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

Man suspected of sexually assaulting women at weddings arrested

Attacker allegedly targeted women and children during haredi weddings.David Rosenberg, 3/3/2017, 7:28 AM

70 year old woman killed in Afula house fire

Senior citizen succumbs In apartment fire in Afula. 11 injured in Bnei Brak fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2017, 3:35 PM

10,000 new housing units approved in Bnei Brak

25-year zoning plan submitted adding 10,000 housing units, million-and-a-half square meters for office and commercial areas to city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 8:11 PM

Police find 42 gas canisters in Bnei Brak storehouse

Israel Police, Energy Ministry find 42 gas cylinders in illegal Bnei Brak storehouse, discover owner is unlicensed.Refael Levi, 2/15/2017, 2:55 PM

Watch: IDF soldier attacked in Bnei Brak

IDF soldier attacked by haredi protesters after apparently trying to disperse them using pepper spray.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2017, 11:56 PM

Youth indicted for series of sexual assaults in Bnei Brak

One of victims was targeted on her way to her grandmother's house. Second victim saved by relative who passed attack site by chance.David Rosenberg, 1/29/2017, 4:13 PM

Bnei Brak youth threatens municipal welfare worker

Bnei Brak youth threatens, tries to attack municipal welfare worker after she announced plan to switch him to different school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2017, 1:12 PM

'I am amazed at how modestly the haredim live'

Veteran secular Israeli journalist speaks of his issues with and admiration for the haredi sector, such as how their heroes are scholars.Gary Willig, 1/22/2017, 7:41 PM

Yeshiva students defend holy books with their bodies

Students in Bnei Brak defend yeshiva library with holy books from demolition.Gary Willig, 1/19/2017, 4:13 PM

Baby passes out, dies under care of babysitter

Four-month old child from Bnei Brak died after losing consciousness at babysitter's house.David Rosenberg, 12/18/2016, 6:34 PM

Haredi man protests 'racist' Arab bus driver in Bnei Brak

A haredi man shut down traffic in the heart of Bnei Brak to protest bus driver allegedly barring him - but allowing Arab passenger on board.David Rosenberg, 11/30/2016, 8:24 AM

Bnei Brak man suffers heatstroke

Hatzalah volunteers say heatstroke rare during fall, prolonged sun exposure caused fainting episode.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2016, 7:24 PM

Attempted break-in at home of Rabbi Steinman

Haredi youth attempted to break into home of leading rabbinic figure - in order to receive blessing before Rosh Hashanah.Haim Lev, 10/2/2016, 9:42 AM

No criminal charges for tying elderly woman to a fence

The state has decided not to press criminal charges against a caregiver who tied an elderly woman to a fence.Shlomo Piotrokowski, 9/26/2016, 7:52 PM

Secular provocateurs plan Shabbat desecration in Bnei Brak

Secular activists propose 'Shabbat desecration party' in haredi city.Yoel Domb, 9/8/2016, 2:58 PM

Taken down by a taser - and awarded 106,000 shekels

A young haredi man sued Israel Police in court, after a cop shot him with a taser - twice.Ido ben Porat, 8/31/2016, 10:30 AM

Only eleven percent of Bnei Brak students graduate high school

The Ministry of Education has published its findings, per city, of the best and worst education in the country - and why.Rachel Kaplan, 8/29/2016, 6:12 PM

Bnei Brak residents arrested for cocaine smuggling

Two young men from Bnei Brak nabbed at airport with millions of shekels worth of cocaine.David Rosenberg, 8/26/2016, 2:35 PM

Bnei Brak main roads to be closed to private traffic

To combat the stand-still traffic in the central haredi city, local officials have revealed a plan to turn the main roads into HOV lanes.Rachel Kaplan, 8/12/2016, 12:14 PM

Hatzalah medics save a boy - by making him laugh

A five year-old who had been struck by a car hysterically refused treatment - until a medical clown and EMT saved the day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2016, 12:03 PM

Man collapses, dies in Bnei Brak mikva

Young man loses consciousness while submersing in mikva, drowns.Haim Lev, 7/25/2016, 10:40 AM

Religious Zionism fights for its place in Bnei Brak

Protesters demonstrate against expropriation of historic Ulpanat Tzvia school.Benny Tucker, 6/24/2016, 8:27 AM

Bnei Brak: Driver found dead in burning minibus

Suspicious blaze sets two other cars aflame; incident under police investigation.Tova Dvorin, 4/27/2016, 10:47 PM

Provocation? Man sells bread in Bnei Brak on Passover

Police take rogue chametz seller into custody. Suspect: I'm not forcing anyone to eat it.Michal Levi, 4/26/2016, 7:10 PM

Female MK blasts Bnei Brak chief rabbi: Don’t hide Queen Esther

MK Svetlova criticizes Bnei Brak Chief Rabbi for posting public banners requesting girls not congregate in the streets during Purim.Chaim Lev, Shoshana Miskin, 3/21/2016, 11:22 AM

Tragedy in Bnei Brak

15-year-old boy apparently suffocated in his sleep; after failed resuscitation attempts medical personnel forced to pronounce his death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2016, 4:34 PM

Second baby to die in nanny's care in last month

Four-month-old from Bnei Brak rushed to Tel Hashomer after losing consciousness in nanny's home; doctors declare her dead.Cynthia Blank, 2/1/2016, 8:23 PM

Haredi Bnei Brak leading the war on infiltration?

Illegal immigrants have caused a sharp spike in brutal crime, but Bnei Brak strikes back despite government inaction, demolishing den.Chaim Lev, 1/8/2016, 10:16 AM

Bnei Brak: Rabbis ban eating on the run

Local rabbis blast discount fast food chains for 'swindling the public into common behavior.'Tova Dvorin, 12/15/2015, 2:49 PM

Youth charged with threatening Arab workers

15-year-old from Bnei Brak walked around construction site with a saw, tried to scare Arabs.Ido Ben Porat, 12/10/2015, 5:55 PM

Baby chokes to death on marble in Bnei Brak

Tragedy: eight-month-old dies from common toy, after medics extract the marble from wind pipe and evacuate him to hospital.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, 11/17/2015, 7:44 PM

Bibi Secretly Driven to Hospital in Pita Truck?

Report alleges Netanyahu was brought to Bnei Brak hospital in secret twice - once in pita truck and second time in pest control vehicle.Haim Lev, 6/29/2015, 10:03 PM

65 Year-Old Woman Gives Birth to First Child in Bnei Brak

Nadvorna hassidic couple overjoyed, attribute miracle to blessing from rabbi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2015, 12:10 PM

Levinsky Park Denizens Fail to Stand for Memorial Day Sirens

Photographer Shaul Golan decided to spend Memorial Day in Levinsky Park in south Tel Aviv, far from his usual “beat” in Bnei Brak.Yaakov Levi, 4/22/2015, 6:34 PM

Watch: 'He Cared for the Public Each and Every Day'

Participants at funeral of Rabbi Chaim Grenimann eulogize the great Torah scholar; 'G-d took another one of our righteous.'Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 4/13/2015, 8:33 AM

15 Injured at Bnei Brak Funeral

Despite police presence to maintain calm, at least one person was moderately injured after falling from a cemetery wall.Yoni Kempinski and Tova Dvorin, 4/12/2015, 2:40 PM

Police Closely Monitor Bnei Brak Funeral

Dan Region police refuse to take chances as R' Chaim Grenimann is laid to rest, after trampling incident killed 2 earlier this month.Yoni Kempinski, 4/12/2015, 12:04 PM

Second Victim Dies from Haredi Funeral Stampede

18-year-old becomes second to die as a result of trampling at Rabbi Shmuel Wosner's funeral, in which 100,000 participated.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/8/2015, 10:26 AM

Deadly Bnei Brak Trampling 'Unavoidable', Police Say

Israel Police spokesman for the haredi community insists responsibility for maintaining discipline rests with haredi public, leadership.Shimon Cohen, 4/5/2015, 2:39 PM

Watch: Video Shows Deadly Stampede at Rabbi's Funeral

Video shows terrifying stampede which killed young father at funeral of leading haredi Rabbi Shmuel Wosner in Bnei Brak.Ari Soffer, 4/5/2015, 1:53 PM

Funeral Trampling Victim Identified

27 year-old killed in trampling during R' Shmuel Wosner funeral named as Mordechai Gerber; he leaves behind wife, child.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 4/5/2015, 11:40 AM

Rabbi Wosner Laid to Rest; One Killed in Trampling Incident

Huge funeral in Bnei Brak overnight for leading haredi Rabbi; crowds, congestion kills one and injures 11 others.Tova Dvorin, 4/5/2015, 7:31 AM

Rabbis: UTJ Doesn't Make a Move Without Us

Tens of thousands gathered to support the party and to support the idea of voting in next week's election altogether.Moshe Cohen, 3/12/2015, 2:16 AM

Meretz Billboard Barred from Bnei Brak - For Showing Tzipi Livni

Meretz banner barred from display outside Ayalon Mall, on border of Ramat Gan and Bnei Brak, because it features a woman - Tzipi Livni.Cynthia Blank, 2/2/2015, 6:02 PM

Rumble in Leading Bnei Brak Haredi Yeshiva

Student arrested for assaulting yeshiva dean, leading to all out clash between rival factions vying to control flagship Lithuanian yeshiva.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 2/2/2015, 10:18 AM

Week After Tel Aviv Stabbing, Jew Smuggles Arabs Into Israel

Arab illegals have committed numerous high profile terror attacks - still, Jew from haredi city tries to smuggle three in his car trunk.Ari Yashar, 1/27/2015, 10:42 PM

Religious, Secular, Haredi to March for Unity

For the second time, Israelis of all religious stripes will march, hoping to to reduce tensions between religiously diverse groups.Moshe Cohen, 4/17/2014, 8:26 AM

Bnei Brak Terrorist Stabber Nabbed

IDF troops, along with Shabak forces, arrested overnight Sunday an Arab terrorist from Shechem who stabbed a Jewish man earlier Sunday.David Lev, 3/3/2014, 10:02 AM

Stabbing in Bnei Brak: Terror Suspected, 8 Arrested

31-year old man stabbed by Arab attacker Sunday evening near Tel Aviv. Victim in moderate condition.Gil Ronen, 3/2/2014, 7:37 PM

Condition of Leading Rabbi Deteriorating

Family members ask public to pray for Rabbi Nissim Karelitz, the hareidi Torah sage and leader, after he loses consciousness in hospital.Tova Dvorin, 2/17/2014, 7:56 PM