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7-year-old girl mauled by pack of dogs in southern Israel

7-year-old girl mauled by pack of dogs in southern Israel

Israeli girl hospitalized in moderate condition after being attacked by pack of dogs in town of Ofakim in the western Negev.David Rosenberg, 12/02/2018 18:56
Teen's hobby: Dismantling - and stealing - electric bikes

Teen's hobby: Dismantling - and stealing - electric bikes

String of thefts of electric bicycles in haredi neighborhood linked to local teen.Haim Lev, 12/07/2017 11:15
Residents protest Bedouin purchases in Ofakim

Residents protest Bedouin purchases in Ofakim

14 Bedouin families have purchased land in the national-religious community, infuriating locals and freezing sales to Israeli Jews.Tova Dvorin, 08/12/2015 10:47
Charges Filed Against Rabbi for Sexual Assault

Charges Filed Against Rabbi for Sexual Assault

Rabbi Shimon Amar of Ofakim named as rabbi arrested two weeks ago for molesting girls who came to him for guidance.Cynthia Blank, 21/10/2015 19:07
Dozens of Arabs Next to Kindergarten, No Security

Dozens of Arabs Next to Kindergarten, No Security

Parents at Ofakim kindergarten refuse to send their children until guards placed to supervise Arab workers right at the gates.Shimon Cohen, 12/10/2015 08:25
Haredi Rabbi Accused of Sexual Assault

Haredi Rabbi Accused of Sexual Assault

Unnamed rabbi from Ofakim will be brought for a remand hearing in Beersheva on Thursday.Cynthia Blank, 08/10/2015 11:50
Gaza Rocket Fire Continues Amid Ceasefire Rumors

Gaza Rocket Fire Continues Amid Ceasefire Rumors

While Egypt is reportedly working on a ceasefire agreement, Gaza terrorists fire 17 rockets on Israelis.Elad Benari, Canada, 04/07/2014 20:23
Direct Hit on Car in Ofakim: 4 Hurt, One Seriously

Direct Hit on Car in Ofakim: 4 Hurt, One Seriously

Two missiles intercepted by Iron Dome over Tel Aviv.Chana Ya'ar, 18/11/2012 15:56
Zionist Youth Show Solidarity with South

Zionist Youth Show Solidarity with South

Young Zionist activists travel to southern Israel to show unity with dancing, celebration. Maayana Miskin, 19/05/2012 23:52
Ofakim Shuts Schools, Joining Be'er Sheva

Ofakim Shuts Schools, Joining Be'er Sheva

Southern town's mayor agrees with Be'er Sheva's that school should remain closed until rockets stop exploding.Gil Ronen, 15/03/2012 19:46
Southern Israel's Children Have Fun on Ice

Southern Israel's Children Have Fun on Ice

Hundreds of children from Ofakim arrive for a day of fun at the Ice Festival in Jerusalem, after a week under the threat of rockets.Elad Benari, 15/03/2012 07:47
Vilna'i Warns Rockets 'Not About to End'

Vilna'i Warns Rockets 'Not About to End'

Gaza rocket attacks on southern Israel aren't going to end this year, warned Home Front Command director Matan Vilnai'i. Chana Ya'ar, 01/09/2011 13:33
Men Arrested for Vigilante Defense in Ofakim

Men Arrested for Vigilante Defense in Ofakim

Two men in Ofakim are accused of attacking an Arab family. They say the family had harassed local girls for years. Maayana Miskin, 26/08/2011 10:03
Gaza Terrorist Killed in IAF Counterstrike

Gaza Terrorist Killed in IAF Counterstrike

An Islamic Jihad terrorist in Gaza was reportedly killed in an IAF retaliatory strike after at least 7 rockets were fired into Israel.Gabe Kahn., 24/08/2011 20:25
Grad Kills Ofakim Man On Way to Pregnant Wife

Grad Kills Ofakim Man On Way to Pregnant Wife

A 38-year-old Ofakim man died Saturday night of wounds sustained in a Gaza missile attack on Be'er Sheva, leaving a pregnant wife. Chana Ya'ar, 21/08/2011 00:16