Haredi family hospitalized after opening Ali Express order

Suspicious substance found in packages ordered online by haredi family in Beitar Illit, south of Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 10/14/2018, 7:27 PM

2 children killed in apartment fire laid to rest

A fallen lamp apparently caused the fire in the Ginzburg household. 'The fire was strong, the chances of survival were nil.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2018, 8:16 AM

Fund set up for Beitar Illit family devastated by fire

Kupat Ha'ir raises funds for family which lost 2 children, all belongings, in tragic fire last night.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2018, 6:10 PM

Two children killed in fire

Two-year-old Zvi Ginzburg and his five-year-old sister Efrat die in fire in a residential building on Beitar Illit. Seven other injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2018, 11:36 PM

30 million shekels to improve reception in Judea and Samaria

Communications Minister visits Beitar Illit, says he allocated 30 million shekels to improve cellular reception in Judea and Samaria.Chaim Lev, 7/1/2018, 6:09 AM

Special park for special children

Beitar Illit Municipality establishes unique playground for children with disabilities, equipped with special games facilities.Mordechai Sones, 6/17/2018, 4:02 PM

8-year-old killed in Beitar Illit accident

Boy from predominantly haredi town south of Jerusalem dead following accident.David Rosenberg, 5/17/2018, 8:46 PM

2 hurt in stone-throwing attack

5 cars attacked near Beitar Illit in Judea as Israelis mark Yom Hazikaron.Gary Willig, 4/17/2018, 10:13 PM

Israeli attacked after accidentally entering PA town

IDF forces working to rescue Israeli citizen who came under attack after accidentally entering Arab town south of Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 3/18/2018, 6:36 PM

Haredi family rescued from stream in Judean Desert

Father and three children from Beitar Illit rescued from Nahal Darga in the northern Judean Desert.Orli Harari, 2/7/2018, 3:35 AM

Israeli man suspected in attempted ramming attack

25-year-old resident of Beitar Illit suspected in series of nationalistically-motivated attacks targeting Arab workers.David Rosenberg, 1/29/2018, 4:04 PM

Beitar building collapse traps workers

Ceiling collapse injures at least six in Beitar Illit, firefighters work to rescue workers trapped in building.Chana Roberts, 12/4/2017, 4:08 PM

Arabs stone over ten vehicles near Jerusalem

Arab terrorists from Husan stone cars, bus, near entrance to Jerusalem-area town of Beitar Illit.Chana Roberts, 12/4/2017, 9:23 AM

Woman injured in stone-throwing attack near Beitar Illit

Israeli woman injured, several cars damaged in stone-throwing attacks on road outside of haredi town south of Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 11/13/2017, 8:35 AM

Greater Jerusalem bill to save Jewish majority faces first test

Bill annexing nearby Judea, Samaria towns to Jerusalem would add 150,000 Jews to capital, preserve Jewish majority in the city.David Rosenberg, 10/26/2017, 7:17 PM

Arab worker arrested after threatening to run down Israelis

PA worker in haredi town arrested after social media comments suggesting he planned to run down Israelis with a tractor.David Rosenberg, 10/19/2017, 3:54 PM

'Building announcement discriminates against haredim'

Beitar Illit Mayor upset that recent announcement of building in Judea and Samaria does not include haredi areas.Tzvi Lev, 10/11/2017, 5:29 PM

3-year-old seriously injured at Beitar construction site

Young girl in serious condition in haredi town of Beitar Illit south of Jerusalem after falling into pit at construction site.David Rosenberg, 9/7/2017, 10:32 PM

Stone-throwers target Jewish cars near entrance to haredi town

Three cars attacked by stone-throwers near Beitar Illit south of Jerusalem, including car carrying two small children.David Rosenberg, 8/14/2017, 9:48 AM

Netanyahu: No other government did so much for settlement

Haredi Judean town lays cornerstone for new neighborhood, PM Netanyahu attends ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2017, 12:33 PM

Haredi MK: We kept our part of the coalition deal

Haredi MK sends letter to Prime Minister, Finance Minister, demanding haredi cities receive preferential status.Haim Lev, 7/24/2017, 1:48 PM

Stabbing in Beitar Illit

20-year old stabbed in the head in haredi town south of Jerusalem. Terrorism not suspected.David Rosenberg, 7/11/2017, 9:54 AM

'Half of the apartments should go to Beitar Illit residents'

Beitar Illit mayor: 50% of new apartments being built should go to city's residents, says many residents are eligible for public housing.Michal Levi, 7/6/2017, 8:07 AM

Haredi man suspected of not reporting 60,000,000 NIS

Authorities arrest Beitar resident on suspicion of supplying fake tax receipts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2017, 1:52 PM

Bedouin man gets 10 months for sexually assaulting haredi girl

Man convicted of sexually assaulting 15-year old girl in Beitar given 10 months in jail, his friend just 3 months community service.David Rosenberg, 4/24/2017, 3:03 PM

Over 12,600 explosives found in Beitar Illit

Authorities confiscate explosives stash in Beitar Illit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2017, 9:39 AM

Man found dead after shooting in Beitar synagogue

Rescue workers alerted after shots heard in Matmidim synagogue in Beitar, south of Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 2/26/2017, 10:03 PM

Prejudice in Beitar Illit: 'Ashkenazi renters only'

Neighbors force apartment owner to bar Sephardic renters from property.Michal Levy, 12/22/2016, 7:19 PM

Security searches in Beitar Illit after infiltrations detected

IDF operates in city south of Jerusalem after two individuals seen breaking through security fence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2016, 11:29 PM

Driver fell asleep, drove off cliff to his death

Rabbi Yosef Baruch Ronen, 45, of Beitar Illit, killed in car accident after falling asleep at the wheel.Haim Lev, 11/16/2016, 2:32 PM

Family decries 'scandalous' firing of teacher

Despite receiving permission from Rebbe, teacher fired for getting driver's license that she needed to transport disabled daughter.David Rosenberg, 9/1/2016, 10:23 AM

Teacher allegedly fired for driver’s license

Haredi teacher reported fired after she received her driver's license.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2016, 4:16 PM

Toddler dies after locked in car for two hours

16-month-old child brought to Sha'arei Tzedek Hospital after being locked in father's car. Doctors were unable to save her.Uzi Baruch, 7/22/2016, 2:21 PM

One killed, 7 injured in Beitar car accident

Three-car accident on Route 375 may have stemmed from a rock-throwing attack.Tova Dvorin, 4/24/2016, 10:47 AM

How did a Palestinian stabber attack in Germany?

UK site reports on German-Moroccan ISIS teen who stabbed cop - but her picture has an eerie resemblance to another terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2016, 9:47 PM

Tragedy in Beitar Illit

Four-year-old boy was run over by a bus on Ha-Khoze mi-Lublin Street. Magen David Adom pronounced him dead on the scene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2015, 4:42 PM

MDA team delivers twins - before father arrives

New mother in shock after going into active labor in a matter of minutes; babies healthy and well.Reut Hadar, 11/10/2015, 2:48 PM

Watch: Cold-blooded terrorist stabs security guard

Chilling footage shows female terrorist prepare to strike outside Beitar Illit.Tova Dvorin, 11/8/2015, 12:33 PM

How to Protect Your Kids When You're Not Around

Educating children about sexual abuse is never easy - where do you even begin? This invaluable book will show you how.Eliran Aharon, 9/9/2015, 3:50 PM

Supporting Middle Eastern Christians is Zionism

Christian refugees from ISIS are being helped by a grassroots Zionist organization - and a haredi rabbi. That is Zionism in action.Father Gabriel Naddaf, 5/11/2015, 8:43 PM

Beitar Illit Man Barely Escapes Arab Lynch Mob

Arabs from nearby Husan attack man's vehicle, begin dragging him into Arab town; IDF, Border Police save his life.Orly Harari, 8/26/2014, 2:41 PM

Border Police Officer Tells How He Foiled Car Bomb

Special interview: Commander who thwarted terror attack remains modest over incident: 'anyone would have done the same.'Hezki Baruch, 7/27/2014, 3:58 PM

IDF Releases Footage of Attempted Stabbing Attack

IDF releases video footage of an attempted stabbing attack on a bus, in which an Arab cut off the sidelock of a hareidi Jew.Elad Benari, 10/22/2013, 4:42 AM

Arab 'Cut Off Sidelock' of Hareidi Jew

Details of incident on bus near Beitar Illit are still not clear. The Arab drew a knife and threatened the driver, then ran.Gil Ronen, 10/20/2013, 8:52 PM

MK Disturbed by ‘Third World’ Care in Beitar Illit

MK warns that health centers are failing to keep up with hareidi birthrate, putting babies at risk.Maayana Miskin, 6/25/2013, 12:39 PM

Peres to New Pope: Come to Israel

President Peres congratulated the new pope on being chosen for the office at a meeting with Church leaders Thursday.David Lev, 3/14/2013, 4:58 PM

Terror Victim Makes Miraculous Recovery

Wife of an Israeli singer who was critically wounded in an Arab attack during Operation Pillar of Defense has regained consciousness.Elad Benari, 12/10/2012, 12:13 AM

Terrorist Scare in Beitar Illit

Residents of Beitar Illit got a scare Tuesday when masked terror suspects were seen wandering in the city. Illegal PA entrants caught. Maayana Miskin, 11/27/2012, 7:46 PM

Woman Badly Wounded in Beitar Illit Terror Attack

An Israeli woman was seriously wounded Tuesday evening in an apparent terrorist attack near the city of Beitar Illit.Maayana Miskin, 11/20/2012, 8:45 PM

Report: Bomb Found in Israel Electric Co. Site

Police sappers were sent to dismantle a bomb discovered in an Israel Electric Company installation in Beitar Illit late Monday.Chana Ya'ar, 10/15/2012, 6:19 PM

First Ever Talmudic Garden Dedicated in Beit El

Eugen and Jeanie Gluck dedicate a garden with a breathtaking view of the hills of the Efraim that is in itself a venue for learning.Arutz Sheva, 10/19/2011, 12:41 PM

PA Slams Israel's New Housing

The Palestinian Authority has slammed Israel's effort to relieve its housing shortage in two towns in Judea and Samaria.Chana Ya'ar, 7/18/2011, 9:17 PM

City of Ariel Demands to Grow

The city of Ariel is continuing its public campaign to end Ehud Barak's de-facto construction freeze that has plagued the city for several years.Hillel Fendel, 1/9/2011, 6:01 PM

New Apts. OK'd near Gush Etzion

Defense Minister Barak has given approval for the construction of 112 apartments in Beitar Illit, near Gush Etzion. Peace Now is up in arms.Hillel Fendel, 3/8/2010, 3:00 PM