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Ensure Akko's Proud Jewish Future "We'll Never Flee in the Face of Terror"

Ensure Akko's Proud Jewish Future "We'll Never Flee in the Face of Terror"

The Jewish community in the northern coastal town of Akko has faced a horrific wave of terror. "Our presence here is as important as ever".Sponsored Content, 17/06/2021 15:44
Akko lynch victim spends Shabbat at home

Akko lynch victim spends Shabbat at home

Elad Barzilai, 37-year-old victim of Arab lynching, is allowed home for weekend visit, for the first time since he was attacked last month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/06/2021 23:24
Man brutally beaten by Arab lynch mob released from hospital

Man brutally beaten by Arab lynch mob released from hospital

37-year-old father of four from northern Israel who was beaten unconscious by Arab rioters last month is discharged from hospital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2021 13:22
Avi Har-Even, Israeli rocket scientist, dies from injuries suffered during Arab riots

Avi Har-Even, Israeli rocket scientist, dies from injuries suffered during Arab riots

Avi Har-Even, winner of Israeli Defense Ministry Prize and former chief of Israel's space program, dies after being injured in arson attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2021 22:18
Condition of Jewish man brutally beaten by Arab mob improves

Condition of Jewish man brutally beaten by Arab mob improves

Elad Barzilai, who was nearly beaten to death by Arab mob in northern Israel during rioting earlier this month, is released from ICU.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2021 15:21
Jewish lynch victim from Akko still in serious condition

Jewish lynch victim from Akko still in serious condition

Akko teacher was trying to prevent his students from joining violence when Arab mob attacked him.Orly Harari, 13/05/2021 14:35
Pregnant Arab woman seriously injured in Lod violence

Pregnant Arab woman seriously injured in Lod violence

Doctors in Assaf Harofeh hospital successfully delivered her baby.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2021 10:43
Education Minister Yoav Galant calls for vigilantes to face harsh punishments

Education Minister Yoav Galant calls for vigilantes to face harsh punishments

Yoav Galant warns of 'anarchy' if citizens continue to take the law into their own hands.Hezki Baruch, 13/05/2021 08:33
Watch: Residents of Jewish-Arab Akko asked about elections

Watch: Residents of Jewish-Arab Akko asked about elections

Many of the city's residents seem more concerned over their personal wellbeing than the 4th round of elections in a 2-year span.i24NEWS, 22/03/2021 17:28
Watch: Pedestrians run down while rescuing accident victims

Watch: Pedestrians run down while rescuing accident victims

Passersby come to aid of traffic accident victims in Akko - only to become victims themselves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2018 08:50
An end to speeding tickets from cameras? Not so fast, say police

An end to speeding tickets from cameras? Not so fast, say police

Israeli court throws out fines based on speed cameras. But police say they'll keep the cameras - and continue tracking offenders.David Rosenberg, 06/09/2018 18:24
Torah for everyone: Let's help Yeshivat Akko

Torah for everyone: Let's help Yeshivat Akko

Yeshivat Akko is launching a new track within the yeshiva for students with special needs.In cooperation with Yeshivat Akko, 27/06/2018 09:28
The post that moved policemen

The post that moved policemen

Police officers in northern Israel attend bat mitzvah celebration after guests fail to show up.Orly Harari, 22/06/2018 10:12
Israeli Arab indicted for Akko car-ramming attack

Israeli Arab indicted for Akko car-ramming attack

Indictment filed against Arab from northern Israel who drove into Border Policeman, 2 soldiers and a civilian at the beginning of the month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/03/2018 10:06
'We blocked the terrorist's jeep'

'We blocked the terrorist's jeep'

Witness to Akko attack recounts harrowing moments as terrorist ran down soldiers, attempts by civilians and soldiers to stop the carnage.Gary Willig, 04/03/2018 21:50
Hamas hails Akko terror attack as 'brave and heroic'

Hamas hails Akko terror attack as 'brave and heroic'

Terror group praises Israeli-Arab terrorist who ran down security personnel, 'he proved how determined the Palestinian people are'.David Rosenberg, 04/03/2018 19:05
Police confirm: Akko ramming was terror

Police confirm: Akko ramming was terror

Israeli Arab hits Border Policeman, 2 soldiers in Akko. Police confirm incident was terror attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/03/2018 14:44
Watch: Akko ramming incident

Watch: Akko ramming incident

Footage shows driver hit Border Policeman and 2 soldiers at two sites in Akko in a way that appears intentional.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/03/2018 13:02
Murder-suicide suspected as mother, son found dead in Akko

Murder-suicide suspected as mother, son found dead in Akko

Mother in northern Israeli town dead in apparent suicide, son's body found with signs of violence.David Rosenberg, 04/01/2017 08:23
Her grandmother hid their Judaism

Her grandmother hid their Judaism

Fleeing the violence of Ukraine, 211 new olim disembarked at Ben Gurion today. 'We knew we had Jewish roots but did not have the documents.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2016 19:53
Soldier who drew his weapon acted in self-defense

Soldier who drew his weapon acted in self-defense

After Arabs tried to push him and a family member to their deaths, police confirm the soldier drew his gun in self-defense.Rachel Kaplan, 24/08/2016 13:42
Man arrested for defending from Arab attackers

Man arrested for defending from Arab attackers

After Arabs attack a group of tourists in Akko, one man was detained for pulling out his gun in defense.Reut Hadar, 22/08/2016 18:47
Tragedy at sea: Two drown in Mediterranean

Tragedy at sea: Two drown in Mediterranean

Two dead in separate drowning incidents just minutes apart: A 73-year-old man drowned in Akko and a 70-year-old woman drowned in Haifa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/06/2016 09:48
Synagogue massacre averted, terror cell revealed

Synagogue massacre averted, terror cell revealed

Three Israeli Arabs arrested over terror plots to carry out massacre at Akko synagogue, attacks in Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 11/05/2016 16:03
Nationwide Security Boost Ahead of Holidays

Nationwide Security Boost Ahead of Holidays

Police prepare for clashes ahead of Eid Al-Adha, Yom Kippur falling out on same day - in both Jerusalem and integrated areas nationwide.Tova Dvorin, 22/09/2015 10:33
Paint Factory Sinks in 30 Feet of Foam

Paint Factory Sinks in 30 Feet of Foam

Flame retardant foam leaks and fills Tambour factory in Akko raising fears of people getting trapped, for the third time in as many years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2015 14:43
Acid on Car of Imam who Condemned Synagogue Attack

Acid on Car of Imam who Condemned Synagogue Attack

Muslim extremists suspected in attack on sheikh who held interfaith meeting after attack on Jerusalem synagogue.Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 21/11/2014 12:52
IS Flags Flown in Israeli-Arab Cities

IS Flags Flown in Israeli-Arab Cities

Report exposes Arab citizens of Israel, Muslim and Christian, fly, photograph with, and parade with black flag of extremist Jihadist group.Ari Yashar, 10/08/2014 15:02
Police: Fatal Akko Gas Explosion was Deliberate

Police: Fatal Akko Gas Explosion was Deliberate

Three weeks after five people were killed in an Akko apartment building, police are ready to "definitively" blame criminals.David Lev, 06/03/2014 13:07
Zoabi Accuses Akko of Planning To Expel Arabs

Zoabi Accuses Akko of Planning To Expel Arabs

Arab MK accuses the city of Akko of 'nationalistic policy of expulsion.'Ari Yashar, 04/03/2014 19:35
Akko: 5,000 Attend Funeral for Explosion Victims

Akko: 5,000 Attend Funeral for Explosion Victims

Jews, Arabs unite at Akko gas explosion victims' funeral; investigations intensify into the possibility of foul play.Tova Dvorin, 18/02/2014 11:37
Foul Play? Akko Explosion Fatalities Identified

Foul Play? Akko Explosion Fatalities Identified

Five members of two separate families, including eight-year-old boy, killed in blast police now suspect was the result of a local dispute.Ari Soffer, 17/02/2014 12:13
Eight Year Old is Fifth Victim in Akko Explosion

Eight Year Old is Fifth Victim in Akko Explosion

Police are investigating if gas canister that is believed to have caused the explosion was set off deliberately.David Lev, 17/02/2014 07:39
Two Dead in Akko Gas Tank Explosion

Two Dead in Akko Gas Tank Explosion

Two killed and ten others injured in an explosion in a residential building in Akko.Elad Benari, 17/02/2014 05:09
MK Tibi Attacks 'Jewish Rulers' of Israel

MK Tibi Attacks 'Jewish Rulers' of Israel

Arab MK erupts during 'unity event', claiming 'discrimination' against Israeli Arabs and refusing to 'play nice' with the government.Tova Dvorin, 26/01/2014 10:30
Man, 80, Falls Into Pit; Rescued After 4 Hours

Man, 80, Falls Into Pit; Rescued After 4 Hours

Elderly man fell into water cistern at Akko construction site; police communicate with him by phone, but he was unaware of exact location.Tova Dvorin, 07/12/2013 23:04
Arab Rock Attack on Home in Acre

Arab Rock Attack on Home in Acre

Hagit Amayev tells her children: No one will move us from our home.Gil Ronen, 14/07/2013 22:43
Akko Mayor Shot in Assassination Attempt

Akko Mayor Shot in Assassination Attempt

Shimon Lankri was shot and seriously wounded in an apparent assassination attempt. Akko Rabbi ‘Most people love him.’Maayana Miskin, 22/03/2013 08:28
Arabs Attack Jews in Akko

Arabs Attack Jews in Akko

Akko's Jews have been suffering from attacks by Arab youths, says the city's chief rabbi.Elad Benari, 25/12/2012 03:15
Police Try to Keep MK Out of Akko

Police Try to Keep MK Out of Akko

Police ask Member of Knesset not to visit Akko over fears of Arab riots. MK: We must not give in.Maayana Miskin, 21/11/2012 02:44
Protesters: Only Islamic State Can Calm the Rage

Protesters: Only Islamic State Can Calm the Rage

Arab protesters in the northern Israeli city of Akko say that “only a large and strong Muslim state can calm the rage.”Elad Benari, Canada, 14/09/2012 20:34
Akko Harbor from Second Temple Times Exposed

Akko Harbor from Second Temple Times Exposed

2,300 year old harbor was the largest in the country during Hellenistic period and may have been military.Gil Ronen, 17/07/2012 12:33
‘Kindness Car’ from Omaha to Help Needy in Akko

‘Kindness Car’ from Omaha to Help Needy in Akko

A car funded by a Nebraska donor will help thousands of people in need in the city of Akko.Maayana Miskin, 19/06/2012 17:14
Israeli Pride Nixed to Avoid Offending Arabs

Israeli Pride Nixed to Avoid Offending Arabs

Israel Railways prevents youth from hanging a ‘Proud to be Israeli’ sign for fear of offending Arab passengers. Maayana Miskin, 29/04/2012 21:48
Akko Mosque Irritates Jewish Residents

Akko Mosque Irritates Jewish Residents

Jewish residents of Akko upset by the scheduled opening of a mosque in the heart of a Jewish neighborhood.Elad Benari, 03/02/2012 02:15
1,500-Year-Old Building Found

1,500-Year-Old Building Found

A 1,500-year-old building dating to the Byzantine Period has been found in excavations conducted by the IAA in the northern Israeli city of Akko.Elad Benari, 13/06/2011 03:13
Akko: Pool Hall Helps Youths

Akko: Pool Hall Helps Youths

The Mayor of Akko paid a special visit to Oraita, a unique pool hall and club for teens that also provides a warm learning atmosphere. Gil Ronen, 20/10/2010 19:10
Akko Arabs Planned Murder

Akko Arabs Planned Murder

Two Arabs from Akko planned to buy weapons in order to murder Jews if race riots were to break out in the city again.Maayana Miskin, 08/04/2010 17:59
Rock of Ages Found in Akko

Rock of Ages Found in Akko

A treasure trove of ancient pieces of marble has been discovered hidden beneath a cellar floor in a destroyed 13th century building in Akko. Hana Levi Julian, 03/11/2009 11:45
Akko Stabbing Kept Quiet

Akko Stabbing Kept Quiet

The mother of a Jewish stabbing victim in Akko accuses authorities of covering up the attack in order to appease local Arabs.Maayana Miskin, 01/11/2009 22:55
Akko Kids Join Prayers for Rain

Akko Kids Join Prayers for Rain

Schoolchildren in Akko pray for winter rains, encourage the public to join in.Maayana Miskin, 28/10/2009 21:30