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  • Stabbing attack at Tel Aviv-area mall seriously injures Israeli man

    October 7, 2015 | 10:53 am

    An Israeli civilian was seriously injured in a stabbing attack at a mall near Tel Aviv by a Palestinian assailant.

    The attack at the main mall in Petach Tikvah took place on Wednesday evening. Police and mall security guards disarmed and subdued the alleged assailant, Israel’s...

  • Petach Tikvah chief rabbi rejects Ethiopians for marriage certificates

    September 8, 2014 | 3:05 pm

    The Sephardi chief rabbi in the Israeli city of Petach Tikvah has been refusing to perform marriages for Ethiopian Jews in his community.

    Saying their Jewishness is questionable, Rabbi Binyamin Atias has rejected the Falash Mura, whose ancestors converted from Judaism more than...

  • Rabbi shot in Russia released from Israeli hospital

    August 5, 2013 | 10:16 am

    A Chabad rabbi shot in what authorities have called a likely terrorist attack in southern Russia was discharged from an Israeli hospital.

    Rabbi Artur Ovadia Isakov, 40, was released from Beilinson Hospital in Petach Tikvah on Sunday. He had surgery to repair his liver there.

  • 8 Palestinians arrested for near-fatal stoning

    March 15, 2013 | 9:24 am

    Israel arrested eight Palestinians suspected of causing a car accident that left an Israeli infant in critical condition.

    The suspects, who were apprehended by Israeli soldiers, Shin Bet security agents and police, are suspected of causing several injuries to Israeli civilians by...

  • Schools to Accept Ethiopian Students

    September 2, 2009 | 8:49 pm

    Three private religious schools in Petach Tikvah will admit Ethiopian students. The agreement was reached hours before the start of the school year by the Education Ministry.

    On Sunday, the Education Ministry had announced that it would cut off funding to the private religious...