Rabbi Avraham Shemesh Sentenced To Jail For Molesting Boys

An Ashdod rabbi was sentenced to three years in jail for molesting three boys he taught at a religious elementary school. Read more

Israel – AP Investigation: How An Israeli Con Man Used China To Launder Millions

ASHDOD, Israel — Gilbert Chikli was rolling in money, stolen from some of the world’s biggest corporations. His targets: Accenture. Disney. American Express. In less than two years, he made off with at least 6.1 million euros from France alone. Read more

Military Police Force Attacked By Ultra-Orthodox Jews In Ashdod

Military police who came to an ultra-Orthodox neighborhood in Ashdod Monday night to arrest an army deserter were attacked by protesters. Read more

Rabbi Avraham Shemesh Indicted For Sexual Acts Against Boys

The Southern District Prosecutor’s Office served an indictment on Monday in the Be’er Sheva District Court against Rabbi Avraham Shemesh, a teacher in an ultra-Orthodox school in Ashdod, for committing indecent acts against three of his male students, aged 13-14, on many occasions. Read more

How ISIS oil Flows To Israel

Oil produced from fields under the control of the Islamic State group is at the heart of a new investigation by al-Araby al-Jadeed. The black gold is extracted, transported and sold, providing the armed group with a vital financial lifeline. Read more

Tragedy In Ashdod: Teacher Dies In Front of Students

Pedestrians in Ashdod on Sunday morning alerted Magen David Adom after hearing the cries and screams of children from inside a building on Horesh Street. Read more