who left religion, filmed himself destroying religious items, asks forgiveness, says he wants to become religious again.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2018, 5:56 PM

Great-grandson of Gerrer Rebbe killed in traffic accident

1 killed, six injured when car carrying haredi students overturns on way back from Meron.Gary Willig, 4/13/2018, 10:03 AM

28 arrested as haredi demonstrators block roads in Bnei Brak

Yerushalmi Faction protesters take to the streets to condemn arrest of haredi draft dodger. Highway 4 blocked as part of protests.David Rosenberg, 3/22/2018, 8:13 PM

Yerushalmi Faction shuts down Bnei Brak

Hundreds of demonstrators block roads at two major points in the city. Police attempting to disperse the demonstrations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2018, 6:16 PM

Yerushalmi Faction to shut down Bnei Brak roads Monday

Extremist anti-draft haredi group plans follow-up demonstration in Bnei Brak, after group shut down traffic in Jerusalem last week.David Rosenberg, 3/12/2018, 1:24 PM

Rabbi urges young women to remain at home Purim night

Leading Bnei Brak rabbi calls on parents, educators, not to allow girls to roam the streets on Purim night.Ben Shaul, 2/28/2018, 1:43 PM

Bnei Brak man arrested for torching tefillin

Police arrest man Bnei Brak resident who publicized footage of himself burning his tefillin in protest of 'religious coercion'.Haim Lev, 2/4/2018, 9:59 PM

Did Israeli singer publicly desecrate Shabbat in haredi city?

Israeli singer Omer Adam savaged by fans who thought a video he uploaded to Facebook in Bnei Brak was filmed during Shabbat.Tzvi Lev, 2/4/2018, 4:04 PM

Bnei Brak boy seriously injured in accident at construction site

12-year-old Bnei Brak boy in serious condition after suffering head injuries in accident at construction site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2018, 4:53 PM

Bnei Brak lawsuit: Yeshiva student harassed others over 3 years

Conspiracy of silence? Allegations of sexual abuse and pedophilia at flagship haredi yeshiva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2018, 2:30 PM

Bnei Brak resident arrested for planting explosives

Police detectives discover Bnei Brak man planting explosives in Tel Aviv car.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2018, 12:55 PM

Haredi yeshiva secretary: Israel is the beginning of redemption

Letter from Ponevezh Yeshiva secretary calling Israel's independence 'beginning of Israel's rebirth declaration in its land' up for sale.Mordechai Sones, 1/1/2018, 5:27 PM

Baby saved from choking on toy

United Hatzalah volunteers remove toy swallowed by 8-month-old baby in Bnei Brak from child's throat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2017, 11:53 AM

Thieves exploited Rabbi Shteinman's funeral to rob houses

Police say thieves robbed Bnei Brak apartments during Rabbi Shteinman's funeral because they knew the homes would be empty.Tzvi Lev, 12/14/2017, 8:51 PM

Hundreds of thousands gather for Rabbi Shteinman's funeral

Mourners gather in Bnei Brak to pay their final respects to the late Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman.Yoni Kempinski, 12/12/2017, 12:05 PM

'Rabbi Shteinman's life in no immediate danger'

Hospital officials say senior haredi rabbi's condition serious but stable. 'There is no immediate danger to his life.'David Rosenberg, 11/22/2017, 6:07 PM

33 arrested as thousands of haredi protesters block traffic

'Severe violence' as thousands of anti-draft demonstrators block traffic in Bnei Brak, Jerusalem. 12 protesters injured, 33 arrested.David Rosenberg, 11/20/2017, 7:59 PM

20 arrested as haredi protesters shut down Jerusalem light rail

Hundreds of anti-draft demonstrators take to the streets in Jerusalem and Bnei Brak, blocking traffic. At least 20 arrested thus far.David Rosenberg, 11/19/2017, 8:51 PM

Arab man with kippa, sidelocks, arrested in Bnei Brak

Jerusalem Arab dressed as haredi arrested in Bnei Brak for assault.David Rosenberg, 11/12/2017, 7:50 PM

Rabbi Shteinman hospitalized

103-year-old leader of Lithuanian haredi community hospitalized over high fever.Tzvi Lev, 10/29/2017, 10:11 AM

'Anti-draft radicals aren't human'

Head of Bnei Brak's Ponovezh Yeshiva joins growing list of haredi leaders openly condemning the radical Yerushalmi Faction.Tzvi Lev, 10/26/2017, 6:36 PM

'Rivlin is a Nazi apostate' scrawled on Bnei Brak wall

Slanderous graffiti calling Israeli President Rivlin an 'apostate Nazi' found in Bnei Brak.David Rosenberg, 10/25/2017, 3:00 PM

Bridge which collapsed on Highway 4 to reopen within a month

Bridge connecting Bnei Brak and Givat Shmuel, which collapsed when a truck collided with it, will be repaired within a month.Chaim Lev, 10/24/2017, 12:06 AM

Police discover large drug lab in Bnei Brak

Police discover 98 lbs of marijuana ready for export in Bnei Brak, arrest lab's owner.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2017, 3:43 PM

Drug dealers caught in Bnei Brak

Search reveals suspects carried hydrocodone on their persons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2017, 2:54 PM

Bnei Brak threatens to cancel rail project over Yom Kippur work

Bnei Brak threatens to cancel the light-rail project if work takes place on Yom Kippur as planned.Tzvi Lev, 9/28/2017, 7:33 PM

Bnei Brak: 68,000 NIS stolen at gunpoint

Woman withdraws money - only to be robbed at gunpoint as she walks out of the bank.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2017, 3:50 PM

Bnei Brak appeals Shabbat light rail construction

Predominantly haredi city blasts plans to carry out infrastructure work for new light rail train on Shabbat, in violation of agreement.Haim Lev, 9/25/2017, 8:40 AM

Mass brawl in Ponovezh Yeshiva

Simmering tensions between rival factions explode at Bnei Brak's Ponovezh Yeshiva when a mass brawl breaks out.Tzvi Lev, 9/7/2017, 10:10 AM

Bnei Brak man indicted for threats against Women of the Wall

Suspect allegedly planned arson of leftist NGO's office, threatened Women of the Wall leader and atheist organization.David Rosenberg, 9/5/2017, 8:24 AM

President Rivlin opens school year with haredi children

President Rivlin visits 'Boston' school in Bnei Brak, speaks to children on first day of new school year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2017, 1:13 PM

Toddler chokes to death in Bnei Brak

Baby chokes on food she regurgitated.Gary Willig, 8/1/2017, 10:13 PM

Haredi man arrested for abusing teenage boys

53-year-old Bnei Brak resident gets arrested on suspicion of abusing 14-15 year old haredi boys.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2017, 2:35 PM

Haredi man calls for terror attack against gay parade

Bnei Brak resident calls on friends to help him with terror attack - then says he wrote post out of boredom.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2017, 12:41 PM

Man carrying bags of drugs on bike arrested

Bnei Brak bike rider stopped, searched, and arrested for drug possession.Haim Lev, 5/24/2017, 12:25 PM

Bnei Brak: 60-year old woman caught stealing jewelry

Israel Police arrest 60-year-old Bnei Brak woman suspected of stealing from local store.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2017, 12:39 PM

Bnei Brak: 81 million NIS to revamp mikvehs

Bnei Brak spokesman says city invested millions in mikvehs, counters Aliza Lavie's claim the price is 'too high.'Haim Lev, 5/22/2017, 12:02 PM

Two brothers missing since yesterday found

Police locate Yosef and Yosef Shimon Amzaleg, 12 and 8, who had been missing since yesterday morning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2017, 2:20 PM

Two brothers from Bnei Brak missing since yesterday

Police requesting assistance of public to find missing brothers Yosef and Yosef Shimon Amzaleg, aged 12 and 8.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2017, 9:34 AM

Reporter behind anti-haredi video dismissed

Reshet TV dismisses two workers behind video which turned out to be a fake news item targeting haredim.Chaim Lev, 5/1/2017, 1:09 AM

Anti-haredi fake news?

TV broadcaster's Facebook page uploads video showing reporter attacked in Bnei Brak, but was the video authentic? Seems it was staged.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 4/28/2017, 10:18 PM

Rabbi Shteinman evacuated to hospital

Leading haredi rabbinical figure rushed to hospital.Reut Hadar, 4/25/2017, 11:52 AM

Anti-Zionist radicals protest on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Some 200 members of Yerushalmi Faction hold anti-draft demonstration in front of home of haredi man involved in IDF recruitment.Michal Levy, 4/24/2017, 10:47 AM

'Shas has done nothing to protect Shabbat!'

Dean of Bnei Brak yeshiva slams Shas chief for inaction against stores opening on Shabbat.Ben Shaul, 4/24/2017, 10:43 AM

Haredi entrepreneurs wow tech world at NYC expo

Company integrates haredi techies into start-up world. 'This is the future of the haredi community,' says Kamatech founder.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2017, 4:21 PM

Bnei Brak preschool teachers try to strike, court intervenes

Bnei Brak rabbinical court orders preschool teachers not to strike, municipality slams preschool teachers for opening work debate.Ben Shaul, 3/20/2017, 9:01 AM

Mommy Had Strange Pains. Two Weeks Later, She Was Gone.

After mother of three children suddenly passed away, her orphans were found struggling on their own, alone at home.Kupat Ha'Ir, 3/16/2017, 7:53 PM

Lost toddler discovered - on bus headed to southern Israel

Two-year old boy disappears in Bnei Brak, only to be found en route to Netivot in southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2017, 10:40 PM

Bnei Brak rabbis: No toy explosives this Purim

In rare move, haredi rabbis tell followers to report other haredim to police.Michal Levi, 3/4/2017, 8:44 PM