date 30 December 2011 accessdate 1 January 2012
of Orthodox American immigrants, was spat on by a member of the Sikrikim url http: www.jewishpress.com news israel beit-shemesh-becomes-focus-of-growing-outrage-over-violent-religious-extremism 2011 12 28 publisher The Jewish Press date 28 December 2011 accessdate 1 January 2012 and other residents of the town due to gender separation at local health clinics,
February 2012 accessdate 21 February 2012 The population of Beit Shemesh is expected to reach 150,000 in 2020. Two new neighborhoods, Nahala UMenucha
such as hats, glasses and wigs which law enforcement suspected were used or going to be used for fraudulent voting. Additionally, eight people were arrested on suspicion for engaging and coordinating fraudulent voting activities.fraud-329446 200 IDs seized in Beit Shemesh in suspected voter fraud JPost Israel News On 10 December 2013 a three
judge panel of the Jerusalem District Court nullified the results of the October municipal elections due to massive voter fraud and ordered a new election.fraud-336240 Court orders new elections in Beit Shemesh JPost Israel News Following an unprecedented 76% voter turnout rate, incumbent mayor Moshe Abutbul beat contender
, groups of Haredi extremists gathered in front of the school, calling the girls names and spitting at them when they headed to and from school. Stones hurled at a boys' school belonging to the same educational network injured a boy in the leg. Two men were arrested on suspicion of throwing eggs and tomatoes at students.
, Kobi publisher ynet news date 21 September 2011 accessdate 18 December 2011 In a demonstration outside the school a female journalist was assaulted by young Haredi men who cursed and spat at her, and a clash with parents of girls studying at the school was broken up by the police force. In December 2011, a public outcry was raised when a television news channel interviewed 8-year old Na'ama Margolese, who was cursed and spat at on her
% of the wine production (around 700,000 litres per year) is made from Cremisan's own grapes. The rest comes mainly from Beit Jala, Beit Shemesh, and the Hebron area. '''Aderet''' ( ) is a moshav in central Israel. Located in the Judean foothills in the Adullam region, south of Beit Shemesh, west of Gush Etzion and overlooking the Valley of Elah, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Yehuda
January 2009. The Egged Bus Cooperative, which previously operated all bus service in and to Beit Shemesh, still operates a limited number of bus lines from Beit Shemesh to Jerusalem and Bnei Brak. Sports Beit Shemesh is home to numerous sports clubs all under the main sport associations (Beitar (Betar), Hapoel, and Maccabi (Maccabi (sports))). The city has soccer (Association football) teams including juniors, seniors and over-35s
Zilberbod and Tehila Libman announced the nearby discovery of a large compound from the Byzantine period that was most probably a monastery.
and 14,148 students in the city: 41 elementary schools (Primary education) with 10,716 elementary school students, and 20 high schools with 3,432 high school students. 40.3% of 12th grade (Twelfth grade) students were entitled to a matriculation certificate. Economy Beit Shemesh has two industrial zones containing mainly small industry, particularly in the Northern industrial zone which is typified by carpentry and metalwork workshops, garages and wholesale and retail outlets. The Western industrial zone contains several larger companies including Beit Shemesh Engines Ltd. (BSEL) which manufactures and repairs jet engines and jet engine components, Barzellan and others. Nearby in the Noham industrial zone are situated various other factories and offices. Since the hi-tech (High tech) boom of 1996–2001 Beit Shemesh has been host to several hi-tech startups including Omek Interactive. Transportation thumb right Beit Shemesh Railway Station (File:Staz Bet shenes1.jpg) Beit Shemesh Railway Station provides hourly service on the Israel Railways Herzliya–Jerusalem line. The station is located in the north industrial zone of Beit Shemesh. It was reopened on 13 September 2003, having existed for over a century at the same location. The station has three platforms. Bus transportation within Beit Shemesh and most inter-city routes is operated by Superbus (Superbus (company)), which began service on 5 January 2009. The Egged Bus Cooperative, which previously operated all bus service in and to Beit Shemesh, still operates a limited number of bus lines from Beit Shemesh to Jerusalem and Bnei Brak. Sports Beit Shemesh is home to numerous sports clubs all under the main sport associations (Beitar (Betar), Hapoel, and Maccabi (Maccabi (sports))). The city has soccer (Association football) teams including juniors, seniors and over-35s teams and boasted a franchise in the Israel Baseball League. The Beit Shemesh Blue Sox (Bet Shemesh Blue Sox) represented Beit Shemesh in the league's only season, though they played their games at Gezer Field (Kibbutz Gezer Field) in Kibbutz Gezer due to a lack of proper facilities in Beit Shemesh. There is also a very active Little League in Beit Shemesh and Ramat Beit Shemesh, with over 300 members. In the field of judo, Elitzur Beit Shemesh has won many prizes. Israel Kung Fu (Chinese martial arts) and world Nunchaku champion (2001) Eli Ivgi was born in and lives in Beit Shemesh. Arab-Israeli conflict thumb Memorial at Naharayim (File:Naharayim memorial 9.JPG)
placards urging segregation between men and women were put back after being removed by the police. After the opening of Orot Banot national-religious (National Religious) girls’ school in September 2011
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thumb Tel Beit Shemesh overlooking modern Beit Shemesh (File:PikiWiki Israel 9766 old bet shemesh.jpg) thumb right View of modern Beit Shemesh from the south (File:Bet Shemesh.JPG) thumb Modern Beit Shemesh, 2010 (File:PikiWiki Israel 11275 Landscape view.jpg) thumb Beit Shemesh Shopping Center (File:Bet shemesh-Kanyon BIG.jpg)
'''Beit Shemesh''' ( The history of Beit Shemesh goes back to pre-biblical times. The modern city of Beit Shemesh was founded in 1950.