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, 10/13/2020, 1:49 PM
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, 10/11/2020, 6:08 PM
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, 10/4/2020, 10:41 PM
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, 10/4/2020, 11:43 AM
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, 9/29/2020, 3:51 PM
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, 9/22/2020, 6:14 PM
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, 9/16/2020, 12:53 PM
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, 9/13/2020, 6:46 PM
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, 9/10/2020, 8:01 PM
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, 9/10/2020, 4:47 PM
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, 9/9/2020, 11:25 AM
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, 9/7/2020, 6:33 AM
'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, 9/4/2020, 8:22 AM
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, 9/3/2020, 6:48 AM
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, 9/1/2020, 3:34 PM
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, 9/1/2020, 1:30 PM
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, 8/31/2020, 5:50 PM
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, 8/19/2020, 6:59 PM
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, 8/2/2020, 10:10 AM
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, 7/5/2020, 11:54 AM
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, 7/2/2020, 2:11 PM
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, 6/16/2020, 6:16 PM
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, 6/10/2020, 4:44 PM
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, 6/5/2020, 11:56 AM
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, 6/2/2020, 10:27 AM
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, 5/13/2020, 1:24 PM
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, 4/28/2020, 4:48 AM
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, 4/26/2020, 6:01 PM
Coronavirus morbidity statistics released

Coronavirus morbidity statistics released

Bnei Brak drops to second in morbidity rate as more patients recover from the coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2020, 11:54 AM
Watch: Police disperse crowd in Bnei Brak synagogue

Watch: Police disperse crowd in Bnei Brak synagogue

Police remove worshipers from Bnei Brak synagogue amid derogatory cries.Mordechai Sones, 4/20/2020, 4:31 PM
Closures on Jerusalem, Bnei Brak to be lifted

Closures on Jerusalem, Bnei Brak to be lifted

In light of encouraging data in both cities, Health Ministry to lift restrictions on Jerusalem and Bnei Brak beginning at midnight tonight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2020, 10:33 PM
Closure on Bnei Brak and Jerusalem to be reinstated

Closure on Bnei Brak and Jerusalem to be reinstated

Ministerial Committee convenes at 1:00 pm to discuss resumption of closure. At same time, patients taken to hotels.Mordechai Sones, 4/16/2020, 1:56 PM
Police break into Bnei Brak apartment to stop the music

Police break into Bnei Brak apartment to stop the music

Well-known haredi singers Ruli and Yoely Dickman perform live from their apartment to bring some joy to their neighbors, and then...Michal Levy, 4/14/2020, 3:28 PM
IDF Home Front Commander: 'Coronavirus crisis will accompany us for a year'

IDF Home Front Commander: 'Coronavirus crisis will accompany us for a year'

Major General Tamir Yadai on aid to Jerusalem: 'We sent five companies to city, preparing to assist other authorities.'Mordechai Sones, 4/13/2020, 5:22 PM
Gabi Ashkenazi in Bnei Brak: 'We're doing exciting, holy work'

Gabi Ashkenazi in Bnei Brak: 'We're doing exciting, holy work'

Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee Chairman meets with Bnei Brak Mayor and city emergency Chief of Staff Gen. (Res.) Roni Numa.Mordechai Sones, 4/7/2020, 3:55 PM
'They put us in this ghetto and washed their hands of us' say Bnei Brak residents

'They put us in this ghetto and washed their hands of us' say Bnei Brak residents

Bnei Brak residents describe failure of gov't to provide adequate health services in coronavirus crisis. 'Did we bring the virus to Israel?'Michal Levy, 4/7/2020, 3:10 PM
From Hebrew press: 'Enlightened' pogrom against Israel's haredim

From Hebrew press: 'Enlightened' pogrom against Israel's haredim

The criticism leveled at haredi society is not entirely unfounded, but vilifying them in a period when we need national solidarity shows total lack of understanding of their community. Dr. Yehuda Yifrach, 4/7/2020, 9:43 AM
Ramat Gan erects fence to keep Bnei Brak residents out

Ramat Gan erects fence to keep Bnei Brak residents out

Dep. Bnei Brak mayor urges mutual responsibility and solidarity, attorney notes high infection rate among Ramat Gan residents.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/6/2020, 12:41 PM
Calling all Jews: It is a time for understanding, not finger pointing 

Calling all Jews: It is a time for understanding, not finger pointing 

We have been exhibiting a disturbing tendency to look for scapegoats, but demonizing an entire sector of our own people is unacceptable. Douglas Altabef, 4/5/2020, 9:43 PM
Watch: IDF soldiers assist Bnei Brak residents

Watch: IDF soldiers assist Bnei Brak residents

Soldiers distribute food parcels to Bnei Brak residents, closed off at home due to coronavirus, ahead of Pesach holiday.Yoni Kempinski, 4/5/2020, 1:40 PM
Bnei Brak Mayor: This is a difficult time

Bnei Brak Mayor: This is a difficult time

Bnei Brak Mayor Avraham Rubinstein urges residents: Be patient during these difficult days for all of us.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 4/3/2020, 9:22 PM
Police close off entrances and exits from Bnei Brak

Police close off entrances and exits from Bnei Brak

In effort to contain spread of coronavirus, Israel Police limit entry, exit, from Bnei Brak, other than for specific purposes.Ido Ben Porat, 4/3/2020, 12:33 PM
Cabinet declares Bnei Brak a restricted area

Cabinet declares Bnei Brak a restricted area

Leaving the city will only be permitted for the purpose of obtaining essential medical treatment, legal procedures or funerals.Ido Ben Porat, 4/2/2020, 11:48 PM
4,500 Bnei Brak senior citizens to be taken to 'Corona hotels'

4,500 Bnei Brak senior citizens to be taken to 'Corona hotels'

Ministers Bennett and Deri formulate plan to protect residents of Bnei Brak over the age of 80 from the coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2020, 6:34 PM
Closure order expected for Bnei Brak

Closure order expected for Bnei Brak

Cabinet to debate increased restrictions on movement in haredi city after health fund director says 1/3 of residents may be infected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2020, 4:15 PM
Increase in virus cases in most cities, especially Bnei Brak

Increase in virus cases in most cities, especially Bnei Brak

900 diagnosed today in Bnei Brak as carriers of coronavirus, compared to 723 yesterday. Jerusalem shows smaller increase.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2020, 2:45 PM
Defense Minister Naftali Bennett tours Bnei Brak; calls residents 'exemplary'

Defense Minister Naftali Bennett tours Bnei Brak; calls residents 'exemplary'

Bennett visits Bnei Brak, promises assistance: 'Bnei Brak situation is complex, but we see great response from residents to obey guidelines'Mordechai Sones, 4/2/2020, 1:22 PM
Jerusalem the leader in number of coronavirus cases

Jerusalem the leader in number of coronavirus cases

1,530 cases of coronavirus have been recorded so far in Jerusalem and Bnei Brak combined.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2020, 11:36 PM
Watch: Police raid active synagogue in Bnei Brak

Watch: Police raid active synagogue in Bnei Brak

Over 15 caught in synagogue in violation of Health Ministry instructions. Police fine them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2020, 5:39 PM
Citizens returning from abroad to be taken straight to 'Corona hotels'

Citizens returning from abroad to be taken straight to 'Corona hotels'

Anyone returning from abroad to Israel to be taken straight to isolation facilities. PM also orders they be tested for COVID-19.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/1/2020, 3:37 PM
Yerushalmi faction funeral for wife of leader attended by only ten people

Yerushalmi faction funeral for wife of leader attended by only ten people

Wife of Rabbi Tzvi Friedman passes away, is laid to rest during small funeral.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/1/2020, 12:25 PM
1 in 3 Bnei Brak residents tested positive for coronavirus

1 in 3 Bnei Brak residents tested positive for coronavirus

High percentage reported by Health Ministry compares to 6 percent in Tel Aviv and 10 percent in Jerusalem.Marcy Oster/JTA, 4/1/2020, 12:07 AM
'Savages, maybe even murderers'

'Savages, maybe even murderers'

Hospital director slams hundreds who attended funeral for rabbi last night against Health Ministry orders.Hezki Baruch, 3/29/2020, 7:05 PM
Hundreds attend funeral in Bnei Brak

Hundreds attend funeral in Bnei Brak

Hundreds were at funeral of yeshiva head contrary to Health Ministry instructions. Minister Erdan: 'A serious, life-threatening incident.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2020, 11:23 AM
Abuse filmed at daycare center

Abuse filmed at daycare center

Daycare center assistant arrested after security camera catches her using force to get toddler to lie down during nap time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2020, 4:49 PM
Double tragedy in Bnei Brak

Double tragedy in Bnei Brak

31-year-old father in Bnei Brak dies - while mourning the death of his infant son.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2019, 4:57 PM
Elderly man returns from shopping, injured by falling tree

Elderly man returns from shopping, injured by falling tree

70-year-old resident of Bnei Brak injured by a tree that collapsed on him.Ben Ariel, 12/13/2019, 3:39 AM