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Police: Friends of 19-year-old who died waited 6 hours to call for help

Ariel Tzafrir's body was sent to the Abu Kabir Forensic Institute. The autopsy will play a significant part in determining what really happened during that tragic Friday afternoon.

Beachgoers in Tel Aviv seek relief from the heatwave that hit the country

Heatwave causes power outages across Israel

Earlier on Friday, three people collapsed from heat stroke today due to the intense heat, with one 19-year-old later dying.


19-year-old dies after suffering from heatstroke, two others hospitalized

Ariel Yoav Tzafri collapsed on Friday after suffering from heatstroke, as well as two 50-year-olds, all within an hour of each other.

The sun rises over the Dead Sea, Israel

Heatwave heading towards Israel: What precautions should be taken?

Extreme heat could pose a serious health risk for at-risk populations, including the elderly, people with cardio-vesicular diseases and young children.

Fire in Rahat, May 20, 2020

Israel hit by wildfires, heatstroke amid extreme heatwave

Residents of an immigrant absorption center in Beersheba are living through the heatwave without air conditioning

Technion child safety system installed in the vehicle.

Researchers find solution to help prevent leaving babies in cars

According to the safety organization Kids and Cars, an average of 37 American children die each year in hot cars.

Thousands flock to Tel Aviv beaches during April 22 heat wave.

Unseasonable, extreme heatwave expected to hit the country

The Health Ministry warned in a statement that low humidity and high winds are expected with temperatures predicted to soar above 40 degrees Celsius in most parts of the country.

IDF soldiers of the Duvdevan Unit

Three IDF soldiers injured in training exercise

"I thought the IDF learned a lesson from my son's death," said Ayelet Sela, the mother of the soldier who passed away from heat stroke in 2015, "but this event tells me that it was not enough. "

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