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Health Min. Takes Back Some Haifa Cancer Claims

Health Min. Takes Back Some Haifa Cancer Claims

The ministry no longer links air pollution to child cancer rates, but does link them to cancer in adults.Gil Ronen, 21/04/2015 10:30
Standoff with Haifa Chemical Firms Continues

Standoff with Haifa Chemical Firms Continues

Municipal garbage trucks still blocking entrances to a refinery and four chemical plants in standoff over carcinogens.Arutz Sheva staff, 20/04/2015 14:56
Moshe Kahlon's Appointments Align Him with Kadima

Moshe Kahlon's Appointments Align Him with Kadima

Left-wing bent of Kahlon's new party increasingly apparent; ex-police chief who also approached Kadima en-route to join party.Ari Yashar, 09/12/2014 18:21
New Haifa Neighborhood Named After Peres

New Haifa Neighborhood Named After Peres

Former President Shimon Peres inaugurates new neighborhood in Haifa, Neot Peres, named after himself.Ido Ben Porat, 08/10/2014 04:44
'Operation Haifa' Will Bring Mass Chinese Invasion

'Operation Haifa' Will Bring Mass Chinese Invasion

Chinese tourists set to flood Israeli port city, as some 200,000 workers and their families take advantage of low-cost vacation packages.David Lev, 26/12/2013 16:04
Barkat Re-elected in Jerusalem

Barkat Re-elected in Jerusalem

Despite a relatively low voter turnout, preliminary results show that the mayors of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa have been re-elected.Elad Benari and Adam Ross, 23/10/2013 04:08
Olmert to Mayors: Vote for Rabbi Lau

Olmert to Mayors: Vote for Rabbi Lau

Former PM calls to vote for ‘personal friend’ Rabbi Lau. Sources close to race say Olmert’s support unhelpful.Maayana Miskin, 05/07/2013 12:25
Peretz: Ammonia Plant Will be Gone from Haifa

Peretz: Ammonia Plant Will be Gone from Haifa

"We must not accept the continued existence of the ammonia container in Haifa Bay," says Environment Minister Amir Peretz.Elad Benari, 19/04/2013 04:12
Haifa Mayor Nixes English on Gov't Documents

Haifa Mayor Nixes English on Gov't Documents

Haifa Mayor Yona Yahav has declared war on the English language in official government documents.Chana Ya'ar, 24/12/2012 17:36
Haifa Jews Demand 'Equal Rights' for Hanukkah

Haifa Jews Demand 'Equal Rights' for Hanukkah

Jewish residents of Haifa complained that the city broke its usual “holiday status quo” , showing more favor to another winter holiday.David Lev, 10/12/2012 03:58
Haifa Mayor Lashes Out at Itamar Residents

Haifa Mayor Lashes Out at Itamar Residents

Haifa Mayor Yona Yahav launched a scathing attack on the Shomron community of Itamar, claimed its youth are behind 'price tag' vandalism.Elad Benari, 04/11/2012 23:46
‘Red City’ Pleased by Religious Influx

‘Red City’ Pleased by Religious Influx

Yona Yahav, mayor of Haifa, says the “red city” is a mixed city in which religious are welcome with open arms.Maayana Miskin, 04/05/2012 10:58
Google Officially Launches Street View in Israel

Google Officially Launches Street View in Israel

Google officially launches "Street View", showing imagery from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 23/04/2012 00:15