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Watch: Cop hurls bucket at haredi boy during clashes in Beitar

Watch: Cop hurls bucket at haredi boy during clashes in Beitar

Police launch investigation after officer filmed hurling bucket at haredi boy outside of synagogue in Beitar Illit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/10/2020 17:38
Beitar Illit resident: 'No one is explaining why we've become a red city'

Beitar Illit resident: 'No one is explaining why we've become a red city'

Residents of Beitar Illit complain about city's status as 'red' city, as Health Min. officials note guideline violations, low test rates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2020 13:03
Women from Beitar Illit unwanted in Gush Etzion preschools?

Women from Beitar Illit unwanted in Gush Etzion preschools?

'It's not pleasant to work in a place where they suddenly begin treating you with suspicion,' assistant says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2020 15:23
Naftali Bennett: 'Coronavirus patients in Beitar Illit are begging to be evacuated'

Naftali Bennett: 'Coronavirus patients in Beitar Illit are begging to be evacuated'

MK Naftali Bennett visits Beitar Illit, works out plan to help residents. 'They're handling COVID-19 amazingly and carefully but need help.'Ido Ben Porat, 08/07/2020 15:03
Beitar Illit declared a restricted area

Beitar Illit declared a restricted area

Ministerial Committee decides that Beitar Illit will be restricted area for a week due to significant increase in COVID-19 cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2020 23:28
Areas 'at risk': Bnei Brak, Beitar Illit, Kafr Qasim

Areas 'at risk': Bnei Brak, Beitar Illit, Kafr Qasim

Number of active coronavirus cases tops 11,000, according to Coronavirus National Information Center. Over 1,400 cases in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2020 11:54
Miracle in Beitar Illit

Miracle in Beitar Illit

Stroller carrying baby slips away from mother's hands, rushing across the street in city of Beitar Illit south of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2019 10:01
One dead in Beitar Illit accident

One dead in Beitar Illit accident

Car collides with bus, leaving 30-year-old haredi man dead near Beitar Illit, south of Jerusalem.Michal Levy, 14/06/2019 07:25
Synagogue kugel poisoned

Synagogue kugel poisoned

Worshipers at Darchei Torah synagogue in Beitar Ilit detect sharp taste in kugel served at Kiddush after Shabbat prayers.Mordechai Sones, 23/12/2018 10:07
Haredi family hospitalized after opening Ali Express order

Haredi family hospitalized after opening Ali Express order

Suspicious substance found in packages ordered online by haredi family in Beitar Illit, south of Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 14/10/2018 19:27
2 children killed in apartment fire laid to rest

2 children killed in apartment fire laid to rest

A fallen lamp apparently caused the fire in the Ginzburg household. 'The fire was strong, the chances of survival were nil.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2018 08:16
Fund set up for Beitar Illit family devastated by fire

Fund set up for Beitar Illit family devastated by fire

Kupat Ha'ir raises funds for family which lost 2 children, all belongings, in tragic fire last night.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2018 18:10
Two children killed in fire

Two children killed in fire

Two-year-old Zvi Ginzburg and his five-year-old sister Efrat die in fire in a residential building on Beitar Illit. Seven other injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/10/2018 23:36
30 million shekels to improve reception in Judea and Samaria

30 million shekels to improve reception in Judea and Samaria

Communications Minister visits Beitar Illit, says he allocated 30 million shekels to improve cellular reception in Judea and Samaria.Chaim Lev, 01/07/2018 06:09
Special park for special children

Special park for special children

Beitar Illit Municipality establishes unique playground for children with disabilities, equipped with special games facilities.Mordechai Sones, 17/06/2018 16:02
8-year-old killed in Beitar Illit accident

8-year-old killed in Beitar Illit accident

Boy from predominantly haredi town south of Jerusalem dead following accident.David Rosenberg, 17/05/2018 20:46
2 hurt in stone-throwing attack

2 hurt in stone-throwing attack

5 cars attacked near Beitar Illit in Judea as Israelis mark Yom Hazikaron.Gary Willig, 17/04/2018 22:13
Israeli attacked after accidentally entering PA town

Israeli attacked after accidentally entering PA town

IDF forces working to rescue Israeli citizen who came under attack after accidentally entering Arab town south of Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 18/03/2018 18:36
Haredi family rescued from stream in Judean Desert

Haredi family rescued from stream in Judean Desert

Father and three children from Beitar Illit rescued from Nahal Darga in the northern Judean Desert.Orli Harari, 07/02/2018 03:35
Israeli man suspected in attempted ramming attack

Israeli man suspected in attempted ramming attack

25-year-old resident of Beitar Illit suspected in series of nationalistically-motivated attacks targeting Arab workers.David Rosenberg, 29/01/2018 16:04
Beitar building collapse traps workers

Beitar building collapse traps workers

Ceiling collapse injures at least six in Beitar Illit, firefighters work to rescue workers trapped in building.Chana Roberts, 04/12/2017 16:08
Arabs stone over ten vehicles near Jerusalem

Arabs stone over ten vehicles near Jerusalem

Arab terrorists from Husan stone cars, bus, near entrance to Jerusalem-area town of Beitar Illit.Chana Roberts, 04/12/2017 09:23
Woman injured in stone-throwing attack near Beitar Illit

Woman injured in stone-throwing attack near Beitar Illit

Israeli woman injured, several cars damaged in stone-throwing attacks on road outside of haredi town south of Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 13/11/2017 08:35
Greater Jerusalem bill to save Jewish majority faces first test

Greater Jerusalem bill to save Jewish majority faces first test

Bill annexing nearby Judea, Samaria towns to Jerusalem would add 150,000 Jews to capital, preserve Jewish majority in the city.David Rosenberg, 26/10/2017 19:17
Arab worker arrested after threatening to run down Israelis

Arab worker arrested after threatening to run down Israelis

PA worker in haredi town arrested after social media comments suggesting he planned to run down Israelis with a tractor.David Rosenberg, 19/10/2017 15:54
'Building announcement discriminates against haredim'

'Building announcement discriminates against haredim'

Beitar Illit Mayor upset that recent announcement of building in Judea and Samaria does not include haredi areas.Tzvi Lev, 11/10/2017 17:29
3-year-old seriously injured at Beitar construction site

3-year-old seriously injured at Beitar construction site

Young girl in serious condition in haredi town of Beitar Illit south of Jerusalem after falling into pit at construction site.David Rosenberg, 07/09/2017 22:32
Stone-throwers target Jewish cars near entrance to haredi town

Stone-throwers target Jewish cars near entrance to haredi town

Three cars attacked by stone-throwers near Beitar Illit south of Jerusalem, including car carrying two small children.David Rosenberg, 14/08/2017 09:48
Netanyahu: No other government did so much for settlement

Netanyahu: No other government did so much for settlement

Haredi Judean town lays cornerstone for new neighborhood, PM Netanyahu attends ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2017 12:33
Haredi MK: We kept our part of the coalition deal

Haredi MK: We kept our part of the coalition deal

Haredi MK sends letter to Prime Minister, Finance Minister, demanding haredi cities receive preferential status.Haim Lev, 24/07/2017 13:48
Stabbing in Beitar Illit

Stabbing in Beitar Illit

20-year old stabbed in the head in haredi town south of Jerusalem. Terrorism not suspected.David Rosenberg, 11/07/2017 09:54
'Half of the apartments should go to Beitar Illit residents'

'Half of the apartments should go to Beitar Illit residents'

Beitar Illit mayor: 50% of new apartments being built should go to city's residents, says many residents are eligible for public housing.Michal Levi, 06/07/2017 08:07
Haredi man suspected of not reporting 60,000,000 NIS

Haredi man suspected of not reporting 60,000,000 NIS

Authorities arrest Beitar resident on suspicion of supplying fake tax receipts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/06/2017 13:52
Bedouin man gets 10 months for sexually assaulting haredi girl

Bedouin man gets 10 months for sexually assaulting haredi girl

Man convicted of sexually assaulting 15-year old girl in Beitar given 10 months in jail, his friend just 3 months community service.David Rosenberg, 24/04/2017 15:03
Over 12,600 explosives found in Beitar Illit

Over 12,600 explosives found in Beitar Illit

Authorities confiscate explosives stash in Beitar Illit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2017 09:39
Man found dead after shooting in Beitar synagogue

Man found dead after shooting in Beitar synagogue

Rescue workers alerted after shots heard in Matmidim synagogue in Beitar, south of Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 26/02/2017 22:03
Prejudice in Beitar Illit: 'Ashkenazi renters only'

Prejudice in Beitar Illit: 'Ashkenazi renters only'

Neighbors force apartment owner to bar Sephardic renters from property.Michal Levy, 22/12/2016 19:19
Security searches in Beitar Illit after infiltrations detected

Security searches in Beitar Illit after infiltrations detected

IDF operates in city south of Jerusalem after two individuals seen breaking through security fence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/12/2016 23:29
Driver fell asleep, drove off cliff to his death

Driver fell asleep, drove off cliff to his death

Rabbi Yosef Baruch Ronen, 45, of Beitar Illit, killed in car accident after falling asleep at the wheel.Haim Lev, 16/11/2016 14:32
Family decries 'scandalous' firing of teacher

Family decries 'scandalous' firing of teacher

Despite receiving permission from Rebbe, teacher fired for getting driver's license that she needed to transport disabled daughter.David Rosenberg, 01/09/2016 10:23
Teacher allegedly fired for driver’s license

Teacher allegedly fired for driver’s license

Haredi teacher reported fired after she received her driver's license.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2016 16:16
Toddler dies after locked in car for two hours

Toddler dies after locked in car for two hours

16-month-old child brought to Sha'arei Tzedek Hospital after being locked in father's car. Doctors were unable to save her.Uzi Baruch, 22/07/2016 14:21
One killed, 7 injured in Beitar car accident

One killed, 7 injured in Beitar car accident

Three-car accident on Route 375 may have stemmed from a rock-throwing attack.Tova Dvorin, 24/04/2016 10:47
How did a Palestinian stabber attack in Germany?

How did a Palestinian stabber attack in Germany?

UK site reports on German-Moroccan ISIS teen who stabbed cop - but her picture has an eerie resemblance to another terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/03/2016 21:47
Tragedy in Beitar Illit

Tragedy in Beitar Illit

Four-year-old boy was run over by a bus on Ha-Khoze mi-Lublin Street. Magen David Adom pronounced him dead on the scene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/12/2015 16:42
MDA team delivers twins - before father arrives

MDA team delivers twins - before father arrives

New mother in shock after going into active labor in a matter of minutes; babies healthy and well.Reut Hadar, 10/11/2015 14:48
Watch: Cold-blooded terrorist stabs security guard

Watch: Cold-blooded terrorist stabs security guard

Chilling footage shows female terrorist prepare to strike outside Beitar Illit.Tova Dvorin, 08/11/2015 12:33
How to Protect Your Kids When You're Not Around

How to Protect Your Kids When You're Not Around

Educating children about sexual abuse is never easy - where do you even begin? This invaluable book will show you how.Eliran Aharon, 09/09/2015 15:50
Supporting Middle Eastern Christians is Zionism

Supporting Middle Eastern Christians is Zionism

Christian refugees from ISIS are being helped by a grassroots Zionist organization - and a haredi rabbi. That is Zionism in action.Father Gabriel Naddaf, 11/05/2015 20:43
Beitar Illit Man Barely Escapes Arab Lynch Mob

Beitar Illit Man Barely Escapes Arab Lynch Mob

Arabs from nearby Husan attack man's vehicle, begin dragging him into Arab town; IDF, Border Police save his life.Orly Harari, 26/08/2014 14:41
Border Police Officer Tells How He Foiled Car Bomb

Border Police Officer Tells How He Foiled Car Bomb

Special interview: Commander who thwarted terror attack remains modest over incident: 'anyone would have done the same.'Hezki Baruch, 27/07/2014 15:58
IDF Releases Footage of Attempted Stabbing Attack

IDF Releases Footage of Attempted Stabbing Attack

IDF releases video footage of an attempted stabbing attack on a bus, in which an Arab cut off the sidelock of a hareidi Jew.Elad Benari, 22/10/2013 04:42
Arab 'Cut Off Sidelock' of Hareidi Jew

Arab 'Cut Off Sidelock' of Hareidi Jew

Details of incident on bus near Beitar Illit are still not clear. The Arab drew a knife and threatened the driver, then ran.Gil Ronen, 20/10/2013 20:52
MK Disturbed by ‘Third World’ Care in Beitar Illit

MK Disturbed by ‘Third World’ Care in Beitar Illit

MK warns that health centers are failing to keep up with hareidi birthrate, putting babies at risk.Maayana Miskin, 25/06/2013 12:39
Peres to New Pope: Come to Israel

Peres to New Pope: Come to Israel

President Peres congratulated the new pope on being chosen for the office at a meeting with Church leaders Thursday.David Lev, 14/03/2013 16:58
Terror Victim Makes Miraculous Recovery

Terror Victim Makes Miraculous Recovery

Wife of an Israeli singer who was critically wounded in an Arab attack during Operation Pillar of Defense has regained consciousness.Elad Benari, 10/12/2012 00:13
Terrorist Scare in Beitar Illit

Terrorist Scare in Beitar Illit

Residents of Beitar Illit got a scare Tuesday when masked terror suspects were seen wandering in the city. Illegal PA entrants caught. Maayana Miskin, 27/11/2012 19:46