Watch: Haredim attack enforcers against IDF deserters in Ashdod

Rioters throw stones at police, overturn military police vehicle. No injuries reported.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2016, 8:40 AM

Tragedy in Ashdod: Teacher dies in front of students

35-year-old kindergarten teacher suffers fatal heart attack while tending to seven children in Ashdod.Cynthia Blank, 11/15/2015, 2:47 PM

Ashdod Residents Angry at Gov't After Rocket Attack

Residents of southern city say Gaza is not afraid of Israel and knows missile attacks will be met with weak reactions.Haim Lev, 9/30/2015, 12:21 PM

Iron Dome Intercepts Rocket Over Ashdod

Rocket fired from Gaza towards the city of Ashdod intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-missile system.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2015, 11:08 PM

Ashdod 'Miracle Boy' Survives Being Run Over By Truck

Ashdod residents called it a miracle when a young child who got stuck under the wheels of a truck sustained only moderate injuriesMoshe Cohen, 9/20/2015, 9:03 PM

Iron Dome Deployed to Ashdod After Terrorist's Rearrest

Although rocket fire unlikely, IDF Southern Command deploys missile defense system following Islamic Jihad hunger striker's rearrest.Cynthia Blank, 9/17/2015, 10:38 AM

MK: Netanyahu 'Wants to Keep Hamas Around'

MKs from left and right on Wednesday responded to the rocket attack on Israel a day earlier by calling for Hamas heads to roll.Yaakov Levi, 5/27/2015, 6:45 PM

Ashdod Shopping Center Will Continue Shabbat Operations: Owners

Religious groups in Ashdod are planning a mass protest later this week against a shopping center that has begun operating on Shabbat.Moshe Cohen, 5/11/2015, 12:15 AM

Report: 18-Year-Old Beaten by Police in Ashdod

Police violence strikes again: Youth assaulted by policeman on beach in Ashdod after not cleaning up his mess quickly enough.Cynthia Blank, 5/10/2015, 9:26 AM

Hundreds Attend Funeral of 'Anonymous' Holocaust Survivor

Over 500 people attended the funeral of a Holocaust survivor whom they did not know Thursday morning, after an alert on Facebook.Yaakov Levi, 4/16/2015, 12:01 PM

Arab Arrested for Throwing Rock Into Jewish Kindergarten

Parents of children in a haredi kindergarten in Ashdod said that they felt unsafe after an Arab threw a large rock into the schoolMoshe Cohen, 2/8/2015, 7:40 PM

Haredim Block Highways in Protest of IDF Enlistment

Outside Modi'in, in Jerusalem and Ashdod, masses of haredim block roads and protest arrest of four students who refused enlistment.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 2/2/2015, 10:39 AM

Major Underworld Hit Busted in Ashdod, Ashkelon

Three men arrested with pipe bomb, set to be planted in the Ashkelon National Park, in special bust by the Lachish police and IDF.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 12/25/2014, 1:27 PM

Four Men Found Unconscious in Ashdod; Drugs Suspected

Men found in critical condition with no signs of external injuries behind warehouse; police open investigation.Tova Dvorin, 12/19/2014, 9:33 AM

Israeli National League Cricket Umpire Dies During Game

Hillel Oscar, 55, declared dead after being knocked unconscious from foul ball; police launch investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2014, 6:35 PM

Israeli Municipalities Implement Raft of New Security Measures

Following spate of deadly attacks, councils across the country up patrols, ban workers without Israeli ID cards; emphasis on building sites.Cynthia Blank, 11/20/2014, 3:00 PM

Watch: One Dead in Ashdod Car Bombing

Police suspect crime-world hit, as man killed and another seriously wounded in explosion that rocked the coastal town of Ashdod.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2014, 10:48 PM

Principal Comes Back to School From Gaza Operation

High school principal and IDF commander in Operation Protective Edge tells Arutz Sheva about new school year amid losses.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 9/2/2014, 9:38 AM

Gaza Rocket Strikes Kindergarten - Again

Third strike on a preschool in seven days leaves kindergarten damaged, but no injuries as school year yet to begin.Tova Dvorin, 8/26/2014, 3:08 PM

7 Rockets Fired Towards Be'er Sheva

Barrage of seven rockets from Gaza hits Be'er Sheva. Ashdod and Eshkol targeted as well.Elad Benari, 7/21/2014, 11:23 PM

One Woman Injured in Latest Gaza Rocket Salvo

Hamas terrorists fire a large salvo of rockets, target both southern and central Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/18/2014, 8:24 PM

Italian Foreign Minister Visits Rocket-Stricken Southern City

Israeli FM Avigdor Liberman takes Italian counterpart on a tour of Ashdod, says Israel must respond to rockets 'like any normal country'.Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 7/15/2014, 4:28 PM

Dan Shapiro Visits Ashdod, Meets Resident Injured by Rocket

US Ambassador to Israel visits Ashdod in solidarity visit, supports Israel's right to self-defense.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 7/15/2014, 4:14 AM

Condition of Ashdod Rocket Victim Improves

Man who was seriously injured when a Gaza rocket hit a gas station in Ashdod undergoes surgery, listed in stable condition.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/11/2014, 10:33 PM

Watch: Direct Hit on Gas Station in Ashdod

Footage of rocket attack shows sudden blaze in 'miraculous' fire that failed to spread.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2014, 4:26 PM

Ashdod Rocket Hit, Fire 'A Huge Miracle'

Tragedy averted Friday morning after rocket hits gas station; officials praise 'miracle' after benzine truck does not explode on impact.Hezki Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 7/11/2014, 4:03 PM

Rocket Hits Ashdod Gas Station, One Serious Injury

Gas tanker truck miraculously does not explode in latest salvo by Gaza terrorists, which caused several injuries.Ari Yashar, 7/11/2014, 11:38 AM

Watch: Iron Dome Intercepts Missile Over Ashdod

Video shows the Iron Dome anti-missile system shooting down a missile that was headed towards a populated area.Elad Benari, 7/11/2014, 3:15 AM

Watch: Gaza Rockets Interrupt Wedding in Ashdod

Gaza terrorists attack Ashdod in the middle of a wedding ceremony, sending the guests running for shelter.Elad Benari, 7/9/2014, 5:44 AM

Ashdod Residents Demand Co-ed Mimouna Event

Secular residents of Ashdod were up in arms Monday night because of a “men's only” Mimouna celebration taking place in the city.Yosef Berger, 4/21/2014, 10:20 PM

Ashdod: Pungent Smell Came from Factory

Residents reported gas smell during the morning hours. An offshore source was suspected.Arutz Sheva staff, 2/20/2014, 8:35 PM

'Youth Violence Threatens the Fabric of Israeli Society'

State Comptroller reveals inadequacy in helping at-risk youth. Task forces struggle to deal with scope, severity of problem.Tova Dvorin, 1/22/2014, 7:31 PM

Ashdod Breathes Easier with Iron Dome

Southern city received its own anti-missile battery overnight as conflict with Gaza intensifies.Gil Ronen, 1/20/2014, 11:05 AM

Anger in Ashdod: Where's Iron Dome?

Residents of the southern city demand that the anti-missile battery be stationed nearby.Gil Ronen, 1/20/2014, 9:11 AM

Officials: Gaza Ceasefire Is Dead

Defense officials reportedly view Pillar of Cloud ceasefire as moot, as barrage of rockets closes non-reinforced schools in Ashdod.Ari Yashar, 1/17/2014, 9:14 AM

Criminal Case Open Against Soldier Who Trashed Rabbi Yosef

A criminal case has opened against an Israeli soldier from Ashdod who allegedly compared the late Rabbi Ovadia Yosef to Hitler.Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/9/2013, 7:46 PM

Man Bitten by Shark in Ashdod

30-year-old man suffers moderate injuries, partial amputation from shark bite.Maayana Miskin, 9/29/2013, 1:26 PM

Ashdod Rabbi: Teen Attacker Asked for Forgiveness

Chief Rabbi Yosef Sheinin of Ashdod was savagely attacked by a youth - but has forgiven him, and will not press chargesDavid Lev, 8/29/2013, 11:56 AM

Rare, Preserved Fortifications Found at the Harbor of Ashdod

An impressive find by the Tel Aviv University Institute of Archaeology uncovers a system of fortifications during its summer excavation.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/16/2013, 1:15 AM

Holocaust Survivor Faints After Hearing Siren

A Holocaust survivor who heard the memorial siren sounding fainted. The man is in stable condition, rescue workers saidDavid Lev, 4/8/2013, 10:00 PM

Video: Planned Mini-Golf Park in the City of Ashdod

A mini golf park that is being planned for the city of Ashdod will be the first of many such parks throughout Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 1/30/2013, 4:14 AM

Rivlin Speaks at Third Inauguration of Yeshivat Neve Dekalim

Yeshivat Neve Dekalim, destroyed in expulsion from Sinai and demolished in 2005 “Disengagement”, has been rebuilt in Ashdod.Annie Lubin, 12/26/2012, 8:55 PM

Naama went 'Missing' because of Sabbath

This is what happens when you take a wrong turn just before Sabbath, find a home to stay in but fail to tell family.Gil Ronen, 12/2/2012, 9:51 PM

Gesher Organization to Send 200 Shoppers to Ashdod

The Gesher organization initiates a convoy of 200 individuals who will purchase supplies and food for Shabbat in Ashdod., 11/23/2012, 6:42 AM

Ashdod: Several Hurt in 2 Rocket Strikes

Terrorists rain rockets on Ashdod, hitting city twice and wounding several people.Maayana Miskin, 11/20/2012, 5:12 PM

Bennett Under Fire in Ashdod: Topple Hamas

As Hamas missiles rain down on Ashdod, Bayit Yehudi Chair. Naftali Bennett says: Israel must topple Hamas.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 11/19/2012, 1:16 PM

Ashdod Man Finds Unexploded Rocket on Roof of Building

A resident of Ashdod may have saved many lives – when he found an unexploded rocket on the roof of his apartment buildingDavid Lev, 11/18/2012, 9:43 PM

2 Missiles Strike Ashdod, No Injuries

Two long-range missiles fired by Gaza terrorists struck the port city of Ashdod on Sunday afternoon. No physical injuries were reported.Chana Ya'ar, 11/18/2012, 2:40 PM

Video: Six-Hour Truce Ends with Rocket on Ashdod

The latest terrorist truce lasted a grand total of six hours, until 6 a.m., when a missile was fired at Ashdod but missed populated areas. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/13/2012, 7:40 AM

Netanyahu Cites 'Brave, Strategic Partnership' With US

PM Binyamin Netanyahu spoke of the “brave partnership” of Israel and the US in a cornerstone ceremony for first hospital in Ashdod.Chana Ya'ar, 11/8/2012, 2:34 PM

Rocket Attacks Prompt Southern Israeli Cities to Cancel School

Weekend rocket attacks in southern Israel prompted the cities of Be'er Sheva and Ashdod to cancel school for thousands of children. Chana Ya'ar, 9/9/2012, 9:11 AM

Rabbi Pinto: Learn From Purim to Deal with Iran

Rabbi Yeshayahu Pinto told followers on Tuesday the best way to deal with the Iranian threat is by learning from the story of Purim. Chana Ya'ar, 9/5/2012, 10:44 AM

The Gaza Absurdity

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Rocket Hits Ashdod, 80-Year-Old Woman Injured

A rocket slipped past the Iron Dome system and slammed into central Ashdod, wounding an elderly woman and causing damage to buildings.Maayana Miskin, 3/12/2012, 3:24 PM

Ashdod Under Attack ‘Like Never Before’

Gaza terrorists hit Ashdod with more rockets than ever. Residents describe life under near-constant attack.Elad Benari & Maayana Miskin, 3/12/2012, 11:20 AM

IAA Finds Remains from the Period of the Prophet Jonah

Foundation of a fortress from the period of the prophet Jonah exposed in an excavation by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA).Elad Benari, 2/7/2012, 4:16 AM

Turkish Ship Unloads Aid to Gaza at Ashdod

20 months after the Mavi Marmara, Turkey sends assistance to Gaza without trying to break blockade.Gil Ronen, 2/5/2012, 9:54 PM