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Toddler who nearly drowned in pool declared dead

Toddler who nearly drowned in pool declared dead

Two-year-old who nearly drowned in pool, was taken to Hadassah Hospital in serious and unstable condition, is declared dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2021 10:59
California Jewish man drowns while trying to rescue his children

California Jewish man drowns while trying to rescue his children

40-year-old Northern California man dies while trying to rescue his 2 young children after they were pulled to sea. Children remain missing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/01/2021 13:34
Woman revived after near-drowning in northern Israel

Woman revived after near-drowning in northern Israel

Emergency first responders save elderly woman who nearly drowned in northern Israel, reviving her after she lost consciousness.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/10/2020 15:26
Beit Shemesh toddler in serious condition after near-drowning

Beit Shemesh toddler in serious condition after near-drowning

2-year-old girl in serious condition after near-drowning in backyard pool in Beit Shemesh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2020 17:47
MDA: 51% increase in drowning incidents this summer, 34 deaths

MDA: 51% increase in drowning incidents this summer, 34 deaths

26% of drowning incidents occurred in the 21-30 age group. The 11-20 age group is also high-risk, with 25% of drownings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/08/2020 11:37
Toddler thought to have drowned in Sedot Michah makes miraculous recovery

Toddler thought to have drowned in Sedot Michah makes miraculous recovery

Two-year-old boy who was thought to have died in drowning incident makes miraculous recovery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2020 12:30
Seven-year-old boy drowns in Sea of Galilee

Seven-year-old boy drowns in Sea of Galilee

7-year-old boy from eastern Jerusalem drowns at Dugit Beach in the Sea of Galilee. 7 children have drowned in Israel since start of 2020.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/08/2020 09:31
9-year-old Israeli drowns in Russia

9-year-old Israeli drowns in Russia

Boy from Samaria town of Tapuah drowns while visiting grandfather in Russian city of Yekaterinburg.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2020 17:41
Israeli man who rescued Bedouin woman and her 3 children to be posthumously honored

Israeli man who rescued Bedouin woman and her 3 children to be posthumously honored

Jewish man who died while rescuing Bedouin woman and her three children to be posthumously honored with Civil Medal of Distinguished ServiceMarcy Oster, JTA, 07/07/2020 07:57
Woman drowns after boat capsizes off coast of Eilat

Woman drowns after boat capsizes off coast of Eilat

59-year-old woman drowns after her boat capsizes off the coast of Eilat. Her husband and two grandchildren were injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/06/2020 14:56
Six drown from beginning of bathing season

Six drown from beginning of bathing season

In just week-and-a-half six people die on Israel's coast. MDA CEO: 'Take more care and responsibility.'Mordechai Sones, 01/06/2020 20:13
Israeli PM visits family of man who tried to save people from flood

Israeli PM visits family of man who tried to save people from flood

Prime Minister and three senior government ministers pay condolence call to family of man who drowned while trying to save family from floodArutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2020 17:28
Mother cries over son who died saving others from drowning

Mother cries over son who died saving others from drowning

Mother of Moti Ben Shbbat, who drowned while attempting to rescue another family from Nahariya floods, relives her son's last moments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2020 12:43
Elevator drowning victims tried to call for help as water rose

Elevator drowning victims tried to call for help as water rose

Police reveal couple who drowned in Tel Aviv elevator attempted to call for help, but the call did not go through.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2020 10:58
Man who drowned trying to rescue family laid to rest

Man who drowned trying to rescue family laid to rest

Nahayiya mayor eulogizes Moti Ben Shabbat. 'He was a hero of our city and of the entire country.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/01/2020 16:09
Rabbi Peretz: Nahariya drowning victim was a hero

Rabbi Peretz: Nahariya drowning victim was a hero

Education Minister eulogizes Moti Ben Shabbat who drowned as he tried to rescue residents of Nahariya from floods.Hezki Baruch, 09/01/2020 04:00
Man who drowned trying to rescue family identified

Man who drowned trying to rescue family identified

Motti Ben Shabbat drowns after attempting to rescue his family from floods in Nahariya.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/01/2020 18:59
Man drowns attempting to rescue others from floods

Man drowns attempting to rescue others from floods

32-year-old swept away while attempting to save others from floods in Nahariya.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/01/2020 16:01
Dean Shoshani and Stav Harari, victims of Tel Aviv elevator flood, laid to rest

Dean Shoshani and Stav Harari, victims of Tel Aviv elevator flood, laid to rest

Couple in their 20s killed when Tel Aviv elevator flooded are laid to rest. 'How can we eulogize when your beautiful eyes see everything?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2020 17:38
Tel Aviv Elevator Disaster: 'Extremely rare incident by any measure'

Tel Aviv Elevator Disaster: 'Extremely rare incident by any measure'

The copious amounts of rain in the Tel Aviv area led to a complete collapse of the drainage system, resulting in 2 tragic deaths.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2020 17:16
Victims of elevator flooding named

Victims of elevator flooding named

Dean Shoshani and Stav Harari named as victims who drowned in flooded Tel Aviv elevator.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2020 12:23
Number of drownings drops by 26% in 2019

Number of drownings drops by 26% in 2019

Thirteen children died in drownings this summer, child safety organization Beterem says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/11/2019 13:01
66-year-old drowns at Michmoret Beach

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2019 22:34
9-year-old in serious condition after Beit Shemesh near-drowning

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

Girl pulled from water by lifeguard, taken to hospital in serious condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/08/2019 23:26
New York rabbi drowns after jumping in lake to save child

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.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 21/08/2019 02:05
Yeshiva student from Be'er Sheva drowns in the Caribbean

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/08/2019 00:16
5-year-old nearly drowns at Tel Aviv beach, condition critical

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/08/2019 19:00
Netivot toddler dies 10 days after falling into family pool

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.David Rosenberg, 09/08/2019 09:35
Man drowns in pool in Gush Etzion

Man drowns in pool in Gush Etzion

30-year-old man in critical condition after drowning in a private pool in Gush Etzion.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 02/08/2019 20:13
Ramat Gan reels over 7-year-old's drowning death in Greece

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.'Sara Rubenstein, 01/08/2019 21:37
Israeli girl drowns at hotel pool in Greece

Israeli girl drowns at hotel pool in Greece

8-year-old girl dies during vacation with grandparents on the island of Crete.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2019 14:36
Family of toddler who nearly drowned: Pray for his recovery

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2019 13:43
Baby nearly drowns in private Netivot swimming pool

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.Mordechai Sones, 29/07/2019 18:39
Search underway for rabbi who went missing in Virginia

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2019 23:57
Toddler dies after drowning in Gush Etzion pool

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2019 11:03
Toddler who nearly drowned in Gush Etzion in critical condition

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/06/2019 11:35
Body of young man missing in Kinneret found

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/04/2019 13:27
Drowned child's organs to be donated

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2019 13:33
First Lady received lung from teen who drowned in Eilat

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.David Rosenberg, 13/03/2019 10:36
Vigilant policeman saves drowning man at Jaffa Beach

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/02/2019 14:29
Drowning victim declared dead on Ashkelon 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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/02/2019 08:16
Toddler nearly drowns in Gilboa

Toddler nearly drowns in Gilboa

3-year-old in critical condition after nearly drowning in pool.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2018 16:49
21-year-old Jerusalem man drowns at Israeli national park

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

Jerusalem man visiting Gan Hashlosha Sachne park in northern Israel drowns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/08/2018 20:23
'His desire to save a life was stronger than his judgement'

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/08/2018 20:27
Elderly tourist drowns at beach

Elderly tourist drowns at beach

82-year-old Ukrainian tourist dies at Olga beach in Hadera.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/08/2018 19:09
Rescuer drowns after saving woman

Rescuer drowns after saving woman

30-year-old man dies after rescuing 23-year-old woman from drowning at Ashdod beach.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2018 21:52
Man drowns during ritual purification

Man drowns during ritual purification

50-year-old man dies while immersing himself in the sea before his grandson's Brit Milah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2018 16:08
Five-year-old girl drowns in Migdal

Five-year-old girl drowns in Migdal

Girl evacuated by MDA paramedics to Poriya Hospital dies. Since beginning of year 29 children drowned.Mordechai Sones, 06/08/2018 20:44
Tzfat rabbi: Don't bring children to mikvah

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.Michal Levi, 01/08/2018 07:51
9-year-old dies in Dead Sea hotel swimming pool

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

Girl drowns in hotel pool near Dead Sea in southern Israel.Reut Hadar, 18/07/2018 09:55
'Lifeguard was on her cell phone while girl drowned'

'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.Ido Ben Porat, 17/07/2018 10:44
5-year-old dies after pool accident

5-year-old dies after pool accident

Child from Beit El hospitalized after nearly downing last week passes away. Funeral to take place Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2018 20:08
'I ran outside and saw my son in a tub'

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2018 16:02
Tragedy in southern Israel

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/05/2018 20:49
Police raid Tel Aviv pre-military academy

Police raid Tel Aviv pre-military academy

Police raid academy after a hike organized by the institution ended with ten high school students dead.Tzvi Lev, 29/04/2018 15:22
Blame game after nine students die in flash flood

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.Tzvi Lev, 26/04/2018 22:36
Mother charged with murder over baby's drowning in hot tub

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2018 15:01