Jewish EMT Saves Young Bedouin Girl September 19, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Sunday evening, a young girl, 3-years of age, was playing in her home in the… Read More
EMTs Perform Successful CPR At A Dentist’s Office, Save The Life Of a Holon Man September 14, 2021 Posted in: Education and training, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Monday afternoon just after 5:00 p.m., a man who had been taking a break between x-rays at his dentist’s… Read More
Giving an Octogenarian Another Chance At Life September 13, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Saturday night, just before 11:00 p.m., a man in his early eighties was at home on KK”L Street in… Read More
Volunteer EMT and Paramedic Save The Life Of An Ashdod Man Who Suffered a Sudden Cardiac Arrest September 12, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Ashdod - Just before 10:00 p.m. on Saturday night, a man in his 70’s was at his home on Ha’Atzmaut… Read More
Teenage Surfer Rescued From Drowning Near Nitzanim Beach September 12, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Sunday morning just after 8:00 a.m., a teenage boy was surfing with his father when he suddenly lost control… Read More
A United Hatzalah EMT Talks About His Experience As A First Responder in NYC During 9/11 September 11, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - This Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the tragedy of September 11th, 2001. Most people who were old enough remember… Read More
United Hatzalah Ambulance Team Saves Choking Victim On Rosh HaShanah September 9, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Just after 2:30 pm on Wednesday afternoon, the second day of Rosh HaShanah, United Hatzalah regional paramedic Doron Shapir, was… Read More
Jerusalem Woman Saved After Near-Fatal Allergic Reaction To Pomegranates and Honey On Rosh Hashanah Night September 9, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - On the first night of Rosh Hashanah, a woman’s life was saved after she had an anaphylactic reaction to Honey… Read More
A Satisfaction All It’s Own September 5, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - On Wednesday evening at 7:33 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer Bat Sheva Gross was baking at home when she was alerted… Read More
United Hatzalah and IDF Homefront Command Train Muslim East-Jerusalem Volunteers In Earthquake Response September 5, 2021 Posted in: Education and training, Press - 30 Muslim United Hatzalah volunteers from east Jerusalem underwent specialized rescue training by the IDF’s Home Front Command last week.… Read More
Blessings From The Sky – United Hatzalah’s Tiberias Chapter Introduces Aquatic Rescue Drone September 2, 2021 Posted in: Press, Vehicles - Last month, United Hatzalah’s Tiberias chapter received a special life-saving tool, a brand new aquatic rescue drone. The new drone… Read More
Performing CPR In Nursing Home September 1, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Monday afternoon, just before 2:00 p.m., a 61-year-old man was sitting down for a meal with his wife in… Read More
Two Successful CPRs In Eilat In One Day September 1, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Friday morning, at 9:30 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Natan Balti was in his home in the southern city… Read More
Forest Fire In Givat Yearim Breaks Out Two Hours After A Simulated Forest Fire Training Drill Concluded in The Same Location August 25, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Education and training, Press, Vehicles - United Hatzalah volunteers have been dispatched and are currently on scene at a fire that broke out in the forest… Read More
From Serological Testing To Lifesaving August 25, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Tuesday evening, just after 7:00 p.m., a woman in her 80’s, with pre-existing medical conditions, suddenly collapsed in front… Read More
Quick Intervention By EMTs Saves The Life Of A Holon Man August 24, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Monday morning just after 10:00 a.m., a 75-year-old man who suffers from a disability fell from his wheelchair and… Read More
The Best Birthday Gift – Her Son’s Life August 23, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - Gal is a United Hatzalah volunteer from Or HaGanuz, a town in northern Israel. On Thursday afternoon, Gal and his… Read More
Saving a Child The Day He Brought Home His Own August 23, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - On Thursday morning in Kiryat Ata, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yechezkel Solomons was getting ready to bring home his wife… Read More
From Selichot To Lifesaving August 22, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Sunday morning at 3:40 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Hillel Hamoi was just preparing to go to bed. He… Read More
Eli Beer Responds To Pashkvillim Decrying United Hatzalah As Transgressing Laws of Modesty By Training Women EMTs August 19, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, Women Volunteers - Earlier this week, posters went up in the more Charedi sections of Beit Shemesh accusing United Hatzalah of transgressing the… Read More
Going the Distance To Save a Life August 18, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Wednesday morning, just after 4:00 a.m., United Hatzalah Dispatch and Command Center was notified about a serious medical emergency… Read More
Runners Raise Half-a-Million Dollars For United Hatzalah In 5K Race August 18, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press -  Over 400 runners from five different countries joined together as part of the second annual Race To Save Lives 5k… Read More
Attending The Wedding Of The Soldier He Saved Six Years Prior August 17, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On a Wednesday, October 21st, 2015, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Michael Cohen was on his way home to the town… Read More
Groom Breaks The Glass and His Foot Under The Chuppah August 17, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Sunday evening in Rishon LeZion, a groom broke more than the glass under the chuppah during his wedding in… Read More
Two Torontonian Sisters and a Teanecker Friend Save A Life At A Beit Shemesh Pool August 11, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - On Tuesday afternoon, just after 3:00 p.m., a man in his fifties was swimming in the community pool in Beit… Read More
“Thanks To His Wife He Is Alive” August 10, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Early on Tuesday morning, just before 1:00 a.m. a man in his 50s suffered a cardiac arrest in his home… Read More
Petah Tikva EMT Performs CPR On Foreigner And Saves His Life August 10, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Monday afternoon, just after 12:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Gilad Sharaby was in his home in Petah Tikva… Read More
Pre-Shabbat Tragedy Prevented on The Kinneret August 9, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles, Women Volunteers -  On Friday afternoon around 3:30 in the afternoon, a young woman who was wearing a lifejacket began to swim away… Read More
Store Manager Saves Choking Baby August 8, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday night, at 8:15 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Daniel Ashosh was managing his store in Alta shopping center… Read More
EMTs Save The Life Of Cardiac Arrest Patient in Kiryat Yam August 8, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Just after 10:00 p.m. on Saturday night in the quiet Haifa suburb of Kiryat Yam, a man in his late… Read More
Between Delivery and Deliverance August 5, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - 46-year-old Gili Gahuzi is a married man and father of three who has been working as a delivery man for… Read More
16-Year-Old Son Of EMT Initiates CPR On Collapsed Victim Saves His Life August 5, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - Just after 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening in the city of Afula a woman in her 60s collapsed on Arlozorov… Read More
EMTs Save Afula Man In Successful CPR August 4, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - Just after 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, a man in his 60s suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed on Mishmar HaYarden… Read More
Reuniting with a burn victim two years later August 3, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Sunday afternoon, the town Adam, otherwise known as Geva Binyamin, held a community day for all residents in the… Read More
Giving A Bit More Time August 3, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Wednesday night, at 9:45 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Eric Barel was in his home in Carmiel when he… Read More
Tel Aviv district court denies MDA the majority of its lawsuit and says MDA’s criticism of United Hatzalah “is not true” July 30, 2021 Posted in: Press - In a ruling that was handed down regarding the lawsuit filed by Magen David Adom (MDA) against United Hatzalah for… Read More
Dispatchers Called Upon To Leave Shift In Order To Save A Life July 28, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Technology, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday morning just before 1:00 a.m., United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center’s shift was coming to an end, when… Read More
EMTs Help A 90-Year-Old Woman Leave Her Home For The First Time in Five Years July 28, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Miriam is a 90-year-old woman who lives in Rishon LeZion and has not left her home for the past five… Read More
Israel’s Ministry of Communications Rejects the Demand Of MDA To Cancel United Hatzalah’s Number 1221 July 27, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Technology - Members of the committee that oversees the allocation and management of shortened phone numbers in the Ministry of Communications officially… Read More
Collaborative Effort Of First Responders Saves A Jerusalem Man’s Life July 25, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Sunday morning just after 9:00 a.m., a man in his 70s collapsed while taking a shower in the neighborhood… Read More
After a Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Quick Intervention By EMTs Saves Rehovot Man’s Life July 22, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - Volunteer EMT Micah Shalom hails from the bustling city of Rehovot, just south of Tel Aviv. At approximately 12:30 A.M.… Read More
EMT Gets Help From Some Neighbors To Locate A Suffering Woman and Save Her Life July 22, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Monday afternoon on Yefe Nof Street in Tiberias (Tevaria), a woman in her 50s began to feel unwell and… Read More
From Providing Care At A Corona Hotel To Saving A Life in A Cemetery In A matter Of Minutes July 20, 2021 Posted in: COVID-19, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - On Monday afternoon, just after 11 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Tova Shtiglitz was finishing up a shift at the… Read More
Doing Everything I Can to Help July 19, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features - Just before 3:00 a.m. on Monday morning, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shadi Shawar, who lives in the largely Muslim neighborhood… Read More
“Never Could I Predict Something Like This” July 19, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - By- Hadas Rucham  On Thursday afternoon, June 24th, Israel received the tragic news coming from Surfside, Florida regarding the collapse… Read More
Beit Shemesh Mayor Thanks United Hatzalah Following Successful Mass Casualty Incident Drill July 15, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Community Outreach, Education and training, Press, Vehicles, Women Volunteers - On Wednesday night, United Hatzalah of Israel held a mass-casualty-incident drill that simulated a bridge collapsing on Highway 38. The… Read More
EMT’s First Successful CPR Saves Bnei Brak Woman’s Life July 15, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Tuesday evening, at 6:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Haim Volis had just returned to his home in Bnei… Read More
Saving A Life With Kindness – A Look At A Ten Kavod Emergency July 14, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers -  Just before 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening, an elderly man who lives at home and has no family to care… Read More
Student Leaves Zoom Class To Save Modiin Woman Suffering From Anaphylactic Reaction in the Nick of Time July 14, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - On Monday evening, at 6:30 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Noemi Dray was in an online Zoom class in her… Read More
United Hatzalah Holds Combined Mass Casualty Incident Training Just Days After The Mass Casualty Incident in Meron July 13, 2021 Posted in: Education and training, Press, Women Volunteers - On Tuesday night, just five days after the Meron tragedy, United Hatzalah held a mass-casualty-incident (MCI) training drill in the… Read More
EMTs Perform Successful CPR On Neve Yaakov Man After He Stopped Breathing July 13, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday evening, on Reuven Gamzon Street in the Neve Yaakov neighborhood of Jerusalem, a young man in his 20s,… Read More
Muslim and Jewish EMTs Join Together To Save a Life In Pisgat Zeev July 12, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Sunday night just before midnight, a couple from the Pisgat Zeev neighborhood in Jerusalem was about to go to… Read More
I Became An EMT To Help My Daughter, Last Night I Saved Someone Else’s July 8, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - My name is Chagit Biton, I live in Kiryat Malachi and I make wigs for a living. Thank G-d I… Read More
Saving A Father In Front Of His Children July 8, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Tuesday night, just after 8 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yishai Salomon was in his home winding down after… Read More
Vacationing Charedi Woman Joins Local Secular Man In Car Accident Rescue July 8, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - On Wednesday morning, just before 11 a.m., Rebecca Yom Tov, a Jerusalemite who volunteers as an EMT in United Hatzalah’s… Read More
The Beauty Of Humanity Brought Out By a Therapy Dog July 4, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - Batya Jaffe is one of the six Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit (PCRU) members from United Hatzalah currently active in… Read More
Easing The Ongoing Trauma Of Not Knowing – Together July 4, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - As rescue efforts in the community of Surfside, Florida continue, United Hatzalah of Israel was dispatched on Saturday night together… Read More
Arriving in The Nick Of Time June 24, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Itzhak Miro, who hails from Tirat Carmel, a suburb of Haifa on the western slopes of… Read More
Knowing What To Do On Shabbat June 24, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On a recent Shabbat at the end of May, a two-year-old girl was suffering from a suspected respiratory emergency at… Read More
EMT Saves A Life On The Way To His Son’s Graduation June 23, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Monday night, just after 7:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Haim Gil David was on his way out of… Read More
EMT Uses New Defibrillator and Medical Kit To Save A Life June 21, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features -  On Sunday night in Beitar Illit, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shlomo Caap was in the local synagogue attending a lecture… Read More
Helping Others Is What Life Is All About June 21, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Sunday afternoon, a man in his 70s had just finished a medical checkup at the MAR Institute on Rav… Read More
Lifeguard and Doctor Perform A Pool Rescue and Save a 3-Year-Old June 20, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Wednesday evening, just after 5:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Dr. Yonatan Ben-Nur was driving his ambucycle near his… Read More
It’s About Doing The Work And Helping Others June 20, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Wednesday morning just after 10:00  a.m. David Birnbaum, who works as the director of a Yeshiva in the city… Read More
“Untraditional Party Crashers” – Performing CPR And Saving A Life At A Wedding June 17, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Community Outreach, Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday night at 11:24 p.m., a couple was celebrating their wedding in Modi’in Illit when the groom's grandfather suddenly… Read More
Rescuing A Girl Who Fell Off A Cliff June 17, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Sunday evening, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Samr Salama was in his home in the town of Ein Naqquba when… Read More
Jewish Factory Manager Saves The Life Of An Electrocuted Arab Worker June 15, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features -  Ehud Yardeni lives in Kiryat Gat and works as a section manager at a factory that makes juices in the… Read More
Muslim Man Saves His Neighbor’s Life Just Before Friday Prayers June 13, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Friday, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Muhammad Aliyan was at his home in the Beit Safafa neighborhood of Jerusalem preparing… Read More
The Sunday Morning Phone Call That Saved A Life June 13, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Early Sunday morning, at 2:30 a.m., three United Hatzalah volunteers were finishing an ambulance shift. The driver, Niv Bohbot had… Read More
Saving An Unconscious Man In The Old City of Jerusalem June 10, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Tuesday evening, at 5:00 p.m. in Jerusalem, a 56-year-old man was taking a nap when his daughter came to… Read More
After a Man Is struck By a Train, Quick Medical Intervention By EMTs Saves His Life June 10, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Lidan Feedling, an event producer who lives in Netanya with his wife and two children, was at home one recent… Read More
Cyclist Suffers Cardiac Arrest Mid-Ride and is Saved By Group Doctor and First Responders June 8, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday morning just before 11:00 a.m., a group of pensioners was cycling on a bicycle trail through the woods… Read More
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein Recognize Present United Hatzalah With Commendation For Their Efforts In Eradicating The Coronavirus June 8, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, COVID-19, Press - Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein awarded United Hatzalah with a certificate of commendation for the organization’s… Read More
A Busy Wednesday Results In Two Lives Being Saved June 7, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Aryeh Goldberg from the city of Bnei Brak, had a very eventful day last Wednesday. While… Read More
Sunday Morning Rescue By Your Friendly Neighborhood Grocer June 7, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - At 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Issac Mougrabi was working his shift at a supermarket in Holon.… Read More
Saving a Life In The Building Where I Was Standing June 7, 2021 Posted in: Education and training, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Lior Eskenasy was riding his ambucycle down Ha’Amoraim Street in Holon just before 1:00 a.m. on… Read More
EMTs Save Police Officer Injured In Line of Duty June 2, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Wednesday morning, at 8:10 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Amir Rahmani was in his home in Givat Ze’ev when… Read More
Running a Tourist Hotel And Saving Lives June 2, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - Dalton resident, Orly Ezra is a woman of many talents, in addition to running her own tourism business and renting… Read More
Doing CPR On A Treadmill June 2, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Monday morning, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avi Behar was driving his ambucycle on HaOrgim street in Ashdod on his… Read More
EMT Arrives in 35 Seconds To Save A Neighbour’s Choking Baby May 31, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Sunday afternoon, just before 1:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Ron Cohen was in his home in northern Tel… Read More
Coming From A Place Of Kindness May 30, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - On Thursday night, over 300 United Hatzalah volunteers gathered in Mount Meron, for a commemorative ceremony in honor of the… Read More
United Hatzalah Holds Commemorative Ceremony for the Fallen in the Meron Tragedy May 30, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Education and training, Press - President and Founder of United Hatzalah Eli Beer did during the event which took place at the Toldos Aharon section… Read More
Saving a Woman I’ve Saved Before May 27, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Late Wednesday afternoon, Bashir Abu Ata, a Muslim volunteer with United Hatzalah was driving on the highway near the entrance… Read More
EMT Performs CPR On His Father, Saves His Life May 27, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - Roi Ido is a United Hatzalah volunteer hailing from the city Kfar Saba. On Tuesday morning at 7:50 a.m., Roi… Read More
Jerusalem Seniors Sponsor Life-Saving e-Bike May 26, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, Vehicles - When rockets are falling and Jews are under attack, some people feel helpless and despondent. Not the residents of Beit… Read More
Being Reminded That Miracles Happen May 26, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Thursday evening, May 13th, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avi Nafoussi was visiting a family member in the town of… Read More
Volunteer Drops What He Is Holding To Go Save A Life May 26, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Sunday afternoon, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yoni Tzadok was in the middle of his delivery shift in the bustling… Read More
Fighting A Battle I Have To Win May 20, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Saturday night, just after 9:30 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT David Baluka was in his home in Neve Ziv,… Read More
Amid the Tensions, Jewish EMTs Perform CPR In East Jerusalem, Save A Muslim Man’s life May 20, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Early Sunday morning, Shimon Afgin and Avi Gian, two Jewish volunteer EMTs with United Hatzalah, were on their scheduled ambulance… Read More
Dispatch, Crisis and Mental Health. An In-depth Look with UH Medical Director Avi Marcus. May 20, 2021 Posted in: Behind the Orange Vest Series, Community Outreach, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit - The last two and a half weeks have been extremely busy for United Hatzalah's Medical Director, Avi Marcus. Avi also runs the… Read More
**UPDATED: Emergency Campaign For Israel – Additional $1,000,000 match above and beyond $1 Million Matching Grant By Rabbi Erica and Mark Gerson May 15, 2021 Posted in: Press - Thanks to the tremendous response to Mark and Erica Gerson's $1 Million Match, an additional $1,000,000 match has just been… Read More
Muslim Doctor Lightly Injured After Protecting A Jewish Man With His Own Body During An Attempted Lynch in Tamra May 13, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features - Amid the violence plaguing numerous cities in Israel in the past week, a throng of Muslims attempted to lynch a… Read More
Performing CPR During A Missile Attack May 12, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Tuesday night, as Rocket fire from the Gaza Strip rained down on Israel, United Hatzalah volunteers continued responding to… Read More
Giving a Neighbor Another Chance At Life May 10, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features -  On Monday morning just after 7:00 a.m., a man in his 70’s was at home on Zalman Shneur Street in… Read More
Saving A Life With Speed and Sensitivity on Sunday Morning May 9, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles, Women Volunteers - Early on Sunday morning, just before 1:00 a.m. Pnina Hadas had just finished preparing a project for her university class… Read More
Helping a Young Girl After A Three Storey Fall April 29, 2021 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Tuesday night, at 19:45 p.m., a 12-year-old girl was with her friends in the Sarig outdoor mall, located in… Read More
Director-Generals of 10 Government Ministries Discuss Cooperation With United Hatzalah and Dedicate 10 New Emergency Ambucycles During Visit To Headquarters April 29, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, Vehicles - During a special visit to United Hatzalah’s headquarters in Jerusalem that took place on Monday, 10 Director-Generals of government offices… Read More
Prayers And Medical Intervention Save A Life In Petach Tikvah April 29, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Monday evening, just after 5:00 p.m., a man in his 60s was taking a walk on Jerusalem Street in… Read More
EMT Saves Child Who Choked On A Candy April 27, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Thursday night just before 8:00 p.m., a 12-year-old girl was playing with her year and a half old brother… Read More
3:00 a.m. CPR Gives Dimona Octogenarian A New Chance At Life April 25, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Thursday morning just before 3:00 a.m., a man in his mid-80s had woken up in his home on Hashalva… Read More
Saving a Life In A Cemetery April 25, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Monday evening, just before 6:00 p.m., a 43-year-old man had gone to The New Cemetery in Be’er Sheva to… Read More
3:00 a.m. CPR Gives Dimona Octogenarian A New Chance At Life April 22, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Thursday morning just before 3:00 a.m., a man in his mid-80s had woken up in his home on Hashalva… Read More
United Hatzalah Launches “Year of the Volunteer” and Saving Lives Sunday Telethon April 22, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Community Outreach, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - United Hatzalah of Israel, the largest independent, non-profit, fully volunteer Emergency Medical Service in Israel, announces the launch of its… Read More
Pre-Shabbat Rescue in Ashdod April 20, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Friday afternoon, a man in his mid-fifties was sitting in his living room in his apartment in Ashdod relaxing,… Read More
EMT Saves Neighbor With Hour-Long CPR Effort April 20, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday morning just before 9:00 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Or Krigman was in his home in the city… Read More
Unity In The Name Of Sport April 18, 2021 Posted in: Press - Like many other countries, Israel is no stranger to unity in the name of sport. With soccer being the national… Read More
Saving The Life Of a Southern Neighbor April 18, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Two weeks ago, at 7:00 PM on Tuesday night, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Eli Koon was in his home in… Read More
Leaving Prayers To Heal Trauma, Both Physical and Racial April 14, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday morning, just after 7:00 a.m., Daniel Katzenstein, a United Hatzalah volunteer who works at United Hatzalah’s offices, was… Read More
From Minibus To Ambucycle, A Volunteer EMT Speaks About A Life He Saved April 14, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Sasson Dabul is a mini-bus driver who lives in Ramat HaSharon and works all over the country. In his spare… Read More
Ramadan Rescue Of Muslim Man In Jewish Town of Neriya April 14, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features - A Muslim construction worker in his 40s was working on a new construction site near the horse ranch in the… Read More
EMTs Save Life of Arab Boy With Chronic Heart Condition April 12, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - In the northern Muslim town of Deir el-Asad, a two-year-old boy who suffers from a chronic heart condition known as… Read More
Beating The Clock To Save A Life April 12, 2021 Posted in: Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Sunday night just after 8 p.m., a 43-year-old man with no chronic illnesses was on a jog on Metula… Read More
Saving A Life In A Kfar Saba Library April 11, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Sunday morning, just after 10:00 a.m., a man in his 60s was browsing through some book in the municipal… Read More
Two Muslim Ambulance Drivers Save The Life Of a Collapsed Neighbor April 11, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Community Outreach, Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Wednesday morning, just before 9:00 a.m. in the town of Jadeidi-Makr in the Galilee, Farok Dabas was sleeping after… Read More
Ambulance Driver Saves Three Lives In One Day April 8, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m. in Teveria, United Hatzalah volunteer Paramedic David Merizan began a day of lifesaving that… Read More
Surprise Joint Training Exercise Between United Hatzalah and the Galilee Medical Center Held in Nahariya April 7, 2021 Posted in: Education and training, Press - On Tuesday night, United Hatzalah together in partnership with the Galilee Medical Center, security forces, and the Municipality of Nahariya,… Read More
An Unlikely Encounter with a Holocaust Survivor April 6, 2021 Posted in: Behind the Orange Vest Series, Coexistence, COVID-19 -   Namah Abohaikal is a 22-year-old volunteer EMT living in the Arab village of Ein Naqquba, located 15 kilometers west of… Read More
Trio of Muslim and Jewish EMTs, Save a Disabled Woman’s Life April 6, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday morning, a woman with disabilities lost consciousness and collapsed at a care center near the town of Ma’aleh… Read More
Mother, Daughter, and Guest, Leave Mimouna Celebration To Save A Life April 4, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers -  On Sunday morning, just after 12:45 a.m., a 35-year-old mother of two collapsed during the traditional Mimouna celebration. The unfortunate… Read More
From Death To Life in 10 Minutes March 25, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Monday night at 10:50 p.m. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shalom Belchamo from Kiryat Gat was at home cleaning his… Read More
Enriching Lives By Saving Lives March 25, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Tuesday afternoon, just before 4:00 p.m. a man in his early 60s was walking down Jaffa Street in Jerusalem… Read More
Seizing The Opportunity To Help A Blind and Homebound Senior Citizen March 22, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, COVID-19, Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Sunday around 3:00 p.m., Yehuda Amitay and Meir Vaanunu were transferring elderly patients to receive their Covid-19 vaccines in… Read More
Getting A New Chance At Life, Just Before Pesach March 21, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Thursday morning, just after 9:00 a.m., a man in his 70s was eating breakfast at his home on Herzl… Read More
Successful CPR Followed By A Car Accident March 18, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Tuesday morning, just after 10 a.m., a resident of the coastal city Ashdod in her 90’s was having trouble… Read More
Saving A Choking Baby On Route 60 On Shabbat March 18, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Adir Nahmany is a full-time Member of the municipality in the southern city Be’er Sheva. On the weekends, when he… Read More
EMT Couple Saves The Life Of A Young Woman With A Chronic Illness March 18, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - Just after midnight on Wednesday morning, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs Reuven and Chana Kushilevich spent their evening on their weekly… Read More
Saving a Man’s Life, For The Second Time March 17, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Tuesday morning, at 10:30 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Alan Malka was in his home in Petah Tikva getting… Read More
Atara Twersky Hosts Eli Beer On “Changing The Course” Podcast March 16, 2021 Posted in: Uncategorized - Eli Beer President of United Hatzalah Eli Beer president of United Hatzalah was just a six-year-old boy when he witnessed… Read More
Keeping a Dream and a Person Alive March 15, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Sunday evening, just after 5:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer Gilad Sharabi received an emergency alert to an 83-year-old woman… Read More
When Volunteering Becomes Personal March 15, 2021 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - 27-year-old Yhoodit Mazooz is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and resident of the city Holon. Since she was a young… Read More
3:00 A.M. Rescue In Jerusalem March 14, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles, Women Volunteers - This morning, just before 3:00 a.m., a 56-year-old mother suffered a heart attack and collapsed at her home in Jerusalem.… Read More
Salesforce Highlights United Hatzalah In Article On Nonprofits Tackling Coronavirus Challenges March 14, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Technology - This article originally appeared on salesforce.org's website.   By: Carmen Dowell, Director, Technology Investments at Salesforce.org and Kate Smiles, Project Coordinator,… Read More
Twins Celebrate Their Birthday On The Same Ambulance On Which They Were Born March 11, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Wednesday, four years to the day after receiving an alert about a woman in labor, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs… Read More
EMTs Visit Heart Attack Victim Whose Life They Saved March 11, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Tuesday night, just after midnight, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Lior Filshteiner was winding down in his home in Hod… Read More
Ambassador David Friedman Headlines Group of Distinguished Leaders Who Join United Hatzalah’s International Board March 10, 2021 Posted in: Press - United Hatzalah is expanding its international board and bringing on some remarkable people who have made large impacts on the… Read More
Sanaa Mahameed “Our Common Goal Is Saving Lives”- Jewish and Muslim EMTs Leave Training Class To Save A Life March 10, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles, Women Volunteers - On Monday night at 9:30 p.m., four United Hatzalah volunteers were participating in an advanced EMT training class. Three of… Read More
Thinking Counterintuitively To Save A Life March 9, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Saturday night, just after 7:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yossi Teshuva was sitting with his family for dinner… Read More
Small-Town EMT Goes The Distance To Save A Woman’s Life March 8, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - On Saturday night, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Hen Rotenberg, who has been recently volunteering in the Jerusalem vaccination center administering… Read More
Behind the Orange Vest: A Conversation with Vicky Tiferet on International Women’s Day March 8, 2021 Posted in: Behind the Orange Vest Series, Women Volunteers - Vicky Tiferet was recently appointed as the head of United Hatzalah’s Hula Valley chapter, becoming the first woman in the… Read More
Three CPRs In One Day March 7, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features -  On Tuesday at 4:30 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Menachem Slovatizky was returning in his ambulance from an unsuccessful CPR… Read More
First Aid Training Center Opened By United Hatzalah in Kfar Qassem March 7, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Community Outreach, Education and training, Press - Zim Urban Life Corporation, under the auspices of Rani Zim, assisted United Hatzalah to build its new regional training and… Read More
“We Are Here To Help; Today Is no Different” March 4, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Early one Friday afternoon in the middle of February, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Netanel Moyal was preparing for Shabbat in… Read More
New Pesach Haggadah Just Released from United Hatzalah Chairman Mark Gerson March 4, 2021 Posted in: Press - We are delighted to announce that Mark Gerson, our great friend and the co-founder and Chairman of United Hatzalah,  has… Read More
A Burning Passion To Help March 2, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles, Women Volunteers - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Sophie Donio who works and lives in the southern city Eilat, rescued an older woman on… Read More
The Strangest Life Saving CPR I’ve Ever Encountered March 2, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday morning, just after 10:00 a.m. a woman in her 80s slipped in the shower and lost consciousness in… Read More
A Purim Miracle – “It Feels Like I Won The Lottery” March 1, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Friday afternoon, just after 1:00 p.m., a man in his 60s suffered a cardiac arrest in his own furniture… Read More
United Hatzalah Dedicates Day Of Lifesaving In Memory of Danielle Sonnenfeld On Anniversary of Her Death February 25, 2021 Posted in: Press - More than 6,000 volunteers of United Hatzalah provide emergency medical care to thousands of people across Israel ahead of the… Read More
United Hatzalah To Suspend Indefinitely All Unvaccinated Volunteers February 25, 2021 Posted in: COVID-19, Press - In a move that some may see as controversial, United Hatzalah Founder and President Eli Beer has instructed the chapter… Read More
Thankful Family Gives Mishloach Manot To First Responder Who Helped Two Brothers In Separate Instances February 23, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yagel Bar Kama, makes his living as a dog-walker in northern Tel Aviv. Whenever he receives… Read More
National Project For Vaccinating All Holocaust Survivors in Israel Opens February 22, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, COVID-19, Press - On Sunday morning, the Claims Conference initiated a new project in partnership with United Hatzalah that will orchestrate a national… Read More
Stepping Up To Save A Life When No One Else Is Around February 22, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Shabbat morning, just after 10 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avraham Farkash was walking to synagogue in the town… Read More
One of Those Days That Make It All Worthwhile February 21, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Sunday morning, just after 8:00 a.m. passersby spotted a woman sprawled on a mattress in an alleyway just off… Read More
No One Gets Left Behind February 17, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, COVID-19, Press, Vehicles - With more than a quarter of its citizens fully vaccinated, and nearly half of the country having received their first… Read More
These Contagious Acts Of Lifesaving and Loving Kindness February 16, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday afternoon, just after 3:00 p.m. a man in his 60s  standing in the check-out line of a local… Read More
Performing CPR On The Way To Work February 15, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - At 7:30 on Monday morning a man collapsed on the street in Moshav Bnei Yehuda in the Golan Heights. An… Read More
An Early-Morning Rescue in East Jerusalem February 15, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features - This morning, (Sunday) just after 2:30 a.m., a 72-year-old man collapsed in his apartment in the A-Tur neighborhood of the… Read More
For This Couple, Saving Lives Is Just Another Part Of Marital Bliss February 14, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - 46-year-old Vered Amir and 55-year-old Yossi Amir are a married couple who both volunteer as  United Hatzalah EMTs. They live… Read More
Bringing Good Deeds Into The World February 11, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - Shimrit Cohen is a United Hatzalah EMT from Tiberias who also volunteers with the organization’s emergency room (ER) assistance program… Read More
Psychotrauma Dog Unit Providing Psychological First Aid After The Loss of A Young Wife February 9, 2021 Posted in: Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, UH Volunteer Features - On a Monday evening in January, a young woman who had recently given birth to the family’s first child collapsed… Read More
Finding the Motivation To Keep Going, Even When We Don’t Succeed February 9, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Wednesday afternoon in Givat Ze’ev, a young boy just under two years old was playing in his backyard when… Read More
When the Ambulance Is Too Far Away To Help February 7, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Last Thursday evening, a woman was in her home in Akko, preparing dinner in the kitchen when she suddenly collapsed… Read More
Saying Thank You 13 Years Later February 4, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - This past Monday evening, United Hatzalah volunteer and Rehovot resident Micha Shulem walked into one of the shuls in the… Read More
A Year After The Tragic Accident, Family Dedicates Ambucycle Donated In Honor Etai Rimel’s Bar Mitzvah February 4, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On December 1st, 2019, the lives of the Rimel family were devastated when an Arab driver hit their car at… Read More
Father Resuscitated In The Rain After Collapsing In Front Of Son Just Before Shabbat February 1, 2021 Posted in: COVID-19, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - In what turned out to be a dramatic and successful CPR that took place on Friday evening, just as Shabbat… Read More
Decorated EMT Becomes First Woman Head Of a Chapter For United Hatzalah January 31, 2021 Posted in: Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - Vicky Tiferet, who is a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah in the northern town of Moshav Yuval, was appointed as… Read More
A Miraculous Delivery On Route 1 January 28, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - This past Monday night, just after 8 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avraham Arnon was finishing his shift in the… Read More
The Brit Milah That Almost Wasn’t January 28, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - A Brit Milah that took place in Bat Yam recently became an even more emotional event after the mother of… Read More
Returning A Life That Was Lost January 27, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Friday afternoon, a 73-year-old Ramla resident with severe chronic medical issues sat down for lunch when he unexpectedly began… Read More
Ambulances Transport Elderly To Receive Their Vaccinations January 27, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, COVID-19, Press, Ten Kavod, Vehicles - Answering a need faced by many elderly or disabled persons who are without cars, and for whom the use of… Read More
EMTs Perform Successful CPR on Sunday After Responding To An Entirely Different Medical Emergency January 26, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Sunday evening just after 7:00 p.m., a car accident took place in Ashdod, on Ha’Atzmaut Street. Two cars impacted… Read More
Two Neighbors Save The Life Of A Third January 25, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - A woman in her 70s was eating lunch this past Friday in the town of Nof HaGalil in northern Israel… Read More
Welcoming Shabbat With A Successful CPR January 24, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Friday evening, just as Shabbat was coming in, a 25-year-old man had collapsed in his apartment on Ya’akov Krol… Read More
Israeli Startup Nanosynex Aims to Bring Rapid COVID-19 Test Kits To Israeli Markets January 21, 2021 Posted in: COVID-19, Press - Nanosynex, a startup whose mission is to save lives by speeding up diagnostic processes, is working to bring a new… Read More
Working Together To Save a Life January 20, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - On Monday afternoon, a 28-year-old man collapsed for unknown reasons in his house on Yerushalayim Street in Afula. His worried… Read More
Sunday In Holon With A Dying Man January 20, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - This past Sunday night, just after 7:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Meir Turgeman was at his home in Holon… Read More
Blinded By The Will To Help, Volunteer Rushes Into Muslim Quarter To Help Arab Woman January 19, 2021 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features - United Hatzalah volunteer Neorai Tzemach works as a security guard at the Jerusalem Central Bus Station. Whether on or off… Read More
Women’s Unit at the Forefront of Lifesaving: An Interview with Gitty Beer January 19, 2021 Posted in: COVID-19, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - Gitty Beer, the busy mom of five, a new grandmother, and the wife of United Hatzalah’s founder Eli Beer, started… Read More
U.S. Ambassador David Friedman Kicks Off ‘Farewell Week’ By Visiting United Hatzalah January 18, 2021 Posted in: Press -  “We are deeply touched.” These were the words that U.S. Ambassador David Friedman told the President and Founder of United… Read More
A Jab Of Love January 17, 2021 Posted in: COVID-19, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - 30-year-old Yogev and 22-year-old Noa Ben-Yehuda are a married couple living in Ashdod. The couple volunteer as United Hatzalah EMTs… Read More
Searching For A Missing Woman In The Jerusalem Forest January 14, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Tuesday night, just after 11 p.m., a 30-year-old woman was declared missing from her home. The worried family reported… Read More
From Giving a Bath To Giving Breath January 14, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On a recent evening at 8:30 PM, a 47-year-old man from Givat Ko’ach, a small moshav bordering the Judean hills,… Read More
History in the Making: Israel’s Campaign to Vaccinate as Told by 5 UH Medics January 13, 2021 Posted in: COVID-19, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers -   United Hatzalah medics continue to take an active lead in Israel's COVID-19 vaccination efforts. Last Saturday evening, the cover… Read More
Following Unsuccessful CPR United Hatzalah Team Assists New Olim And Positive Covid-19 Patients With Fallout January 13, 2021 Posted in: COVID-19, Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - A medical emergency took a turn for the worst in the Jerusalem peripheral neighborhood of Givat Ze’ev last Sunday afternoon,… Read More
United Hatzalah is greatly saddened by the passing of American philanthropist Sheldon Adelson. January 12, 2021 Posted in: Press - United Hatzalah is greatly saddened by the passing of American philanthropist Sheldon Adelson. Sheldon was a visionary business and philanthropic… Read More
Keeping The Elderly Warm In Midst Of Corona Winter January 11, 2021 Posted in: Press, Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features - Due to the winter cold and the countrywide lockdown restrictions becoming tightened and more severe, United Hatzalah along with the… Read More
Mother-Daughter Duo Help Evacuate and Calm Residents During Building Fire January 11, 2021 Posted in: Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - Dr. Batya Ludman is a United Hatzalah volunteer in the Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit (PCRU), hailing from Ra’anana. This… Read More
Talking a Former Student Down Off A Ledge January 7, 2021 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features - On Monday, just after 9:00 p.m., a man who was suffering from a mental health condition climbed the White Mosque… Read More
Seeing The Result Of My Lifesaving Actions January 7, 2021 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features - On Monday night, just after 10 p.m. in the northern city of Tzfat (Safed), A 60-year-old handyman began suffering acute… Read More
Holon Woman Resuscitated on Her Birthday January 6, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday morning at 11:30, Yaniv Abayov, who usually studies in a Kollel, was learning at his home in Holon,… Read More
Meeting My Future Wife After Saving a Life January 4, 2021 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features - Shlomo Toledano, is a volunteer EMT and emergency electric bicycle rider with United Hatzalah who hails from the city of… Read More
Successful Search And Rescue Finds Three Missing Girls In Petah Tikva January 4, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday afternoon, the 21st of December, three young girls, all 9-year-olds, were declared missing from their homes in Petah… Read More
Helping A Coworker Through a Heart Attack January 3, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - One month ago, at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday night, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Guy Ezer was at home in Northern… Read More
Behind The Orange Vest: Volunteering Through the Eyes of Esther Pamensky January 3, 2021 Posted in: Behind the Orange Vest Series, Women Volunteers - 45 year-old Esther Pamensky, originally from New York, lives in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramat Eshkol with her husband and… Read More
The Post Office Can Wait December 31, 2020 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - Two months ago, on Monday afternoon, an accident had occurred on Ramatayim Street in Hod Hasharon. A motorcyclist had crashed… Read More
Paying Attention To The Details When Assisting Patients in Shock December 31, 2020 Posted in: Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, UH Volunteer Features - Last Tuesday morning, an elderly woman, with a history of multiple chronic medical issues, collapsed and hit her head in… Read More
Community Volunteers Cooperate to Transport Elderly and Disabled to their Vaccinations During Lockdown December 30, 2020 Posted in: Press, Ten Kavod - United Hatzalah has partnered with the group Yad Beyad for the Development of Mevaseret Zion, a non-profit, in a new… Read More
Inbar & Marius Nacht Family Foundation Assists In Providing Oxygen For Israeli EMS Workers December 29, 2020 Posted in: Press - Throughout the year 2020, United Hatzalah has been at the forefront of providing a medical and humanitarian response to people… Read More
Taking A Break From Coffee To Save A Life December 27, 2020 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - Ebud Beker is a Muslim United Hatzalah volunteer EMT hailing from the Al-Bustan neighborhood in East Jerusalem. This past Friday,… Read More
Providing Better Care For My Patients By Befriending Fellow First Responders December 24, 2020 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features - Yitzhak Sheinberg, a United Hatzalah volunteer from Haifa, works as a nurse’s assistant for a local health clinic. He is… Read More
Giving The Gift Of Oxygen To a Convulsing Man December 22, 2020 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - Last week on Friday night, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Gilad Orbach was sitting down for the Shabbat meal with his… Read More
Caring For The Elderly on Chanukah December 22, 2020 Posted in: Press, Ten Kavod - Over the course of the Chanukah holiday, United Hatzalah’s Ten Kavod (giving honor) project teamed up with the Ner Levi… Read More
A Pandemic Through an EMT’s eyes: 10 United Hatzalah Volunteers Share What They’ve Learned Being on the Frontlines December 22, 2020 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - How have the challenges of Covid-19 affected first responders in Israel on a day-to-day basis? In their own words, 10… Read More
A Touching Start To The Day December 21, 2020 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features, Uncategorized, Women Volunteers - On Sunday morning just after 7:00 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yoel Sarfati was returning home from synagogue when he… Read More
The Korenvaes Miracle Award – 8th Night of Hannukah Recipient – The Bedouin Doctor From Tel Sheva December 17, 2020 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features - Every night throughout Hanukkah, United Hatzalah will be awarding one highly dedicated volunteer with the annual Korenvaes Miracle Award. Tonight’s… Read More
The Korenvaes Miracle Award – 7th Night of Hannukah Recipient – The Ultra-Orthodox Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit Responder From Beitar Illit December 16, 2020 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - Every night throughout Hanukkah, United Hatzalah will be awarding one highly dedicated volunteer with the annual Korenvaes Miracle Award. Tonight’s… Read More
The Korenvaes Miracle Award – 6th Night of Hannukah Recipient – The Druze EMT From Julis Who Believes In Good Hearted People December 15, 2020 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features - Every night throughout Hanukkah, United Hatzalah will be awarding one highly dedicated volunteer with the annual Korenvaes Miracle Award. Tonight’s… Read More
The Korenvaes Miracle Award – 5th Night of Hannukah Recipient – The Muslim Woman Living Her Dream From Kfar Qassem December 14, 2020 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - Every night throughout Hanukkah, United Hatzalah will be awarding one highly dedicated volunteer with the annual Korenvaes Miracle Award. Tonight’s… Read More
The Korenvaes Miracle Award – 4th Night of Hannukah Recipient – The EMT Trainer From Mitzpe Netofa – Shaun Shlomo Spruch December 13, 2020 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features - Every night throughout Hanukkah, United Hatzalah will be awarding one highly dedicated volunteer with the annual Korenvaes Miracle Award. Tonight’s… Read More
The Korenvaes Miracle Award – 3rd Night of Hannukah Recipient – The Ten Kavod and EMS Volunteer From Beit Shemesh – Etti Peretz December 12, 2020 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features - Every night throughout Hanukkah, United Hatzalah will be awarding one highly dedicated volunteer with the annual Korenvaes Miracle Award. Tonight’s… Read More
Saving A Life On The Edge Of A Cliff December 12, 2020 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Moshe Raveh was attending to a medical emergency in the town of Shlomi on Shabbat afternoon… Read More
The Korenvaes Miracle Award – 2nd Night of Hannukah Recipient – The E-Bike Volunteer from Kfar Saba – Yaakov Mizrachi December 10, 2020 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - Every night throughout Hanukkah, United Hatzalah will be awarding one highly dedicated volunteer with the annual Korenvaes Miracle Award. Tonight’s… Read More
Health and Safety Tips From United Hatzalah For A Happy and Safe Hanukkah December 10, 2020 Posted in: Press, Uncategorized - Use a special location and apparatus to light the candles.  Many times fires occur due to the use of makeshift… Read More
The Korenvaes Miracle Award – 1st Night of Hannukah Recipient – Deputy Chapter Head of Hulla Valley Chapter – Vicki Tiferet December 10, 2020 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - Every night throughout Hanukkah, United Hatzalah will be awarding one highly dedicated volunteer with the annual Korenvaes Miracle Award. Tonight's… Read More
Why We Need To Carry Oxygen At All Times December 8, 2020 Posted in: Press, Uncategorized - One evening, a few months ago just after 8 p.m., a 47-year-old man from Givat Ko’ach, a small moshav bordering… Read More
Giving Back To Society By Saving Lives December 8, 2020 Posted in: Press, Uncategorized - Two weeks ago, on Monday around noon in Jerusalem, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yakov (who wishes to leave out his… Read More
Using Memories And Trusting Your Instinct To Save A Life December 8, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Yehezkel Gabay is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT hailing from the city of Tzfat (Safed). A few weeks ago, Yehezkel… Read More
A Quick Pit Stop December 3, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - On November 1st, just after 3:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Aryeh Shavit was on his way home from work… Read More
In a Real Feat of Magic – Jewish Magician Saves A Muslim Boy At His Own Magic Show November 26, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Aharon Avital, a magician who lives in Elad and works most of the time in the city of Hod Hasharon,… Read More
A Family Who Rides Together Saves Lives Together November 25, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Yisrael Tzairi, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT is often seen driving his ambucycle around the city of Petah Tikva where… Read More
Early Morning Rescue At Tel Aviv Train Station November 25, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - At 8:07 a.m. on Wednesday morning, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avraham Levy was returning home from staffing an all-night municipal… Read More
Sitting Up After A Fentanyl Overdose November 24, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Ra’anana native Yoni Sadon is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and driving instructor. He is one of the most active… Read More
After Performing Successful CPR On His Own Son, EMT Writes Emotional Letter Imploring All Parents to Learn Basic First Aid November 22, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized, Uncategorized -   Yesterday, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yoni Uziyahu from Rehovot, experienced something that no parent should have to go through.… Read More
Sharing My Husband For The Greater Good November 19, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - By Ruth Hametz, (This article first appeared in a blog on Times of Israel and is reprinted here with the author's… Read More
Woman Saves The Life Of Her Own Daughter Thanks To Her EMT Training November 19, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Towards the end of 2019, Roxanne Weinberg took an EMT training course to become a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT so… Read More
A Mid-Air Rescue In the Time of Corona November 18, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - This past Sunday night, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Moshe Weitzman, who lives in Ashdod, was flying back to Israel from… Read More
Saving A Life In a 12 Minute Traffic Jam November 15, 2020 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features, Uncategorized - Yossi Rotenberg works as the deputy director of a branch of Shufersal in the center of the country. This past… Read More
“Everyone Deserves To Be Respected” November 4, 2020 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features, Uncategorized - One month ago, a 13-year-old boy took advantage of his parents going away on a vacation and decided to throw… Read More
Anaphylactic Reaction Nearly Brings Tragedy To Quiet Shabbat Meal November 3, 2020 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features, Uncategorized - Two months ago, a family was sitting in their home in Haifa on Friday night for their Shabbat meal. Everything… Read More
United Hatzalah Head of Strategy Saves Local Grocery Store Owner October 29, 2020 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features - When Moti Elmaliach is not working as the head of strategy and PR at United Hatzalah, he is out saving… Read More
Health, Home Improvement & Humanitarian Aid. A Community Rallies Together To Do It All October 29, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Saturday night, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avi Bismouth responded to a medical emergency involving a person who dehydrated at… Read More
Beating The Angel of Death October 28, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - This past Rosh Hashanah, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs David Badar and Sason Dabul were in Kfar Saba when they received… Read More
Report of United Hatzalah’s Activities During The Second Wave of Corona October 27, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Israel began its second wave of the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic back in July as the number of people infected with… Read More
Always Ready To Help A Person In Need – After Returning To Israel, United Hatzalah International Ambassador Saves A Life On the First Day Out Of Isolation October 26, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Gavy Freidson started volunteering as a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT in 2006 when he was just 17-years-old. Receiving one of… Read More
“I Would Do It All Over Again” – Volunteer First Responder Forced Into Isolation After Treating New Mother Who Tested Positive For Corona October 25, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - One month ago, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Daniel Katzenstein received an alert from his communication device, notifying him about a… Read More
Volunteer EMT Acts Quickly To Save A Man With Stab Wounds October 20, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Last week, just after 3:00 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yisrael Malul was tossing and turning in his bed, having… Read More
Choosing To Face The Consequences October 19, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Erez Agassi lives in Shoham and strives to make a difference every day and help those… Read More
Two EMTs Deliver Two Baby Girls On Tuesday Before 9 A.M. October 18, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Early Tuesday morning, just after 6 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avigail Beer was awoken from her sleep by the… Read More
EMT Sick With Corona and Residing At Corona Hotel Brings Medical Relief and Joy To Other Patients October 15, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Elkana Breuer, a resident of Beitar Illit, works as a singer and keyboardist and teaches in an elementary school. On… Read More
Helping Corona Patients With Kindness And Love October 15, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Dvir Adani is a free-spirited man living in the heart of Tel Aviv and volunteering with United Hatzalah. Prior to… Read More
EMT Saves Two Choking Victims At One Emergency October 14, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Sunday evening United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Gavriel Bitton rescued two people, a father and a daughter from choking at… Read More
Baby Rescued From Hot Car in Petach Tikvah October 12, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Alan Malka, saved the life of an infant girl on Sunday morning when he pulled her… Read More
Assisting A Psychiatric Patient In A Police Station October 12, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Roman Firas is a father of four and a dedicated United Hatzalah volunteer, hailing from the town of Ein-Rafa, located… Read More
Being A Part Of a New Beginning October 11, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Just before Rosh Hashanah, a two-year-old boy was playing with the family’s laundry line, which was hanging outside their third-floor… Read More
The Importance of Always Having Backup When Needed October 1, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Two months ago, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Salah Majad was in his home in the village of Beit Hanina, celebrating… Read More
Saving A Choking Baby- A Truly Meaningful Yom Kippur October 1, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Yom Kippur evening, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Mordecai Holtz, who lives in the town of Neve Daniel, was praying… Read More
United Hatzalah Volunteers Provided Medical Care At Corona Hotels For Yom Kippur September 30, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - The IDF Home Front Command in partnership with United Hatzalah set up a special project for Yom Kippur that saw… Read More
Jerusalem City Hall Partners with United Hatzalah To Spread Awareness of Covid-19 Risks to East Jerusalem Residents September 29, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - As part of a new partnership that took place between the Jerusalem Municipality and United Hatzalah of Israel, more than… Read More
Teaching The Boy He Helped Birth September 29, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized -  Shir Aargi, a first-grader in Ma’alot Meshullam elementary school in Rehovot was enthusiastic when he learned who his first-grade teacher… Read More
Prominent US Philanthropists Donate Medical Equipment To Israel in Honor of Health Minister Edelstein September 24, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - American Philanthropists Ron and June Daniels, and Joel and Adele Sandberg, who were active in freeing Russian refusniks like Edelstein,… Read More