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Kiryat Gat:

Two daycare providers charged with physical abuse of children

Daycare providers who threw children on mattresses, kicked them, and hit them, are indicted.

Two daycare providers charged with physical abuse of children

Three men killed in accident near Kiryat Gat

Three men in their 30s, believed to be foreign nationals, killed in a collision between two vehicles on Highway 6. Two other men in their 20s suffer moderate injuries.

Three men killed in accident near Kiryat Gat

Kiryat Gat:

Torah scrolls thrown to floor in synagogue break-in

Police, forensic investigators, arrive at scene of Kiryat Gat synagogue break-in, aiming to identify suspects.

Torah scrolls thrown to floor in synagogue break-in

Mayor demands: Train teenagers to use small arms

In light of current security tensions, Mayor of Kiryat Gat, Aviram Dahari, demands that teenagers be trained in the use of small arms.

Mayor demands: Train teenagers to use small arms

'The community will do everything to stay together'

Hodayah Hevroni, a student who escaped the Oct. 7th massacre, talks about the next steps for the devastated Nir Oz community.

'The community will do everything to stay together'

Archeology in Israel:

5500-year-old city gate uncovered

Excavation carried out at Tel Arani in preparation for laying new water pipe reveals ancient 5,500-year-old gate.

5500-year-old city gate uncovered

Kiryat Gat security guard arrested for sexual abuse of minors

A security guard in Kiryat Gat was arrested after having sold drugs to and sexually abused minors.

Kiryat Gat security guard arrested for sexual abuse of minors

Toddler who was strangled to death named as Adele Assoulin

Hospital declares death of two-year-old who was strangled during daycare.

Toddler who was strangled to death named as Adele Assoulin

Man stabbed in Kiryat Gat, terror not ruled out

70-year-old man was lightly injured; attacker in custody.

Man stabbed in Kiryat Gat, terror not ruled out

Father who stabbed teenage son is released

Father who stabbed & killed teen son during psychotic episode released; alternative practitioner who gave him hallucinatory drugs indicted.

Father who stabbed teenage son is released

In Israel, what a difference two (or rather, 18) months make

Traveling to Israel is tougher due to the coronavirus, But if you are fortunate to get there, then a world of treasures awaits. Op-ed

In Israel, what a difference two (or rather, 18) months make

Father stabs 13-year-old son, then flees

13-year-old from Kiryat Gat stabbed by father in and taken to hospital in critical condition, where he dies of his wounds.

Father stabs 13-year-old son, then flees

Israeli kindergarten closed after segregating Ethiopian children

Kindergarten in Kiryat Gat ordered to close following complaints that Ethiopian children were segregated from rest of population.

Israeli kindergarten closed after segregating Ethiopian children

Condition of sisters injured in Kiryat Gat accident improving

Seven-year-old girl and her five-year-old sister showing signs of improvement, after being hit by apparent drunk driver in Kiryat Gat.

Condition of sisters injured in Kiryat Gat accident improving

Father fights for his life, daughters in serious condition

A father, mother and their two daughters are hospitalized after being hit by a car on Saturday morning in Kiryat Gat by a drunk driver.

Father fights for his life, daughters in serious condition

Israeli park where boy was killed by tree branch closed

Police issue closure order against park where 9-year-old was killed when tree branch fell on a bench,

Israeli park where boy was killed by tree branch closed

Summer camp outing turns deadly at park in southern Israel

10-year-old boy killed in park near Kiryat Gat in southern Israel after tree collapses.

Summer camp outing turns deadly at park in southern Israel

Mikva the Musical scores in Kiryat Gat - and now on to the USA

When a Gaza rocket hit the mikva in Kiryat Gat, the crew of Mikva the Musical came to the rescue. And we never know where a mitzva can lead.

Mikva the Musical scores in Kiryat Gat - and now on to the USA

A million bags of Bamba a day

Osem dedicates new factory, expects to produce 1 million bags of Bamba per day.

A million bags of Bamba a day

Prime Minister Netanyahu meets with Intel Israel CEO Yaniv Garty

Netanyahu: 'Israel's become global technological power; I'm proud government's leading this policy.'

Prime Minister Netanyahu meets with Intel Israel CEO Yaniv Garty

Intel announces $10 billion expansion in Israel

Finance minister says chipmaker's plan to invest in Kiryat Gat manufacturing site is expected to bring thousands of jobs to Israel's south.

Intel announces $10 billion expansion in Israel

Baffled travelers spot 'missiles' on civilian truck

In southern Israel civilian truck carries objects appearing to be eight white and green rockets; Police open investigation.

Baffled travelers spot 'missiles' on civilian truck

Incendiary balloons land in playground

Police sappers neutralize incendiary balloons found in children's playground in southern Israel.

Incendiary balloons land in playground

Watch: Raid on cannabis farm

Border Police raid hydro farm in Kiryat Gat, arrest three suspects; remand extended until Sunday.

Watch: Raid on cannabis farm

Gaza bomb found in Israeli forest

Bomb squad dispatched to forest near Kiryat Gat after explosive device discovered. Police suspect kite or balloon used as delivery system.

Gaza bomb found in Israeli forest

Foamy stream turns out to be filled to the brim with soap

Environmental Protection Ministry fines factory for allowing massive amount of soap to flow into nearby river.

Foamy stream turns out to be filled to the brim with soap

Bomb discovered in residential building in Kiryat Gat

Police announce arrest of 4 suspects, apparently involved in dispute between gangs and criminal organizations in southern Israel.

Bomb discovered in residential building in Kiryat Gat

Schoolyard tragedy: 3-year old dies in preschool playground

3-year old boy chokes to death after playing in sandbox at his preschool. Police detain four staff members following child's death.

Schoolyard tragedy: 3-year old dies in preschool playground

Thousands of housing units allocated to haredim near Kiryat Gat

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri and treasury officials agreed that 10,000 housing units will be built near Kiryat Gat and allocated to haredim.

Thousands of housing units allocated to haredim near Kiryat Gat

Kiryat Gat mayor: Haredim welcome - but we won't fund them

Mayor of Kiryat Gat welcomes planned haredi neighborhood, but emphasizes government will need to fund haredi public facilities.

Kiryat Gat mayor: Haredim welcome - but we won't fund them

Woman killed in accident near Kiryat Gat

Woman in her 30s killed and eight people injured in an accident involving four vehicles near Kiryat Gat.

Woman killed in accident near Kiryat Gat

Fire in Kiryat Gat, searches underway for arsonists

The main road in Kiryat Gat has been closed to two-way traffic, and train service has stopped completely.

Fire in Kiryat Gat, searches underway for arsonists

Crash near Kiryat Gat kills two

Saturday night crash near Kiryat Gat kills 2 when car breaks in half.

Crash near Kiryat Gat kills two

Extremist protests against Rabbi Havlin gaining momentum

Members of the Eda Haredit intend to renew demonstrations against Kiryat Gat chief rabbi Moshe Havlin whom they term 'traitor and informer'.

Extremist protests against Rabbi Havlin gaining momentum

17 arrests made during Kiryat Gat protest

17 arrests and 3 indictments have been made, after hareidi radicals attacked Kiryat Gat Chief Rabbi.

17 arrests made during Kiryat Gat protest

'Rabbi's attackers must be severely punished'

Defense Minister responds to attack on home of Kiryat Gat Chief Rabbi by Neturei Karta members.

'Rabbi's attackers must be severely punished'

Neturei Karta attacks home of Kiryat Gat Chief Rabbi

Rabbi's wife hospitalized after members of radical haredi group broke into their home to protest Chabad agreement with IDF.

Neturei Karta attacks home of Kiryat Gat Chief Rabbi

Chabad leaders broker deal with IDF over draft

15% of Chabad students to be exempt from army service; 85% will draft by age 26 after returning from the Chabad headquarters in Brooklyn.

Chabad leaders broker deal with IDF over draft

Cops fear mentally ill man is a terrorist - and shoot him

Living on the edge: a mentally ill man, walking toward the police, was shot on sight. Appropriate caution, or police brutality?

Cops fear mentally ill man is a terrorist - and shoot him

Two elderly people found collapsed in ditches

70-year-old woman suffering hypothermia evacuated from deep muddy ditch, hypothermic 79-year-old man likewise found in puddle.

Two elderly people found collapsed in ditches

Arab admits to planning to 'stab Jews' in Kiryat Gat

After claiming for a week he 'wanted to get arrested,' 15-year-old admits he tried to infiltrate security border with knife to murder Jews.

Arab admits to planning to 'stab Jews' in Kiryat Gat

Real estate firm's racist video gets thumbs down on social media

A real estate firm has pulled a video ad from Youtube which depicted what many called a racist portrayal of Mizrahi Jews.

Real estate firm's racist video gets thumbs down on social media

ISA arrests Bedouin citizen who smuggled in terrorist

Joint operation may have busted major Palestinian people-smuggling network.

ISA arrests Bedouin citizen who smuggled in terrorist

Ya'alon announces security fence between Hevron and Kiryat Gat

After Kiryat Gat stabbing, Defense Minister declares plans to build hermetically sealed fence between Judea and Lachish district.

Ya'alon announces security fence between Hevron and Kiryat Gat

13-year-old terror victim: 'I stopped the blood with my scarf'

Liel Yotko recounts the moments before and after the stabbing attack in Kiryat Gat in which four people, including her, were injured.

13-year-old terror victim: 'I stopped the blood with my scarf'

Kiryat Gat homeowner: 'Suddenly I saw weapons drawn'

Ami Lahiani was awakened Saturday night to discover security forces swarming his home to capture the Kiryat Gat stabber.

Kiryat Gat homeowner: 'Suddenly I saw weapons drawn'

Kiryat Gat terrorist caught - with blood still on his hands

Kiryat Gat municipality had announced schools will be closed Sunday unless stabber who wounded four people was caught.

Kiryat Gat terrorist caught - with blood still on his hands

Four wounded, including young girl, in Kiryat Gat stabbing

Stabbing attack in Kiryat Gat leaves five wounded. 10 illegal squatters found, arrested in area.

Four wounded, including young girl, in Kiryat Gat stabbing

Car bomb in Kiryat Gat: two wounded

Car exploded in what police believe to be underworld assassination attempt.

Car bomb in Kiryat Gat: two wounded

BBC Strikes Again: Terrorist's Death Leads Attack Coverage

British news site backtracks after initially leading report on Kiryat Gat stabbing with 'Palestinian shot dead by police.'

BBC Strikes Again: Terrorist's Death Leads Attack Coverage

Israeli Woman Recounts Heroic Struggle with Kiryat Gat Terrorist

Liat Ohana was returning home when terrorist Amjad Hatam forced his way into her apartment; 'I could see my end was near.'

Israeli Woman Recounts Heroic Struggle with Kiryat Gat Terrorist

Terrorist Stabs Soldier, Snatches His Gun

Arab terrorist steals soldier's gun in Kiryat Gat after wounding him, but is killed in the attempt. Erdan: 'tragedy prevented.'

Terrorist Stabs Soldier, Snatches His Gun

Bennett Presents His 'Economics 101' Lesson

If Labor has its 'tax the rich' way, Israel will lose thousands of jobs, Naftali Bennett says in a new video

Bennett Presents His 'Economics 101' Lesson

Intel to Invest $6 billion in Israel

Intel will spend $6 billion to upgrade its Kiryat Gat chip manufacturing plant, the government announced Monday.

Intel to Invest $6 billion in Israel

Terrorists Fire Rockets at Kiryat Gat

Three rockets fired from Gaza intercepted by Iron Dome over Kiryat Gat, south of Tel Aviv.

Terrorists Fire Rockets at Kiryat Gat

Intel to Invest 5-6 Billion Dollars in Israeli Plant

Ministers welcome plan to upgrade Intel's Kiryat Gat plant, which involves a reciprocal investment in the Israeli economy.

Intel to Invest 5-6 Billion Dollars in Israeli Plant

Marijuana Nursery Found in Hareidi Girls' School

Teachers and students at southern school did not recognize the funny smell from the bomb shelter.

Marijuana Nursery Found in Hareidi Girls' School

Bar-Kochba Era Treasure Hoard Discovered

Archaeological excavation near Kiryat Gat yields coins and exquisite jewelry probably stowed away by wealthy woman.

Bar-Kochba Era Treasure Hoard Discovered

Intel Gets a Billion - and Will Invest 5 Billion

Intel, the world's largest computer and device chip maker, continues to expand its operations in Israel.

Intel Gets a Billion - and Will Invest 5 Billion