Aryeh Betzalel Levin, a 25 year-old from the West Coast, drowned and passed away today in Upstate New York’s Catskills. Hatzolah members and medics along with Sullivan County emergency rescue teams responded to reports of a male drowning in the lake at Maple Avenue and Lakeshore Drive in White Lake.A team of 9 divers hurried to the scene for the recovery mission of the body that fell overboard from a boat in to the water.
Jay Levin worked for Women’s League Community Residences, a Jewish agency for adults with mental retardation and developmental disabilities.
He was a counselor at their summer camp and drowned during a trip with his campers, a friend of his told COLlive.
Levin was originally from California and the last few years had been living in Crown Heights. He was a regular at the Aliya Institute shul.
He is survived by his mother Angie Levin of Long Beach, CA.
Baruch Dayan Haemes.