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Bedouin join mourners of ‘hero’ who save four from drowning

Jewish and Bedouin mourners joined together Sunday at the Ashkelon funeral of 45-year-old Micheal Ben-Zikri.

05/07/2020
Man dies after rescuing three children and their mother from drowning

45-year-old Micheal Ben-Zickry from Ashdod was found unconscious, and the MDA team declared his death at the scene.

By ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV
03/07/2020
Body of missing 14-year-old Yehuda Bilog found in Ashdod

"I was hoping for a miracle, but unfortunately today he was spotted without any signs of life and after medical examinations we have nothing left but to determine his death."

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF , ALON BEN-DAVID/MAARIV
06/06/2020
People paddle on a stand-up paddle board in the Sea of Galilee, northern Israel November 8, 2016.
Man who nearly drowned in Sea of Galilee tests positive for coronavirus

The man, who nearly drowned on Friday in the Sea of Galilee, tested positive for coronavirus soon after and was moved in critical condition to the coronavirus care unit in the hospital.

09/05/2020
Israeli dies after drowning in Rio De Janeiro

"The Israeli consulate in Brazil, and the Foreign Affairs Ministry's consular Department of Israelis Abroad are assisting the family during difficult times,” the Foreign Ministry said.

By MAARIV ONLINE
06/03/2020
32-year-old dies while saving a family from floods in Nahariya

The man was the fifth weather-related casualty in the past week of heavy storms in Israel.

By MAARIV ONLINE
08/01/2020
Man found dead in a river in northern Israel, fourth flood fatality

Agbaria, who was reported missing on Sunday afternoon, and his son were traveling to Givat Nili when they got caught in a flood, according to Ynet. Agbaria's son was successfully rescued.

06/01/2020
Children are dying because parents are on their phones

Authorities around the world are now explicitly warning people against using their smartphones whenever a child is near water.

04/09/2019
The Wider Image: The Sea of Galilee: receding waters of biblical lake
New York rabbi drowns after jumping in lake to save his child

His body was found midday on Monday. The search had been called off the previous night because of bad weather.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
21/08/2019
tel avvi beach summer
After extensive search, body found of 25-year-old who drowned in Tel Aviv

MDA has urged people not to enter the sea at night, when there are no lifeguards on duty.

By ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV
20/08/2019
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