Household, pals concern internationally famend dancer drowned off northern Israeli coast – Israel Information

Ayman Safiah, 29 an internationally famend dancer and artist from the Arab city of Kafr Yasif in northern Israel, has been lacking since Sunday, after final being seen that morning coming into the water at Neveh Yam seaside in Atlit, south of Haifa.

The police is conducting searches each alongside the shore and within the sea, however Safiah’s household says that the authorities haven’t carried out sufficient to attempt to discover him, claims which the police vehemently rebuff. Buddies have launched a social media marketing campaign to help the search. Fishermen with motorboats and pals with jet skis joined the search Tuesday, as they expanded their space north all the way in which to Rosh Hanikra on the Lebanese border and south to Caesarea, nearly midway to Tel Aviv.


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In keeping with Safiah’s pals, he joined them on the seaside on Saturday. On Sunday morning, one in every of Safiah’s feminine pals bought into hassle within the water and he tried to tug her out. “The waves have been excessive and the ocean swept them away,” his cousin, Khaled Safiah, advised Haaretz. The lady he was attempting to avoid wasting managed to come back again to shore safely, however Safiah didn’t.


“The final connection we had with him was on Sunday at 9:30 within the morning,” stated Khaled. “He despatched messages on the household WhatApp that he was coming to ours for the vacation eve, and he posted a couple of photos. We’re very anxious and never very optimistic. It’s been a very long time and so they haven’t discovered him.”

Amru Hader, an in depth pal of Safiah’s, stated Ayman was identified to be a great swimmer and was typically on the seaside, which is why they have been having a tough time processing what occurred. “It isn’t logical that Ayman, who’s in wonderful form, would disappear like that,” stated Hader. “We’re shocked and hope for excellent news, though because the hours cross the scenario is getting way more critical.”

Safiah had been dancing professionally since he was 16. He was a member of the Kibbutz Up to date Dance Firm and had appeared with dance troupes in Europe. In 2009, Yehudit Arnon, founding father of the Kibbutz dance firm, described Safiah because the “Billy Elliot of Kafr Yasif” in an interview with Haaretz in Hebrew. Khaled, his cousin, stated, “For him, dancing was his entire life.”