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Pregnant woman injured in stone-throwing attack

26-year-old Israeli woman in ninth month of pregnancy injured in stone-throwing attack near Modi'in Illit in western Samaria.

Pregnant woman injured in stone-throwing attack

Residents of Modi'in Illit fear for personal safety as number of infiltrations mounts

Around 20 Palestinians arrested over past weeks, accused of theft. Residents fear worse crimes could occur.

Modi'in Illit residents fear for safety as infiltrations mount

“Untraditional party crashers”: Saving a life at a wedding

After groom's grandfather collapses during wedding Modi'in Illit, EMT 'crashes' the party to save the man's life.

“Untraditional party crashers”: Saving a life at a wedding

Haredi residents take action following wave of Arab break-ins

Modi'in Illit residents respond by founding Hashomrim, have already captured two infiltrators.

Haredi residents take action following wave of Arab break-insplayer

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."

Bnei Brak is no longer 'red'

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.

Modiin Illit: Teacher diagnosed with coronavirus

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.

Boy killed in Modiin Illit bus accident laid to rest

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.

10-year-old boy killed in bus accident in central Israel

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.

Weiss family mother issues statement to public

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.

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

'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.

'Haredi-pig' sign on Israeli bus draws criticism

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.

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

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.

2 drivers expected to be charged in fatal bus crash

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.

Woman delayed at clinic misses bus accidentplayer

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.

Victims of deadly crash northwest of Jerusalem identifiedplayer

Haredi women killed in bus crash

Two women killed in massive traffic accident en route to Jerusalem from haredi city of Modiin Illit.

Haredi women killed in bus crashplayer

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.

Haredi youth freed after racism ruled out in assault on Arab

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.

Yerushalmi Faction to launch Shabbat protests

'Yeshiva stabber' acquitted

Court acquits yeshiva student who repeatedly stabbed peer, finds he was in 'psychotic state', cannot be held responsible for actions.

'Yeshiva stabber' acquitted

'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.

'Yeshiva stabber' to be charged with attempted murder

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.

Judge orders haredi stabber sent for additional evaluation

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.

1 seriously wounded in stabbing in Kiryat Sefer yeshiva

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.

Modi'in Illit: Rabbi of mikvahs passes away

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.

Tragedy in Modi'in Illit

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.

8-year-old boy killed in Modiin Illit accident

'Building announcement discriminates against haredim'

Beitar Illit Mayor upset that recent announcement of building in Judea and Samaria does not include haredi areas.

'Building announcement discriminates against haredim'

19-mile long sewage pool from Ramallah reaches Modiin Illit

Massive sewage overflows from Ramallah threaten Jewish town.

19-mile long sewage pool from Ramallah reaches Modiin Illit

Regulation Law already saving homes

Civil Administration cancels orders against buildings in Jewish towns across Judea and Samaria as Regulation Law goes into effect.

Regulation Law already saving homes

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.

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

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.

Infant left on bus in Modiin Illit

Police rescue lost toddler wandering streets

A two-year old boy suffering from dehydration was found wandering the streets of Modiin Illit.

Police rescue lost, dehydrated toddler wandering streets

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%.

Druze town first in graduation rates, haredi town last

Protests against Amnon Yitzhak in Modiin Illit

Hundreds of demonstrators attempted to disrupt speech by Rabbi Amnon Yitzhak in haredi city.

Demonstrators try to bar Rabbi Amnon Yitzhak from Modiin Illit

Rabbi: Hareidi Cities should Guard Themselves

Rabbi Yaakov Ariel: yeshiva students at Beitar Illit and Modiin Illit should not let others guard them.

Zionist Rabbi: Hareidi Cities should Guard Themselves

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.

Lawsuit over ‘Anti-Hareidi’ Park Rule