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News and updates about Bnei Brak

Appeal filed to stop Health Minister becoming mayor

The plaintiffs claim that Health Minister Uriel Buso is ineligible to run for office in Bnei Brak, having secured evidence that he really lives in Petah Tikvah.

Appeal filed to stop Health Minister becoming mayor

Drunk driver caught speeding at 200 km/h

37-year-old driver from Bnei Brak was caught speeding, turns out he was also driving under the influence of alcohol.

Drunk driver caught speeding at 200 km/h

Haredi soldier attacked in Bnei Brak

Soldier serving in unit that identifies corpses cursed and has trash thrown at him in Bnei Brak.

Haredi soldier attacked in Bnei Brak

A sukkah in Bnei Brak? No obligation to sleep in it

Rabbi Meir Mazuz discusses Jewish law on sukkahs in Bnei Brak, in light of rodents plaguing the city.

A sukkah in Bnei Brak? No obligation to sleep in it

Groom injured during wedding ceremony in Bnei Brak

A groom was rushed from his wedding to hospital care after a part of the wedding ceremony went awry.

Groom injured during wedding ceremony in Bnei Brak

Solidarity march held in Bnei Brak after left-wing provocations

Hundreds march in solidarity with haredi residents of Bnei Brak a week after left-wing activists stage provocative march through haredi city

Solidarity march held in Bnei Brak after left-wing provocations

Plague of mice threatens ability to observe Sukkot holiday

Rabbi Shmuel Eliezer Stern, top Bnei Brak rabbi, warns sukkahs built where mice are rampant do not serve to fulfill religious obligation.

Plague of mice threatens ability to observe Sukkot holiday

Woman rips off her shirt during Bnei Brak protest

Woman protesting against 'erasure of women' in Bnei Brak removes her shirt in front of a crowd of haredim.

Woman rips off her shirt during Bnei Brak protest

Hundreds of women demonstrate against haredim in Bnei Brak

Rabbis tell residents to avoid places where left-wing demonstrators have gathered to demonstrate against the haredi community.

Hundreds of women demonstrate against haredim in Bnei Brak

Police approve women's march blocking main road in Bnei Brak

Haredi politicians, media personalities slam decision to allow provocative demonstration to disrupt residents' Shabbat preparations.

Police approve women's march blocking main road in Bnei Brak

Infiltrators trying to break into vehicles are caught red-handed

Security volunteers catch two Arab illegal infiltrators red-handed as they attempt to break into vehicles using sophisticated equipment.

Infiltrators trying to break into vehicles are caught red-handed

National Unity chairman visits haredi yeshiva

The meeting with haredi leaders comes as the Likud party has announced that it may not uphold coalition agreements on the draft law.

National Unity chairman visits haredi yeshiva

Protest groups to hold 'women's march' to Bnei Brak

9 organizations accuse haredim of attempting to 'set women back hundreds of years.'

Protest groups to hold 'women's march' to Bnei Brak

Bnei Brak hospital cleared of ransomware

A ransomware attack on Mayanei HaYeshua Medical Center has been stopped and the hospital computers are being cleaned and checked.

Bnei Brak hospital cleared of ransomware

Indictment filed against Arab who stabbed Jew in Bnei Brak

Arab teen who stabbed haredi man as revenge for IDF operation in Jenin is indicted.

Indictment filed against Arab who stabbed Jew in Bnei Brak

Coca-Cola truck blocked over CEO's support for protests

Protest held outside Coca-Cola factory after CEO makes social media post in support of anti-government protestors.

Coca-Cola truck blocked over CEO's support for protests

Bnei Brak man arrested for employing terrorist before attack

A man from Bnei Brak has been charged with illegally employing the teen responsible for a recent stabbing attack in the city.

Bnei Brak man arrested for employing terrorist before attack

16-year-old commits terrorist stabbing attack in Bnei Brak

Arab boy stabs Jewish man in haredi city.

16-year-old commits terrorist stabbing attack in Bnei Brak

Bnei Brak: Toddler hospitalized after being bitten by rat

Girl, age 2.5, is brought to Bnei Brak hospital with bleeding arms, after suffering rodent bites as she slept in her bed.

Bnei Brak: Toddler hospitalized after being bitten by rat

Bnei Brak pharmacy covers pictures of women on products

The pharmacy claims that the move was made after discussions with the city's rabbi and representatives of those opposed to the move.

Bnei Brak pharmacy covers pictures of women on products

'We donkeys are not going to take it anymore'

Protest movement leaders to hold demonstration against large funding of haredi educational institutions, say secular Israelis exploited.

'We donkeys are not going to take it anymore'

Left-wing activists block major highways

Following clarifications that the legal reform won't go ahead as planned, activists are now protesting against the conscription law.

Left-wing activists block major highways

Bnei Akiva building burned down in Bnei Brak

Building heavily damaged in blaze shortly before Independence Day celebrations.

Bnei Akiva building burned down in Bnei Brak

Hatikvah sung at Memorial Day ceremony in Bnei Brak

Hundreds take part in Memorial Day ceremony in memory of fallen residents of Bnei Brak.

Hatikvah sung at Memorial Day ceremony in Bnei Brak

Toddler bitten by rat in Bnei Brak daycare

City councilman accuses municipality of ignoring residents' pleas as large rat infestation plagues city.

Toddler bitten by rat in Bnei Brak daycare

'Marching in Bnei Brak is illegitimate and mistaken'

'Standing Together' organizes alternative to tonight's march through haredi city.

'Marching in Bnei Brak is illegitimate and mistaken'

Police 'very worried about escalation' during tonight's protest

National Unity party disassociates itself: 'We won't protest against an entire sector.'

Police 'very worried about escalation' during tonight's protest

30-year-old father of 4 revived after late-night cardiac arrest

United Hatzalah volunteers respond to call about man who collapsed at his house in Bnei Brak.

30-year-old father of 4 revived after late-night cardiac arrest

'Haredim should hang themselves with their tefillin'

Israeli arrested after post that includes call to murder 'stupid Bibi, wife, and retarded child.'

'Haredim should hang themselves with their tefillin'

Mock recruiting office set up in haredi city

Hundreds of protesters chant 'democracy,' block public buildings with barbed wire.

Mock recruiting office set up in haredi city

Police use violence to disperse haredi counter-protesters

Anti-judicial reform protesters flew LGBT flags, brandished a mock Ten Commandments.

Police use violence to disperse haredi counter-protesters

Man caught after trying to set police station on fire

Indictment filed against the suspect, who set fire to vegetation near the fence surrounding the station.

Man caught after trying to set police station on fire

PA Arab arrested after attacking haredi woman in Bnei Brak

Volunteers captured a PA resident of Nablus after he attacked a woman in Bnei Brak and fled to a construction site in the area.

PA Arab arrested after attacking haredi woman in Bnei Brak

US Ambassador Tom Nides visits Bnei Brak

Ambassador attends, among other things, a class by the head of the Ponevezh Yeshiva, Rabbi Gershon Edelstein.

US Ambassador Tom Nides visits Bnei Brak

Bnei Brak: Scooter attacker's detention is extended

Scooter rider who attacked driver with helmet found to be drunk, has his detention extended.

Bnei Brak: Scooter attacker's detention is extended

Explosive device found in Bnei Brak residential building

Residents notice suspicious object, examination reveals it to be an explosive device.

Explosive device found in Bnei Brak residential building

Haredi party demands metro in Bnei Brak

United Torah Judaism demands subway run through Bnei Brak, insists that status quo for Sabbath observance be maintained.

Haredi party demands metro in Bnei Brak

Groom faints during wedding - and is evacuated

Groom faints during wedding, returns after visit to emergency room.

Groom faints during wedding - and is evacuated

Will the haredim 'betray' Netanyahu?

i24NEWS talks to residents of Bnei Brak and witnesses the divides within the relatively homogenous population.

Will the haredim 'betray' Netanyahu?

Terrorists throw firebombs at bus making its way to Bnei Brak

Bus making its way from Emmanuel to Bnei Brak hit by a firebomb near the village of Azzun in Samaria.

Terrorists throw firebombs at bus making its way to Bnei Brak

Money stolen from Bnei Brak yeshiva located near Shechem

Arab worker steals 60K from yeshiva's office, organization works with religious figures in Shechem to quickly return the money.

Money stolen from Bnei Brak yeshiva located near Shechem

Fire breaks out in Bnei Brak synagogue

None injured after fire breaks out in building housing synagogue and yeshiva.

Fire breaks out in Bnei Brak synagogue

Violent mugger targeting haredi women on city streets

Motorcyclist tracks women before seizing pocketbooks. One woman injured after fighting back.

Violent mugger targeting haredi women on city streets

Bnei Brak: 3-month-old in critical condition

Family appeals to public to pray for recovery of Rachel bat Tziporah Faiga.

Bnei Brak: 3-month-old in critical condition

Rabbis declare boycott on Bnei Brak store

Rabbis in Bnei Brak neighborhood declare vegetable store off-limits after dozens of at-risk youth allowed to linger unchecked.

Rabbis declare boycott on Bnei Brak store

Why do some haredim choose not to stand for the siren?

A member of Bnei Brak's religious community says the media always focuses in on a marginal minority, trying to sow seeds of hatred.

Why do some haredim choose not to stand for the siren?

IDF to destroy home of Bnei Brak terrorist

Family of terrorist who murdered 5 in Bnei Brak Thursday night given chance to appeal demolition order.

IDF to destroy home of Bnei Brak terrorist

Bnei Brak: Explosion in stairwell of residential building

Explosion in Bnei Brak injures one, police open investigation, say incident likely criminal in nature.

Bnei Brak: Explosion in stairwell of residential building

Tearful eulogies for fallen police officer

The family of the officer killed in the Bnei Brak shooting bid him farewell this afternoon "Rest in peace, hero of Israel."

Tearful eulogies for fallen police officer

Rabbi Avishai Yehezkel laid to rest

29-year-old father from Bnei Brak who was among five victims killed in Arab terror attack Tuesday, laid to rest.

Rabbi Avishai Yehezkel laid to rest

Leading haredi rabbi: Every Jew has something he can improve in

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein, leading haredi rabbi, urges listeners to respond to deadly terror attacks by making themselves better people.

Leading haredi rabbi: Every Jew has something he can improve in

Father of five among those killed attack in Bnei Brak

Names of three people murdered in Bnei Brak attack cleared for publication: Yaakov Shalom, Rabbi Avishai Yehezkel and Amir Khoury.

Father of five among those killed attack in Bnei Brak

'You hate the Arab policeman who attacked the terrorist'

Yamina MK responds to Joint List chairman who condemned Bnei Brak attack: We know you, Ayman Odeh, you hate Israel and are a sworn enemy.

'You hate the Arab policeman who attacked the terrorist'

Jenin celebrates Bnei Brak terrorist attack

Video shows baklava distributed to drives in Jenin in celebration of terrorist attack in Bnei Brak.

Jenin celebrates Bnei Brak terrorist attack

World Jewish Congress condemns Bnei Brak terror attack

WJC President Ronald Lauder: I call on the international community to condemn all acts of violence.

World Jewish Congress condemns Bnei Brak terror attack

Mansour Abbas condemns Bnei Brak attack

Ra'am chairman: We all stand together in the face of a murderous wave of terror.

Mansour Abbas condemns Bnei Brak attack

'This violence is unacceptable'

President Biden’s National Security Advisor: We are appalled by the terrorist attack and stand with our Israeli allies.

'This violence is unacceptable'

PA chairman warns against incitement against Palestinians

PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas hopes Bnei Brak attack will not be used for actions against PA citizens.

PA chairman warns against incitement against Palestinians

'The terrorist aimed at me but didn't fire'

Magen David Adom EMT who was at scene of Bnei Brak attack: I saw a terrorist pointing a weapon at me. By a miracle his weapon jammed.

'The terrorist aimed at me but didn't fire'

Officer murdered in attack prevented a heavier disaster

One of the five people murdered in shooting attack in Bnei Brak identified as Sergeant Amir Khoury, 32, from Nof Hagalil.

Officer murdered in attack prevented a heavier disaster