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Local news for Ashdod, Israel continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Saturday Apr 12 | Ma'an News Agency

49 Palestinians arrested in southern Israel sweep

Israeli police forces have launched a "wide campaign" of arrests in southern Israel against Palestinians in the country without permits in the lead up to the Easter holiday.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Lazer Beams

Ofek 10

Last night, we heard a tremendous thunder-type rumbling for about 60 seconds here in Ashdod.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Pop/Rock, Middle East, Moses

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Port power

Massive amounts of taxpayer cash have been lavished on Ashdod Port. It is time its employees understand that this is not their money but ours.

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Jerusalem Post

Ashdod port workers' strike cost farmers 5.2 million euros

According to Nuki Neufeld, who heads Israel's largest root vegetable exporter, the strike created chaos ahead of the important Easter holiday season.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Museums Open for Free on Passover

Over 40 museums throughout Israel will be open for free over the week-long Passover holiday sponsored by Bank Hapoalim.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Adam Teva V'Din: 2012 Factory emissions posed public health hazard

Factories throughout Israel emitted a variety of carcinogens in 2012, threatening public health despite legal compliance with Environmental Protection Ministry standards, a report released on Monday claimed.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Toward a more united Jewish people

A minor flap flared this week over the activities of a religious educational NGO in the state secular school system.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Times of Israel

Knockoffs abound, but there's only one Rainbow Loom

The Rainbow Loom trend, some have said, is over. The plastic loom with the tiny, colorful rubber bands used by tweens to make bracelets, rings, even flip-flops, was declared dead last Christmas, due to over-distribution.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Thousands of haredi exempted from military service, granted access to work force

The government sets up two employment guidance centers in Bnei Brak, Jerusalem, Ashdod, Modiin Illit, Petah Tiqva and Beer Sheva.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Jerusalem Post

15-year-old stabbed, moderately wounded at Ashdod school

Police search for boy's classmate, who they suspect perpetrated stabbing; incident comes after school stabbing in Rishon Lezion last week.

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Forward

Kibbutz Culture Changes - and Kids Come Back

Ravid Brosh and Noa Tzur-Brosh woke up one morning in their peaceful suburban home in Rockville, Md., and found that after a long period of discussion, both had reached the same decision: to return to the kibbutz.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Free Republic

China seeks strategic foothold in Israel

The continued threat of economic boycotts targeting Israel hasn't deterred China from forging ahead with a new freight rail link through Israel.

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Central Michigan Life

Israeli teaching program broadens one graduatea s horizons

After graduating from Central Michigan University in May 2013, the Southfield native took a job teaching English to elementary school students through the Israeli Teaching Fellows program.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

The Times of Israel

Man killed in Ashdod drive-by

The victim was known to police and had survived an assassination attempt two months earlier, Ynet reported.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

Ag Professional

Allana Potash Corp. launches technical cooperation with ICL

Allana Potash Corp. announced the commencement of technical cooperation activities with ICL pursuant to Allana's previously reported strategic alliance with ICL.

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Jerusalem Post

Graffiti artists bring 'youthful color' to Knesset

Six artists painted graffiti outside the Knesset Wednesday as part of a delegation expressing support for Israel.

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Hardline haredi faction protesting arrest of yeshiva student

Ultra-Orthodox demonstrators take to streets across Israel in opposition to arrest of haredi man who failed to report to IDF for conscription processing.

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Tue Mar 18, 2014

Lazer Beams

Blessed Rainfall: Lachish River Comes Alive

After almost a year of total drought, the 50 km-long Lachish River, which runs from the Judean Hills all the way to Ashdod and the Mediterranean, was completely dried up.

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