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Test runs begin on electric train line between Ashkelon and Ashdod

The line is expected to open in the third quarter of 2021.

In memory of Eric Samson, South African Jewish philanthropist - opinion

The late Eric Samson, who passed away last week, is one of the unsung heroes of the Jewish people who may not live in Israel but work tirelessly to support the Jewish state

A chopping tool from prehistoric site Revadim.

Prehistoric Ashdodites used chopping tools to eat bone marrow – study

Hundreds of thousands of years ago, the ancient humans living in the area of modern Ashdod used a specific type of stone tools to break animal bones and extract the bone marrow.


Police now believe Dubai-based Israeli behind failed cocaine smuggling

Last November, Israeli media reported the biggest ever failed smuggling attempt of cocaine into Israel.

Ashdod's Samson Assuta Hospital - Saving lives by the sea

Israel’s first new public hospital in 40 years – Samson Assuta Ashdod University Hospital – has made a huge impact since opening three years ago.

Orna Hozman Bechor wins second term as Chair of Ashdod Port

Over the past four years, Hozman Bechor has led the port in the face of increasing competition caused by the entry of new ports.

Police at scene of explosion at metal plant in Ashdod, Nov. 17, 2020

Two killed in explosion at metal plant in Ashdod

"When we arrived at the scene we saw destruction."

Assuta Ashdod Hospital begins trial of 10-minute COVID-19 tests

The test, created by Biotech company CerTech, can be performed by any medic or nurse without the need for laboratory intervention.

Kupat Holim Meuhedet

Meuhedet, Foresight pilot to mass-scan people in Ashdod for COVID-19

The pilot will be carried out by Meuhedet Healthcare Services, and will be used in one of their clinics in Ashdod that serves around 50,000 patients.

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