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Dramatic Erev Yom Kippur Rescue: Holocaust Survivor Rescued From Donestk Ukraine October 6, 2022 Posted in: International Rescue Missions, Press, Vehicles - A few days before Yom Kippur, Naftali Rabinovitch, who serves as United Hatzalah Chief of Operations in Ukraine, received an… Read More
Empowering Communities in The Aftermath of Disaster – Mission Leader Gavy Friedson discusses relief missions in response to both Hurricane Fiona and Hurricane Ian October 3, 2022 Posted in: International Rescue Missions, Press, UH Volunteer Features - On September 18th, just after Hurricane Fiona made landfall in Puerto Rico, I received a phone call that would drastically… Read More
United Hatzalah Sends Relief Mission To Florida In Response To Hurricane Ian October 2, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit - Just over a week after United Hatzalah sent a mission to Puerto Rico to assist with Hurricane Fiona, the organization… Read More
Helping Others Learn How To Help Themselves October 1, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit - By Avishai Levkovitz My name is Avishai Levkovitz and I am a social worker. I have been volunteering with United… Read More
After the Rains Come September 29, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - By Gaby Hilkowitz Rurka There is a lot of emotional and psychological trauma currently in Puerto Rico. A lot of… Read More
The Loss Here Is Real – A Psychologist First Responder In Puerto Rico Speaks About The Devastation Following Hurricane Fiona September 29, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, Women Volunteers - By Kamila Forkosh-Lavan My name's Kamila Forkosh - Lavan, and I'm a practicing psychologist from Jerusalem. I volunteer with United… Read More
Laughing Like Old Friends – The story of Isette Haroni and Esther Gavliker September 29, 2022 Posted in: Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features - When Tami Neeman, the coordinator for the Ten Kavod program in Yavne, reached out to her friend Isette Hadoni, 48,… Read More
Man Helped By His Daf Yomi Study Partner (Havruta) After Suffering A Stroke  September 29, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - One morning a few weeks back, a man suffered a stroke in his home in Petach Tikvah. His worried family… Read More
United Hatzalah Volunteers Leave CPR Practice Session To Save Man Who Suffered Cardiac Arrest September 28, 2022 Posted in: Education and training, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Friday morning, United Hatzalah volunteers from the Mishor Hachof - Merhav Dror chapter gathered at the chapter’s “Volunteer House”… Read More
In Wake of Hurricane Fiona- Combined Israeli-U.S. Volunteer Aid Group Becomes A Force Multiplier of Human Intervention in Puerto Rico September 25, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit - On Friday, September 23rd, a team of seven first responders and mental health experts arrived in San Juan to assist… Read More
Israeli Delegation Departs To Puerto Rico To Offer Psychological and Medical Aid In Wake of Hurricane Fiona September 22, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit - Early Thursday morning, a delegation of medical and psychological experts from the emergency medical service (EMS) organization United Hatzalah, departed… Read More
David Friedman and Dr. Miriam Adelson Headline Star-Studded Fundraiser For American Friends of United Hatzalah That Raised $12 Million September 22, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Monday evening at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, more than 800 people gathered together in support of Israel’s premier fully… Read More
United Hatzalah Teams Preparing in Uman For Arrival of Rosh Hashanah Pilgrims September 20, 2022 Posted in: International Rescue Missions, Press - United Hatzalah volunteers have been increasing activity in Uman ahead of the Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year's) holiday. The town… Read More
Facebook Post Connects Store Employee With EpiPen-Carrying Shopper Who Saved Her Life September 20, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - Thursday afternoon in Afula, Alin Lea Blu, an employee in a local store, had an anaphylactic reaction after snacking on… Read More
Elad Student Suffers Severe Allergic Reaction and is Saved By an EpiPen September 19, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Sunday, a yeshiva student was in the middle of shiur on Ben Uziel Street, in Elad, when suddenly he… Read More
Sharing Words Of Torah Over A Cup Of Coffee – Ten Kavod Hevel Sorek: The Story of David Nissim and David Cohen September 19, 2022 Posted in: Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features, Uncategorized - David Nissim  David Nissim was born in 1952 in the immigrant absorption camp of Tsrifin to a family of Iranian… Read More
Netanya Infant Suffering Allergic Reaction Saved By An EpiPen September 18, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - Two weeks ago, on Sunday, at a gas station near Netanya, a family was out dining in a restaurant with… Read More
Rosh Tzurim Woman Suffers Anaphylactic Shock, Saved By Member of Her Community With an EpiPen September 18, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Thursday afternoon, just before 4:00 p.m., a woman in her 40s in Rosh Tzurim began to feel a shortness… Read More
Three Men Reunited With The Rescuers Who Saved Their Lives September 15, 2022 Posted in: Miracle story, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles, Women Volunteers - On Sunday night, three individuals who suffered cardiac arrests in separate incidents were reunited with the United Hatzalah volunteers who… Read More
Woman Suffers Severe Allergic Reaction Saved by a United Hatzalah Doctor in Givat Shmuel September 15, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - Last week on Wednesday, a woman in her 40s had a severe allergic reaction in her home in Givat Shmuel.… Read More
7-Month-Old Bedouin Baby Who Drowned In A Pail of Water Revived By Doctor and Volunteer EMT September 14, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Tuesday night, a 7-month-old baby girl drowned in a water bucket at her home in the Bedouin town of… Read More
‘’Being in the right place at the right time’’ September 13, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Sunday morning around 10 am, a young boy approximately eight years old was crossing the street when he was… Read More
Wrestling With the Angel of Death and Prevailing September 13, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Sunday morning just after 2:00 AM, an elderly man suffered a cardiac arrest on Hiya Ubanav Street in Tiberias.… Read More
“Direct Missile Strike” – Mass Casualty Incident Training Drill Held By United Hatzalah and IDF in Kibbutz Kvutzat Yavneh September 8, 2022 Posted in: Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, Vehicles - “Direct Missile Strike!” - On Monday evening that was the emergency alert received by dozens of first responders in the… Read More
Yamam Officer Noam Raz Commemorated As Volunteer House Inaugurated In His Memory September 7, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Monday, four months after veteran police commando Noam Raz fell in combat, a United Hatzalah Volunteer House was inaugurated… Read More
Beitar Illit Man and Haifa Woman Saved in Separate Incidents Involving Successful CPR 15 minutes apart September 7, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Tuesday morning two people were saved after suffering cardiac arrests thanks to the quick intervention of emergency medical personnel.… Read More
An Immigrant Doctor, A Soldier, and His Father, Save A Life During Friday Night Dinner September 7, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Uncategorized - Last Friday night, a woman choked while having dinner with her family in a well-known restaurant in Modi’in. Her relatives… Read More
‘A League of Their Own’: Major Israeli Law Firms Hold Fundraising Basketball Tournament at Menorah Arena, Donate Ambucycle to United Hatzalah September 6, 2022 Posted in: Press, Vehicles - On Sunday night, a number of leading law firms in Israel participated in a fundraising basketball tournament designed to raise… Read More
Defense Minister Benny Gantz Visits United Hatzalah Headquarters and Inaugurates 1,500 Ceramic Bulletproof Vests September 5, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Sunday afternoon, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz arrived at United Hatzalah’s Headquarters in Jerusalem, together with Members of Knesset… Read More
Man Suffering Severe Hypoglycemia Successfully Treated By United Hatzalah EMT During 20-Minute-Long Wait For Ambulance September 1, 2022 Posted in: Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Jeremie Korchia, a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah, was working from his home in Holon last Thursday afternoon when he… Read More
Sakhnin Gunshot Victim Treated By United Hatzalah EMTs Amidst Ongoing Wave of Violence In Arab Sector September 1, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Uncategorized - On Monday night, a man was shot close to his home in the northern city of Sakhnin. The circumstances of… Read More
Good Neighbor: United Hatzalah Volunteer Saves Her Neighbor’s Life August 31, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - Last week, Tamar Grunebaum Ben Ari, a United Hatzalah volunteer in Kfar Saba, was at her home when she received… Read More
I Saved My Sister’s Life Thanks To a First Aid Course I Took With The Ten Kavod Project August 31, 2022 Posted in: Education and training, Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features, Uncategorized, Women Volunteers - My name is Moriah Dorfman. I am an 18-year-old girl from Bat Yam and I recently saved the life of… Read More
Ukrainian Refugees Train To Become EMTs in Israel August 28, 2022 Posted in: International Rescue Missions, UH Volunteer Features, Uncategorized - Ten members of Uman’s Breslov community who fled to Israel at the onset of the war trained to become EMTs… Read More
Choking Baby in Umm al-Fahm Saved By Her Aunt’s Quick Intervention August 23, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles, Women Volunteers - On Sunday afternoon just after 3:30 p.m., a seven-month-old baby choked on some food that she was eating. Her worried… Read More
“ The Merit of a Good Deed Is Another Good Deed – Mitzvah Goreret Mitzvah” – Or Yehuda Man Resuscitated By EMT Who Drops Torah Shiur To Save A Life August 17, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Monday evening just after 9:00 p.m., a sixty-year-old man had collapsed on HaMif’al Street and worried passersby had called… Read More
The Power of Prayer – Saving The Life Of A Drowned Man Near The Four Seasons Beach in Netanya August 16, 2022 Posted in: Miracle story, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Monday evening just after 8:00 p.m., a man approached a United Hatzalah ATV that was helping an elderly person… Read More
Tzfat Man Resuscitated After Collapsing at Home In Front of His Wife August 16, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - Just after midnight on Monday morning, a man in his late 20s was at his home on Yoseftal Street in… Read More
Selflessly Helping Others Is The Best Remedy – A Responder Discusses Providing Psychological First Aid After The David’s Tomb Terror Attack August 14, 2022 Posted in: Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, UH Volunteer Features - By Ariel Drei At 1:45 a.m. on Sunday morning, I was dispatched to provide psychological first aid to people suffering… Read More
Tzitzit Saved The Life Of a Bus Crash Victim August 14, 2022 Posted in: Uncategorized - One thing that is always taught to new United Hatzalah trainees is that  “A good EMT is one who can… Read More
Modi’in Resident Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Revived by ‘A Couple’ of EMTs August 10, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles, Women Volunteers - On Monday evening, an 85-year-old man suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in Modi’in and collapsed unconscious. His worried… Read More
Woman Resuscitated by EMTs After Suffering A Cardiac Arrest in A Rehovot Mall August 9, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Uncategorized - Late Monday morning, a 50-year-old woman entered a shoe store in the Rehovot shopping center when she suffered a cardiac… Read More
Be’er Sheva Man Suffers Cardiac Arrest After Rocket Barrage From Gaza Fired Towards The City and Is Successfully Revived By EMTs in Mere Seconds August 8, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Sunday night, just after 11:00 p.m., a man in his 50s in Be’er Sheva who had been feeling ill,… Read More
Violent Brawl in Kfar Yasif Leaves Resident in Serious Condition August 4, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Late Wednesday night, a violent brawl broke out close to a church in the town of Kafr Yasif in northern… Read More
Motorist Suffers Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Ramat Gan, Successfully Resuscitated By EMS August 3, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Monday morning just after 11:00 a.m., a man in his 40s was driving down Heftman Street in Ramat Gan… Read More
Tel Mond Man Suffers Cardiac Arrest Right in Front of EMT Who Then Proceeded To Save Him August 3, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features -  In most cases of cardiac arrest and the initiation of CPR, the patients do not survive, and even in cases… Read More
Man Seriously Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident on Highway 4 Reconnects With First Responders Who Saved His Life August 3, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Two weeks ago, Shimshon Shaharbani was seriously injured in a car accident that took place close to the Holot Interchange… Read More
Man Collapses in Silwan, Revived by First Responders August 1, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Saturday night, just after 10:30 p.m., a man in his late 60s in the neighborhood of Silwan in east… Read More
United Hatzalah Raises NIS 200,000 In First Ever Tel Aviv Summer Soiree Event July 21, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press -  Pedestrians walking passed the corner of Balfour Street and Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv on Wednesday night were able to… Read More
Tourist Successfully Resuscitated After Collapsing in Zichron Yaakov Restaurant July 20, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Wednesday just after noon, a man who was visiting the main boulevard of Zichron Yaakov walked into a restaurant… Read More
American Teens Assist in Successful CPR of Ashdod Man and Help Save His Life July 18, 2022 Posted in: Education and training, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Sunday evening, a man suffered a prolonged epileptic seizure in his home in Ashdod, causing him to lose consciousness.… Read More
Neighborly in Nazareth July 18, 2022 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Sunday evening, just before 11:00 p.m., a man in his 40s with a long medical history wanted to take… Read More
Against All Odds July 17, 2022 Posted in: Uncategorized - Just after 12:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, a man in his early 90s who was in his apartment on Zichron… Read More
Kiryat Ono Man Rescued From Local Pool After Drowning July 17, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Friday afternoon, a man in his 50s was swimming at the municipal pool in Kiryat Ono when he suddenly… Read More
Woman and Nine Children Rescued From Burning Building In Shlomi By Neighbors and EMTs July 14, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Thursday morning just after 6:00 a.m., a fire broke out on the top floor of a residential building on… Read More
Be’er Sheva Man Resuscitated After Wife Finds Him Unconscious At Home July 7, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Wednesday afternoon in Be’er Sheva, a woman found her 79-year-old husband lying unconscious in his bed. He had seemingly… Read More
Saving The Life Of a Collapsed Motorist July 6, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Monday evening, just after 5:00 p.m., a man in his 60s was driving on Jerusalem Boulevard in Holon and… Read More
Father, Son, Best Friend, All EMTs, Perform Successful CPR on Cardiac Arrest Victim in Migdal Ha’Emek July 5, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Friday afternoon in Migdal Ha’Emek, a man in his 60s was going about his day when he suddenly suffered… Read More
Medical Staff and EMTs Save The Life Of Choking Resident in a Senior’s Home in Kiryat Ata July 5, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday around noon, a 62-year-old man choked on a boureka that he was eating in a nursing home in… Read More
“Like One Of Our Children” – Ten Kavod Yokneam The Story of Daniel Goldman and Nissim and Jacqueline Ben-Ezra July 4, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features - Daniel Goldman - Daniel Goldman is a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah and has been part of the Ten Kavod… Read More
Sweet Success For The Second Time July 3, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - On Friday afternoon in Rechovot, a 5-year-old girl was enjoying a lollipop on the street with her parents. The candy… Read More
Tel Aviv Man Revived After Nearly Drowning on Shabbat July 3, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Shabbat evening just before 7:00 p.m., a man was in the water in the ski lake in Begin Park… Read More
First Time’s a Charm July 3, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - At around 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, a 2-year-old girl with a background of medical illnesses and complications and several catheterizations… Read More
A Shining Light and a Breath of Fresh Air June 28, 2022 Posted in: Press, Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - Suzanna Sharivker-    Suzanna is a student studying water industry engineering in the Kinneret Academic College. She originally hails from… Read More
Choking During Snack Time June 28, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday afternoon at around 4:30 p.m., a 3-and-a-half-year-old boy was visiting his grandparents in Beit Shemesh and eating an… Read More
Septuagenarian Collapses Outside Government Office In Be’er Sheva, Saved By EMT Who Worked in the Building June 27, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles -  Just after 12:00 p.m. on Monday, a man in his 70s was walking down Herzl Boulevard in Be’er Sheva outside… Read More
Treating An Injured Motorcyclist Amid A Field Transfer June 27, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Sunday night at around 11:00 p.m., a 35-year-old motorcyclist was racing along the dimly lit streets in the northern… Read More
Arab Man Shot in Tamra, Rescued By First Responders June 26, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Wednesday night at around 9:30 p.m., a 45-year-old man was in the soccer field in Tamra, an Arab city… Read More
Muslim Paramedic Joins Collaborative Operation To Rescue Jewish Ukrainian Refugees June 23, 2022 Posted in: International Rescue Missions, Press, Women Volunteers - On June 21st, two Ukrainian refugees began the final leg of their journey to a new home in Israel. In… Read More
After Nearly Drowning in a Local Pool, 4-Year-Old Boy Saved By a Lifeguard and First Responders June 23, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - At around 1:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon, a 4-year-old boy was swimming in a pool in Pardes Chana when he… Read More
Saving A Suspected Overdose Patient June 19, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Friday morning at around 9:00 a.m., a 35-year-old man suddenly lost consciousness in his room in a hostel in… Read More
Multi-Faith Mass Casualty Incident Training Exercise Held In Ramla June 15, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, Education and training, Press - United Hatzalah of Israel held a mass casualty incident training exercise on Wednesday evening in Park Ofer in Ramla. The… Read More
Two Severe Anaphylactic Shock Victims Are Saved in Less Than An Hour By EMTs Carrying Epipens June 14, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Tuesday morning just after 11:00 a.m., a young girl suffered an anaphylactic reaction to milk products while attending classes… Read More
Psychotrauma Support Following Saturday’s Fatal Accident – A Delicate Balance June 13, 2022 Posted in: Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - On Shabbat morning at around 5:00 a.m., 4 drunken teenagers were driving in a fast-moving vehicle down the highway and… Read More
Nahariya Man Collapses Mid-Exercise At A Local Gym June 9, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Wednesday in Nahariya, at around 8:00 p.m., a 50-year-old man was performing his intense exercise regimen in a local… Read More
Small Acts Can Make A Big Difference June 9, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday at around 2:30 p.m., a 60-year-old man sitting on a chair in a subterranean parking garage in Tel… Read More
Saving A Life With The Press of a Button June 6, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features -  On Friday night at around 9:00 p.m, a 64-year-old man lost consciousness in a synagogue in the Ezrat Torah neighborhood… Read More
Man Collapses on Shabbat Morning In Pisgat Ze’ev, Wakes Up on Shavuot, Thanks To Quick Acting EMTs June 6, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Shabbat morning at approximately 11:00 a.m. a man in his late 40s suffered a sudden cardiac arrest and collapsed… Read More
A Thousand Little Shards June 2, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - By Dvir Adani I arrive at the scene, turn off my siren, and cut the engine of my ambucycle.  … Read More
Teenage Arab Boy Injured in Umm al-Fahm Firefight Rescued By Jewish and Arab First Responders June 2, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - Just before midnight on Tuesday in Umm al- Fahm, sounds of gunshots blared through the city. The attack was on… Read More
A Heart Stopping Talmud Lesson June 1, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday evening at around 8:00 p.m., a man in his seventies lost consciousness during a Gemara lesson in a… Read More
Givataym Jogger Undergoes Successful CPR After Collapsing Mid-Stride June 1, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles -  On Sunday night just before 10:00 p.m., a man in his 30s was jogging down HaKnesset Street in Givatayim when… Read More
Right Before my Eyes May 31, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Wednesday at around 10:00 p.m., a young man riding an electric scooter was involved in a crash with a… Read More
Strength to Overcome The Hardships of Life – Ten Kavod Ashdod The story of Rivka Yankovitz and Tamar Felish May 30, 2022 Posted in: Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - Strength to Overcome The Hardships of Life - Ten Kavod Ashdod  The story of Rivka Yankovitz and Tamar Felish  … Read More
Making sure breakfast’s Bracha Rishona wasn’t a Bracha Achrona May 30, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - At around 9:15 on Friday morning, a 75-year-old man was eating breakfast in the kitchen of his home in Afula… Read More
Beginning Yom Yerushalayim With Saving A Life and Hallel May 29, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Sunday morning just after 8:30 a.m., a worker in a school on Shalom Sharabi Street told one of his… Read More
Greater New York Community Raises $6 Million for United Hatzalah of Israel May 26, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press - On Tuesday evening at Pier 60 in Chelsea Piers, over 1,000 people gathered together in support of Israel’s premier fully… Read More
The Cherry on Top May 23, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles, Women Volunteers - On Sunday, a few minutes before midnight, a 77-year-old woman was found by her caretaker unconscious in her bed in… Read More
Of Cows, Coffee, and Successful CPR May 22, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Sunday morning at around 7:00 a.m., a group of 5 workers in the cowshed of Kibbutz Yagur were drinking… Read More
Bus Driver Stops 50 Passenger Bus to Treat Victims of Three Car Accident Near The Dead Sea May 19, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Wednesday afternoon at around 4:30 p.m., a three-car accident occurred on Highway 90 near the Dead Sea chemical factories.… Read More
Deceased Man Triggers Tough Memories for Responding EMT May 18, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles, Women Volunteers - On Sunday night a man was found unconscious in his car on Ben-Zvi Street in Tel Aviv. Police responded to… Read More
“The Angel of Death” Paramedic Reflects on Meron One Year Later May 17, 2022 Posted in: Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, UH Volunteer Features - By Avi Marcus I felt like the angel of death last year in Meron. I was supposed to leave the… Read More
I’m an Israeli first responder. The Meron disaster taught me the importance of mental health May 17, 2022 Posted in: Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, UH Volunteer Features - By Dov Maisel It’s been a year since one of the most harrowing civilian tragedies ever experienced in Israel —… Read More
Three Bedouin Injured In Violent Clash In Northern Israel May 17, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - A few minutes after 9:00 p.m. on Saturday night, Israel's emergency services were called due to a violent fight between… Read More
Search For Missing Man On Ashkelon Coast Results In Dramatic ATV Rescue May 16, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - A man in his 20s was reported missing last night  (Sunday) around 7:30 p.m. His last known whereabouts were on… Read More
Dramatic Helicopter Rescue Saves 12-Year-Old Boy After Remote Hiking Injury May 16, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Wednesday, a little bit before 1:00 p.m., a group of hikers in the Arbel Nature Reserve near Migdal called… Read More
One Killed In Accident On Highway 6 Near Kiryat Gat The Two Others Left Injured May 15, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Sunday morning at around 7:00 a.m., a fatal two-car accident occurred near the Kiryat Gat interchange on highway 6,… Read More
Taking a Break from Martial Arts to Save a Life May 15, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - On Wednesday evening at around 7:30 p.m., a 68-year-old man lost consciousness in a Ramle synagogue during evening prayer services.… Read More
Special Rescue Operation Brings Three Bedridden Elderly Ukrainian RefugeesTo Israel For Medical Care May 12, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Press - Early Thursday morning a plane landed at Ben Gurion airport bringing with it three bedridden elderly Ukrainian refugees who were… Read More
Hanging Out Like Old Friends May 12, 2022 Posted in: Press, Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - Elisheva Meier-   Elisheva is a 42-year-old wife and mother of 5 who made Aliyah with her family to Neve… Read More
The Night My Life Became Abnormal Dealing With The Aftermath of The Elad Terror Attack May 12, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - By: Moshe Sa’adon   Sunday morning was relatively normal, after 3 incredibly busy days. The kind of days I have… Read More
“Real Life Angels Exist” May 11, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - By Dina Shoval Last Friday night was one of the most harrowing nights that I have ever experienced in my… Read More
After a Shooting in the Arab-Israeli Community or Arraba, Violence Boils Over as First Responders Are Attacked, Again May 10, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - A few minutes before 10:00 p.m., on Sunday evening a 20-year-old man was found shot in the Arab city of… Read More
A Mothers Day Miracle May 8, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Sunday afternoon at around 12:30 in Herzliya, an 86-year-old woman lost consciousness in her bedroom. The woman had just… Read More
After Collapsing In Her Own Kindergarten, Ashdod Teacher Successfully Resuscitated by First Responders May 4, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Just after 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, a kindergarten teacher in her 40s lost consciousness and collapsed in front of the… Read More
105-Year-Old Haifa Woman Chokes In Her Home, Successfully Resuscitated May 3, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Tuesday morning, a 105-year-old woman choked while eating her breakfast in her own home in Haifa. Both her son-in-law… Read More
Holocaust Survivors Reunite With Long Lost Family Members, Hold Bar Mitzvah Celebration at age of 92 May 2, 2022 Posted in: Press, Uncategorized - Walter and Oscar Blau, a pair of Holocaust survivor brothers from Israel, were sure they were the only ones in… Read More
Visits to a Senior Citizen With a Heart Full of Love April 28, 2022 Posted in: Press, Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - Talia Asher- Talia is 60 years old. She resides in Mevaseret, where she was born and raised and where her… Read More
Being There For Others In Their Time of Need – The Story Of A Pesach Rescue April 28, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Thursday night (Erev Shvi'i Shel Pesach), Rabbi Shalom Zohar was at synagogue in Kfar Saba in the middle of… Read More
Telling The Story Of How I Survived The Holocaust Through Art April 27, 2022 Posted in: Ten Kavod - Written by Sarah Bechor and Daniel Yaron. Adapted from the original translation by Raphael Poch.  In this picture, you see… Read More
Baby Girl Born Three Years After Her Father’s Life Was Saved, Both By The Same EMT April 27, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - On Monday night, a woman went into labor at her home in one of Jerusalem’s northern neighborhoods. Her husband quickly… Read More
Helping One Another Improve April 26, 2022 Posted in: Press, Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features - Yehuda Bar is 27-years-old and is studying industrial design at HIT in Holon. Through the Impact scholarship program, Yehuda started… Read More
Visiting The Elderly Has Made Me a Better Person – Ten Kavod Project Be’er Sheva April 14, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, Ten Kavod - Menachem Ashash-    Menachem Ashash is 30-years-old and volunteers as a part of United Hatzalah’s Ten Kavod project. He is… Read More
Man Collapses Outside Shul During Morning Prayers, Resuscitated by Team of Women EMTs April 14, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - At around 7:00 a.m. on Thursday morning a 71-year-old man lost consciousness outside of a synagogue in the Jerusalem neighborhood… Read More
Ashdod Woman Successfully Resuscitated After A Dangerous Fall In Her Home April 14, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday at around 6:30 p.m., United Hatzalah’s dispatch center received a notification that a 75-year-old woman had lost consciousness… Read More
More Than 500 Seniors Living Alone Receive Gift Packages For Pesach As Part of National Drive To Care For The Elderly Ahead of the Holiday April 13, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, Ten Kavod, Women Volunteers - During the past week, more than 500 senior citizens who live by themselves, received gift packages containing matzah and wine… Read More
Emergency on a Tennis Court: Rehovot Man Collapses Mid-Game and is Successfully Resuscitated April 12, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Sunday night, a 52-year-old gentleman was playing a heated game of tennis in a Recreation Center in Rehovot when… Read More
Adelson Family Sponsors Flights for 500 Ukrainian Refugees to Israel With Operation Orange Wings, Reuniting Many With Israeli Family Members April 6, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Press - Members of the Adelson family, Children of Dr. Miriam Adelson and the late Sheldon Adelson, recently sponsored flights for more… Read More
Helmsley Trusts Donates Over $1 Million in aid for Ukrainian refugees April 5, 2022 Posted in: Press, Vehicles - On Wednesday, a cargo plane full of medications, medical supplies, food, and humanitarian aid departed Ben Gurion airport in Israel… Read More
Three Holocaust Survivors Rescued From Kyiv Brought To Poland For Care and Safety April 5, 2022 Posted in: International Rescue Missions, Press, UH Volunteer Features - By Aharon Ben Arush A few days ago, amid air raid sirens and bombings, we were fortunate enough to rescue… Read More
45-Year-Old Man Resuscitated in Mevaseret Zion After Choking on His Food April 5, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features -  Emergency medical personnel from United Hatzalah in Mevaseret were dispatched to a medical emergency on Monday evening that took place… Read More
Saving a Life Across The Street From My Home April 4, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday at around 8:15 a.m., an 88-year-old woman lost consciousness in the retirement home of Ma’ale Adumim. Her husband,… Read More
Saving a Life in a Jerusalem Supermarket April 1, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles, Women Volunteers - On Monday afternoon at around 4:00 p.m., a worker in a local supermarket in Jerusalem lost consciousness and collapsed between… Read More
A True Friendship Between a Muslim and Jew March 30, 2022 Posted in: Coexistence, Women Volunteers - Written by Sarah Bechor: I met Ranya Abu Sha’ban a few years back. I was told that out of all… Read More
Sheryl Sandberg, Meta COO and Founder of Lean In and Option B, Donates $1 Million to Support United Hatzalah’s Relief Efforts For Ukrainian Refugees March 28, 2022 Posted in: International Rescue Missions, Press, Women Volunteers - United Hatzalah, the volunteer-based emergency medical services organization based in Israel with a standing presence across the U.S., announced today… Read More
After A Month Without Medication Ukrainian Refugee In Serious Condition Receives Medical Care At Moldova Border March 28, 2022 Posted in: Coexistence, International Rescue Missions, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - On Saturday, a team operating today on the Palanca border between Ukraine and Moldova identified long queues on the Ukrainian side… Read More
A Firsthand Look From The Ground As Part of Operation Orange Wings March 27, 2022 Posted in: International Rescue Missions, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - By: Hadas Rucham "So, how was it???" I returned from the United Hatzalah humanitarian aid delegation to the Ukrainian border… Read More
Three Weeks At The Ukrainian Border – There and Back Again March 22, 2022 Posted in: International Rescue Missions, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - By Vicki Tiferet-   Three weeks ago, I flew out of Israel with a pioneer team of United Hatzalah volunteers… Read More
Learning A Message of Kindness From Moldovan Car Mechanics In Support of Ukrainian Refugees March 21, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Press, UH Volunteer Features - By Shay Reitzes- On the United Hatzalah delegation to Ukraine, we met so many incredible people, people, who like us,… Read More
Helping Ukrainian Refugees Through The Present Into An Uncertain Future March 20, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, Women Volunteers - When you arrive on the border of a war zone, you expect to be doing a certain kind of work.… Read More
A Small Miracle On Ta’anit Esther Brings A Jewish Ukrainian Refugee Home on Purim, Reunited With His Daughter March 18, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Press, Women Volunteers - On Wednesday morning, a small miracle took place in the middle of a refugee center in Chisinau, Moldova. A disabled… Read More
The Stuffed Animals My Children Gave To Ukrainian Refugees At The Moldovan Border March 15, 2022 Posted in: International Rescue Missions, Press - By: Raphael Poch I landed in Chisinau early this morning, as part of United Hatzalah’s 3rd wave of volunteer medical… Read More
The Humane Logistics of Humanitarian Aid March 15, 2022 Posted in: International Rescue Missions, Press, UH Volunteer Features - My name is Yossi Kletzky and I was one of the first team members to be sent to the Ukrainian… Read More
Chief Rabbi Lau Met United Hatzalah Volunteers in Moldova, Accompanies 150 Ukrainian Refugees to Israel March 15, 2022 Posted in: International Rescue Missions, Press - The Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi David Lau, arrived in the early hours of the morning on Thursday in… Read More
The Power of Jewish Women March 15, 2022 Posted in: International Rescue Missions, Press, Women Volunteers - Last Thursday, a unique incident occurred at the Palanca border crossing between Ukraine and Moldova. As part of United Hatzalah’s… Read More
IFCJ and United Hatzalah Inaugurate Israel’s First Fleet of Emergency Electric Bicycles March 15, 2022 Posted in: Press, Vehicles - The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews in partnership with United Hatzalah has inaugurated the first emergency electric bicycle unit… Read More
My 64-Hour Mission Two Save Two Newborn Babies In War-Torn Ukraine March 10, 2022 Posted in: International Rescue Missions, Press, Women Volunteers - On Friday night, just before Shabbat (the sabbath), I received a phone call from my dear father-in-law Eli Beer, the… Read More
Meet Women Volunteers in Moldova on International Women’s Day March 8, 2022 Posted in: International Rescue Missions, Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - March 8th marks Women's Day, a celebration of strong women throughout the world. This post is dedicated to United Hatzalah… Read More
The Responsibility Of Rescuing Ukrainian Refugees With Dignity and Humanity March 7, 2022 Posted in: International Rescue Missions, Press, Women Volunteers - By Sandra Wexler  Palanca Border Crossing - I arrived in Moldova on Thursday together with another 40 members of United… Read More
Something Huge, something Historical March 7, 2022 Posted in: International Rescue Missions, Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit - By: Daniel Katzenstein   A delegation of 55 medical professionals from United Hatzalah of Israel is currently here in Chisinau,… Read More
From Dentistry School To Treating Ukrainian Refugees – My Life In Moldova – There and Back Again March 6, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Press - My life in Moldova began a number of years ago when I went to school to become a dentist here… Read More
Ukrainian Refugee and Bereaved Holocaust Survivor Reunited With Her Last Remaining Relatives After Being Brought To Israel by United Hatzalah March 4, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Press - On Thursday, as part of its first-ever chartered humanitarian aid flight to assist Ukrainian refugees in Moldova, United Hatzalah airlifted… Read More
United Hatzalah Charters Plane To Send Additional Teams And Supplies to Ukrainian Border and Return 150 Israeli Refugees To Israel March 2, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Press, UH Technology, Vehicles - On Thursday morning, a specially chartered plane will depart from Ben Gurion Airport in Israel carrying with it 15 tonnes… Read More
What Can I Say To Console Refugees? This Is War March 2, 2022 Posted in: International Rescue Missions, Press, UH Volunteer Features - By Netanel Nissim Nagar   War. As someone born in 1996 in the United States but grew up here, in… Read More
Birthday wishes – You Get More By Giving March 2, 2022 Posted in: International Rescue Missions, Press, UH Volunteer Features - By Yechiel Gurfein Even for a second, I wouldn't have ever dreamed that I would celebrate my 25th birthday on… Read More
Sharing a message of humanity on the front lines of the burgeoning refugee crisis in Moldova March 2, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - My name is Vicky Tiferet, on Saturday I left behind my children, my husband, my clients, and I embarked on… Read More
Building Bridges of Humanity At the Ukraine- Moldova Border March 2, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Press, UH Volunteer Features - By Liad Ohana  After landing in Bucharest, Romania early in the morning on February 27th, we made our way to… Read More
First Hand Account – Israeli Relief Delegation Goes 24 Hours Without Sleep, Establishes Medical Clinic For Refugees in Kishinev February 28, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Press, UH Volunteer Features - My name is David Krispil, I am an EMT and the commander of the United Hatzalah mission providing aid to… Read More
Members of United Hatzalah’s Humanitarian Relief Delegation in Moldova Help Refugees Celebrate Their Weddings, Rejoice With Displaced Brides and Grooms February 27, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Press - On their first night in the city as part of their relief efforts, 15 United Hatzalah volunteers who took part… Read More
Heartfelt Thoughts on Being Dispatched To The Ukraine Border February 27, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, UH Volunteer Features - By Avi Marcus On Thursday just around noon, I was notified that I would be leading a medical and humanitarian… Read More
United Hatzalah’s Humanitarian Mission To the Ukraine Border Departs from Israel and Florida February 27, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, Women Volunteers - The first group (jump team) of United Hatzalah’s humanitarian aid mission to Ukraine is departing Israel tonight (Saturday) and will… Read More
Older Petach Tikvah Man Chokes on Falafel, Successfully Resuscitated by First Responders Who Were Passing By February 23, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Tuesday afternoon at around 12:30 p.m., a man in his 80’s choked while eating falafel outside a shop on… Read More
Dramatic Rescue At Jerusalem Senior’s Residence Saves The Life Of A Choking Man February 23, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - At 7:30 p.m. on Monday evening, Shalom Klein was working at Yeshivat Ohel Shimon Erloi in Katamon when he was… Read More
Mass Casualty Incident Training Drill February 22, 2022 Posted in: Education and training, Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit - United Hatzalah took a lead role in a strategic mass casualty drill that took place last week. As an emergency… Read More
Saving A Young Car Accident Victim February 21, 2022 Posted in: Press - At around 5:00 p.m. on Sunday evening, a 7-year-old boy was hit by a passing car on HaRav Kook street… Read More
New Muslim EMT Performs First Successful CPR on a Jewish Woman and Saves Her Life February 20, 2022 Posted in: Coexistence, Press - On Wednesday evening at around 7:30 p.m., a 70-year-old woman lost consciousness in her home on Simtat Tamari street in… Read More
Acts of Kindness Day February 17, 2022 Posted in: Coexistence, COVID-19, Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles, Women Volunteers - Today, February 17th, we celebrate Acts of Kindness Day.  In this honor, we wanted to highlight some of the incredible… Read More
Building Strong Relationships With Seniors – Ten Kavod Sderot Region February 17, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features - -The Story of Moshe Michael and Fanny Teperman Moshe Michael Moshe Michael joined United Hatzalah in October of 2020. He… Read More
Passing EMTs Save Life Of Unconscious Man In Ramat Gan  February 15, 2022 Posted in: Press, Vehicles - On Sunday evening at around 4:45 p.m., a 62-year-old man with a history of cardiological diseases, suffered a cardiac incident… Read More
EMT Rescues Five People From Burning Building In Bedouin Town February 14, 2022 Posted in: Press - Late Sunday afternoon, a fire broke out in a residential building in the Bedouin town of Kuseife. Two women and… Read More
EMT Saves The Life Of An Elderly Man, Reuniting Him With His Wife February 13, 2022 Posted in: Press, Vehicles - On Wednesday evening at around 4:45 p.m., Israel’s emergency services received an urgent call from an 80-year-old man on home… Read More
Working Together in Kfar Saba To Save Lives February 13, 2022 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles, Women Volunteers - Just before 11 p.m. on Saturday night, a United Hatzalah ambulance led by Tanya Kuchar Weil was departing the emergency… Read More
And They Went Together – United Hatzalah EMTs Avraham and Yitzchak Leave Early in The Morning To Save The Life Of A Holon Resident February 13, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Sunday morning at around 7:30 AM, an 89-year-old man lost consciousness in his apartment on Sokolov street in Holon.… Read More
Learning From One Another -Ten Kavod Ariel – The Story of Shlomo Cohen and Valery Delegach February 10, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, Ten Kavod - Shlomo Cohen    Shlomo lives in the city of Ariel located in central Samaria and is currently studying Civil Engineering… Read More
Trio of EMT Treat Perform Successful CPR on Petach Tikvah Pedestrian February 9, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Tuesday morning at around 8:00 a.m., a woman on the footpath next to Highway 471 in Petach Tikvah suffered… Read More
New App Connects Electric Scooters To Emergency Dispatchers With The Push Of a Button February 9, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Technology - Wind, the electric scooter rental company, which operates its services all over Israel, has launched a new feature that allows… Read More
Muslim EMT Leaves Children At Home To Perform Successful CPR on A Jewish Man February 8, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Tuesday morning at around 8:00 a.m., a 40-year-old man suffered a heart attack in his home in the town… Read More
Responding From Home And En Route February 7, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Monday morning at around 7:30 a.m, an older woman suffered a cardiac arrest on Matityahu Street in the town… Read More
EMTs Perform Successful CPR on Karmiel Woman February 7, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Wednesday evening at around 8:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteers received an emergency alert informing of a 72-year-old woman suffering… Read More
Soccer Fan Suffers Cardiac Arrest Mid-Game Rescued By On-Scene Paramedic February 6, 2022 Posted in: Press, Uncategorized - Almost three weeks ago, on Monday evening at the soccer game between Hapoel Be’er Sheva and Maccabi Haifa in the… Read More
Connecting Me To The World – Ten Kavod Kiryat Ata February 3, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features -  Ten Kavod Kiryat Ata - The story of David Hezi and Masaud Turgeman David Hezi is one of the older… Read More
Highlighting Some of Our Women Physicians on Women Physicians Day February 3, 2022 Posted in: Education and training, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers, Year Of The Volunteer - Highlighting Some of Our Women Physicians As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, we will be highlighting volunteers… Read More
Saving A Life During A Funeral February 1, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Sunday at around 5:30 p.m., a 56-year-old man lost consciousness and collapsed to the ground during his sister’s funeral… Read More
Getting The Call Before The Heart Attack January 31, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday morning a man in his late 60s, who had previous medical conditions, was lying in bed in his… Read More
Waking Up From A Shabbat Nap To Save a Life In Tel Aviv January 30, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Just after 12 pm on Shabbos afternoon, a man in his late 30s was jogging down Histadrut Street in Givatayim… Read More
Shabbat Rescue in Karnei Shomron January 30, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Friday at around 5:10 p.m., during the evening prayer service, a 47-year-old man lost consciousness and collapsed onto the… Read More
Bride and Groom Rescued Amid Heavy Snowfall January 27, 2022 Posted in: Press, Vehicles - On Wednesday night, snowstorm Elpis hit Israel and stranded hundreds of people in the north of the country and the… Read More
My acquaintance with Jenny Rosenstein – By Daniel Yaron January 26, 2022 Posted in: Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features - My name is Daniel, 26 years old from Tel Aviv. I am a first-year medical student at Tel Aviv University.… Read More
The Will To Live – Ten Kavod Ma’alot January 26, 2022 Posted in: Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features - The Story of Yosef Arzad and Holocaust Survivor Mordechai Greenstein Yosef Azrad is the regional coordinator of United Hatzalah’s Ten… Read More
Treating a Mother And Daughter After A Car Bomb January 26, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Tuesday morning close to 8:00 a.m., a car exploded on Carmel street in Rechovot, seemingly caused by a remotely… Read More
Amid Earthquakes, A Pillar of Kindness in Tevaria Saves A Life January 24, 2022 Posted in: Press - Yair Nachum is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT in Teveria and runs a free lending society (gemach) that provides tables… Read More
Communications Minister Yoaz Hendel Inaugurates The Launch Of Newly Developed Communications Devices For United Hatzalah January 24, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Technology - Israel’s Minister of Communications Yoaz Hendel, inaugurated on Monday morning, a new line of specially developed advanced communication devices that… Read More
EMT comes to the rescue of patient in ambulance transport January 23, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Friday afternoon at around 12:00 p.m., at the Ar'ara BaNegev Junction, an ambulance driver from a private ambulance company… Read More
Shalom Avitan’s Amazing Week of Lifesaving January 23, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Monday night at around 11:00 p.m., a man suffering from intense chest pains in his home on Monbaz Street… Read More
Helping Others With A Smile – Ten Kavod Rishon LeZion January 20, 2022 Posted in: Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features - Guy Digmy is a United Hatzalah volunteer from Rishon LeTzion who is not only the deputy chapter head of the… Read More
Volunteer of the Month December 2021 – Moshe Oref January 19, 2022 Posted in: Year Of The Volunteer - Moshe Oref is a volunteer EMT for United Hatzalah. He is 26 years old, married to Shira, and is a… Read More
Volunteer EMT Donates Ambulance Then Performs Successful CPR During Vehicle’s First Shift January 18, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Sunday afternoon at around 12:30 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs, Kenneth Staub and Yossi Horovitz were driving the newly… Read More
Help Was Just 30 Second Away January 18, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Just after 7:00 p.m. on Monday evening a man in his 40s was chatting with a friend in his home… Read More
Blessing the New Year For Trees And Celebrating Lives Saved By Our EMT Farmers January 16, 2022 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features, Year Of The Volunteer - As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, we will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who give… Read More
Treating a victim of a fallen tree branch January 16, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Sunday morning, at around 10:00 a.m., an Arab construction worker was hit in the head by a falling tree… Read More
Thankful For Those Who Care – Ten Kavod In Beit Shemesh January 16, 2022 Posted in: Press, Ten Kavod, Women Volunteers - Shoshana Lichtman lives in the Givat Sharet neighborhood of Beit Shemesh and is a nurse by profession as well as… Read More
Youngest Life-saver in Israel January 13, 2022 Posted in: Press - A certificate of appreciation from United Hatzalah was awarded to a Bar Mitzvah boy (13-years-old) who saved the life of… Read More
Early Shabbat Morning Rescue Thanks To Quick Thinking EMT and Aspirin January 10, 2022 Posted in: Press, Women Volunteers - On Friday night at around 1:45 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Kalanit Taub was awakened from her sleep by her… Read More
EMTs go from responding to car accident to a cardiac arrest in one busy evening January 6, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Wednesday evening at around 8:30 p.m., a 60-year-old gentleman collapsed on Ha’Atzmaut boulevard in Bat Yam after suffering a… Read More
Team of women first responders helped deliver a baby in Leshem January 6, 2022 Posted in: Press, Women Volunteers - On Sunday night at around 8:00 p.m., a woman went into labor in her home in Yishuv Leshem which is… Read More
Dissipating Loneliness in the Golan Heights – Ten Kavod Spotlight Week #1 January 6, 2022 Posted in: Ten Kavod - The Story of United Hatzalah of Israel’s Ten Kavod project is the story of connections. Often these connections are inter-generational,… Read More
Happy To Be Alive January 5, 2022 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Monday morning, a man in his 40s was shopping when he suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed inside a… Read More
The Quick Arrival of two EMTs saves cardiac arrest victim January 4, 2022 Posted in: Press -  On Thursday afternoon at around 9:30 a.m., a 65-year-old man lost consciousness while spray painting his bike in the park… Read More
Giving An 80-Year-Old Another Lease on Life January 4, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Monday morning at around 9:00 a.m., a man in his 80s who was sitting on his front porch on… Read More
Two Yechiels On Bicycles Save The Life Of a Man In A Cafe Next To Machane Yehuda Market January 4, 2022 Posted in: Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, Vehicles - On Sunday evening, at around 6:00 p.m., in a cafe on Chaim Valero street in Jerusalem, a 67-year-old man suffered… Read More
Gindi Equities, a Mission-Driven Multi-family Investment Company, Donates First Foldable Ambucar to United Hatzalah, Kicking Off New Tradition January 3, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, Vehicles - Al Gindi is a third-generation co-founder of Gindi Equities a successful real estate company that invests in multifamily real estate… Read More
EMTs Save Unconscious Man in Ra’anana After He Choked on A Hamburger January 3, 2022 Posted in: Education and training, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - Just before 7:00 p.m. on Sunday evening, a man ordered a hamburger in a restaurant on Rambam Street in Ra’anana.… Read More
One Year After Being Injured In An Act of Violence, EMT Saves Car Accident Victim January 2, 2022 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features, Uncategorized, Vehicles - Eiad Azem is a United Hatzalah volunteer from the city of Tayibe, an Arab city in central Israel, and the… Read More
One Of Those Days Where I Save A Life December 30, 2021 Posted in: Press - At around 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, a 70-year-old man collapsed unconscious after suffering from a cardiac arrest on Hanitah Street… Read More
New Batch Of EMTs To Begin Training in Uman, Ukraine December 30, 2021 Posted in: Press - At the beginning of the week, United Hatzalah held an event for first responders in the city of Uman in… Read More
Muslim and Jewish EMTs Save A collapsed Woman’s Life in Ein Naqquba December 29, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Monday night at around 10:30 p.m., a 50-year-old woman collapsed in her front yard in the town of Ein… Read More
Helmsley Charitable Trust Grants $500,000 for 708 Bullet Proof Vests and Helmets to Protect United Hatzalah Volunteers in the Field December 28, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Technology -  During the month of May this past year, from the 10th to the 18th, Hamas launched 3,440 rockets at Israeli… Read More
EMT saves a woman’s life then visits her in the hospital the following day December 19, 2021 Posted in: Press - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shahak Barel lives in the city of Akko. On Wednesday afternoon at around 3:15 p.m., as… Read More
Local Resident and Passing Drivers Save A Life In Kibbutz Nachshon December 16, 2021 Posted in: Press - At around 2:15 p.m., on Monday, United Hatzalah volunteer Omri Shafts received an urgent notification of an emergency occurring nearby.… Read More
Eyal Marom – Volunteer Of The Month November 2021 December 16, 2021 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features, Year Of The Volunteer - Eyal Marom is a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah, he lives in the city of Ma’alot-Tarshiha in northern Galilee with… Read More
Knesset Health Committee Members State: It Is Time To Establish One Emergency Medical Dispatch Center With One Emergency Number  December 15, 2021 Posted in: Press - On Wednesday morning during a meeting of the Knesset Health Committee, the discussion was raised as to why there is… Read More
EMT Treats Woman On Board A Flight from Israel to Newark December 14, 2021 Posted in: Press - On Sunday morning, on a flight from Tel Aviv to Newark, NJ, a 60-year-old woman started suffering from symptoms alluding… Read More
Thankful To Help December 13, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday morning just after 9:00 a.m. a man in his 40s who lives in a long-term medical care facility… Read More
Being on The Side Of Giving December 12, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Sunday morning, a man in his 90s was eating breakfast at his home on Har Adir Street in Tzefat… Read More
Ambulance Teams Save Life Of Haifa Man Who Suffered A Cardiac Arrest December 9, 2021 Posted in: Education and training, Press, Women Volunteers - At approximately 11:00 p.m., last night, a 75-year-old man fell unconscious in his home on HaGefen Street in Haifa. His… Read More
Three EMTs from Different Cities Come Together To Save A Life In Rishon Lezion December 8, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - Early Tuesday morning, just after 1:00 a.m., Avraham Yudkowsky, a United Hatzalah volunteer who lives in Givat Ze’ev, was in… Read More
Jumping From Emergency To Emergency December 7, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Tuesday morning just after 10:00 a.m., a man in his 80’s collapsed at home on Hama’apilim Street after suffering… Read More
Overcoming Disability As A First Responder December 3, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers, Year Of The Volunteer - As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, United Hatzalah will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who… Read More
In Memory of Eli Kay November 29, 2021 Posted in: Press - During a special memorial that took place on Monday evening, the second night of Chanukah, the family of terror victim… Read More
Presenting The Korenvaes Miracle Awards November 29, 2021 Posted in: Women Volunteers - Our sages wrote the famous line that the Israelites were redeemed from Egypt based on the merit of the women… Read More
Following Up A Life-Saving Rescue With A Birth November 28, 2021 Posted in: Press - This morning at around 11:00 a.m., a 75-year-old man collapsed while on Levanda Street in Tel Aviv. It appeared that… Read More
Saving a Life Amid Hanukkah Preparations November 28, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - A 73-year-old man who was suffering from a number of prior medical conditions collapsed on Sunday morning just after 11:00… Read More
Providing Emotional Care In a Stressful Situation November 28, 2021 Posted in: Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, Women Volunteers - On Wednesday night at around 10:30 p.m., after an 88-year-old man suffered a cardiac arrest in his bedroom on Ramban… Read More
Treating Children In Distress Following A Car Accident November 28, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Car accidents can be incredibly distressing for children, no matter what the outcome. One such accident took place on Saturday… Read More
Saving the Life of A Badly Injured Cyclist November 25, 2021 Posted in: Press - At approximately 6:30 p.m. on Monday evening, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Itai Strominger was eating dinner with his family in… Read More
Saving the Same Man Twice in 24 Hours November 23, 2021 Posted in: Press - Adir Nachmani is a volunteer EMT for United Hatzalah and works for the city of Be’er Sheva.   On Saturday… Read More
The Minister of Social Equality’s visit to the United Hatzalah Headquarters November 21, 2021 Posted in: Press, Ten Kavod - The Minister of Social Equality, Meirav Cohen, took a tour of the United Hatzalah headquarters in Jerusalem with the staff… Read More
Student and Teacher Save A Life Together November 21, 2021 Posted in: Press - Yossi Cohen is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT who lives in Kfar Saba and works in the field of finance… Read More
Focusing On What Unites Us and Not What Divides Us November 18, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Last night, there was a terror attack in the Muslim quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. A terrorist who… Read More
Rescuing A Teen From A Pit With No Water November 18, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers -   Last week on Wednesday afternoon, a young teenager fell into an open pit approximately 4-5 meters deep at a… Read More
EMT Saves the Life Of An Akko Man Who Collapsed In Front Of His Family November 17, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Just before 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning, a man in his 60s with a pre-existing heart condition told his family… Read More
Highlighting Our Students and Future Lifesavers November 17, 2021 Posted in: Behind the Orange Vest Series, Education and training, NREMT - As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, United Hatzalah will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who give of… Read More
Performing CPR Alone For 20 Minutes November 16, 2021 Posted in: Uncategorized - At around 4:00 a.m. on Friday morning, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Monir Kawas was awakened by an alert to a… Read More
Saving a Life With The Right Equipment and A Quick Response November 15, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles -  On Monday morning a man in his 70s was walking down Zevulun Street in Kiryat Ata when he suddenly lost… Read More
Saving A Life In Pajamas November 14, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles, Women Volunteers - Just after 8:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, a 92-year-old woman was riding in a car with her daughter and granddaughter… Read More
From A Community Event To a Community Bombing, All In a Day’s Work For One EMT in Nazareth November 11, 2021 Posted in: Press - On Monday evening at around 10:00 p.m., a live grenade was thrown into the Ministry of Health building in Nazareth.… Read More
Saving a Life While Help Is Far Away November 11, 2021 Posted in: Press - On Friday morning at 5:30 a.m., a woman in her home in Wadi Yasul, a Palestinian neighborhood in East Jerusalem,… Read More
Honoring Our Military Veterans On Remembrance/Veteran’s Day November 11, 2021 Posted in: Behind the Orange Vest Series, UH Volunteer Features, Year Of The Volunteer - As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, United Hatzalah will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who… Read More
Saving a Life Before Breakfast November 9, 2021 Posted in: Press - At around 2:30 a.m. on Monday morning, a 92-year-old man fell unconscious in his bedroom on Ha-Etsel street in Ashdod.… Read More
Two Successful CPR’s in One Weekend November 8, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Friday just before noon, Roey Ido, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT was at home getting ready for Shabbat, when… Read More
Making a House a Home for a Family in Need November 7, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press - Two weeks ago, on Saturday night, United Hatzalah volunteers helped a woman give birth to her sixteenth child in her… Read More
Becoming a Lifesaving Shepherd November 7, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - 23-year-old Netanel Yeloz lives with his wife in a farming cooperative in Samaria called Havat Yetaidot. He and his wife… Read More
Not Dying On Our Watch November 4, 2021 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Wednesday morning at around 9:00 a.m., when United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Zahir Benish had just returned home from his… Read More
Honoring the Lifesaving Efforts Of Some Of Our Ethiopian-Israeli Volunteers November 4, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers, Year Of The Volunteer - Today is the 29th of Cheshvan on the Jewish calendar, the day signifies the holiday of Sigd. Sigd is an… Read More
Being A Part of The Miracle of Bringing Someone Back To Life November 3, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday afternoon, a 65-year-old woman was shopping in the Ishpro Center supermarket on HaMelahot Blvd in Modi’in when she… Read More
Jewish Federations of North America Donate Lifesaving Medical Equipment To United Hatzalah November 3, 2021 Posted in: Press - On Sunday evening, representatives from the Jewish Federations of North America visited United Hatzalah’s logistics and equipment center, located in… Read More
Lod EMTs Reunite With the Man Whose Life They Saved November 2, 2021 Posted in: Press - Last week on Wednesday, United Hatzalah volunteers EMT Yossi Blum and Paramedic Yair Bir responded to a cardiac arrest in… Read More
United Hatzalah volunteer saves baby whose mother was taken into police custody November 2, 2021 Posted in: Press - On Thursday night, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yinon Tubul was driving home in Be’er Sheva when he came across a… Read More

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