Beit Shemesh – Haredi Teacher, Principal, Abuse 12-Year-old Girl

Parents of a 12-year-old girl are claiming their daughter was abused in the “Mishkenot Da’at” Beit Yaakov school in Beit Shemesh. Read more

Jerusalem – Haredi Man Indicted For Sexually Assaulting 11-Year Old

Authorities filed an indictment Thursday against a Beit Shemesh man suspected of sexually assaulting a young boy next door to a synagogue, and then paying him a small sum to ensure he did not divulge what had happened. Read more

Israeli Mayor Ordered To Remove Offensive ‘Modesty Signs’ Once and For All

A group of Beit Shemesh women fighting to remove “modesty signs” plastered around their city won a key battle in court on Sunday. Read more

Tragedy: Beit Shemesh Mayor’s Baby Grandson Passes Away

A four-month-old baby hospitalized in intensive care for the last ten days passed away this morning, Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem said Thursday. Read more

Israeli Moderatly Wounded In Stabbing Attack In Beit Shemesh

An 18-year-old yeshiva student was moderately wounded in an early morning stabbing attack at a bus stop near a synagogue in Beit Shemesh on Thursday. Read more

Haredi Politician Accused of Hypocrisy Over Bathing Suit Photos

Outraged gender equality advocates in Beit Shemesh have raised charges of hypocrisy over images of a local ultra-Orthodox politician lounging near scantily clad women in Eilat that are being circulated on social networks. Read more