15 injured at Rabbi Karelitz's funeral

Emergency medical teams treat 15 people injured at funeral of Rabbi Nissim Karelitz in Bnei Brak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2019, 1:46 PM

Rabbi Karelitz laid to rest

Thousands attend funeral of Rabbi Nissim Karelitz, among the leading halakhic authorities in the haredi world, who passed away at age 93.Yoni Kempinski, 10/22/2019, 12:51 PM

Gantz apologizes for dividing secular, haredi voters

Blue and White Chairman Benny Gantz apologizes for announcement that sparks storm, but does not refrain from parting shot at haredi voters.Mordechai Sones, 9/16/2019, 4:10 PM

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

Shooting in Bnei Brak

Police investigate after unknown individual fires shots at Bnei Brak apartment building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2019, 11:15 AM

Bnei Brak: Explosive device detonates in stairwell

Explosive device detonates in Bnei Brak - for the second time in one month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2019, 10:44 PM

Beggar buys Lotto card for 1st time, wins half a million shekels

A Bnei Brak beggar decides to buy a lottery ticket on a whim while shopping for groceries and it turns out to be his lucky day.Ben Shaul, 8/16/2019, 10:38 AM

Watch: Toddler rescued after being forgotten in car

Bystanders spot 1-year-old girl forgotten in car in Bnei Brak, rescue her and send her to the hospital.Gary Willig, 8/12/2019, 3:34 PM

Haredim protest Blue & White chief's visit to Bnei Brak

Hundreds of residents demonstrated against the visit of the Blue and White chairman. 'The haredi community only supports Netanyahu.'Hezki Baruch, 7/26/2019, 8:18 AM

Torah scrolls stolen from Bnei Brak synagogue

Thief throws old Torah scroll on the floor, makes off with new ones.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2019, 10:07 AM

The haredi community and Israel's future

The haredi total devotion to intellectual and spiritual activities turned Israel not only into the start-up nation, but also in a global spiritual center. Giulio Meotti, 6/6/2019, 10:12 AM

5-year-old hospitalized with wooden board attached to his hand

Rusty nail attaches wooden board to boy's hand during collection for Lag BaOmer bonfire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2019, 12:11 PM

US ambassador: We need all of Bnei Brak's blessings for 2020

Ambassador urges dean of Ponovezh Yeshiva to give blessing to Trump's reelection bid. 'What's going on on the Left today is frightening.'David Rosenberg, 4/28/2019, 10:26 PM

New central bus station to be built in Bnei Brak

New central bus station expected to be constructed within five years, serve metro line as well as intercity buses.Ben Shaul, 4/2/2019, 1:08 PM

Bnei Brak rabbi hospitalized, condition serious

Condition of Rabbi Moshe Yehuda Leib Landau deteriorates,Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2019, 4:08 PM

Bnei Brak says no to digital signs

'Bnei Brak has unique character; rabbis and residents put us here to preserve it,' explains city council member who promoted decision.Mordechai Sones, 2/20/2019, 5:58 PM

Bnei Brak to give IDF reservists tax discounts

In a first, haredi city to give IDF reservists discounts on property tax.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2018, 8:07 AM

Couple humiliated just weeks before wedding

Bride and groom, both orphans, may be forced to cancel wedding for lack of money.Sponsored Content, 12/16/2018, 3:57 PM

Haredi draft opponents gear up for protest rally

'Yerushalmi Faction' plans major protest after haredi draft dodger's arrest extended.David Rosenberg, 12/10/2018, 1:14 PM

Yerushalmi Faction vs. Bnei Brak over synagogue in public area

Bnei Brak wants to evacuate synagogue, promising alternate structure, but Yerushalmi Faction threatens action against evacuation.Mordechai Sones, 12/9/2018, 1:56 PM

Bnei Brak land expropriated to enable Shabbat construction

Transportation Ministry removes land from haredi city's jurisdiction to enable Shabbat-desecrating light rail project to move forward.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2018, 10:32 PM

HERO: Single Mother Raised Daughters Alone

For years a Bnei Brak mom raised her daughters by herself. After her tragic death, they are left alone.Sponsored Content, 11/6/2018, 4:05 PM

Police arrest nine haredim during anti-draft protest

Yerushalmi Faction takes to the streets. Police arrest nine and are using crowd dispersal means to disperse clash.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2018, 8:22 PM

Extremist haredi protesters to shut down Bnei Brak on Thursday

Yerushalmi Faction launches fresh wave of riots over yeshiva student arrested for draft dodging.Tzvi Lev, 11/1/2018, 4:02 PM

Bnei Brak will cut water supply to Shabbat construction project

Bnei Brak municipality furious over Shabbat light rail construction says it will cut water supply to the project.Tzvi Lev, 10/4/2018, 5:27 PM

Who did the Rebbe give an open check to?

Lubavitcher Rebbe donated open check to fulfill one man's vision of a revolutionary medical facility in Bnei Brak.Eli Zalmanovich, 9/30/2018, 4:10 PM

Lapid vows to take 'heavy hand' against haredi protesters

Ex-Finance Minister Yair Lapid says if elected PM, he will use a 'heavy hand' against haredi protesters.David Rosenberg, 9/23/2018, 4:05 PM

Haredim protest Shabbat construction work

Tens of thousands of haredim protest construction work of a light rail to take place during Shabbat in the city of Bnei Brak.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/21/2018, 9:07 PM

Court clears light rail construction on Sabbath

Tel Aviv District Court cancels order that prevented work on Bnei Brak station during Sabbath. Stoppage deemed dangerous.Arutz Sheva, 9/21/2018, 4:28 PM

Haredi municipality to make Internet services available

Bnei Brak inaugurates unique initiative to make municipal and government services accessible to public.Mordechai Sones, 9/9/2018, 11:53 AM

Bnei Brak throws special-needs students out onto the street

Municipality throws children with special needs out of their school building in defiance of court ruling issued yesterday.Gary Willig, 8/30/2018, 8:14 PM

'Klal Yisrael' list to run in Bnei Brak

For the first time, a list uniting secular, haredi, and national religious will run for Bnei Brak city council.Reut Hadar, 8/30/2018, 2:15 AM

Paramedic stopped by police after speeding to treat cop's dad

Manhunt ends after speeding paramedic found to be rushing to save policeman's father.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2018, 7:13 PM

Bnei Brak escalating feud with Givat Shmuel?

Haredi city's computerized system refuses tickets to petting zoo for non-city members. Move comes after Givat Shmuel restricted park access.Tzvi Lev, 7/23/2018, 2:41 PM

Committee approves over 2,000 new housing units in Bnei Brak

Committee approves plan to build more housing units, offices, and open spaces in central haredi city.Michal Levi, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2018, 5:40 PM

Communist Joint List MK blasts anti-haredi 'racism'

Central Israeli town's decision to bar non-residents from park is 'racist' attempt to keep haredim out, claims communist lawmaker.David Rosenberg, 7/9/2018, 8:55 AM

Givat Shmuel banning haredim from their parks?

Affluent Religious-Zionist dominated city denies ban on Bnei Brak residents is anti-haredi. 'Ban is targeted on whoever doesn't live here.'Tzvi Lev, 7/8/2018, 5:40 PM

'I'm sorry': Man who torched his tefillin asks for forgiveness

Bnei Brak man who left religion, filmed himself destroying religious items, asks forgiveness, says he wants to become religious again.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2018, 5:56 PM

Great-grandson of Gerrer Rebbe killed in traffic accident

1 killed, six injured when car carrying haredi students overturns on way back from Meron.Gary Willig, 4/13/2018, 10:03 AM

28 arrested as haredi demonstrators block roads in Bnei Brak

Yerushalmi Faction protesters take to the streets to condemn arrest of haredi draft dodger. Highway 4 blocked as part of protests.David Rosenberg, 3/22/2018, 8:13 PM

Yerushalmi Faction shuts down Bnei Brak

Hundreds of demonstrators block roads at two major points in the city. Police attempting to disperse the demonstrations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2018, 6:16 PM

Yerushalmi Faction to shut down Bnei Brak roads Monday

Extremist anti-draft haredi group plans follow-up demonstration in Bnei Brak, after group shut down traffic in Jerusalem last week.David Rosenberg, 3/12/2018, 1:24 PM

Rabbi urges young women to remain at home Purim night

Leading Bnei Brak rabbi calls on parents, educators, not to allow girls to roam the streets on Purim night.Ben Shaul, 2/28/2018, 1:43 PM

Bnei Brak man arrested for torching tefillin

Police arrest man Bnei Brak resident who publicized footage of himself burning his tefillin in protest of 'religious coercion'.Haim Lev, 2/4/2018, 9:59 PM

Did Israeli singer publicly desecrate Shabbat in haredi city?

Israeli singer Omer Adam savaged by fans who thought a video he uploaded to Facebook in Bnei Brak was filmed during Shabbat.Tzvi Lev, 2/4/2018, 4:04 PM

Bnei Brak boy seriously injured in accident at construction site

12-year-old Bnei Brak boy in serious condition after suffering head injuries in accident at construction site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2018, 4:53 PM

Bnei Brak lawsuit: Yeshiva student harassed others over 3 years

Conspiracy of silence? Allegations of sexual abuse and pedophilia at flagship haredi yeshiva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2018, 2:30 PM

Bnei Brak resident arrested for planting explosives

Police detectives discover Bnei Brak man planting explosives in Tel Aviv car.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2018, 12:55 PM

Haredi yeshiva secretary: Israel is the beginning of redemption

Letter from Ponevezh Yeshiva secretary calling Israel's independence 'beginning of Israel's rebirth declaration in its land' up for sale.Mordechai Sones, 1/1/2018, 5:27 PM

Baby saved from choking on toy

United Hatzalah volunteers remove toy swallowed by 8-month-old baby in Bnei Brak from child's throat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2017, 11:53 AM

Thieves exploited Rabbi Shteinman's funeral to rob houses

Police say thieves robbed Bnei Brak apartments during Rabbi Shteinman's funeral because they knew the homes would be empty.Tzvi Lev, 12/14/2017, 8:51 PM

Hundreds of thousands gather for Rabbi Shteinman's funeral

Mourners gather in Bnei Brak to pay their final respects to the late Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman.Yoni Kempinski, 12/12/2017, 12:05 PM

'Rabbi Shteinman's life in no immediate danger'

Hospital officials say senior haredi rabbi's condition serious but stable. 'There is no immediate danger to his life.'David Rosenberg, 11/22/2017, 6:07 PM

33 arrested as thousands of haredi protesters block traffic

'Severe violence' as thousands of anti-draft demonstrators block traffic in Bnei Brak, Jerusalem. 12 protesters injured, 33 arrested.David Rosenberg, 11/20/2017, 7:59 PM

20 arrested as haredi protesters shut down Jerusalem light rail

Hundreds of anti-draft demonstrators take to the streets in Jerusalem and Bnei Brak, blocking traffic. At least 20 arrested thus far.David Rosenberg, 11/19/2017, 8:51 PM

Arab man with kippa, sidelocks, arrested in Bnei Brak

Jerusalem Arab dressed as haredi arrested in Bnei Brak for assault.David Rosenberg, 11/12/2017, 7:50 PM

Rabbi Shteinman hospitalized

103-year-old leader of Lithuanian haredi community hospitalized over high fever.Tzvi Lev, 10/29/2017, 10:11 AM