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‘I never thought it would happen to me’

Arab father eulogizes after forgetting young children inside the family car, warns parents to be more cautious.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 6/23/2016, 6:11 PM

Tragedy at Chabad in North Carolina

Rivky Berman, Chabad-Lubavitch emissary who dealt with illness throughout her life, passes away at the age of just 29.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2016, 12:53 AM

Was fire that killed Jewish lawyer revenge?

Fire that killed civil rights lawyer from a prominent Jewish family in Dallas may have been revenge by a client or former client.JTA, 5/17/2016, 1:58 AM

Jewish zookeeper killed by tiger at Florida zoo

38-year-old Jewish zookeeper in Florida killed after being attacked by a Malayan tiger.JTA, 4/19/2016, 4:56 AM

Tragedy in Eilat

7-year-old boy drowns in a hotel pool, medics try to save him but with no success.Reut Hadar, Shoshana Miskin, 3/27/2016, 7:26 PM

5 years since Carmel tragedy, Malka home is happy

Rabbi Uriel Malka died in the tragedy, but his widow Ortal raises their 6 children with joy.Benny Tucker, 12/3/2015, 8:56 PM

Carmel Fire: Community is key to healing trauma

'We always lose something from every traumatic experience. But we also gain; we find new strength that we did not have before.'Raphael Poch, 12/1/2015, 3:47 PM

How well-stocked is the Israeli Fire Authority?

Five years after Carmel Forest Fire, National Fire and Rescue reveals great gains and improvements - but still behind US standards.Tova Dvorin, 12/1/2015, 2:53 PM

More Than 80 Dead in Crane Collapse in Mecca

At least 87 people dead and more than 200 injured in a crane collapse into a part of a mosque in Mecca in Saudi Arabia.Arutz Sheva North America, 9/12/2015, 12:08 AM

Who Killed the Jewish Jeweler from Queens?

Family of well-known jeweler Aron Aranbayev offering reward for information leading to the arrest of those who ran him over last Sunday.Uzi Baruch, 7/24/2015, 9:04 PM

Biden's Son Dies of Brain Cancer at 46

Vice President Joe Biden announces death of his son after a battle with brain cancer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2015, 5:39 AM

Five-Year-Old Accident Victim Brought to Rest

Dozens participate in the funeral of five-year-old Benayahu Shukrun of Beit El, who was struck by a shuttle bus while riding a scooter.Uzi Baruch, 4/21/2015, 12:10 AM

Jews in Shock Over Death of 'Facebook Rabbi'

The “Facebuker Rebbe”, Rabbi Dovid Winiarz, killed in a car accident. "He dedicated his life to outreach," says his friends.Uzi Baruch, 1/25/2015, 2:30 AM

Confirmed: Body of Missing Yeshiva Student Found

23-year-old Aharon Soffer's body found near Ein Kerem after six days of intensive searches.Haim Lev, 8/29/2014, 12:36 AM

Rabbi Shot Dead While in Miami

Police in Miami searching for two suspects after a 60-year-old rabbi was shot while making his way to a local synagogue on Saturday morning.Haim Lev, 8/10/2014, 5:17 AM

Shomron Couple Die Within Hours of One Another

Eliezer and Etti Gruber, a couple in their 90s from Karnei Shomron, passed away within two hours of one another.Uzi Baruch, 6/6/2014, 5:38 AM

Tragedy in Jerusalem as Tourist Dies From Tahini

South African tourist orders fish with tahini, unaware that the local spread is made from sesame.Oranit Atzar, Ari Yashar, 4/1/2014, 3:45 PM

27-Year-Old Drowns in Efrat

27-year-old drowns in a water well near the Givat HaDagan neighborhood, located in Efrat.Arutz Sheva North America, 1/31/2014, 8:51 PM

Fears of Second Jerusalem Poisoning

Mother and 2 children evacuated to hospital after suffering identical symptoms to Gross family, same exterminator sprayed their home.Ari Yashar, 1/23/2014, 8:44 PM

Russia: At Least 50 Dead in Passenger Jet Crash

44 passengers and 6 crew all reportedly killed when plane exploded as it landed.Ari Soffer, 11/17/2013, 7:57 PM

Counter-terrorist Unit's Doctor Dies Suddenly

Tragedy struck at the Yamam, as the unit’s doctor died unexpectedly of a heart attack. He was 45 years old.Uzi Baruch, 7/30/2013, 12:12 AM

Drowning Brazilian Teen Dies after Shark Attack

A drowning Brazilian teenager was attacked by a shark as lifeguards approached to pull her out of the water. She died later.Elad Benari, 7/25/2013, 4:16 AM

Why were Officers who Failed in Fire Promoted?

Bereaved families wonder why officers who made deadly mistakes were promoted, accuse police of cover-up.Maayana Miskin, 7/3/2013, 7:34 PM

Video: Plane Crashes At Dayton Ohio Air Show

A pilot and wing walker were both killed when their plane crashed at a Dayton, Ohio, air show.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2013, 5:10 AM

Father Dies After Falling into Pit of Water

A 32-year-old father of three was killed after falling into a pit of water in Gush Etzion.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/21/2013, 9:54 PM

Carmel Disaster: ‘The Pain Will Always be With Us’

Memorial held for Carmel Fire victims. Widow: We balance pain, new life. Maayana Miskin, 12/4/2012, 9:08 PM

Rivlin Receives Comptroller Report on Carmel Fire

State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss submitted his report on the Carmel Fire to Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday.Chana Ya'ar, 6/20/2012, 11:00 AM

Video: Ambassador Shapiro Plants an Olive Tree

U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro planted an olive tree in honor of Tu B’Shvat in an area badly damaged by the Carmel fire.Elad Benari, 2/8/2012, 4:12 AM

Carmel Fire Report: Yishai Turning to Court

Minister of Interior will ask High Court to rule against Comptroller report blaming him for Carmel blaze.Gil Ronen, 2/7/2012, 10:47 AM

Fighting Fire with… Goats?

Climate Change & Forest Fires conference hears novel ideas for prevention of forest fires.Gil Ronen, 1/31/2012, 5:59 PM

Comptroller Report May Shake Up Netanyahu Gov’t

A Comptroller-Ombudsman’s report urges that two senior ministers resign because of the Carmel fire disaster that killed 44 people in 2010. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/29/2012, 12:12 PM

OU ‘Torah Club’ Youth Mark Carmel Fire Disaster

Israeli youth in OU “D’Oraita [Torah] Clubs marked the Carmel fire disaster by learning that putting out fires “is not so simple.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/1/2012, 7:59 PM

'Excessive Praise' for Netanyahu at Fire Memorial

Press, politicians take aim at Netanyahu over paean delivered by emcee of Carmel ceremony.Gil Ronen, 12/20/2011, 9:28 AM

Make Carmel Fire Ceremony a State Ceremony

Netanyahu asked to recognize the annual memorial for Carmel fire victims as a state ceremony.Elad Benari, 12/20/2011, 7:35 AM

Some Bereaved Families Boycott Carmel Yahrzeit

Prime Minister and Minister of Interior to take part in ceremony. A memorial monument will be unveiled.Gil Ronen, 12/19/2011, 9:27 AM

Carmel Fire Case Closed Without Charges

Prosecutors have closed the Carmel fire case -- involving 44 deaths -- without filing charges saying there is 'insufficient evidence.'Gabe Kahn., 11/24/2011, 8:24 PM

Teens Who Started Carmel Fire May Not be Charged

Two teens from the Druze village of Isfiya who are suspected of starting last year's Carmel forest fire may not be charged.Elad Benari, 11/14/2011, 4:12 AM

Son Born to Carmel Fire Victim

The widow of a Prison Services officer killed in the Carmel fire has given birth to a son.Maayana Miskin, 5/8/2011, 5:41 PM

New Fire Fighting Planes Arrive

The first squad of new firefighting planes since the Carmel forest fire catastrophe last year arrives Wednesday as the dry summer nears.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/30/2011, 10:59 AM

Rare Video Inside Carmel Inferno

Knesset TV exposed a rare video taken from within a bus caught in the deadly Carmel inferno last year ‘Don’t tell me to relax. I am afraid.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/29/2011, 5:28 PM

Ahuva Tomer 'Woman of Courage'

The U.S. has honored police chief Ahuva Tomer, who perished in the Carmel fire, with a “Women of Courage Award” nomination.Maayana Miskin & Yoni Kempinski, 3/6/2011, 10:28 PM

Students ‘Plant’ $18,000 for JNF

Thirty eighth-graders returned to the US Sunday after donating to the Jewish National Fund $18,000 they raised following the Carmel fire disaster.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/6/2011, 3:43 PM

Tender for Aerial Fire-Fighting

Private companies will supply fire fighting planes to the military in the first stage of a stepped up program to fight forest fires.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/28/2011, 1:12 PM

Israel Even on Yishai Resigning

New poll shows that 47% of Israelis believe that Interior Minister Eli Yishai should resign over the Carmel fire disaster, while 43% do not.Elad Benari, 1/11/2011, 8:43 AM

INN TV Visits Yemin Orde

INN TV visits the Yemin Orde youth village amidst rehabilitation efforts from the Carmel wildfire which badly damaged it.Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski, 1/7/2011, 4:46 AM

Does Israel Need a Supertanker?

Special evening symposium in memory of one of the Carmel fire victims takes place in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 1/6/2011, 5:46 AM

Yishai Booted from Ceremony

Minister of Interior escorted out by Chief Rabbi after verbal attack spearheaded by anti-religious bereaved relative of a victim.Gil Ronen, 1/5/2011, 9:09 PM

Hope Born Out of Disaster

The third child of widows of the Carmel fire was born Wednesday to Olga Ochana, whose two-year-old girl had earlier said, “Dad has a future.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/5/2011, 5:47 PM

Carmel Begins Its Rebirth

A photo essay shows the first drops of green (and other colors) in the black-and-gray aftermath of the fire.Gil Ronen, 1/3/2011, 6:09 PM

Cabinet Approves Carmel Plan

Israel’s Cabinet approves a new financial plan to upgrade the infrastructures damaged in the Carmel wildfire.Elad Benari, 1/3/2011, 4:06 PM

Girl Born to Deceased Fireman

Ten days after firefighter Danny Hayat died of his wounds from the Carmel fire, his widow Hofit gave birth to a healthy girl.Gil Ronen, 12/28/2010, 9:16 AM

JFNA to Give Fire Aid

Jewish Federations of North America continue their efforts to assist the rehabilitation efforts in the Carmel following the great fire.Elad Benari, 12/23/2010, 8:18 AM

Carmel Fire Inquiry Nixed

NU joins coalition MKs in State Control Committee vote rejecting official inquiry into disaster.Gil Ronen, 12/20/2010, 6:02 PM

Thousands at Fireman's Funeral

Netanyahu announces firefighters' families will receive rights similar to those of fallen IDF soldiers.Gil Ronen, 12/19/2010, 5:22 PM

Carmel Firefighter Dies of Wound

The Carmel fire disaster claimed its 44th victim, firefighter Danny Hayat, the third fireman to have succumbed to wounds suffered in the blaze.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/18/2010, 11:15 PM

Honoring Carmel Fire Heroes

Three fallen Carmel fire heroes will be granted status of IDF war casualties; parents of another will be allowed to move to Israel from Ukraine.Hillel Fendel, 12/16/2010, 8:43 PM

Arab Arson Wave Coverup

Israel's police, fire brigades and press decided to hush up arson offensive, a lone journalist reports. Gil Ronen, 12/15/2010, 10:02 PM