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News and updates about drowning

Man pulled lifeless from Golan spring

MDA medics attempted CPR but eventually declared him dead at the scene. Police claim the incident was not criminally motivated.

Man pulled lifeless from Golan spring

Child dies after nearly drowning on Yom Kippur Eve

8-year-old boy passes away days after suffering cardiac arrest and nearly drowning in a bathtub.

Child dies after nearly drowning on Yom Kippur Eve

Two drownings in less than an hour

Two individuals pulled from water without vital signs inside a single hour. Only one survived.

Two drownings in less than an hour

Arab tries to drown Jewish child, case closed in two days

A six-year-old boy was held underwater by a grown man. The parents allege attempted murder, but police have already closed the case.

Arab tries to drown Jewish child, case closed in two days

Dimona girl nearly drowns in home pool - and is revived by EMTs

'The young girl was already blue, it was miraculous that her pulse came back,' EMTs recall.

Dimona girl nearly drowns in home pool - and is revived by EMTs

18-year-old drowns in lake

The young man who went missing in the Ma'ale Hashachar lake in the Golan Heights was found lifeless by rescue divers.

18-year-old drowns in lake

Lifeguards and EMTs team up to save drowning man in Bat Yam

70-year-old suffered a stroke while swimming at HaSela Beach, Lifeguards and United Hatzalah EMTs brought him back from the brink of death.

Lifeguards and EMTs team up to save drowning man in Bat Yam

Boy in serious condition after nearly drowning in pool

12-year-old's pulse restored via CPR after being pulled from pool in Emmanuel. Boy remains in serious condition.

Boy in serious condition after nearly drowning in pool

4-year-old boy drowns in pool in Golan Heights

MDA medics, paramedics attempt for over an hour to revive child who was found unresponsive in Katzrin.

4-year-old boy drowns in pool in Golan Heights

Hundreds mourn Chabad emissary who died trying to save her baby

Conference of female Chabad emissaries pays tribute to 40-year-old emissary who died while trying to save her daughter from drowning.

Hundreds mourn Chabad emissary who died trying to save her baby

Two Orthodox Jews drown in unrelated diving incidents

Marty Weissman, from New York, drowned while snorkeling in Aruba and Dr. Howard Saul, from New Jersey, drowned while diving in Florida.

Two Orthodox Jews drown in unrelated diving incidents

1-year-old in critical condition after nearly drowning

Toddler requires CPR after nearly drowning in a bucket of water in his home.

1-year-old in critical condition after nearly drowning

3 men nearly drown at beach while performing ritual immersion

The men were taken to a local hospital in critical, moderate, and minor conditions

3 men nearly drown at beach while performing ritual immersion

Toddler who nearly drowned in Gush Etzion pool dies

2-year-old hospitalized in critical condition for over 2 days after being found unresponsive in pool passes away.

Toddler who nearly drowned in Gush Etzion pool dies

2-year-old in critical condition after nearly drowning in pool

Toddler helicoptered to Hadassah Hospital after nearly drowning in private pool in Gush Etzion.

2-year-old in critical condition after nearly drowning in pool

Teen drowns at Tiberias beach

19-year-old drowns in Kineret.

Teen drowns at Tiberias beach

Israeli man drowns in Sinai Peninsula

Israeli in his 50s drowns while on a family vacation with his wife and two children in the Sinai Peninsula.

Israeli man drowns in Sinai Peninsula

Beachgoers, here's how to keep your children safe

United Hatzalah issues list of safety regulations to prevent drowning on the Kinneret during peak vacation time.

Beachgoers, here's how to keep your children safe

Kiryat Ono man rescued after nearly drowning in pool

Lifeguard rescues man seen floating unmoving in public pool.

Kiryat Ono man rescued after nearly drowning in pool

Father and teenage daughter drown near Tel Aviv

Teen and her 50-year-old father die in latest drowning incident, five others in serious or critical condition after near-drownings.

Father and teenage daughter drown near Tel Aviv

4-year-old girl in critical condition after nearly drowning

Child hospitalized after nearly drowning in bathtub in Netivot.

4-year-old girl in critical condition after nearly drowning

Watch: Father punches son's accused killer in Ohio court

The man standing trial is accused of drowning the 3-year-old boy and murdering his mother.

Watch: Father punches son's accused killer in Ohio court

Orit Feld named as Israeli tourist who drowned in Egypt

"The lifeguard had no equipment, he didn't know how to resuscitate her."

Orit Feld named as Israeli tourist who drowned in Egypt

49-year-old Israeli drowns in Sharm el-Sheikh

Drowning came just two days after another Israeli died abroad.

49-year-old Israeli drowns in Sharm el-Sheikh

Doctors fight to save toddler who nearly drowned

2-year-old girl in critical condition after nearly drowning in a tub in Rahat.

Doctors fight to save toddler who nearly drowned

One-year-old drowns in bucket of paint

Infant who drowned in bucket of paint named as Avraham Saadia, 15 months.

One-year-old drowns in bucket of paint

14-year-old girl drowns while on family vacation

MDA responders managed to restore her pulse but doctors were ultimately unsuccessful in saving her.

14-year-old girl drowns while on family vacation

Two-year-old from northern Israel drowns at Hadera beach

Incident follows 4 drowning deaths in last 24 hours.

Two-year-old from northern Israel drowns at Hadera beach

Three drown within two hours on Israel's beaches

Three men drown at beaches around Israel, 53-year-old transferred to hospital after near-drowning incident.

Three drown within two hours on Israel's beaches

18-year-old's body found on beach

Search for teen who went missing at sea in Hadera ends in tragedy.

18-year-old's body found on beach

6-year-old boy passes away after nearly drowning at Bat Yam pool

Harel Haim Madlai from Kfar Tapuach passes away after fighting for his life.

6-year-old boy passes away after nearly drowning at Bat Yam pool

Pit where boy drowned had no barrier, no warning of danger

Pit is located within picnic site, with no clue that its waters are over eight feet deep.

Pit where boy drowned had no barrier, no warning of danger

Seven-year-old drowns in Tel Aviv beach

Seven-year-old boy pronounced dead at Ichilov Hospital after drowning at the Charles Clore Beach in Tel Aviv.

Seven-year-old drowns in Tel Aviv beach

Jerusalem baby revived after near-drowning

Infant rushed to hospital after nearly drowning in bathtub in Jerusalem apartment.

Jerusalem baby revived after near-drowning

Yeshiva director arrested in teen's drowning

Shimon Heller, 15, drowned during a hike in the Judean Mountains.

Yeshiva director arrested in teen's drowning

15-year-old drowns in river

MDA, United Hatzalah pull boy from river in Judean Desert, evacuate him to Hadassah hospital where he was declared dead.

15-year-old drowns in river

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.

Toddler who nearly drowned in pool declared dead

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.

California Jewish man drowns while trying to rescue his children

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.

Woman revived after near-drowning in northern Israel

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.

Beit Shemesh toddler in serious condition after near-drowning

MDA: 51% increase in drowning incidents this summer

26% of drowning incidents occurred in the 21-30 age group. The 11-20 age group is also high-risk, with 25% of drownings.

MDA: 51% increase in drowning incidents this summer

Toddler thought to have drowned makes miraculous recovery

Two-year-old boy who was thought to have died in drowning incident makes miraculous recovery.

Toddler thought to have drowned makes miraculous recovery

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.

Seven-year-old boy drowns in Sea of Galilee

9-year-old Israeli drowns in Russia

Boy from Samaria town of Tapuah drowns while visiting grandfather in Russian city of Yekaterinburg.

9-year-old Israeli drowns in Russia

Israeli man who rescued Bedouin family posthumously honored

Jewish man who died while rescuing Bedouin woman and her three children to be posthumously honored with Civil Medal of Distinguished Service

Israeli man who rescued Bedouin family posthumously honored

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.

Woman drowns after boat capsizes off coast of Eilat

Six drown from start of bathing season

In just week-and-a-half six people die on Israel's coast. MDA CEO: 'Take more care and responsibility.'

Six drown from start of bathing season

Netanyahu: Motti was a great hero

Prime Minister and three senior government ministers pay condolence call to family of man who drowned while trying to save family from flood

Netanyahu: Motti was a great hero

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.

Mother cries over son who died saving others from drowning

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.

Elevator drowning victims tried to call for help as water rose

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.'

Man who drowned trying to rescue family laid to rest

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.

Rabbi Peretz: Nahariya drowning victim was a hero

Man who drowned trying to rescue family identified

Motti Ben Shabbat drowns after attempting to rescue his family from floods in Nahariya.

Man who drowned trying to rescue family identified

Man drowns attempting to rescue others

32-year-old swept away while attempting to save others from floods in Nahariya.

Man drowns attempting to rescue others

Young couple killed in 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?'

Young couple killed in elevator flood laid to rest

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.

Elevator Disaster: 'Extremely rare incident by any measure'

Victims of elevator flooding named

Dean Shoshani and Stav Harari named as victims who drowned in flooded Tel Aviv elevator.

Victims of elevator flooding named

Number of drownings drops by 26% in 2019

Thirteen children died in drownings this summer, child safety organization Beterem says.

Number of drownings drops by 26% in 2019

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