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Toddler who was strangled to death named as Adele Assoulin

Hospital declares death of two-year-old who was strangled during daycare.

Toddler who was strangled to death named as Adele Assoulin

Man stabbed in Kiryat Gat, terror not ruled out

70-year-old man was lightly injured; attacker in custody.

Man stabbed in Kiryat Gat, terror not ruled out

Father who stabbed teenage son is released

Father who stabbed & killed teen son during psychotic episode released; alternative practitioner who gave him hallucinatory drugs indicted.

Father who stabbed teenage son is released

In Israel, what a difference two (or rather, 18) months make

Traveling to Israel is tougher due to the coronavirus, But if you are fortunate to get there, then a world of treasures awaits. Op-ed

In Israel, what a difference two (or rather, 18) months make

Father stabs 13-year-old son, then flees

13-year-old from Kiryat Gat stabbed by father in and taken to hospital in critical condition, where he dies of his wounds.

Father stabs 13-year-old son, then flees

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.

Israeli kindergarten closed after segregating Ethiopian children

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.

Condition of sisters injured in Kiryat Gat accident improving

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.

Father fights for his life, daughters in serious conditionplayer

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,

Israeli park where boy was killed by tree branch closed

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.

Summer camp outing turns deadly at park in southern Israel

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.

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

A million bags of Bamba a day

Osem dedicates new factory, expects to produce 1 million bags of Bamba per day.

A million bags of Bamba a day

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.'

Prime Minister Netanyahu meets with Intel Israel CEO Yaniv Gartyplayer

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.

Intel announces $10 billion expansion in Israel

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.

Baffled travelers spot 'missiles' on civilian truckplayer

Incendiary balloons land in playground

Police sappers neutralize incendiary balloons found in children's playground in southern Israel.

Incendiary balloons land in playground

Watch: Raid on cannabis farm

Border Police raid hydro farm in Kiryat Gat, arrest three suspects; remand extended until Sunday.

Watch: Raid on cannabis farmplayer

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.

Gaza bomb found in Israeli forest

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.

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

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.

Bomb discovered in residential building in Kiryat Gat

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.

Schoolyard tragedy: 3-year old dies in preschool playground

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.

Thousands of housing units allocated to haredim near Kiryat Gat

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.

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

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.

Woman killed in accident near Kiryat Gat

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.

Fire in Kiryat Gat, searches underway for arsonists

Crash near Kiryat Gat kills two

Saturday night crash near Kiryat Gat kills 2 when car breaks in half.

Crash near Kiryat Gat kills two

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'.

Extremist protests against Rabbi Havlin gaining momentum

17 arrests made during Kiryat Gat protest

17 arrests and 3 indictments have been made, after hareidi radicals attacked Kiryat Gat Chief Rabbi.

17 arrests made during Kiryat Gat protest

'Rabbi's attackers must be severely punished'

Defense Minister responds to attack on home of Kiryat Gat Chief Rabbi by Neturei Karta members.

'Rabbi's attackers must be severely punished'

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.

Neturei Karta attacks home of Kiryat Gat Chief Rabbi

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.

Chabad leaders broker deal with IDF over draft

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?

Cops fear mentally ill man is a terrorist - and shoot him

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.

Two elderly people found collapsed in ditches

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.

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

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.

Real estate firm's racist video gets thumbs down on social media

ISA arrests citizen who smuggled in terrorist

Joint operation may have busted major Palestinian people-smuggling network.

ISA arrests Bedouin citizen who smuggled in terrorist

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.

Ya'alon announces security fence between Hevron and Kiryat Gat

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.

13-year-old terror victim: 'I stopped the blood with my scarf'

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.

Kiryat Gat homeowner: 'Suddenly I saw weapons drawn'player

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.

Kiryat Gat terrorist caught - with blood still on his handsplayer