News and updates about Afula

Torah scroll rescued during search for missing man

Search and rescue volunteers working to locate a man missing from Afula were checking an abandoned building when they realized that there was more than just litter on the floor.

Torah scroll rescued during search for missing man

High-risk search underway in Afula region

Daniel Denan, 65, is considered to be in significant danger after all contact with him was lost on June 2nd.

High-risk search underway in Afula region

Afula: Border Police arrest 11 illegal Arab infiltrators

Police, Border Police, arrest 11 Arabs from Jenin at business in Afula, take business owner for questioning.

Afula: Border Police arrest 11 illegal Arab infiltrators

Police prepare for mass invasion from Jenin region

The Israel Police have been preparing for an event similar to the October 7th massacre to strike other areas in Israel, including the need to evacuate casualties and handle multiple combat zones simultaneously.

Police prepare for mass invasion from Jenin region

Police close case against woman for playing music before Shabbat

Following INN report, police find no reason to continue investigating Afula woman for playing Shabbat songs for 2 minutes on Fridays.

Police close case against woman for playing music before Shabbat

Afula Chief Rabbi supports kashrut reforms

Rabbi Shmuel David speaks out in favor of Minister Kahana's reforms: 'It is a pity the Chief Rabbinate did not respond or cooperate.;

Afula Chief Rabbi supports kashrut reforms

From serological testing to lifesaving

First responders In Afula respond to a cardiac arrest and save an elderly woman’s life.

From serological testing to lifesaving

Teen saves elderly woman's life in northern Israel

Emergency first responder's teenage son gets inspired by father, performs CPR on elderly woman, saving her life.

Teen saves elderly woman's life in northern Israel

EMTs save Afula man in successful CPR

United Hatzalah emergency first responders save man in his 60s from northern Israel who suffered cardiac arrest.

EMTs save Afula man in successful CPR

Woman stabbed in terror attack married in Jerusalem

Shuva Malka, who was injured about three years ago in a stabbing attack in Afula, gets married.

Woman stabbed in terror attack married in Jerusalem

Woman dies 1 week after giving birth

Cause of death remains unknown as new mother passes away in Afula hospital.

Woman dies 1 week after giving birth

Supreme Court intervenes in the middle of the concert

Supreme Court rules that Nazareth Court exceeded its authority by canceling ruling on gender segregated concert in Afula.

Supreme Court intervenes in the middle of the concert

Smotrich slams ruling barring separate seating at haredi concert

MK Bezalel Smotrich attacks 'fundamentalist secularism' in court ruling banning separate seating at concert for religious public in Afula.

Smotrich slams ruling barring separate seating at haredi concert

Israeli court bans gender separation at Hasidic concert

Nazareth court rules that haredi concert by singer Motty Steinmetz in Afula city park cannot have gender separate seating.

Israeli court bans gender separation at Hasidic concert

Watch:

How rocket attack on Afula launched from Judea/Samaria will look

'If Palestinian state is established in Judea and Samaria, here's what things will look like in Afula.' Regavim: 'It's not too late.'

How rocket attack on Afula launched from Judea/Samaria will look

Afula opens city park to wider public amid discrimination claim

After leftist group claims city discriminating against Arabs from neighboring villages, court rules public park must open to non-residents.

Afula opens city park to wider public amid discrimination claim

AG backs petition against Afula park banning Arab non-residents

A petition against Afula by a leftist NGO claims that it is discriminating against Arabs by not allowing non-residents to use its park.

AG backs petition against Afula park banning Arab non-residents

Israeli rescue experts ponder:

Was Ansbacher only missing person murdered by Arab terrorists?

Joint exercise between Israel Dog Unit, Afula police, and United Hatzalah simulates missing person incident evolving into terror attack.

Was Ansbacher only missing person murdered by Arab terrorists?

Health workers rescue babies locked in hot car

Two health workers at Ha'emek hospital in Afula help mother frantically trying to open car in which her babies are trapped in heavy heat.

Health workers rescue babies locked in hot car

What gets me up in the morning

What  gets me up in the morning

Terror suspect apprehended in Afula

Police units receive a terror warning, arrest suspect.

Terror suspect apprehended in Afula

Serial thief indicted after breaking into Afula charity center

Young woman burglarizes 'good deeds house' built in honor of Chabad emissaries murdered in Mumbai attack.

Serial thief indicted after breaking into Afula charity center

3 wounded in Afula shooting

Police search for vehicle which fled scene of shooting. 3 wounded, 1 seriously.

3 wounded in Afula shooting

Top 10 strategies for a successful, happy and lifelong aliya

Top 10 strategies for a successful, happy and lifelong aliya

'I received life as a gift'

Shuva Malka, seriously injured and miraculously survived Afula stabbing attack, holds thanksgiving feast: 'I thank all who prayed for me.'

'I received life as a gift'

Watch: Security guard attacked at Haemek Hospital

Shibli Arabs dissatisfied with treatment given their relatives confront doctor, attack guards.

Watch: Security guard attacked at Haemek Hospital

Terrorist spotted 'settler,' stabbed her nine times and fled

Investigation: Terrorist who stabbed girl in Afula stopped only after he thought he had caused her death. Indictment filed.

Terrorist spotted 'settler,' stabbed her nine times and fled

'It's a miracle I survived'

Teenage terror victim's condition improves week after stabbing.

'It's a miracle I survived'

Stab victim in Afula attack leaves intensive care

Young woman Shuva Malka, stabbed by PA terrorist last week in Afula, moves to surgical ward at hospital in Afula.

Stab victim in Afula attack leaves intensive care

Improvement in young stabbing victim's condition

Haemek Hospital in Afula updates situation of Ulpana Raaya student seriously injured in Afula attack earlier this week.

Improvement in young stabbing victim's condition

Shin Bet: Stabbing attack in Afula was terrorism

Israel's internal security agency confirms that stabbing attack which left 18-year-old girl seriously wounded was act of terror.

Shin Bet: Stabbing attack in Afula was terrorism

Condition of 18-year-old terror victim stabilizes

Student at Beit El school who was stabbed by PA terrorist Monday in stable condition, hospital says.

Condition of 18-year-old terror victim stabilizes

Watch: How Afula terrorist was captured

Footage of police capture of terrorist who stabbed teenage girl in Afula.

Watch: How Afula terrorist was captured

Girl brutally stabbed on way to matriculation exam

Mother of girl badly wounded in stabbing attack, says daughter's life saved by 'great miracle.'

Girl brutally stabbed on way to matriculation exam

Ismail makes the sale, or: It's good to be an Israeli Arab

Ismail makes the sale, or: It's good to be an Israeli Arab

Stabbing attack in northern Israel

18-year-old woman in serious condition after being stabbed near store in Afula. Stabber neutralized. Suspect is PA Arab.

Stabbing attack in northern Israel

Thank G-d for Israel: The secret of my success

Thank G-d for Israel: The secret of my success

'They went on the bus and just attacked me'

Afula bus driver recalls gruesome Wednesday evening assault, says incident should be classified as terrorism.

'They went on the bus and just attacked me'

Suspect arrested over Afula bus stabbing

Police still searching for additional suspect after driver stabbed while driving bus. Motive for stabbing still unconfirmed.

Suspect arrested over Afula bus stabbing

Arrested Arab flees hospital

Israel Police investigate incident in which 32-year-old Arab captive fled hospital.

Arrested Arab flees hospital

Terrorist sentenced to 17.5 years in jail for stabbing soldier.

20-year-old terrorist who stabbed and seriously injured a soldier in Afula last year was sentenced to 17.5 years in jail.

Terrorist sentenced to 17.5 years in jail for stabbing soldier.

New cancer center will serve northern Israel

Supporters of Emek Medical Center in Afula break ground on $25 million cancer center that will serve northern Israel.

New cancer center will serve northern Israel

Would-be terrorist stabber gets six months in prison

After threatening soldiers with a 19 cm knife, Asra Abad was sentenced this morning to six months imprisonment

Would-be terrorist stabber gets six months in prison

Terror victim's dad: I felt suffocated, justice has been done

Ya'akov Dadon, whose 19-year-old daughter was brutally murdered, welcomes court decision to stop Arab takeover of his neighborhood.

Terror victim's dad: I felt suffocated, justice has been done

Judge cancels Arab takeover of Afula

Court orders to nix tenders, in which only Arabs won, after petitioners prove illegal price fixing was behind 'instant Arab neighborhood.'

Judge cancels Arab takeover of Afula

17 year-old found fatally stabbed in Afula

Court places gag order on case after 'squeaky clean' teenager dies of serious injuries.

17 year-old found fatally stabbed in Afula

'We have no other country'

Watch: Afula protests instant Arab neighborhood takeover

Hundreds of residents protest apparent illegal price fixing as all 48 plots of a recent tender bought by Arabs; 'Afula is not for sale.'

Watch: Afula protests instant Arab neighborhood takeover

'Traitor' mayor?

Afula shocked by instant Arab neighborhood

All 48 residential plots offered in recent tender go to Arabs, with evidence of price fixing; residents, terror victim's family in uproar.

Afula shocked by instant Arab neighborhood

Who is a terrorist?

Arab 'non-terrorist' who wanted to stab soldiers released home

Arab woman who made alleged 'suicide attempt' sent to house arrest - after admitting she wanted to stab soldiers and be 'martyr.'

Arab 'non-terrorist' who wanted to stab soldiers released home

Netanyahu: Israel overcame missiles, and it will overcome knives

In visit to Afula, Prime Minister Netanyahu says terrorism will be defeated by 'the iron willpower of the Israeli people.'

Netanyahu: Israel overcame missiles, and it will overcome knives

Father of 'non-terrorist' says she 'wouldn't hurt a cat'

Arab woman who wielded knife in Afula, but ruled out as terrorist, was in emotional distress after divorce, her father says.

Father of 'non-terrorist' says she 'wouldn't hurt a cat'

Arab who threatened soldiers with knife 'wasn't a terrorist'

State attorney's office rules Arab woman who shouted and approached security members with knife in Afula tried to commit suicide.

Arab who threatened soldiers with knife 'wasn't a terrorist'

Gov't Moves to Strip Arab-Israeli Terrorists' Citizenship

Minister Shalom asks to negate the Israeli citizenship of Afula stabber and Gan Shmuel car and knife terrorist.

Gov't Moves to Strip Arab-Israeli Terrorists' Citizenship

Video Shows Police Shooting Knife-Wielding Terrorist in Afula

Female, hijab-clad Muslim terrorist can be seen wielding a knife, screaming at police, before being gunned down.

Video Shows Police Shooting Knife-Wielding Terrorist in Afula

Live updates

Attempted Stabbing in Afula; Terrorist Wounded

Female terrorist apprehended before completing a stabbing attack in Afula central bus station.

Attempted Stabbing in Afula; Terrorist Wounded

Watch the Madness: Terror Stabbing in Afula

Arab stabs Israeli soldier in the street. Onlookers quickly grab him.

Watch the Madness: Terror Stabbing in Afula

Soldier Stabbed by Arab Terrorist in Afula

Jew moderately-seriously wounded in today's fourth Arab terror attack, this time in the northern city of Afula.

Soldier Stabbed by Arab Terrorist in Afula

Mayor of Afula Arrested in Yisrael Beytenu Corruption Case

Yitzhak Meron, the mayor of Afula, is accused of appointing his deputy mayor in exchange for NIS 4 million from Yisrael Beytenu.

Mayor of Afula Arrested in Yisrael Beytenu Corruption Case

Shelly Dadon's Family Calls For Terror Recognition

Family of murdered 19-year-old holds press conference, based on classified police info demands murder be known as terrorism.

Shelly Dadon's Family Calls For Terror Recognition

No Lead on Shelly Dadon After a Month of Mourning

Traditional 30-day mourning period ends with grave visit, family shocked that there's 'not even a lead to go on.'

No Lead on Shelly Dadon After a Month of Mourning