Tag Archive for Bnei Brak

3rd Palestinian Terrorist attack in a week; 5 Israelis murdered in Bnei Brak

Tensions in the country are running high following two previous Palestinian terror attacks in the past week; the first in Be’er Sheva in which four people were killed, and the second in Hadera, in which two others were murdered.

By Ynet


At least five people were killed and another was critically wounded in a suspected terror attack in the city of Bnei Brak, just east of Tel Aviv.

Police said the gunman was a 27-year-old Palestinian Diaa Hamarsha, an Islamic Jihad military operative, from Jenin area in the West Bank. He was jailed in an Israeli prison in the past and worked in Bnei Brak illegally. Continue Reading »

A Week After Tel Aviv Stabbing, Jews Still Smuggling PA Arabs Into Israel

Violent illegal Arabs have committed horrendous high profile terror attacks – and now a Jew from an ultra-religious Tel Aviv suburb was caught trying to smuggle 3 ‘potential terrorists’ in his car trunk.

By Ari Yashar


There have been two high-profile stabbings in Tel Aviv in recent months committed by Arab residents of Judea and Samaria who illegally crossed the 1949 Armistice line – and yet a Jewish resident of a haredi suburb of the city on Tuesday was arrested bringing Arab illegals into the Tel Aviv area in his car trunk.

A 32 year-old Jewish resident of Bnei Brak, a haredi suburb of Tel Aviv, was arrested on Tuesday evening at a security point in Samaria on Highway 5.
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Israel Electric Corp to offer ‘kosher electricity’ by 2014



IEC to invest some NIS 500,000 in

bid to solve problem allowing thousands of haredi families in Bnei Brak to connect to power supply without desecrating the Shabbat

By Alfi Shauly

The “kashrut” concept is usually reserved for food, but in some ultra-Orthodox communities it has to do with other vital issues like connection to a power supply.

Electricity on the way to the Palestinians

illustrative – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

 The haredi population in the central Israeli city of Bnei Brak has been torn for years over the kashrut of electricity production. Entire communities are forced to pay NIS 120 (about $33) every weekend in order to connect to a generator, as they believe that the Israel Electric Corp‘s power generation desecrates Shabbat. Continue Reading »