domestic violence in israel

75% of sexual offenders in Israel are released before end of sentence

A new report from the Association of Rape Crisis Centers in Israel examines the phenomenon of violence against women in Israel.

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68-year-old woman stabbed to death in Herzliya, husband arrested

The woman's husband, 70, was arrested on suspicion of committing the murder.

Survey shows complex reality of life after domestic abuse

The "New Page" program began operating during COVID-19, accompanying women and their children from leaving the shelter for victims of domestic abuse.


Woman found dead in burned-out apartment, husband arrested

Police are investigating the possibility that the husband deliberately started the fire in the home while his wife, their three children, and his father were all inside the apartment. 

Israeli exhibition about violence against women premiers at Geneva UN office

The new exhibition presents the clothes of women who were murdered by their partners and is designed to raise awareness of violence against women.

Lapid decries Gilboa Prison pimping affair, violence against women

Speaking at Sunday's cabinet meeting, PM Yair Lapid addressed the phenomenon of violence against women, making him the first Prime Minister to address it as a national issue.

Israeli woman strangled to death by ex-husband in Ashdod

The ex-husband called police to confess and turn himself in, according to reports. A suspect was arrested shortly after.

Tel Aviv Life Run to empower all women athletes

The Life Run will be held on the Tel Aviv promenade, with the participation of thousands of women of all ages and from all over the country.


28-year-old mother stabbed to death by her husband in the Galilee

Their three-year-old toddler son was also present. It is unclear to investigators whether the minor witnessed the murder.

Appeal filed to extend detention of Yael Melnik's murder suspect rejected

Earlier on Monday, the decision to release Kachura to house arrest was overturned by the Haifa District Court.

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