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City of Bat Yam closes two high schools after students diagnosed with coronavirus

City of Bat Yam closes two high schools after students diagnosed with coronavirus

Schools in Bat Yam, Be'er Sheva, close after students are diagnosed with coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2020 10:23
Be'er Sheva: Thousands sent home from school after exposure to COVID-19 patient

Be'er Sheva: Thousands sent home from school after exposure to COVID-19 patient

Four schools in southern Israel close temporarily after students or staff receive coronavirus diagnosis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2020 13:49
One dead, three injured in car accident near Be'er Sheva

One dead, three injured in car accident near Be'er Sheva

Man, 60, dead in collision near entrance to Be'er Sheva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/03/2020 13:10
Gang of Bedouin attack yeshiva students in Be'er Sheva

Gang of Bedouin attack yeshiva students in Be'er Sheva

Bedouin youths attack two yeshiva students eating pizza near yeshiva. 'I'm living a nightmare, I can't sleep at night,' victim says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/12/2019 14:38
Plan to construct new Negev hospital approved

Plan to construct new Negev hospital approved

Council approves plans to allow construction of hospital on outskirts of Be'er Sheva.Chana Roberts, 04/12/2019 10:20
New hospital to be built in Be'er Sheva?

New hospital to be built in Be'er Sheva?

Plans for new hospital include more beds than any other hospital in Israel - but they have yet to be approved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/12/2019 16:07
Parents of 3-month-old with brain hemorrhage suspected of abuse

Parents of 3-month-old with brain hemorrhage suspected of abuse

Police arrest parents of a three-month-old in southern Israel hospitalized due to brain hemorrhage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/08/2019 14:51
Divorcée gives birth 9 months after divorce

Divorcée gives birth 9 months after divorce

In 11-page ruling, special rabbinical panel of Be'er Sheva court says there is no concern about the existence of "mamzer" status.Eliran Aharon, 04/08/2019 12:03
Be'er Sheva: Suspects charged for stealing from synagogues

Be'er Sheva: Suspects charged for stealing from synagogues

Indictments filed against two suspects charged with stealing from synagogues, private home.Ben Shaul, 15/07/2019 12:47
Protests against gay parade in Be'er Sheva

Protests against gay parade in Be'er Sheva

'A normal structure is a father and mother," says Rabbi Shimon Cohen of Be'er Sheva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/06/2019 22:59
Swastika found on donkey in southern Israel

Swastika found on donkey in southern Israel

Police open investigation after vandals spray paint swastika on donkey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2019 23:12
Rocket hits railway track, halting service

Rocket hits railway track, halting service

Trains to Be'er Sheva canceled as rocket strikes track at Goral junction. Service to resume after repairs are completed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2019 14:40
Bedouin soldier roughed up by security guards

Bedouin soldier roughed up by security guards

Guards beat IDF soldier who refused to provide ID, put bag in X-Ray machine at Be'er Sheva railway.Gary Willig, 03/03/2019 19:34
'Illegal Arab aliens burned my husband's tefillin'

'Illegal Arab aliens burned my husband's tefillin'

Be'er Sheva woman's husband loses his tefillin and tallit, which are later found burned.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 25/01/2019 21:57
US condemns Be'er Sheva rocket attack

US condemns Be'er Sheva rocket attack

Trump envoy Jason Greenblatt slams Hamas for rocket attack which destroyed Be'er Sheva home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2018 22:57
Watch: Emotional reunion with rescuer

Watch: Emotional reunion with rescuer

Policeman who rescued children after rocket attack meets family, discovers he served with their father.Gary Willig, 17/10/2018 17:58
Gaza rocket explodes in Be'er Sheva

Gaza rocket explodes in Be'er Sheva

Sirens heard shortly after 3:30 a.m. in Be’er Sheva and the surrounding area. Rocket explodes near home in the city.Elad Benari, 17/10/2018 09:54
'Sovereign country can't tolerate constant attacks'

'Sovereign country can't tolerate constant attacks'

Be'er Sheva mayor demands government provide solutions, says sovereign country cannot allow constant attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2018 08:12
Rocket strikes Be'er Sheva

Rocket strikes Be'er Sheva

Calm in south broken after less than 2 hours as city of Be'er Sheva struck for first time in 4 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/08/2018 16:14
Incendiary balloon lands on roof in Be'er Sheva

Incendiary balloon lands on roof in Be'er Sheva

Balloon suspected of being an incendiary balloon found on roof of a house in Be'er Sheva. No injuries or damages.Elad Benari, Canada, 04/08/2018 00:02
Incendiary balloon lands near Be'er Sheva hospital

Incendiary balloon lands near Be'er Sheva hospital

In unprecedented event, Israel Police suspect incendiary balloon originating in Gaza landed in Be'er Sheva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2018 23:10
IDF to simulate conquering Gaza City

IDF to simulate conquering Gaza City

IDF's Division 162 simulates conquering city of half a million.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2018 23:47
Lost dog identified thanks to singing talent

Lost dog identified thanks to singing talent

After police found an emaciated Siberian Husky near Beer Sheva – the owner was located through the dog's gift of song.Gil Ronen, 09/04/2018 20:32
'Avraham was completely dehydrated'

'Avraham was completely dehydrated'

Avraham Mabert, 83, left house and disappeared for three days; Israel Dog Unit volunteers find him dehydrated after thorough search.Mordechai Sones, 08/04/2018 19:25
Terrorism alert in Be'er Sheva

Terrorism alert in Be'er Sheva

Terrorist may be on his way to southern Israeli city, police warn.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/03/2018 15:36
'I understood this wasn't a routine fire'

'I understood this wasn't a routine fire'

Firefighting and Rescue Negev region commander reconstructs Be'er Sheva fire where baby girl was killed and brother seriously injured.Mordechai Sones, 26/03/2018 22:20
Leftist organization barred from using public building

Leftist organization barred from using public building

City boots left-wing Negev Coexistence Forum from municipal shelter after it used the space to hold anti-IDF events.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/12/2017 13:18
Be'er Sheva halts anti-Israel events in public building

Be'er Sheva halts anti-Israel events in public building

Following Arutz Sheva exposure, Be'er Sheva initiates steps against Negev Coexistence Forum for hosting anti-Israeli organization.Mordechai Sones, 29/11/2017 10:45
The almost forgotten Battle of Be'er Sheva

The almost forgotten Battle of Be'er Sheva

An important centenary: the ANZAC victory 100 years ago changed historyJay Shapiro, 07/11/2017 22:57
Coming soon: Charge your Rav Kav using an ATM

Coming soon: Charge your Rav Kav using an ATM

Passengers in Be'er Sheva charge their Rav Kav cards via ATM as government sets up similar machines in the rest of Israel.Chana Roberts, 10/08/2017 13:33
'The "Pride" parade not to our liking, but there is no choice'

'The "Pride" parade not to our liking, but there is no choice'

'This year they agreed to the compromise plan of last year, so we had no choice,' Be'er Sheva Jewish Home Chair explains.Mordechai Sones, 22/06/2017 14:42
Lotto winner: I was lucky twice on the same day

Lotto winner: I was lucky twice on the same day

Man wins millions of dollars in lottery on same day his favorite sports team wins the championship.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/04/2017 16:30
Arab MK calls government 'racist'

Arab MK calls government 'racist'

Arab MK claims government wants to limit Arab presence in Be'er Sheva, says government is 'racist.'Dalit Halevi, 26/04/2017 09:29
Suspected murder-suicide in Ashkelon

Suspected murder-suicide in Ashkelon

Police find woman dead in Ashkelon apartment, man dead on ground outside.Chana Roberts, 15/04/2017 20:04
'The extreme left is not welcome in Be'er Sheva'

'The extreme left is not welcome in Be'er Sheva'

Be'er Sheva Councilman: 'As long as those organizations are in Be’er Sheva, I will fight them and make their lives difficult.'Benny Toker, 27/10/2016 09:29
Burglars crash into bus after escaping police

Burglars crash into bus after escaping police

1 man dies, 2 seriously injured in collision between private car and bus in Be'er Sheva. In the car were two burglars escaping from police.Orli Harari, 15/09/2016 11:21
'Netanyahu promised to stop Shabbat desecrators'

'Netanyahu promised to stop Shabbat desecrators'

MK Gafni interviewed today over his efforts to bring shabbat work projects to a close: I hope the Prime Minister wil make good on his word.Michal Levi, 24/08/2016 11:47
Terrorist will remain handcuffed in hospital

Terrorist will remain handcuffed in hospital

Bilal Kayed, who is being treated for a hunger strike, will remain handcuffed to his bed and will not see an outside doctor, court orders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/08/2016 12:49
'There is no place in Be'er Sheva for extremism'

'There is no place in Be'er Sheva for extremism'

Be'er Sheva Deputy Mayor praises Court decision to divert gay pride parade, says subsequent cancellation reveals organizers' true motives.Shai Landesman, 14/07/2016 12:07
Be'er Sheva gay pride parade cancelled

Be'er Sheva gay pride parade cancelled

Supreme Court upholds police decision to divert Be'er Sheva parade to side street, event organizers cancel parade, plan protest instead.Shai Landesman, 14/07/2016 08:47
Four-year-old tragically dies in fatal fall

Four-year-old tragically dies in fatal fall

Tragedy in Be'er Sheva: Infant boy plummets to his death from 8th-floor apartment.Uzi Baruch, 17/04/2016 18:42
Woman murdered in Be'er Sheva shooting

Woman murdered in Be'er Sheva shooting

Young woman shot in car with her 3 kids. Police say attack was criminal, as her husband was state witness against crime boss.Ari Yashar, 07/03/2016 19:22
4 months in prison for throwing tea at MK Tibi

4 months in prison for throwing tea at MK Tibi

Zion Vaknin sentenced to four months in jail after throwing cup of hot team at MK Ahmed Tibi during protest.Ido Ben-Porat, 09/02/2016 12:12
Israel's cyber sector blooms in the desert

Israel's cyber sector blooms in the desert

Be'er Sheva becomes cyber center, defending 'most heavily targeted country in the world' as it receives a thousand attacks per minute.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/01/2016 18:24
High school casino busted in Be'er Sheva

High school casino busted in Be'er Sheva

After five-month sting operation, 32 students arrested for engaging in illegal gambling ring.Cynthia Blank, 02/12/2015 18:46
Be'er Sheva terrorist's brother indicted

Be'er Sheva terrorist's brother indicted

Brother of Arab citizen behind lethal attack in central station knew of illegal handgun and intentions - and did nothing to stop it.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, 26/10/2015 13:01
Hamas helped plan deadly Be'er Sheva attack

Hamas helped plan deadly Be'er Sheva attack

Police have uncovered a lengthy correspondence between Bedouin bus station terrorist and Hamas terror organization.Cynthia Blank, 25/10/2015 13:54
Eritrean Died of Guard's Shots, Not Citizen Blows

Eritrean Died of Guard's Shots, Not Citizen Blows

Autopsy finds infiltrator mistaken for terrorist accomplice in Be'er Sheva attack died from gunshots, reducing risk of trial for civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/10/2015 14:42
Bedouin Leaders 'Shocked' by Terrorist's Identity

Bedouin Leaders 'Shocked' by Terrorist's Identity

Terrorist Muhaned Al-Okabi comes from a family that helped in creating the state of Israel, says Bedouin mayor.Gil Ronen, 19/10/2015 13:54
Minister Demands: Expel the Terrorist's Family

Minister Demands: Expel the Terrorist's Family

Minister Regev urges the expulsion of family of Israeli Arab terrorist who launched bloody Be'er Sheva attack.Hezki Baruch, 19/10/2015 13:21
Soldier Killed in Be'er Sheva Attack Identified

Soldier Killed in Be'er Sheva Attack Identified

Omri Levy, 19, from Moshav Sdei Hemed, is the soldier who was murdered in the terrorist attack in Be'er Sheva.Ben Ariel, 19/10/2015 01:36
Hamas Welcomes Be'er Sheva Attack as 'Heroic Act'

Hamas Welcomes Be'er Sheva Attack as 'Heroic Act'

Hamas says terrorist attack in Be’er Sheva was a response to Israel's alleged "cold-blooded executions".Ben Ariel, 19/10/2015 00:16
Be'er Sheva to Jump from 7th to 3rd-Largest City

Be'er Sheva to Jump from 7th to 3rd-Largest City

20,000 new housing units – the most ever – will be built in capital of the Negev.Hillel Fendel, 07/10/2015 03:12
Four Rockets Hit Northern Israel from Syria

Four Rockets Hit Northern Israel from Syria

Missiles hit near border hours after IDF deploys Iron Dome in Ashdod, and then Be'er Sheva, amid fears hunger striker may set off war.Kobi Finkler, Ari Yashar, 20/08/2015 19:05
Lip Reader Sues Police for 'Abandoning' Him

Lip Reader Sues Police for 'Abandoning' Him

Lip reader charges police ignored request for security detail, leading to brutal assault that ruined his health and marriage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2015 14:05
Accident or Terror? Arab Driver Injures One

Accident or Terror? Arab Driver Injures One

Driver fled the scene after ramming into a patrol car on duty in the Hevron Hills; officer injured.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 09/05/2015 22:33
'Told his Mom he was Going to Cave of Machpelah'

'Told his Mom he was Going to Cave of Machpelah'

Cousin of 22-year-old feared to have been kidnapped in Arab village near Hevron says 'it fell on us out of the blue. Pray for him.'Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 02/04/2015 22:30