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Polluted stream - illustrative photo

8-year-old falls into stream - sucked into subterranean pipeline

Standing on the edge of the stream for a better view, the 8-year-old boy tripped and fell in, disappearing within seconds.

Two Palestinian brothers drown near Tel Aviv beach, third brother survives

The third brother, 35, who was pulled from the water fully conscious, was examined on the spot and did not need medical treatment.

Bat Yam man in serious condition as Israel sees fifth drowning this week

According to Ynet, this is the fifth case of a drowning death in Israel this week and the twenty-sixth since the beginning of May.

'Glee' star Naya Rivera presumed drowned as search continues for body

Rivera's son was found alone and sleeping in a drifting boat on Wednesday and told authorities they had both gone swimming but his mother never returned.


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.


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.

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.


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.


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.

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