Dozens of Palestinian Workers Near Kindergarten, No Security

Parents at Ofakim kindergarten refuse to send their children until guards placed to supervise Arab workers right at the gates.Shimon Cohen, 10/12/2015, 8:25 AM

Haredi Rabbi Accused of Sexual Assault

Unnamed rabbi from Ofakim will be brought for a remand hearing in Beersheva on Thursday.Cynthia Blank, 10/8/2015, 11:50 AM

Gaza Rocket Fire Continues Amid Ceasefire Rumors

While Egypt is reportedly working on a ceasefire agreement, Gaza terrorists fire 17 rockets on Israelis.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/4/2014, 8:23 PM

Direct Hit on Car in Ofakim: 4 Hurt, One Seriously

Two missiles intercepted by Iron Dome over Tel Aviv.Chana Ya'ar, 11/18/2012, 3:56 PM

Zionist Youth Show Solidarity with South

Young Zionist activists travel to southern Israel to show unity with dancing, celebration. Maayana Miskin, 5/19/2012, 11:52 PM

Ofakim Shuts Schools, Joining Be'er Sheva

Southern town's mayor agrees with Be'er Sheva's that school should remain closed until rockets stop exploding.Gil Ronen, 3/15/2012, 7:46 PM

Southern Israel's Children Have Fun on Ice

Hundreds of children from Ofakim arrive for a day of fun at the Ice Festival in Jerusalem, after a week under the threat of rockets.Elad Benari, 3/15/2012, 7:47 AM

'Missile Threat Not About to End,' Warns Vilna'i

Gaza rocket attacks on southern Israel aren't going to end this year, warned Home Front Command director Matan Vilnai'i. Chana Ya'ar, 9/1/2011, 1:33 PM

Men Arrested for Vigilante Defense in Ofakim

Two men in Ofakim are accused of attacking an Arab family. They say the family had harassed local girls for years. Maayana Miskin, 8/26/2011, 10:03 AM

Gaza Terrorist Killed in IAF Counterstrike

An Islamic Jihad terrorist in Gaza was reportedly killed in an IAF retaliatory strike after at least 7 rockets were fired into Israel.Gabe Kahn., 8/24/2011, 8:25 PM

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