The search continues for R’ Dovid Traube, a 38-year-old father of seven from Monsey, NY who has gone missing after attempting to rescue his ten-year-old son at Greenwood Lake, in Orange County, NJ, yesterday.
The family was boating when one of the children fell into the water and R’ Dovid went after the child to rescue him.
The child, who was wearing a life jacket, was brought to land, as was the rest of the family, but R’ Dovid went missing.
Hatzolah and Chaveirim joined police and fire rescue units in conducting a search.
The search was suspended last night for several hours due to inclement weather, but then resumed, with the participation of the Greenwood Lake Fire Department, Hatzolah of Kiryas Yoel, New York State Police, COMSAR and others. Authorities are utilizing divers and sonar as the search progresses.
All are asked to daven for R’ Dovid Zalman ben Bina.