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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
6-year-old boy killed in Beit Shemesh after being hit by bus

6-year-old boy killed in Beit Shemesh after being hit by bus

Medics confirm death of boy tragically run over by bus this morning in Beit Shemesh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/01/2018 09:33
Haredi stone-thrower arrested for attack on IDF soldier

Haredi stone-thrower arrested for attack on IDF soldier

Anti-draft extremist arrested in Beit Shemesh after stone-throwing attack causes IDF soldier to crash, injuring him.David Rosenberg, 08/01/2018 22:28
12 arrested in fake yeshiva mega-fraud case

12 arrested in fake yeshiva mega-fraud case

Beit Shemesh suspects create fake yeshiva with fake students to take government money.Gary Willig, 27/12/2017 15:48
Haredi extremists protest Knesset committee tour

Haredi extremists protest Knesset committee tour

Knesset Committee on the Status of Women tours Beit Shemesh neighborhood where extremists refuse to obey court order to remove modesty signsArutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2017 17:16
Students unearth 1,500-year-old church and monastery

Students unearth 1,500-year-old church and monastery

Monastery may have served as center for pilgrimages, expert says.Reut Hadar, 20/12/2017 09:44
Tragedy in Beit Shemesh

Tragedy in Beit Shemesh

4-year-old falls to death from Beit Shemesh balcony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/12/2017 18:14
Beit Shemesh attempts to remove 'modesty' signs

Beit Shemesh attempts to remove 'modesty' signs

For the second time in a week, Beit Shemesh's municipality removes 'modesty' signs, only to find them immediately replaced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/12/2017 11:02
Beit Shemesh removes modesty signs

Beit Shemesh removes modesty signs

Beit Shemesh municipality removes 'modesty' signs, extremists immediately work to replace them.Michal Levi, 11/12/2017 15:21
Supreme Court: City must remove 'modesty' signs

Supreme Court: City must remove 'modesty' signs

Supreme Court orders Beit Shemesh to remove signs demanding women dress modestly.JTA, 06/12/2017 08:29
Tragedy in Beit Shemesh: Child saved by EMTs dies

Tragedy in Beit Shemesh: Child saved by EMTs dies

Child who lost consciousness in Beit Shemesh kindergarten was resuscitated by EMTs - only to lose consciousness again and die at hospital.David Rosenberg, 02/11/2017 22:17
School bus monitor who ejected child as punishment fired

School bus monitor who ejected child as punishment fired

Police investigate school bus escort who punished 6-year-old boy refusing to wear seat belt by ejecting him from bus.Mordechai Sones, 11/09/2017 18:26
Beit Shemesh girl hospitalized after choking on hammock string

Beit Shemesh girl hospitalized after choking on hammock string

Girl in serious condition after choking at Beit Shemesh kindergarten.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/09/2017 14:09
Five-year-old told to leave school bus, stand on road alone

Five-year-old told to leave school bus, stand on road alone

Bus chaperone orders driver to let haredi boy off on the side of the road, because he is 'making problems.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/09/2017 14:49
Baby forgotten in Beit Shemesh bank

Baby forgotten in Beit Shemesh bank

Bank manager discovers baby abandoned by his parents.Reut Hadar, 20/07/2017 22:24
Radicals trap Beit Shemesh family over kids' 'immodest' clothes

Radicals trap Beit Shemesh family over kids' 'immodest' clothes

'We woke up to an absolute nightmare.' Family finds themselves trapped inside apartment after vandals destroy front door lock.David Rosenberg, 17/07/2017 14:50
Beit Shemesh rabbis back shooting of stray dogs

Beit Shemesh rabbis back shooting of stray dogs

Beit Shemesh rabbis come out in support of municipality's program to shoot dangerous stray dogs roaming the streets at night.Michal Levy, 13/07/2017 17:49
'Human life is more important'

'Human life is more important'

Agriculture Minister responds to uproar from animal rights activists on Ministry decision to shoot stray dogs plaguing city of Beit Shemesh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2017 09:38
Haredi teacher, principal, abuse 12-year-old girl

Haredi teacher, principal, abuse 12-year-old girl

Special ed student suffers trauma after principal warns not to leave classroom for five hours. Haredi Board: No proof this ever happened.Chana Roberts, 29/06/2017 11:11
Beit Shemesh: Policemen termed 'dead men' by haredi zealots

Beit Shemesh: Policemen termed 'dead men' by haredi zealots

Police are investigating who is behind posters hung in Beit Shemesh urging a protest against 27 haredi policemen, termed "dead persons.'Michal Levy, 03/05/2017 19:39
Haredi boy dies after elevator accident

Haredi boy dies after elevator accident

10-year-old haredi boy dies in hospital after suffocating in an elevator in Beit Shemesh.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 07/04/2017 21:47
Beit Shemesh to double in size

Beit Shemesh to double in size

Netanyahu praises building in Beit Shemesh, says city will be model of haredi-secular integration and cooperation.Haim Lev, 03/04/2017 15:06
Police find 'hit-and-run' driver

Police find 'hit-and-run' driver

Police arrest Beit Shemesh resident for Saturday's hit-and-run.Uzi Baruch, 03/04/2017 09:57
Students unearth 2000-year old Jewish town to fund Poland trip

Students unearth 2000-year old Jewish town to fund Poland trip

Students at Jerusalem's Boyar High School participate in archaeological excavations to help fund their trip to Poland's concentration camps.Orly Harari, 27/03/2017 10:11
Beit Shemesh man indicted for sexually assaulting 11-year old

Beit Shemesh man indicted for sexually assaulting 11-year old

Suspect allegedly paid young victim 20 shekels to keep quiet after twice sexually assaulting him next to synagogue.David Rosenberg, 24/03/2017 08:10
Campaign to build Israeli baseball stadium takes off

Campaign to build Israeli baseball stadium takes off

JNF campaign to baseball stadium in Beit Shemesh receivess boost following Israeli team's surprising performance in World Baseball Classic.JTA, 21/03/2017 15:46
Haredi leader blasts extremists, issues synagogue ban

Haredi leader blasts extremists, issues synagogue ban

'This place is open to all Jews. Those who try to ruin it can never be forgiven and are banned from our synagogue.'Michal Levy, 14/03/2017 19:35
He read Megilla, got drunk, and started attacking people

He read Megilla, got drunk, and started attacking people

Police arrest Beit Shemesh man after he gets drunk, starts attacking people.Ido Ben Porat, 12/03/2017 18:14
Five-year old found wandering streets alone

Five-year old found wandering streets alone

Child walked out of babysitter's residence, discovered by passerby on streets of Beit Shemesh.Ido Ben Porat, 23/12/2016 08:52
Protesters attempt to block bus routes in Beit Shemesh

Protesters attempt to block bus routes in Beit Shemesh

Protesters in Beit Shemesh attempt to block bus routes after decision to run buses without separation of men and womenGary Willig, 18/12/2016 18:57
Town near Jerusalem evacuated as fires continue to rage

Town near Jerusalem evacuated as fires continue to rage

Fire near Beit Shemesh forces evacuation of Moshav Beit Meir. Firefighters continue to fight the fires across Israel.Elad Benari, 25/11/2016 06:03
'She was giving birth, he was molesting girls'

'She was giving birth, he was molesting girls'

Beit Shemesh man allegedly molests young girls who came to help clean the house while his wife was in the hospital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/10/2016 22:43
8 indicted for Beit Shemesh voting fraud

8 indicted for Beit Shemesh voting fraud

8 charged with voter fraud in 2013 Beit Shemesh elections. The accused impersonated others to vote for haredi candidate Moshe Abutbul.Orli Harari, 21/09/2016 15:34
Neighbor sneaks into apartment, assaults daughter

Neighbor sneaks into apartment, assaults daughter

Beit Shemesh man arrested after sneaking into neighboring apartment, assaulting teenage girl.David Rosenberg, 24/08/2016 18:34
Suspect arrested for sexually assaulting minors

Suspect arrested for sexually assaulting minors

Police arrest haredi man in his 30s on suspicion of repeatedly molesting young boys on bus from Beit-Shemesh to Jerusalem.Shai Landesman, 07/07/2016 12:38
Outrage at video showing police beating haredi man

Outrage at video showing police beating haredi man

Probe ordered into Beit Shemesh incident of possible police brutality against a haredi man - all because of a parking ticket.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2016 11:10
15 people rescued from Beit Shemesh fire

15 people rescued from Beit Shemesh fire

Ten children and five adults were rescued after being trapped inside a burning building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/05/2016 09:51
Man shouts at, threatens 'immodest' girls

Man shouts at, threatens 'immodest' girls

Haredi man in Beit Shemesh arrested for verbally assaulting 15-year-olds, making them cry and flee in panic.Ido Ben-Porat, 27/04/2016 09:08
Beit Shemesh backs soldier who killed terrorist

Beit Shemesh backs soldier who killed terrorist

Beit Shemesh municipality announces demonstration in support of the soldier who shot a neutralized terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/03/2016 11:19
Terror Alert in Beit Shemesh area

Terror Alert in Beit Shemesh area

Warning of terrorist planning to carry out attack on target in Beit Shemesh area. Police tell citizens to report anything suspicious.Haim Lev, 10/01/2016 15:10
Supreme Court: Partial autopsy for haredi baby

Supreme Court: Partial autopsy for haredi baby

Supreme Court rules a partial autopsy and quick burial for body of four-month-old baby from Beit Shemesh.Haim Lev, 07/01/2016 23:45
Court and family fight over autopsy for baby

Court and family fight over autopsy for baby

As haredim take to Jerusalem street, family of 4-month-old baby believed shaken to death by nanny appeals to High Court over post mortem.Cynthia Blank, 07/01/2016 14:32
Eight year-old makes historic archaeological find

Eight year-old makes historic archaeological find

IAA notes find confirms existence of large city near Beit Shemesh during First Temple era.Ido Ben-Porat, 25/11/2015 10:30
Beit Shemesh: 'Terrorists walk among us'

Beit Shemesh: 'Terrorists walk among us'

Residents speak about fear gripping city in wake of attack, given presence of hundreds of Arab workers - tomorrow's potential attackers.Chaim Lev, 22/10/2015 21:08
Beit Shemesh ex-MK: Stop the illegal workers

Beit Shemesh ex-MK: Stop the illegal workers

In response to morning's attack, Dov Lipman calls to stop hiring illegal workers, noting some 'sleep in construction sites overnight.'Ari Yashar, 22/10/2015 17:35
Beit Shemesh terrorists wore Hamas shirts

Beit Shemesh terrorists wore Hamas shirts

Both terrorists wore t-shirts bearing symbol of Hamas' armed military wing; at least one of them was known Hamas member.Kobi Finkler, 22/10/2015 12:06
'They had many chances to enter buses,' kill Jews

'They had many chances to enter buses,' kill Jews

Beit Shemesh resident calls it a 'big miracle' that two Arab terrorists only injured one person in attack on Thursday morning.Yoni Kempinski, 22/10/2015 11:30
Rescue worker: 'Miracle' in Beit Shemesh Thursday

Rescue worker: 'Miracle' in Beit Shemesh Thursday

Yehuda Dezhichovsky, head of Hatzalah rescue service in Beit Shemesh, tells Arutz Sheva the town experienced a 'miracle.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/10/2015 11:04
One injured in stabbing in Beit Shemesh

One injured in stabbing in Beit Shemesh

Haredi youth injured in stabbing attack in Beit Shemesh; two terrorists neutralized.Cynthia Blank, 22/10/2015 09:16
Child Found in Hot Car Passes Away

Child Found in Hot Car Passes Away

One of two children who were found in a hot car near Beit Shemesh passes away in hospital. Second remains in serious condition.Ben Ariel, Canada, 25/09/2015 20:19
Children Injured After Being Left in Hot Car

Children Injured After Being Left in Hot Car

3 and 5 year-old boys in critical and serious condition after being found in a car outside Beit Shemesh.Orly Harari, 25/09/2015 16:29
Viral Post Brings 100 People to Survivor's Funeral

Viral Post Brings 100 People to Survivor's Funeral

Facebook post brings hundreds to funeral of 93 year-old buried in Beit Shemesh.Tova Dvorin, 10/06/2015 22:11
Massive Fires Around Israel, 3 Homes Decimated

Massive Fires Around Israel, 3 Homes Decimated

Huge fire in forest outside Beit Shemesh spreads out of control, after blaze in Tel Mond sets gas balloons on fire and levels homes.Ari Yashar, 27/05/2015 15:42
Beit Shemesh Reisdents Hang Flags Across the City

Beit Shemesh Reisdents Hang Flags Across the City

Defying Haredi extremists, Religious Zionist residents are taking the initiative to hang Israeli flags for Independence Day.Gedalyah Reback, 23/04/2015 12:38
Watch: Haredim Attack Soldier, Call Him a 'Nazi'

Watch: Haredim Attack Soldier, Call Him a 'Nazi'

Extremist group in Beit Shemesh hurl insults at soldier returning home - calling him a Nazi on Holocaust Remembrance Day.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 17/04/2015 10:00
Child Killed in Beit Shemesh Fire Identified

Child Killed in Beit Shemesh Fire Identified

Seven year-old Daniel Nachman Biton named as child dead from Beit Shemesh fire - possibly from hannukiot left unattended.Uzi Baruch, 24/12/2014 20:17
10-Year-Old Killed in Fire in Beit Shemesh

10-Year-Old Killed in Fire in Beit Shemesh

10-year-old boy killed in fire in a home in Beit Shemesh. The boy's father seriously injured and taken to hospital.Uzi Baruch, 24/12/2014 01:13