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Israeli kindergarten closed after segregating Ethiopian children

Israeli kindergarten closed after segregating Ethiopian children

Kindergarten in Kiryat Gat ordered to close following complaints that Ethiopian children were segregated from rest of population.Marcy Oster, JTA, 24/09/2019 08:01
Condition of sisters injured in Kiryat Gat accident improving

Condition of sisters injured in Kiryat Gat accident improving

Seven-year-old girl and her five-year-old sister showing signs of improvement, after being hit by apparent drunk driver in Kiryat Gat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/08/2019 14:14
Father fights for his life, daughters in serious condition

Father fights for his life, daughters in serious condition

A father, mother and their two daughters are hospitalized after being hit by a car on Saturday morning in Kiryat Gat by a drunk driver.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2019 21:26
Israeli park where boy was killed by tree branch closed

Israeli park where boy was killed by tree branch closed

Police issue closure order against park where 9-year-old was killed when tree branch fell on a bench,Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2019 17:27
Summer camp outing turns deadly at park in southern Israel

Summer camp outing turns deadly at park in southern Israel

10-year-old boy killed in park near Kiryat Gat in southern Israel after tree collapses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/07/2019 12:05
Mikva the Musical scores in Kiryat Gat - and now on to the USA

Mikva the Musical scores in Kiryat Gat - and now on to the USA

When a Gaza rocket hit the mikva in Kiryat Gat, the crew of Mikva the Musical came to the rescue. And we never know where a mitzva can lead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2019 15:54
A million bags of Bamba a day

A million bags of Bamba a day

Osem dedicates new factory, expects to produce 1 million bags of Bamba per day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/02/2019 08:51
Prime Minister Netanyahu meets with Intel Israel CEO Yaniv Garty

Prime Minister Netanyahu meets with Intel Israel CEO Yaniv Garty

Netanyahu: 'Israel's become global technological power; I'm proud government's leading this policy.'Mordechai Sones, 30/01/2019 14:24
Intel announces $10 billion expansion in Israel

Intel announces $10 billion expansion in Israel

Finance minister says chipmaker's plan to invest in Kiryat Gat manufacturing site is expected to bring thousands of jobs to Israel's south.AFP, 29/01/2019 12:11
Baffled travelers spot 'missiles' on civilian truck

Baffled travelers spot 'missiles' on civilian truck

In southern Israel civilian truck carries objects appearing to be eight white and green rockets; Police open investigation.Mordechai Sones, 24/11/2018 20:28
Incendiary balloons land in playground

Incendiary balloons land in playground

Police sappers neutralize incendiary balloons found in children's playground in southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2018 12:39
Watch: Raid on cannabis farm

Watch: Raid on cannabis farm

Border Police raid hydro farm in Kiryat Gat, arrest three suspects; remand extended until Sunday.Mordechai Sones, 29/08/2018 15:00
Gaza bomb found in Israeli forest

Gaza bomb found in Israeli forest

Bomb squad dispatched to forest near Kiryat Gat after explosive device discovered. Police suspect kite or balloon used as delivery system.David Rosenberg, 01/07/2018 18:52
Foamy stream turns out to be filled to the brim with soap

Foamy stream turns out to be filled to the brim with soap

Environmental Protection Ministry fines factory for allowing massive amount of soap to flow into nearby river.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/02/2018 13:42
Bomb discovered in residential building in Kiryat Gat

Bomb discovered in residential building in Kiryat Gat

Police announce arrest of 4 suspects, apparently involved in dispute between gangs and criminal organizations in southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/11/2017 11:14
Schoolyard tragedy: 3-year old dies in preschool playground

Schoolyard tragedy: 3-year old dies in preschool playground

3-year old boy chokes to death after playing in sandbox at his preschool. Police detain four staff members following child's death.David Rosenberg, 30/04/2017 19:28
Thousands of housing units allocated to haredim near Kiryat Gat

Thousands of housing units allocated to haredim near Kiryat Gat

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri and treasury officials agreed that 10,000 housing units will be built near Kiryat Gat and allocated to haredim.Haim Lev, 08/02/2017 22:24
Kiryat Gat mayor: Haredim welcome - but we won't fund them

Kiryat Gat mayor: Haredim welcome - but we won't fund them

Mayor of Kiryat Gat welcomes planned haredi neighborhood, but emphasizes government will need to fund haredi public facilities.Haim Lev, 01/02/2017 12:17
Woman killed in accident near Kiryat Gat

Woman killed in accident near Kiryat Gat

Woman in her 30s killed and eight people injured in an accident involving four vehicles near Kiryat Gat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/12/2016 03:09
Fire in Kiryat Gat, searches underway for arsonists

Fire in Kiryat Gat, searches underway for arsonists

The main road in Kiryat Gat has been closed to two-way traffic, and train service has stopped completely.Uzi Baruch, 25/11/2016 08:46
Crash near Kiryat Gat kills two

Crash near Kiryat Gat kills two

Saturday night crash near Kiryat Gat kills 2 when car breaks in half.Orly Harari, 05/11/2016 21:33
 Protests against Rabbi Havlin gain momentum

Protests against Rabbi Havlin gain momentum

Members of the Eda Haredit intend to renew demonstrations against Kiryat Gat chief rabbi Moshe Havlin whom they term 'traitor and informer'.Michal Levy, 18/09/2016 11:05
17 arrests made during Kiryat Gat protest

17 arrests made during Kiryat Gat protest

17 arrests and 3 indictments have been made, after hareidi radicals attacked Kiryat Gat Chief Rabbi.Haim Lev, 15/09/2016 18:34
'Rabbi's attackers must be severely punished'

'Rabbi's attackers must be severely punished'

Defense Minister responds to attack on home of Kiryat Gat Chief Rabbi by Neturei Karta members.Hezki Baruch, 08/09/2016 12:54
Neturei Karta attacks home of Kiryat Gat rabbi

Neturei Karta attacks home of Kiryat Gat rabbi

Rabbi's wife hospitalized after members of radical haredi group broke into their home to protest Chabad agreement with IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/09/2016 09:11
Chabad leaders broker deal with IDF over draft

Chabad leaders broker deal with IDF over draft

15% of Chabad students to be exempt from army service; 85% will draft by age 26 after returning from the Chabad headquarters in Brooklyn.Rachel Kaplan, 10/08/2016 15:09
Cops fear mentally ill man - and shoot him

Cops fear mentally ill man - and shoot him

Living on the edge: a mentally ill man, walking toward the police, was shot on sight. Appropriate caution, or police brutality?Rachel Kaplan, 10/07/2016 14:16
Two elderly people found collapsed in ditches

Two elderly people found collapsed in ditches

70-year-old woman suffering hypothermia evacuated from deep muddy ditch, hypothermic 79-year-old man likewise found in puddle.Yedidya Ben-Or, 08/02/2016 10:05
Arab admits to plan to 'stab Jews' in Kiryat Gat

Arab admits to plan to 'stab Jews' in Kiryat Gat

After claiming for a week he 'wanted to get arrested,' 15-year-old admits he tried to infiltrate security border with knife to murder Jews.Uzi Baruch, 12/12/2015 17:47
Real estate firm's racist video gets thumbs down

Real estate firm's racist video gets thumbs down

A real estate firm has pulled a video ad from Youtube which depicted what many called a racist portrayal of Mizrahi Jews.Moshe Cohen, 30/11/2015 17:10
ISA arrests citizen who smuggled in terrorist

ISA arrests citizen who smuggled in terrorist

Joint operation may have busted major Palestinian people-smuggling network.Koby Finkler, 27/11/2015 10:39
Ya'alon announces fence between Hevron, Kiryat Gat

Ya'alon announces fence between Hevron, Kiryat Gat

After Kiryat Gat stabbing, Defense Minister declares plans to build hermetically sealed fence between Judea and Lachish district.Cynthia Blank, 25/11/2015 21:19
Terror victim: 'I stopped the blood with my scarf'

Terror victim: 'I stopped the blood with my scarf'

Liel Yotko recounts the moments before and after the stabbing attack in Kiryat Gat in which four people, including her, were injured.Cynthia Blank, 22/11/2015 15:11
Kiryat Gat homeowner: Suddenly I saw weapons drawn

Kiryat Gat homeowner: Suddenly I saw weapons drawn

Ami Lahiani was awakened Saturday night to discover security forces swarming his home to capture the Kiryat Gat stabber.Cynthia Blank, 22/11/2015 09:58
Kiryat Gat terrorist nabbed, blood on his hands

Kiryat Gat terrorist nabbed, blood on his hands

Kiryat Gat municipality had announced schools will be closed Sunday unless stabber who wounded four people was caught.Uzi Baruch, 21/11/2015 23:22
Four wounded in Kiryat Gat stabbing

Four wounded in Kiryat Gat stabbing

Stabbing attack in Kiryat Gat leaves five wounded. 10 illegal squatters found, arrested in area.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2015 20:45
Car bomb in Kiryat Gat: two wounded

Car bomb in Kiryat Gat: two wounded

Car exploded in what police believe to be underworld assassination attempt.Matt Wanderman, 24/10/2015 23:38
Again: Terrorist's Death Leads BBC Attack Report

Again: Terrorist's Death Leads BBC Attack Report

British news site backtracks after initially leading report on Kiryat Gat stabbing with 'Palestinian shot dead by police.'Tova Dvorin, 07/10/2015 21:58
Woman Recounts Heroic Struggle with Terrorist

Woman Recounts Heroic Struggle with Terrorist

Liat Ohana was returning home when terrorist Amjad Hatam forced his way into her apartment; 'I could see my end was near.'Tova Dvorin, 07/10/2015 18:02
Terrorist Stabs Soldier, Snatches His Gun

Terrorist Stabs Soldier, Snatches His Gun

Arab terrorist steals soldier's gun in Kiryat Gat after wounding him, but is killed in the attempt. Erdan: 'tragedy prevented.'Uzi Baruch, 07/10/2015 15:21
Bennett Presents His 'Economics 101' Lesson

Bennett Presents His 'Economics 101' Lesson

If Labor has its 'tax the rich' way, Israel will lose thousands of jobs, Naftali Bennett says in a new videoMoshe Cohen, 26/02/2015 13:44
Intel to Invest $6 billion in Israel

Intel to Invest $6 billion in Israel

Intel will spend $6 billion to upgrade its Kiryat Gat chip manufacturing plant, the government announced Monday.Yaakov Levi, 22/09/2014 18:52
Terrorists Fire Rockets at Kiryat Gat

Terrorists Fire Rockets at Kiryat Gat

Three rockets fired from Gaza intercepted by Iron Dome over Kiryat Gat, south of Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, 15/07/2014 23:30
Intel to Invest 6 Billion Dollars in Israeli Plant

Intel to Invest 6 Billion Dollars in Israeli Plant

Ministers welcome plan to upgrade Intel's Kiryat Gat plant, which involves a reciprocal investment in the Israeli economy.Yishai Karov, 30/04/2014 20:44
Marijuana Nursery Found in Hareidi Girls' School

Marijuana Nursery Found in Hareidi Girls' School

Teachers and students at southern school did not recognize the funny smell from the bomb shelter.Gil Ronen, 19/05/2013 19:49
Bar-Kochba Era Treasure Hoard Discovered

Bar-Kochba Era Treasure Hoard Discovered

Archaeological excavation near Kiryat Gat yields coins and exquisite jewelry probably stowed away by wealthy woman.Gil Ronen, 05/06/2012 10:31
Intel to Hire Thousands Here

Intel to Hire Thousands Here

Intel, the world's largest computer and device chip maker, continues to expand its operations in Israel.David Lev, 27/07/2011 02:15