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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
Modiin Illit: Teacher diagnosed with coronavirus

Modiin Illit: Teacher diagnosed with coronavirus

Teacher who came into contact with students at school in haredi city diagnosed with coronavirus - leading to school's closure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2020 14:40
Boy killed in Modiin Illit bus accident laid to rest

Boy killed in Modiin Illit bus accident laid to rest

'Everything Avi did was done with a reverence for God.' 10-year-old Avraham Besser laid to rest after being hit and killed by bus.Elisheva Lavi, 13/01/2020 13:14
Boy killed in bus accident in Modiin Illit

Boy killed in bus accident in Modiin Illit

10-year-old boy hit and killed by bus in haredi city of Modiin Illit in central Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2020 20:40
Weiss family mother issues statement to public

Weiss family mother issues statement to public

The Weiss couple had been married for 3 years before their son was born to them. They celebrated long-awaited bris with family and friends.Communicated Content, 24/12/2019 14:27
Chief dayan of largest Jewish town in Judea & Samaria dead at 72

Chief dayan of largest Jewish town in Judea & Samaria dead at 72

Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Ulman, head of the rabbinic court in the haredi city of Modiin Illit, dead at 72.Ben Shaul, 23/10/2019 07:51
'Haredi-pig' sign on Israeli bus draws criticism

'Haredi-pig' sign on Israeli bus draws criticism

'Clearly racist message.' NGO protests anti-littering sign on bus operating in haredi city features picture of pig-like haredi man.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2019 10:00
Tragedy in Modiin Illit: Baby dies after being forgotten in car

Tragedy in Modiin Illit: Baby dies after being forgotten in car

Baby boy forgotten in car in haredi city in central Israel dies after being rescued from vehicle.David Rosenberg, 22/07/2019 15:13
2 drivers expected to be charged in fatal bus crash

2 drivers expected to be charged in fatal bus crash

Driver of Modiin Illit bus and driver of private vehicle expected to be charged with involuntary manslaughter in deaths of two passengers.David Rosenberg, 25/02/2019 09:07
Woman delayed at clinic misses bus accident

Woman delayed at clinic misses bus accident

Modi'in Illit resident grumbled about delay and missed overturned bus. After miracle became clear she returned with basket of chocolates.Mordechai Sones, 10/02/2019 23:00
Victims of deadly crash northwest of Jerusalem identified

Victims of deadly crash northwest of Jerusalem identified

24-year-old Rachel Chaya Guttman and 27-year-old Ruchama Rosen named as victims killed in fatal bus crash outside of Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 10/02/2019 19:32
Haredi women killed in bus crash

Haredi women killed in bus crash

Two women killed in massive traffic accident en route to Jerusalem from haredi city of Modiin Illit.David Rosenberg, 10/02/2019 15:56
Haredi youth freed after racism ruled out in assault on Arab

Haredi youth freed after racism ruled out in assault on Arab

Days after haredi youths stabbed, beat Arab bus driver, court orders key suspect freed after ruling assault was not nationalistic.David Rosenberg, 18/12/2018 08:35
Yerushalmi Faction to launch Shabbat protests

Yerushalmi Faction to launch Shabbat protests

Radical anti-draft haredi group vows to launch wave of protests after plainclothes policemen arrest faction member for draft dodging.Tzvi Lev, 25/10/2018 18:28
'Yeshiva stabber' acquitted

'Yeshiva stabber' acquitted

Court acquits yeshiva student who repeatedly stabbed peer, finds he was in 'psychotic state', cannot be held responsible for actions.David Rosenberg, 22/10/2018 10:36
'Yeshiva stabber' to be charged with attempted murder

'Yeshiva stabber' to be charged with attempted murder

Student in Kiryat Sefer yeshiva who stabbed fellow student to be charged with attempted murder, police announce.David Rosenberg, 02/09/2018 21:18
Judge orders haredi stabber sent for additional evaluation

Judge orders haredi stabber sent for additional evaluation

Haredi stabbers friends and attorneys say that suspect suffered from severe mental problems prior to attack at Kiryat Sefer yeshiva.Tzvi Lev, 30/08/2018 18:40
1 seriously wounded in stabbing in Kiryat Sefer yeshiva

1 seriously wounded in stabbing in Kiryat Sefer yeshiva

17-year-old stabbed during apparent brawl in yeshiva in Modiin Illit's Kiryat Sefer neighborhood in southwestern Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/08/2018 15:28
Modi'in Illit: Rabbi of mikvahs passes away

Modi'in Illit: Rabbi of mikvahs passes away

Rabbi Meir Yisrael Yakobovitch, of Modi'in Illit founders and who served as local mikveh rabbi, passes suddenly.Mordechai Sones, 12/08/2018 14:31
Tragedy in Modi'in Illit

Tragedy in Modi'in Illit

Head of city business licensing department, mother of 10 who did her best to facilitate granting of licenses, passes away at 42 from cancer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/05/2018 15:00
8-year-old boy killed in Modiin Illit accident

8-year-old boy killed in Modiin Illit accident

Jeep hits boy in Kiryat Sefer neighborhood of Modiin Illit in western Samaria, leaving him in critical condition.Reut Hadar, 06/02/2018 23:10
'Building announcement discriminates against haredim'

'Building announcement discriminates against haredim'

Beitar Illit Mayor upset that recent announcement of building in Judea and Samaria does not include haredi areas.Tzvi Lev, 11/10/2017 17:29
19-mile long sewage pool from Ramallah reaches Modiin Illit

19-mile long sewage pool from Ramallah reaches Modiin Illit

Massive sewage overflows from Ramallah threaten Jewish town.Tal Polon, 14/05/2017 15:31
Regulation Law already saving homes

Regulation Law already saving homes

Civil Administration cancels orders against buildings in Jewish towns across Judea and Samaria as Regulation Law goes into effect.David Rosenberg, 03/04/2017 11:45
Haredi man protests 'racist' Arab bus driver in Bnei Brak

Haredi man protests 'racist' Arab bus driver in Bnei Brak

A haredi man shut down traffic in the heart of Bnei Brak to protest bus driver allegedly barring him - but allowing Arab passenger on board.David Rosenberg, 30/11/2016 08:24
Infant left on bus in Modiin Illit

Infant left on bus in Modiin Illit

A bus driver was shocked to discover the baby girl left on his bus, while police warn against an uptick in parental negligence.Yedidya Ben Or, 30/08/2016 22:54
Police rescue lost toddler wandering streets

Police rescue lost toddler wandering streets

A two-year old boy suffering from dehydration was found wandering the streets of Modiin Illit.David Rosenberg, 30/08/2016 21:07
Druze town first in grad. rates, haredi town last

Druze town first in grad. rates, haredi town last

Beit Jann leads nation with 99% graduation rate, while haredi city of Modiin Illit comes in last with just 7%.JTA, 30/08/2016 20:35
Protests against Amnon Yitzhak in Modiin Illit

Protests against Amnon Yitzhak in Modiin Illit

Hundreds of demonstrators attempted to disrupt speech by Rabbi Amnon Yitzhak in haredi city.David Rosenberg, 24/05/2016 08:25
Rabbi: Hareidi Cities should Guard Themselves

Rabbi: Hareidi Cities should Guard Themselves

Rabbi Yaakov Ariel: yeshiva students at Beitar Illit and Modiin Illit should not let others guard them.Gil Ronen, 14/02/2013 18:35
Lawsuit over ‘Anti-Hareidi’ Park Rule

Lawsuit over ‘Anti-Hareidi’ Park Rule

A civil rights group has filed suit against the city of Modiin for closing its park to outsiders in an apparent snub to hareidim.Maayana Miskin, 30/10/2012 23:46