domestic violence in israel

Abuse illustrative
Woman attacked by husband regains consciousness, shares new details

"She called me a few minutes before it all happened and screamed - 'I can't take this any longer, I'm leaving! He's hitting me, he won't let me leave, help!'"

20/09/2020
Knesset holds talk on rise of domestic violence during coronavirus crisis

"This isn't domestic violence: This is terror in the home."

22/06/2020
Pregnant woman dies at Soroka Medical Center after husband beat her

The woman was brain-dead from Friday and succumbed to her injuries on Saturday night.

A Magen David Adom ambulance [File]
We must prevent the murder of Israel's women from domestic violence

It is well known that the phenomenon of domestic violence cuts across the spectrum of society from rich to poor, religious to secular, Jew, Muslim and Christian.

Abuse illustrative
Man who murdered wife suspected of hiding body for several days

Igor Chepikov was seen telling his friends that he had murdered his wife several days before reporting it to the police while visibly drunk.

10/05/2020
Four murdered, four cases of suicide due to domestic violence

Entering lockdown has become a sort of trap for victims of domestic abuse.

03/05/2020
Gun in a holster (Illustrative)
57-year-old indicted for murdering wife under aggravating circumstances

Increased social distancing together with financial stress have created a hotbed for domestic violence.

28/04/2020
Magen David Adom
Barak Ben Ami named as Hod Hasharon father who stabbed infant

"I don't know what happened to me," the Ben Ami told police in an interrogation. Reports say he could not stop weeping.

Government approves NIS 20 million increase to counter domestic violence

The money allocated will fund an “action plan” already decided upon by a ministerial committee to combat domestic violence.

06/01/2019
Women show their support for Tuesday's strike over violence against women, writing on their hands "s
Why Israel can’t deal with violence against women

For the prime minister, this visit was apparently his first direct encounter with battered women, and he seemed genuinely shocked and even confused.

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