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Teachers Concerned After Girl Disappears From School

Teachers Concerned After Girl Disappears From School

She’s a sweet, responsible 17-year-old student, from a respected family. So, why are teachers worried?Sponsored Content, 02/09/2021 13:08
United Hatzalah hits back after poster claims religious 'transgression'

United Hatzalah hits back after poster claims religious 'transgression'

Eli Beer responds to pashkvillim decrying United Hatzalah as transgressing laws of modesty by training women EMTs.United Hatzalah, 19/08/2021 12:08
Two sisters and a friend save a life at a Beit Shemesh pool

Two sisters and a friend save a life at a Beit Shemesh pool

Two sisters and their friend, volunteer first responders from the US and Canada, save a drowning man at a public pool in Beit Shemesh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2021 13:47
Beit Shemesh synagogue demolished - with Torah scroll still inside

Beit Shemesh synagogue demolished - with Torah scroll still inside

'Even if the city needed to evacuate the synagogue, care should have been taken to respect the Torah scroll,' Beit Shemesh resident says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2021 11:34
Pit where boy drowned had no barrier, no warning of danger

Pit where boy drowned had no barrier, no warning of danger

Pit is located within picnic site, with no clue that its waters are over eight feet deep.Michal Levy, 27/06/2021 15:48
Tragedy in Beit Shemesh: 14-year-old drowns during school trip

Tragedy in Beit Shemesh: 14-year-old drowns during school trip

After hours of searching: 14-year-old boy with whom contact was lost pulled from water reservoir near Beit Shemesh.Orli Harari, 25/06/2021 00:44
Husband of Beit Shemesh mayor donates kidney

Husband of Beit Shemesh mayor donates kidney

Dr. Bloch had decided to donate a kidney the night he had to announce the passing of Rabbi Yeshayahu Heber.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 14:02
Beit Shemesh: 6-year-old in critical condition after being found in car

Beit Shemesh: 6-year-old in critical condition after being found in car

MDA, United Hatzalah paramedics resuscitate child found with no pulse in vehicle in Beit Shemesh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 17:29
Watch: Bus driver attacked in Beit Shemesh

Watch: Bus driver attacked in Beit Shemesh

'The day is coming when a bus driver will be murdered at the wheel,' says union chief.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/03/2021 10:57
Police officer shoots in air while enforcing lockdown in Beit Shemesh

Police officer shoots in air while enforcing lockdown in Beit Shemesh

Police volunteer reportedly felt threatened when crowd gathered and stones were thrown at him during enforcement against school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2021 13:44
Ancient lamp workshop discovered in Ramat Beit Shemesh

Ancient lamp workshop discovered in Ramat Beit Shemesh

One of the largest ceramic oil-lamp workshops in Israel discovered in Beit Shemesh, at site of major Second Temple-era administrative centerArutz Sheva Staff, 14/12/2020 09:51
Tragedy in Beit Shemesh when boy falls from height and is killed

Tragedy in Beit Shemesh when boy falls from height and is killed

MDA paramedics provided medical treatment, evacuated boy to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/12/2020 17:52
Watch: Last minute Pro-Trump rally in Beit Shemesh

Watch: Last minute Pro-Trump rally in Beit Shemesh

Israeli citizens demonstrate in support of incumbent president 1 day before US elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/11/2020 19:38
5 workers hurt in Beit Shemesh scaffolding collapse

5 workers hurt in Beit Shemesh scaffolding collapse

One worker in serious condition after scaffolding collapses at Beit Shemesh construction site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/10/2020 20:11
Watch: Haredi children attack vehicle with soldier

Watch: Haredi children attack vehicle with soldier

IDF soldier's car surrounded by children, young men who curse, throw stones at him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2020 17:56
Beit Shemesh Mayor Aliza Bloch: 'Lockdown has already been tried and failed'

Beit Shemesh Mayor Aliza Bloch: 'Lockdown has already been tried and failed'

"I refuse to be dictated to," says Bloch, who only found out about the impending lockdown in Beit Shemesh via the media.Orly Harari, 06/09/2020 19:13
Beit Shemesh toddler in serious condition after near-drowning

Beit Shemesh toddler in serious condition after near-drowning

2-year-old girl in serious condition after near-drowning in backyard pool in Beit Shemesh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2020 17:47
Defense Minister announces aid package for Beit Shemesh

Defense Minister announces aid package for Beit Shemesh

Defense Minister announces dedicated assistance package for Beit Shemesh including information budget, immediate transportation to hotels.Mordechai Sones, 13/07/2020 20:58
Searches underway after 20-year-old Beit Shemesh woman disappears

Searches underway after 20-year-old Beit Shemesh woman disappears

Police, rescue teams launch search for Beit Shemesh resident two days after she disappears.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2020 16:20
United Hatzalah volunteers deliver food to Beit Shemesh residents under lockdown

United Hatzalah volunteers deliver food to Beit Shemesh residents under lockdown

Volunteers from emergency responder group United Hatzalah called on to help deliver food to Beit Shemesh residents living under lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2020 11:39
Ministerial Committee approves: Lockdown in neighborhoods in Beit Shemesh and Netivot

Ministerial Committee approves: Lockdown in neighborhoods in Beit Shemesh and Netivot

Ministerial Committee approves lockdown on neighborhoods in Netivot and Beit Shemesh due to high rates of coronavirus infections.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 24/04/2020 20:06
Three injured in Beit Shemesh fire

Three injured in Beit Shemesh fire

Family loses control over fire in traditional pre-Passover ceremony, is evacuated to hospitals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2020 12:35
Help our volunteers get the emergency equipment they need today!

Help our volunteers get the emergency equipment they need today!

In recent weeks, Hatzala Beit Shemesh has started to run out of key equipment needed to continue saving lives...Dovid Cohn , 31/03/2020 20:39
Coronavirus in Beit Shemesh: 36 cases

Coronavirus in Beit Shemesh: 36 cases

Beit Shemesh Mayor Aliza Bloch asks the Ministry of Health: Get the confirmed cases out of the city.Michal Levy, 27/03/2020 04:44
Beit Shemesh police raid kindergarten, issue fines

Beit Shemesh police raid kindergarten, issue fines

Police found two apartments one of which was operating a kindergarten with over 30 kids and in the other, 11 kids along with a teacher.Eitan Divinsky, 26/03/2020 16:28
Beit Shemesh: Public buildings to generate solar electricity?

Beit Shemesh: Public buildings to generate solar electricity?

New Beit Shemesh pilot program includes placement of solar panels on roofs of dozens of public buildings.Michal Levi, 28/01/2020 14:29
Balloons attached to explosive device located near Beit Shemesh

Balloons attached to explosive device located near Beit Shemesh

Explosive device lands near Beit Shemesh-area town, marking third 'balloon terror' incident in five days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/01/2020 14:54
First female mayor of Beit Shemesh on first visit to Washington

First female mayor of Beit Shemesh on first visit to Washington

Dr. Aliza Bloch will share her solutions to what she defines as 'Israel’s most critical demographic challenges.'Arutz Sheva, 16/01/2020 10:33
Hadassah Medical Center announces creation of new center in Beit Shemesh

Hadassah Medical Center announces creation of new center in Beit Shemesh

Beit Shemesh municipality, Health Min. Litzman, and Hadassah agree on new hospital branch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/01/2020 10:12
Beit Shemesh train station to close temporarily

Beit Shemesh train station to close temporarily

Israel Railways, Transportation Ministry, offer travelers alternatives for days Jerusalem, Beit Shemesh, train stations are closed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2019 14:48
Man killed in accident in Beit Shemesh

Man killed in accident in Beit Shemesh

40-year-old dead as vehicle collides with a parked bus. Two others lightly injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/10/2019 01:51
Beit Shemesh daycare vandalized

Beit Shemesh daycare vandalized

For the second time in one month, a haredi daycare in Beit Shemesh is vandalized.Ben Shaul, 02/10/2019 12:09
9-year-old in serious condition after Beit Shemesh near-drowning

9-year-old in serious condition after Beit Shemesh near-drowning

Girl pulled from water by lifeguard, taken to hospital in serious condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/08/2019 23:26
Fires rage in Beit Shemesh, near Nazareth

Fires rage in Beit Shemesh, near Nazareth

Multiple wildfires being battled across Israel. Fire near Highway 375 suspected to be arson.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/08/2019 16:35
Blocked by protesters, out of food and without baby's medicine

Blocked by protesters, out of food and without baby's medicine

Beit Shemesh family stuck in traffic during Ethiopian community protests calls for help to get medication for baby with heart condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/07/2019 11:35
Watch: Large fire at entrance to town of Uria

Watch: Large fire at entrance to town of Uria

Firefighters working to extinguish brush fire at entrance to town near Beit Shemesh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2019 14:57
Nine injured in apartment fire

Nine injured in apartment fire

Firefighters rescue six people trapped in burning Beit Shemesh apartment building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2019 22:09
10 injured in major traffic accident near Beit Shemesh

10 injured in major traffic accident near Beit Shemesh

At least 10 people injured after truck collides with minibus near Beit Shemesh. Five people in critical or serious condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/02/2019 09:03
Woman rescued after losing way in wilderness 3 days

Woman rescued after losing way in wilderness 3 days

Rescuers transfer woman to MDA for treatment; condition light showing signs of dehydration.Mordechai Sones, 24/12/2018 17:07
Beit Shemesh: Volunteer policewoman saves infant's life

Beit Shemesh: Volunteer policewoman saves infant's life

'I immediately opened door and jumped out of van, not even waiting for a complete stop; I knew every second counts,' said police volunteer.Mordechai Sones, 22/12/2018 21:23
Degel Hatorah outside coalition

Degel Hatorah outside coalition

Degel rabbis order Beit Shemesh representatives not to join Aliza Bloch's coalition. The reason: 'Some religious matters not arranged.'Mordechai Sones, 02/12/2018 14:30
Beit Shemesh Mayor in difficult negotiations with Degel

Beit Shemesh Mayor in difficult negotiations with Degel

Mayor conducts tough negotiations with Agudat Yisrael and Degel Hatorah to join coalition; Agudat Yisrael makes progress.Mordechai Sones, 22/11/2018 14:04
Pictures from scene of Beit Shemesh tragedy

Pictures from scene of Beit Shemesh tragedy

Small, black handprints on the wall and 'Mazal Tov' on the door. Footage from scene of fire disaster last night in Beit Shemesh.Eliran Aharon, 15/11/2018 14:24
Two children seriously injured in fire in Beit Shemesh

Two children seriously injured in fire in Beit Shemesh

Fire breaks out in residential building in Beit Shemesh. 19 injured, including two children in serious condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2018 07:34
Beit Shemesh: 'Waking up to a new reality'

Beit Shemesh: 'Waking up to a new reality'

Beit Shemesh resident shares feelings on morning of Aliza Bloch's mayoral victory.Hezki Baruch, 01/11/2018 12:18
History in Beit Shemesh

History in Beit Shemesh

Counting of soldiers' votes finds Dr. Aliza Bloch has defeated incumbent mayor Moshe Abutbul and will be the city's first female mayor.Ben Ariel, 01/11/2018 03:27
Beit Shemesh mayoral race close as soldiers' votes counted

Beit Shemesh mayoral race close as soldiers' votes counted

Haredi Mayor Moshe Abutbul leads by only 251 votes to Dr. Aliza Bloch; soldiers' votes not yet counted.Mordechai Sones, 31/10/2018 11:49
70-year-old woman killed in Beit Shemesh accident

70-year-old woman killed in Beit Shemesh accident

MDA team forced to determine woman's death on scene, police detain driver of vehicle.Mordechai Sones, 03/10/2018 12:47
Beit Shemesh mayor attacked

Beit Shemesh mayor attacked

Police arrest young man who attacked Beit Shemesh Mayor last night carrying knife and pepper spray. Mayor: 'We must be strong.'Mordechai Sones, 30/07/2018 17:12
Watch: Teen flees haredi extremists in Beit Shemesh

Watch: Teen flees haredi extremists in Beit Shemesh

'I fled because they wanted to kill me,' says teenage girl filmed fleeing mob in Beit Shemesh. 'This is a small group of haredi radicals.'David Rosenberg, 18/07/2018 12:01
Boy dies after arriving in clinic with a fever

Boy dies after arriving in clinic with a fever

Haredi boy from Beit Shemesh dies suddenly after spiking a fever.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/05/2018 12:10
Senior Beit Shemesh officials detained in probe

Senior Beit Shemesh officials detained in probe

Police raid Beit Shemesh city hall, arrest 10 over bribery suspicions.Tzvi Lev, 06/05/2018 08:20
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, 23/04/2018 14:10
UTJ denies it will start internal haredi rivalry in Beit Shemesh

UTJ denies it will start internal haredi rivalry in Beit Shemesh

Degel Hatorah wing of haredi UTJ party says rumors it will challenge Bet Shemesh's mayor are unfounded, matter is still undecided.Tzvi Lev, 22/04/2018 07:50
Haredi rivalry in Beit Shemesh?

Haredi rivalry in Beit Shemesh?

Sephardic Shas party anxiously awaits decision by UTJ counterparts whether to run own candidate for Beit Shemesh mayoral elections.Tzvi Lev, 12/04/2018 16:54
Haredim attack haredi Knesset Member Meir Porush

Haredim attack haredi Knesset Member Meir Porush

Dozens of haredim attack Deputy Education Minister Meir Porush as he exits morning prayers in Beit Shemesh.Mordechai Sones, 04/04/2018 15:15
A heartbreaking funeral

A heartbreaking funeral

Father of child run over by bus says, 'I didn't know I was taking you to the heavenly yeshiva.'Uzi Baruch, 19/01/2018 11:22