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Dead Bnei Brak toddler undergoes partial autopsy

Dead Bnei Brak toddler undergoes partial autopsy

Boy, 2, buried after partial autopsy, police investigation ongoing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/08/2021 13:52
Bnei Brak: Swastikas graffitied on Religious Zionist synagogue

Bnei Brak: Swastikas graffitied on Religious Zionist synagogue

Vandals deface Bnei Brak synagogue with swastikas, throw objects at entrance.Ido Ben Porat, 31/07/2021 22:40
Watch: Children trapped on roller coaster

Watch: Children trapped on roller coaster

Eight children become trapped four meters in the air, on a mobile roller coaster in Bnei Brak. Firefighters arrived to help evacuate them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2021 11:09
Thief returns to the scene of the crime - and is caught red-handed

Thief returns to the scene of the crime - and is caught red-handed

Arab who entered Israel illegally returns to scene of electronics theft - and is caught.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2021 16:17
Bnei Brak childcare providers fume at extension of school year

Bnei Brak childcare providers fume at extension of school year

'The entire haredi public is on vacation - why do I need to go to work?' Bnei Brak childcare provider demands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2021 10:47
Cartridge of bullets found outside Bnei Brak school

Cartridge of bullets found outside Bnei Brak school

Gun magazine full of automatic rifle rounds and protective vests found outside day school in Bnei Brak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/04/2021 20:16
Stabbing outside of Rabbi Kanievsky's home

Stabbing outside of Rabbi Kanievsky's home

2 people wounded in stabbing at campaign rally outside of haredi rabbi's home in Bnei Brak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/03/2021 22:12
Bnei Brak transports elderly to vaccine centers

Bnei Brak transports elderly to vaccine centers

Municipality teams with United Hatzalah to ensure elderly people who would otherwise be stuck at home can be vaccinated against COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/03/2021 17:09
250 hours community service, NIS 5,000 for man who wounded girl with mug

250 hours community service, NIS 5,000 for man who wounded girl with mug

Court rejects claim Bnei Brak resident threw mug at girl deliberately because she was dressed immodestly, orders him to do community serviceArutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2021 16:46
Leading rabbis: 'Don't get drunk on Purim'

Leading rabbis: 'Don't get drunk on Purim'

Leading rabbis call on public to refrain from excessive drinking. 'Liable to raise the number of infections, endanger public health.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2021 14:14
Bnei Brak offers free cholent as incentive to vaccinate

Bnei Brak offers free cholent as incentive to vaccinate

With less than 17% of city's residents having received 2nd-time vaccinations, the mayor devised creative method of incentivizing treatment.i24NEWS, 11/02/2021 21:55
Bnei Brak mayor says rioters faces will be published

Bnei Brak mayor says rioters faces will be published

'Any case of violence documented by overt and covert emergency cameras will now be fully published in accordance with guidelines of law.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 20:57
Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef: 'We must remove the rioters and distance ourselves from them'

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef: 'We must remove the rioters and distance ourselves from them'

Sephardic Chief Rabbi responds to Bnei Brak violence, urges authorities to take cation. 'No justification for such serious acts.'Hezki Baruch, 25/01/2021 14:16
Haredi coronavirus czar: Great injustice being done to haredi community

Haredi coronavirus czar: Great injustice being done to haredi community

'No rabbi or community stands behind this, haredim want connection with police commander,' says Eliyahu Arnad, haredi coronavirus czar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 09:09
Rioters torch bus in Bnei Brak

Rioters torch bus in Bnei Brak

Rioters attack the bus, injure the driver and then set the bus on fire. The fire approached nearby residential buildings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 02:48
Four yeshiva students turn themselves in over attack on police

Four yeshiva students turn themselves in over attack on police

Several students of the Vishnitz yeshiva have given themselves up to the authorities in connection to the attack on Bnei Brak detectives.Shlomo Witty, 24/01/2021 17:12
Bnei Brak: Police officer shoots in the air

Bnei Brak: Police officer shoots in the air

Police operate in Bnei Brak to enforce Covid-19 restrictions. Policeman shoots in air after stones thrown at him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/01/2021 14:32
'This was a violent act of revenge by police'

'This was a violent act of revenge by police'

After police attacked in Bnei Brak, hundreds of riot cops descend on the city, firing dozens of stun grenades and attack locals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/01/2021 10:04
Six arrested in riots in Bnei Brak

Six arrested in riots in Bnei Brak

Police forces raid yeshiva from which came extremists who attacked a vehicle with police officers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/01/2021 02:44
Police attacked in Bnei Brak

Police attacked in Bnei Brak

Rioters throw stones, attempt to break into vehicle with police inside. One officer injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2021 21:29
Netanyahu: Bnei Brak wedding was bloodshed

Netanyahu: Bnei Brak wedding was bloodshed

Government convenes to discuss extending lockdown due to high morbidity rates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/01/2021 15:25
Watch: Mass wedding in Bnei Brak in violation of guidelines

Watch: Mass wedding in Bnei Brak in violation of guidelines

Police disperse mass wedding in Bnei Brak in which hundreds of Hassidim ignored the lockdown orders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/01/2021 00:03
Yeshiva dean in Bnei Brak dies after being infected with COVID

Yeshiva dean in Bnei Brak dies after being infected with COVID

Rabbi Meshulam Shenker, dean of Kehillat Yaakov Yeshiva in Bnei Brak, dead at 79, after becoming infected with COVID, suffering heart attackBen Shaul, 10/01/2021 17:28
Meeting my future wife after saving a life

Meeting my future wife after saving a life

EMT saves a man’s life with successful resuscitation, then meets his future wife for the first time all in one Saturday night in Bnei Brak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/01/2021 15:00
Extremists in Bnei Brak burn down coronavirus testing station

Extremists in Bnei Brak burn down coronavirus testing station

United Hatzalah testing station in Bnei Brak destroyed by arsonists opposed to coronavirus testing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2020 14:31
Health ministry officials meet with haredi rabbinical judges to push coronavirus vaccine

Health ministry officials meet with haredi rabbinical judges to push coronavirus vaccine

"We're not opposed to COVID vaccine in principle," says Court head, "but it's premature to sanction it."Tal Polon, 15/12/2020 10:33
Bnei Brak turns 'green'

Bnei Brak turns 'green'

Just 35 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last few days, with a 3% positivity rate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/10/2020 12:58
Bnei Brak is no longer 'red'

Bnei Brak is no longer 'red'

Significant drops in the rate of contagion mean that Bnei Brak, Modi'in Illit, & Beitar Illit are no longer "red zones."Michal Levy, 20/10/2020 11:45
Bnei Brak records 62% drop in new coronavirus cases

Bnei Brak records 62% drop in new coronavirus cases

The number of those recovering is now double the number of new cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2020 12:47
Wave of robberies of stores in Bnei Brak

Wave of robberies of stores in Bnei Brak

In recent months, many stores in the haredi city have been targeted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2020 13:49
Policeman who died of coronavirus laid to rest

Policeman who died of coronavirus laid to rest

Sergeant Michael Levy served as a NCO in Ichilov hospital until his death.Yedidya Ben Or, 11/10/2020 18:08
Police clash with haredim in Bnei Brak, Jerusalem

Police clash with haredim in Bnei Brak, Jerusalem

More documentation of police brutality against haredim; arrests made for disruptions of public order.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/10/2020 22:41
Watch: Police shut down yeshiva in Bnei Brak

Watch: Police shut down yeshiva in Bnei Brak

Police carry out operation against yeshiva over prohibited gathering. Warden of the site fined 5,000 shekels, others fined, as well.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/10/2020 11:43
Coronavirus carrier coughs at police checkpoint

Coronavirus carrier coughs at police checkpoint

Bnei Brak coronavirus carrier questioned at checkpoint and admitted being carrier; he was fined for breach of isolation and sent home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/09/2020 15:51
Tree collapses on young woman in Bnei Brak; condition critical

Tree collapses on young woman in Bnei Brak; condition critical

19-year-old woman seriously injured by tree that collapsed in yard of house on Halohamim Street in Bnei Brak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2020 18:14
Violent robbery in Bnei Brak

Violent robbery in Bnei Brak

Police investigating violent robbery after suspect attacks business owner, runs off with money.Michal Levi, 16/09/2020 12:53
Miracle in Bnei Brak

Miracle in Bnei Brak

Young girl riding her bike struck by truck in Bnei Brak - yet suffers only slight injuries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2020 18:46
Bnei Brak mayor apologizes for 'bad joke' train video

Bnei Brak mayor apologizes for 'bad joke' train video

Mayor apologizes after municipality hires actor to pretend to keep haredim off of trains to protest light rail routes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/09/2020 20:01
Bnei Brak municipality slammed following 'joke' gone wrong

Bnei Brak municipality slammed following 'joke' gone wrong

Viewers became furious after learning individual behind anti-haredi train vid was none other than an employee of the city.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 10/09/2020 16:47
Night curfew in Bnei Brak - 'The economic impact is devastating'

Night curfew in Bnei Brak - 'The economic impact is devastating'

As one of the 40 "red" zones to be subjected to night curfew, Bnei Brak's streets are deserted from 7 p.m.Y Rabinovitz, 09/09/2020 11:25
Beitar Illit mayor: We are also allowed to enjoy Naftali Bennett

Beitar Illit mayor: We are also allowed to enjoy Naftali Bennett

Mayor of Beitar Illit praises former Defense Minister for his handling of the coronavirus crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/09/2020 06:33
'Bnei Brak won't be able to tolerate all the consequences of lockdown'

'Bnei Brak won't be able to tolerate all the consequences of lockdown'

Municipal attorney says Bnei Brak residents fear consequences of lockdown, are frustrated at government's treatment of them.Y. Rabinovitz, 04/09/2020 08:22
Galant to haredi leaders: There is no such thing as 'red cities'

Galant to haredi leaders: There is no such thing as 'red cities'

Education Minister criticizes coronavirus project manager in closed talks during a visit to Bnei Brak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2020 06:48
Bnei Brak: Fire breaks out in residential building

Bnei Brak: Fire breaks out in residential building

Firefighters raise suspicion of arson after fire breaks out in Bnei Brak residential building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2020 15:34
Emmanuel leader: 'It's easier to close us down than Bnei Brak'

Emmanuel leader: 'It's easier to close us down than Bnei Brak'

Eliyahu Gafni, head of Emmanuel Council, slams decision to label city red despite low number of cases. 'Bnei Brak is a different story.'Michal Levi, 01/09/2020 13:30
Woman run over, killed in front of her husband

Woman run over, killed in front of her husband

79-year-old woman killed by truck in Bnei Brak while walking with her husband.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2020 17:50
B'tsalmo protests against metro plan that doesn't include stops in Bnei Brak

B'tsalmo protests against metro plan that doesn't include stops in Bnei Brak

'Unthinkable' to pay tens of millions in programs so haredim can work, but deny them access to transportation there, organization says.Hezki Baruch, 19/08/2020 18:59
New COVID-19 outbreak at Bnei Brak nursing home

New COVID-19 outbreak at Bnei Brak nursing home

Decision made to keep asymptomatic COVID-19 patients at nursing home where they are to prevent trauma of relocating to unfamiliar place.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/08/2020 10:10
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
Hamodia attacks: The haredim have lost confidence

Hamodia attacks: The haredim have lost confidence

When the media needs blood, there's nothing like turning on the haredim, merchandise that always has buyers, says Hamodia's Yaakov Reinitz.Mordechai Sones, 02/07/2020 14:11
UTJ MK Moshe Gafni to Minister Yuli Edelstein: 'Destigmatize the haredi public'

UTJ MK Moshe Gafni to Minister Yuli Edelstein: 'Destigmatize the haredi public'

Health Minister Edelstein tours Maayanei Hayeshua Hospital in Bnei Brak. Finance Committee Chair: 'Injustice was done to haredi public.'Mordechai Sones, 16/06/2020 18:16
City of Bnei Brak thanks Aviv Geffen

City of Bnei Brak thanks Aviv Geffen

City pens letter to singer, thanking him for conveying message of unity and reconciliation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2020 16:44
Bnei Brak takes a hit from coronavirus: Huge number of stores offered or sale or rent

Bnei Brak takes a hit from coronavirus: Huge number of stores offered or sale or rent

Over 30% of commercial property on Bnei Brak's main street is up for sale, organization says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/06/2020 11:56
Construction worker run over by tractor and killed in Bnei Brak

Construction worker run over by tractor and killed in Bnei Brak

Tractor accident in central Israeli city of Bnei Brak leaves construction worker dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2020 10:27
Missing Bnei Brak boy found - hiding underneath his bed

Missing Bnei Brak boy found - hiding underneath his bed

Dozens of police officers and volunteers search for 6-year-old Bnei Brak boy - who was later found hiding under his bed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2020 13:24
Bnei Brak Mayor thanks the IDF

Bnei Brak Mayor thanks the IDF

Bnei Brak Mayor speaks at Memorial Day ceremony, thanks IDF for its assistance during coronavirus lockdown.Michal Levy, 28/04/2020 04:48
Will haredi yeshivas return to full-time learning this week?

Will haredi yeshivas return to full-time learning this week?

Haredi community leaders have been trying to re-launch studies in the country's yeshivas. It now appears they have succeeded.Eitan Divinsky, 26/04/2020 18:01