The man tried to hold on and was dangling from the side of the balloon basket after it left the ground but he fell to his death from a height of about 100 meters.
The bus, carrying 35 children, flipped onto its side and blocked the road in both directions * The bus driver died and over 40 were injured.
A United Airlines flight returned to Ben-Gurion Airport for an emergency landing due to an issue with its flaps.
During Hol Hamoed Sukkot, Rabbi Shpitzer will drive a portable sukkah to MDA stations all over Israel to raise morale for workers and enable them to say the blessing on Arba Minim.
MDA: More than 2,500 people sought medical attention over the holiday
Palm fronds, or lulavs, are part of the tradition of celebrating the holiday of Sukkot which will be celebrated next week.
A tragic night on Israel's roads left one in critical condition as well as one sedated and ventilated in serious condition.
Approximately 25,000 Israelis traveled to Uman for Rosh Hashanah to celebrate the holiday at the graveside of the founder of the Breslov hassidic group.
Two sisters from Canada have volunteered with Magen David Adom and donated an ambulance in the memory of their grandfather after his death.
The body was severely injured and charred, and MDA paramedics were initially unable to determine the woman's age or, initially, her gender.