Falafel store owner who touched the hearts of Israelis hospitalized

Falafel store owner who touched the hearts of Israelis hospitalized

Yuval Carmi, who cried in front of the cameras about the closing of businesses due to coronavirus, hospitalized with heart issues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2020, 3:44 AM
Former educational supervisor at Ashdod's Grodna Yeshiva dies of coronavirus

Former educational supervisor at Ashdod's Grodna Yeshiva dies of coronavirus

Rabbi Moshe Aharon Braverman, 86, passes away from coronavirus.Ben Shaul, 5/16/2020, 10:29 PM
Synagogues closed, church open

Synagogues closed, church open

Yad L'Achim activists say missionary church continues operating in Ashdod: 'If synagogues are prohibited, no reason to allow church service'Ben Shaul, 4/23/2020, 2:58 PM
Ashdod rabbi comes out against public prayer during pandemic: 'Similar to murder'

Ashdod rabbi comes out against public prayer during pandemic: 'Similar to murder'

Ashdod's Rabbi Yosef Sheinin says those who join group prayers are committing a 'serious sin,' considered as 'pursuing' the lives of others.Michal Levi, 4/13/2020, 2:09 PM
Watch: 'Coronavirus quorum' held - from neighbors' porches

Watch: 'Coronavirus quorum' held - from neighbors' porches

Due to the new restrictions banning group prayers, neighbors in an Ashdod building prayed from their porches, with just the cantor below.Ben Shaul, 3/31/2020, 2:38 PM
12-year-old dies after falling from window in Ashdod

12-year-old dies after falling from window in Ashdod

Efforts to revive boy who fell from fifth-story window fail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2020, 9:22 PM
Two dead in accident near Ashdod

Two dead in accident near Ashdod

Man and a woman in their 60s killed after their car crashes into safety rail on Highway 4 near Ashdod.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2020, 12:00 AM
Watch: Students rescued from flooded school

Watch: Students rescued from flooded school

Students staff, pulled out of school cut off by floods near Ashdod.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2020, 4:28 PM
Man seriously injured rescuing children from apartment fire

Man seriously injured rescuing children from apartment fire

Alexander Omelchenko didn't hesitate to enter a smoke-filled apt. and is now unconscious and on a respirator due to smoke inhalation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2020, 9:20 PM
40-year-old dies of the flu in central Israel

40-year-old dies of the flu in central Israel

Unvaccinated 40-year-old man dies at Sheba Tel HaShomer hospital after getting the flu. 9-year-old girl in serious condition in Ashdod.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2020, 3:32 PM
Ashdod: Children rescued from burning building

Ashdod: Children rescued from burning building

Three children rescued from apartment fire in coastal city of Ashdod after suffering injuries ranging from moderate to light.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 7:54 PM
Attempted murder in Ashdod

Attempted murder in Ashdod

36-year-old moderately wounded after fire opened toward his vehicle in Ashdod.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2019, 1:09 AM
Images of women on billboards vandalized in Ashdod

Images of women on billboards vandalized in Ashdod

Billboards and store windows with images of women vandalized in Ashdod.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/4/2019, 2:22 PM
Missionaries target children in Ashdod

Missionaries target children in Ashdod

Ignoring law, three missionaries try to lure children into accepting booklets on Christianity.Michal Levi, 11/23/2019, 11:43 PM
15-year-old boy killed in Ashdod while riding electric scooter

15-year-old boy killed in Ashdod while riding electric scooter

Nissim Yonatanov, 15, dies after being hit by a car on Ashdod's Weizmann street.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2019, 10:28 PM
Man calls locksmith - to aid in break-in

Man calls locksmith - to aid in break-in

Ashdod resident tells locksmith he 'lost his keys,' is arrested.Ben Shaul, 10/22/2019, 4:39 PM
Red alert siren interrupts Netanyahu speech

Red alert siren interrupts Netanyahu speech

Civilians report seeing Iron Dome intercept rockets after sirens blare in southern Israel. Netanyahu conference in Ashdod interrupted.Gary Willig, 9/10/2019, 9:16 PM
Watch: Man hangs from front of moving bus

Watch: Man hangs from front of moving bus

Ashdod: Full post-Shabbat bus to Bnei Brak refuses to load more passengers. In protest, man hangs on front of bus - which continues driving.Michal Levi, 9/8/2019, 11:08 AM
New Yad Sarah branch to open in Ashdod

New Yad Sarah branch to open in Ashdod

Medical aid organization will serve city’s 222,000 residents, one-third of whom are immigrants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2019, 10:15 PM
Saved from disaster on train tracks

Saved from disaster on train tracks

Quick response from train-crossing inspectors prevents disaster when truck gets stuck on train track near Ashdod.Orli Harari, 8/6/2019, 3:50 PM
Dozens protest Ashdod 'pride' parade

Dozens protest Ashdod 'pride' parade

Resident warns: 'We cannot allow ourselves to be afraid' of the 'violent' pro-LGBT discourse.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2019, 1:15 PM
Missionaries in Ashdod caught handing out gifts to children

Missionaries in Ashdod caught handing out gifts to children

Watchdog group warns that missionary movement posing as Jewish 'Beit Hillel' congregation trying to lure children in Ashdod with gifts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2019, 10:12 AM
US, Israel sign energy cooperation agreement

US, Israel sign energy cooperation agreement

Secretary Rick Perry visits Israel, tours Noble Energy Ashdod natural gas terminal, signs energy cooperation agreement with energy minister.Gary Willig, 7/22/2019, 4:19 PM
PA resident arrested for sexual crimes against 13-year-old

PA resident arrested for sexual crimes against 13-year-old

Cleared: Arab maintenance worker at Ashdod educational institution arrested on suspicion of committing sex crimes against 13-year-old girl.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2019, 4:02 PM
Paramedic injured trying to save 9-year-old girl

Paramedic injured trying to save 9-year-old girl

Girl injured after being hit by car in Ashdod. Volunteer paramedic who happened to be at scene tried to rescue her - and was injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2019, 8:45 PM
Watch: Dolphins swim near Ashdod

Watch: Dolphins swim near Ashdod

Nature and Parks Authority divers freeing fishermen's net caught in port's breakwater tape dolphins, sea turtle, swimming in marine reserve.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2019, 10:29 AM
Killed in Ashdod: Rabbi Pinchas Menahem Pashwazman

Killed in Ashdod: Rabbi Pinchas Menahem Pashwazman

'When siren went off, he ran to a stairwell to take cover but was hit by shrapnel from the rocket.' US citizen killed in rocket attack.Michal Levi, 5/5/2019, 9:44 PM
1 dead after Gaza rocket hits Israeli house

1 dead after Gaza rocket hits Israeli house

Home in coastal city of Ashdod hit after dozens of rockets launched from Gaza Strip. One person killed in attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2019, 8:25 PM
2 seriously hurt in Ashdod building collapse

2 seriously hurt in Ashdod building collapse

Restaurant building partially collapses when balloons explode, severely injuring 2.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2019, 8:02 PM
Watch: Police catch cars crossing road during red light

Watch: Police catch cars crossing road during red light

On Route 41 near Ashdod port, police secretly film drivers crossing through junction on a red light.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2019, 12:53 PM
Agreement signed between Assuta Hospital, Defense Ministry, IDF

Agreement signed between Assuta Hospital, Defense Ministry, IDF

First agreement signed with Assuta Hospital in Ashdod for treating soldiers and those eligible for rehabilitation.Mordechai Sones, 2/3/2019, 5:08 PM
Family who operated pub on Shabbat asks public's forgiveness

Family who operated pub on Shabbat asks public's forgiveness

Family operating Ashdod pub 25 years ago publishes ad asking forgiveness from residents 'for causing public Sabbath desecration'.Michal Levy, 1/14/2019, 4:28 PM
Hit-and-run driver not to be charged with manslaughter

Hit-and-run driver not to be charged with manslaughter

Indictment to include only offenses of abandonment and drunk driving, since prosecution not yet decided who is responsible for accident.Mordechai Sones, 10/23/2018, 9:29 PM
Woman laid to rest after being missing six months

Woman laid to rest after being missing six months

For six months no one knew what happened to the late Tarak Tayik, who was laid to rest 200 meters from where she was found.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2018, 1:02 PM
'It's not worth trying us'

'It's not worth trying us'

After Israel destroys Hamas tunnel, Netanyahu says terrorists wasting their time trying to dig into Israel. 'It's not worth trying us.'Tzvi Lev, 10/11/2018, 8:51 PM
Ashdod Port to remain 'Sabbath observant' after haredi appeal

Ashdod Port to remain 'Sabbath observant' after haredi appeal

Transportation minister nixes maintenance work planned for Israel's only 'Sabbath observant' port after haredi deputy mayor intervenes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2018, 9:47 AM
Hero who saved toddler recognized

Hero who saved toddler recognized

Man who ran into street to rescue 2-year-old who fell out of car at busy intersection recognized for bravery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2018, 9:25 PM
'His desire to save a life was stronger than his judgement'

'His desire to save a life was stronger than his judgement'

Friend of Yochai Elkayam, who drowned while rescuing another swimmer in Ashdod yesterday, says he planned to propose to his girlfriend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2018, 8:27 PM
Rescuer drowns after saving woman

Rescuer drowns after saving woman

30-year-old man dies after rescuing 23-year-old woman from drowning at Ashdod beach.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2018, 9:52 PM
Watch: Boy falls from moving vehicle

Watch: Boy falls from moving vehicle

Youth runs after 5-year-old who fell out of a moving car in Ashdod.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2018, 2:26 PM
Watch: Dolphins provide close escort

Watch: Dolphins provide close escort

Electric Company employees in Eshkol power station in Ashdod working at sea were accompanied by amazing group of dolphins.Rafael Levy, 7/31/2018, 7:13 PM
Candidate for Ashdod mayor: Haredization or 'open city'?

Candidate for Ashdod mayor: Haredization or 'open city'?

Contender launches campaign against current mayor to incite against haredi public: 'Ashdod will become Bnei Brak.'Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2018, 6:59 PM
Ashdod residents against Pride Parade: 'Sodom and Gommorah'

Ashdod residents against Pride Parade: 'Sodom and Gommorah'

Dozens of residents protest Gay Pride Parade. 'Normative family is the basis of our society.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2018, 12:15 PM
Mother charged with murder over baby's drowning in hot tub

Mother charged with murder over baby's drowning in hot tub

According to indictment, mother let her baby son drown in hot tub, preventing entry of other family members into room at Ashdod hotel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2018, 3:01 PM
Beit Shemesh mother to be charged with murder in baby's death

Beit Shemesh mother to be charged with murder in baby's death

Woman who claimed 'voice from heaven' told her to hold her baby son underwater in hotel Jacuzzi to be charged with murder.David Rosenberg, 4/23/2018, 2:10 PM
Ashdod hot tub drowning: Mother intentionally drowned baby

Ashdod hot tub drowning: Mother intentionally drowned baby

Mother of child who died in hotel hot tub admitted to police she had intentionally held him under water.David Rosenberg, 4/15/2018, 9:32 PM
Supreme Court petition against Ashdod baby autopsy

Supreme Court petition against Ashdod baby autopsy

Family of month-old baby who drowned in Ashdod petitions court. 'Bring the child to burial without defacing his body.'Mordechai Sones, 4/4/2018, 2:14 PM
'She set her apartment on fire and tried to kill her children'

'She set her apartment on fire and tried to kill her children'

Woman indicted for attempted murder after she set fire to her Ashdod apartment - with her children inside.Haim Lev, 2/28/2018, 12:36 PM
Mother's apparent murder-suicide attempt foiled in Ashdod

Mother's apparent murder-suicide attempt foiled in Ashdod

Tragedy prevented after Ashdod woman attempts to set her apartment on fire - with her own children inside.David Rosenberg, 2/19/2018, 9:06 AM
Haredi MKs: Liberman's haredi draft proposal will end coalition

Haredi MKs: Liberman's haredi draft proposal will end coalition

Haredi parties warn that Liberman's attempt to pass law regarding haredi draft could topple coalition.Tzvi Lev, 2/15/2018, 10:45 PM
Ashdod anti-Shabbat demonstrations, the inside story

Ashdod anti-Shabbat demonstrations, the inside story

The lack of respect shown by those who do not wish to keep this one of the Ten Commandments is out of place in Ashdod, where the numbers prop up the power of the Mayor and his team. Leonie Ben-Simon, 2/5/2018, 3:56 PM
Ashdod municipality windows smashed over Shabbat fines

Ashdod municipality windows smashed over Shabbat fines

Windows of Collection and Welfare Department smashed after businesses receive Shabbat fines. Mayor: 'Incitement leads to violence.'Mordechai Sones, 2/4/2018, 10:40 AM
Ashdod residents protest closure of stores on Shabbat

Ashdod residents protest closure of stores on Shabbat

Residents of Ashdod protest outside city hall against city's intention to shut down businesses which operate on Shabbat.Ben Ariel, 1/28/2018, 2:48 AM
Haredi parties demand Netanyahu censure Liberman

Haredi parties demand Netanyahu censure Liberman

The haredi UTJ Knesset faction demands that Netanyahu censure Liberman for attending anti-Shabbat provocation in Ashdod.Tzvi Lev, 1/21/2018, 8:05 AM
Deri: I'm done with Liberman

Deri: I'm done with Liberman

Shas chairman livid after Defense Minister visits Ashdod during the Sabbath.Hezki Baruch, 1/21/2018, 4:15 AM
Ashdod father of 4 murdered over parking dispute

Ashdod father of 4 murdered over parking dispute

Itai Mor, 44, killed while taking out trash after fight with neighbor; 'He was the kind of person everyone wanted to be with. Sweet man.'Mordechai Sones, 1/18/2018, 5:48 PM
Missionaries building large center in Ashdod

Missionaries building large center in Ashdod

Christian missionaries in Israel's south mislead local residents, plan new center to expand activities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2018, 9:51 AM