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News and updates about drowning

66-year-old drowns at Michmoret Beach

MDA staff forced to determine death of 66-year-old man who drowned this afternoon on Kushi Beach in Michmoret, after CPR efforts failed.

66-year-old drowns at Michmoret Beach

9-year-old in serious condition after Beit Shemesh near-drowning

Girl pulled from water by lifeguard, taken to hospital in serious condition.

9-year-old in serious condition after Beit Shemesh near-drowning

New York rabbi drowns after jumping in lake to save child

Body of New York rabbi found a day after he jumped into an upstate lake to save one of his children from drowning.

New York rabbi drowns after jumping in lake to save child

Yeshiva student from Be'er Sheva drowns in the Caribbean

21-year-old who volunteered at Chabad House on Cozumel Island in eastern Mexico drowns in the sea.

Yeshiva student from Be'er Sheva drowns in the Caribbean

5-year-old nearly drowns at Tel Aviv beach, condition critical

Incident took place at Charles Clore Beach in Tel Aviv. Girl evacuated in critical condition to hospital during CPR operations.

5-year-old nearly drowns at Tel Aviv beach, condition critical

Netivot toddler dies 10 days after falling into family pool

1.5-year-old boy who fell into in family pool in southern Israel dies 10 days after drowning.

Netivot toddler dies 10 days after falling into family pool

Man drowns in pool in Gush Etzion

30-year-old man in critical condition after drowning in a private pool in Gush Etzion.

Man drowns in pool in Gush Etzion

Ramat Gan reels over 7-year-old's drowning death in Greece

Neighbors and friends try to digest the tragic story of the 7-yr. old who drowned in a pool in Crete. 'The community is completely broken.'

Ramat Gan reels over 7-year-old's drowning death in Greece

Israeli girl drowns at hotel pool in Greece

8-year-old girl dies during vacation with grandparents on the island of Crete.

Israeli girl drowns at hotel pool in Greece

Family of toddler who nearly drowned: Pray for his recovery

1-and-a-half-year-old who nearly drowned in Netivot pool still in serious condition. His name for prayer: Moshe Giladi ben Bat-el.

Family of toddler who nearly drowned: Pray for his recovery

Baby nearly drowns in private Netivot swimming pool

One-and-a-half-year-old baby nearly drowns in private Netivot home pool, spent minutes underwater.

Baby nearly drowns in private Netivot swimming pool

Search underway for rabbi who went missing in Virginia

Rabbi who serves as counselor at a day camp in Norfolk swept out to sea after going into water to help a student.

Search underway for rabbi who went missing in Virginia

Toddler dies after drowning in Gush Etzion pool

After being critically injured in drowning incident at Gush Etzion pool south of Jerusalem, two-year-old declared dead.

Toddler dies after drowning in Gush Etzion pool

Toddler who nearly drowned in Gush Etzion in critical condition

Shaare Zedek hospital briefs on status of 2-year-old who nearly drowned in pool Wednesday, as doctors try to stabilize his condition.

Toddler who nearly drowned in Gush Etzion in critical condition

Body of young man missing in Kinneret found

Young resident of Jerusalem area went swimming in Kinneret at unsupervised beach near Shikmim. Body found after extensive searches.

Body of young man missing in Kinneret found

Drowned child's organs to be donated

Parents of 6-year-old who drowned in Nahariya say their son will live on by saving the lives of other children.

Drowned child's organs to be donated

First Lady received lung from teen who drowned in Eilat

Source of lung donated to First Lady Nechama Rivlin identified as Israeli teen who died in diving accident near Eilat.

First Lady received lung from teen who drowned in Eilat

Vigilant policeman saves drowning man at Jaffa Beach

A vigilant policeman alerted the Tel Aviv District Police Unit when he noticed a man in his 30s in distress.

Vigilant policeman saves drowning man at Jaffa Beach

Drowning victim declared dead on Ashkelon beach

Medical team forced to declare death of young man pulled out of sea at the Ashkelon beach.

Drowning victim declared dead on Ashkelon beach

Toddler nearly drowns in Gilboa

3-year-old in critical condition after nearly drowning in pool.

Toddler nearly drowns in Gilboa

21-year-old Jerusalem man drowns at Israeli national park

Jerusalem man visiting Gan Hashlosha Sachne park in northern Israel drowns.

21-year-old Jerusalem man drowns at Israeli national park

Elderly tourist drowns at beach

82-year-old Ukrainian tourist dies at Olga beach in Hadera.

Elderly tourist drowns at beach

'His desire to save a life was stronger than his judgement'

Friend of Yochai Elkayam, who drowned while rescuing another swimmer in Ashdod yesterday, says he planned to propose to his girlfriend.

'His desire to save a life was stronger than his judgement'

Rescuer drowns after saving woman

30-year-old man dies after rescuing 23-year-old woman from drowning at Ashdod beach.

Rescuer drowns after saving woman

Man drowns during ritual purification

50-year-old man dies while immersing himself in the sea before his grandson's Brit Milah.

Man drowns during ritual purification

Five-year-old girl drowns in Migdal

Girl evacuated by MDA paramedics to Poriya Hospital dies. Since beginning of year 29 children drowned.

Five-year-old girl drowns in Migdal

Tzfat rabbi: Don't bring children to mikvah

Tzfat's Rabbi Bistritsky instructs parents not to send, bring, children to ritual bath, citing safety concerns.

Tzfat rabbi: Don't bring children to mikvah

9-year-old dies in Dead Sea hotel swimming pool

Girl drowns in hotel pool near Dead Sea in southern Israel.

9-year-old dies in Dead Sea hotel swimming pool

'Lifeguard was on her cell phone while girl drowned'

27-year-old woman who worked as lifeguard at Jerusalem hotel pool charged with negligence after 6-year-old drowned.

'Lifeguard was on her cell phone while girl drowned'

5-year-old dies after pool accident

Child from Beit El hospitalized after nearly downing last week passes away. Funeral to take place Friday.

5-year-old dies after pool accident

'I ran outside and saw my son in a tub'

Mother of one-year-old drowning victim describes her son's last moments - and how the drowning happened.

'I ran outside and saw my son in a tub'

Tragedy in southern Israel

Two-year-old toddler drowns in Telamim in southern Israel. Second toddler in critical condition after near-drowning in Petah Tikva.

Tragedy in southern Israel

Police raid Tel Aviv pre-military academy

Police raid academy after a hike organized by the institution ended with ten high school students dead.

Police raid Tel Aviv pre-military academy

Blame game after nine students die in flash flood

Education Ministry and Defense Ministry blame each other for the tragic drowning of nine high school students.

Blame game after nine students die in flash flood

Mother charged with murder over baby's drowning in hot tub

According to indictment, mother let her baby son drown in hot tub, preventing entry of other family members into room at Ashdod hotel.

Mother charged with murder over baby's drowning in hot tub

Ashdod hot tub drowning: Mother intentionally drowned baby

Mother of child who died in hotel hot tub admitted to police she had intentionally held him under water.

Ashdod hot tub drowning: Mother intentionally drowned baby

Infant drowned in jacuzzi laid to rest

1-month-old child buried in Jerusalem after completion of autopsy. Parents remain in custody.

Infant drowned in jacuzzi laid to rest

Parents of drowned infant arrested

Court approves autopsy on 1-month-old baby who died after near-drowning in hotel jacuzzi.

Parents of drowned infant arrested

Baby saved after nearly drowning in bathtub in central Israel

Emergency first responders resuscitate one-year-old boy who nearly drowned in a bathtub.

Baby saved after nearly drowning in bathtub in central Israel

Joy infused with sadness

Orphan wed two months after her father drowned

Miriam Sarah Blau marries two months after father, Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Blau, drowned trying to save his 15-year-old daughter.

Orphan wed two months after her father drowned

Woman found dead in Tel Aviv river

Body of elderly woman pulled from Yarkon River in Tel Aviv.

Woman found dead in Tel Aviv river

Jerusalem man drowns in mikvah

47-year-old man drowns in ritual bath just days before son's bar mitzvah celebration.

Jerusalem man drowns in mikvah

Woman drowns at Netanya beach

Body recovered from Mediterranean after woman drowning; paramedics forced to declare death at the scene.

Woman drowns at Netanya beach

Elderly man drowns at Bat Yam beach

Passersby pull elderly man from beach, lifeguards and paramedics attempt but fail to revive him.

Elderly man drowns at Bat Yam beach

Child who 'died' dances on stage 5 days later

'I didn’t want to tell the parents at the time, but their boy was clinically dead, and he was brought back from the brink.'

Child who 'died' dances on stage 5 days later

Miracle on Sukkot

Toddler recovers after nearly drowning on first day of Sukkot holiday.

Miracle on Sukkot

Toddler rescued after nearly drowning dies

2-year-old girl who fell into pool at babysitter's house in northern Israel last week dies.

Toddler rescued after nearly drowning dies

Father drowns in Jordan River, leaves 15 orphans

Father drowns attempting to save daughter in Jordan River, leaves behind 15 children.

Father drowns in Jordan River, leaves 15 orphans

2-year-old girl fighting for her life after near-drowning

Girl in critical condition after nearly drowning in private swimming pool in northern Israel.

2-year-old girl fighting for her life after near-drowning

Girl in critical condition after near drowning on Ein Gev beach

7-year-old's family draws drowning girl from water; MDA resuscitates, evacuates to Ziv hospital by helicopter in critical condition.

Girl in critical condition after near drowning on Ein Gev beach

Commander of drowned IDF soldier convicted

Major who authorized activity in which soldier drowned convicted, sentenced to 3 months in prison.

Commander of drowned IDF soldier convicted

10 haredi students nearly drown in Jordan River

Police rescue 10 members of haredi family from rough waters in Jordan River.

10 haredi students nearly drown in Jordan River

Woman drowns in Bat Yam

Civilians pull 60-year-old woman from water, rescue workers fail to revive her.

Woman drowns in Bat Yam

Baby hospitalized after nearly drowning in swimming pool

1.5-year old boy nearly drowns in northern Israel, is evacuated to hospital in moderate condition.

Baby hospitalized after nearly drowning in swimming pool

Footage of 9-year-old's drowning released

Parents consent to release footage of 9-year-old son drowning in public pool as lifeguards fail to notice child's rescue by other bathers.

Footage of 9-year-old's drowning released

Report: 'Lev Tahor' leader has drowned in Mexico

Leader of ultra-stringent group dies while immersing in river, Foreign Ministry investigates.

Report: 'Lev Tahor' leader has drowned in Mexico

25-year old drowns in Kinneret

Man who went swimming in Kinneret with friend disappears. Police later find his body.

25-year old drowns in Kinneret

Israel Dog Unit essential in search for drowned man in Kinneret

Dogs floated on rafts aided divers and navy sonar, ultimately detected body.

Israel Dog Unit essential in search for drowned man in Kinneret

11-year-old nearly drowns in pool, condition critical

Child at Bat Mitzvah celebration pulled out of water and treated by lifeguard and doctor who arrived on scene until arrival of MDA team.

11-year-old nearly drowns in pool, condition critical

Drowning victim laid to rest,'He saved a life as he died'

'Nahman saved another person in his final minutes of life and then died himself.'

Drowning victim laid to rest,'He saved a life as he died'