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
Continuing His Legacy — Volunteer EMT Barak Shlush Saves Lives In Memory Of His Grandfather September 24, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - By Devorah Klein United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Barak Shlush hails from the city of Netanya. Barak is a very active… Read More
How Adapting Vehicles To The Emergency Lowers Response Times And Saves Lives September 23, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Earlier this month on a Tuesday afternoon, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Daniel Bakovza, received an emergency alert to a medical… Read More
Disaster At A Steel Factory September 17, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - A few weeks ago, just after 12 p.m., in the city of Kiryat Malachi in Israel’s southern region, a 35-year-old… Read More
Learning Appreciation From A Miraculous Delivery September 17, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - On a recent Shabbat at 3:00 a.m. Dov Bash was fast asleep when the broadcast of his United Hatzalah communications… Read More
A Birth on Highway 4 — A Truly Meaningful Way To Start One’s Day September 16, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Monday morning, one of the most inspiring medical emergencies that can happen took place on Highway 4 just outside… Read More
Being Prepared Mentally Can Help You Save A Life September 16, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Earlier this week on a Wednesday night, just after 9 p.m. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Chani Vaknin, was returning from… Read More
Acting Quickly Saves Lives September 13, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Eliyahu Haliva is a United Hatzalah EMT who lives and serves in the city of Be’er Yaakov, a small city… Read More
Helping People Sometimes Involves Going Beyond Medical Treatment September 13, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - By Devo Klein Recently one Thursday afternoon, a United Hatzalah volunteer was driving his ambucycle when he received an alert… Read More
Finding A Missing Elderly Woman In The Coronavirus Era September 9, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Liran Mazkereth is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT living in Tel Aviv and serving with the Herzliya team. On a… Read More
A Special Bar Mitzvah At A Corona Hotel September 8, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Saturday night, A special Bar Mitzvah celebration was held at the Ya’arim Hotel in Ma’aleh HaHamisha, which has been… Read More
Participating In A Miracle On A Construction Sight September 8, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - One afternoon a few months ago, United Hatzalah EMT Omer Elian, was at a customer's office, installing a door for… Read More
Listen To Your Intuition And Save Lives September 7, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Osnat Reuven, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, is unwavering in her commitment to lifesaving and is constantly responding to emergencies.… Read More
Not Your Typical Saturday At The Zoo September 3, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - By - Devo Klein One Shabbat afternoon at 3 pm, David Badar was enjoying an afternoon nap when he awoke… Read More
First Responder Acts Quickly To Save a Life In East Jerusalem September 2, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - By - Devo Klein Mohammed Ahbeed is a Muslim volunteer EMT living in East Jerusalem who joined United Hatzalah last… Read More
Covid Scare Causes Volunteer EMT To Postpone His Wedding Anniversary August 31, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - By Deena Hornstein  Mohammed Gnaiem works as a nurse in Loewenstein Hospital, a rehabilitation center in Ra’anana, and is a… Read More
The Shot That Saved A Woman’s Life August 31, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Rabbi Menachem Bakush hails from the town of Adei Ad in the Shilo region. He rides an ambucycle, drives a… Read More
Family Of Boy Who Drowned in Sedot Michah and Miraculously Survived Thanks First Responders Who Saved Their Son August 20, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Tuesday morning a week ago, United Hatzalah volunteers were dispatched to a private pool at a vacation home in… Read More
Saving A Life at My Own Son’s Wedding August 17, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - By Dr. David Kupferberg On Tuesday night, I was dancing at my son’s beautiful wedding. We held the festivities outdoors… Read More
For The First Time Since Its Inception – United Hatzalah Receives Official Visit From Health Minister August 17, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Israel’s Health Minister, Yuli Edelstein, visitedUnited Hatzalah of Israel’s headquarters on Sunday, in an official capacity. Minister Edelstein is the… Read More
Druze Park Ranger and EMT Saves Jewish Choking Infant In Nachal Amud August 17, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Afiw Bkreia lives in the town of Peki’in and works as a park ranger in the national park of Nachal… Read More
Racing To Save Lives: Global 5K Run Keeps People Active Raises $300,000 for United Hatzalah August 16, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel launches its first-ever virtual run/walk/race to help people stay connected to each other while… Read More
From Quarantine To Watermelon Rescues – An EMT Saving Lives After Being Exposed to Covid-19 August 9, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Gilad Auerbach is a veteran United Hatzalah volunteer EMT from Kiryat Malachi in southern Israel. In mid-July, Gilad had entered… Read More
Finding The Lost Victim August 9, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Recently, an accident occurred on Route 437, near the Palestinian town of Hizma. The accident was between a car and… Read More
Beitar Yerushalayim Signs With United Hatzalah For Another Season August 5, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Beitar Yerushalayim, one of Israel’s premier soccer clubs, has signed United Hatzalah on to their team for another season. The… Read More
Sderot Hero Reunites With Man Who Saved His Life 12 Years Ago August 5, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Twelve years ago, Yaakov Bar Yochai, a resident of Sderot who is active in assisting those in need in the… Read More
Rescue In A Yarkon Hotel August 2, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - A few weeks ago on Tuesday, at 12:30 p.m. United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center received a phone call regarding… Read More
Saving Lives While Vacationing On A Moshav August 2, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Nechama and Tom Eisenman live in Ramat Beit Shemesh and are United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs. One week they decided to… Read More
Corona Care Israel Offers Virtual Mental Health Aid to U.S. Health Workers and First Responders Battling Covid July 12, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - This story was written by Abigail Klein Leichman and was originally published in the Jewish Standard A group of Israeli… Read More
The Psychotrauma And Crisis Response Unit To The Rescue July 12, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - One Tuesday Morning Elad Tomer, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and member of the Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit (PCRU)… Read More
Having The Tools To Save A Life July 12, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - One recent evening United Hatzalah volunteer Meidan Ben Yoash provided medical coverage during a football game in Ashdod. After the… Read More
Keep Fit And Save Lives – The Race To Save Lives 5K July 8, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - From July 12th until August 16th, United Hatzalah of Israel is inviting people from all across the globe to participate… Read More
The Craziest Thing I Have Ever Done The Night Before An Exam July 8, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - By - Ravit Staub Last Tuesday night I participated in an ambulance shift on one of United Hatzalah’s mobile intensive… Read More
Two Women Save Their Neighbor’s Life After He Collapsed In Front Of His Children July 8, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Last Tuesday, Talia Brauer and Tina Berkowitz, two United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs from the town of Ein Hod, which is… Read More
London Community Donates Off-Road Ambucycle to Volunteer Who Saved One Of Their Own June 29, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - This story begins on Friday, July 19th, 2019, at 6:45 AM. United Hatzalah volunteer Eilon Lubiner, who worked on a… Read More
When Individuals Band Together To Help The Results Can Be Herculean June 24, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Since the Covid-19 pandemic began in Israel, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Tomer Grinzaid has been hopping from call to call… Read More
Volunteer EMT Saves Two Lives In One Night June 23, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Marwan Masarwe volunteers as an EMT and runs United Hatzalah’s chapter in the Muslim city of Taibe. Last Friday night,… Read More
The Joy That Came From A Baby’s Cry June 22, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Daniel Bokovza had just finished his Shabbat meal with his family when he was alerted by… Read More
Quick Intervention Prevents Catastrophe at Herzliya Health Club June 21, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Dina Klatis works at the Herzliya Country Club, a large fitness and sports center. One day,… Read More
Were You The Man Who Saved My Son’s Life? June 18, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Levi Yitzchak Ben David, originally from Union City, New Jersey,  lives with his family in Tzefat.… Read More
Leaving With A Feeling of Fulfilment June 18, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - By Deena Hornstein  Netanel Samoh is an incredibly giving individual. He is dedicated to his city and community in Be’er… Read More
Preparing To Meet With A New Client – But Saving a Life Instead June 11, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Monday, at 3:58 PM, Tom Eisenman​, who works as the Director of Business Development for Cause Match Israel, was… Read More
A Thankful Bride Invites The EMT Who Saved Her To Her Wedding June 9, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yoav Shemaryahu from Rosh Ha’ayin was called to a medical emergency in his neighborhood last Pesach… Read More
Helping Others: The Satisfaction Of A Mother, Teacher, And Her Son May 24, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - By: Deena Horenstein United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Osnat Reuven, willingly devoted her time over the past couple of months to… Read More
Israeli Musicians Partner With United Hatzalah For Free Yom Yerushalayim Concert May 24, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Thursday, May 21st, as Jews the world over will be commemorating the reunification of the city of Jerusalem, Israeli… Read More
Oldest Active United Hatzalah Volunteer Celebrates His 80th Birthday Under The Shadow of Corona May 17, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - This week, Eli Mizrachi is turning 80-years-old and is the oldest active volunteer EMT first responder in United Hatzalah and… Read More
Remembering Effi Gadassi, Three Years Later May 17, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - The story that I would like to tell you transpired some three years ago.  A few families had gathered in… Read More
Jay Leno and Others To Lead “Saving Lives Sunday” Event To Raise Funds For Fight Against Coronavirus April 30, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - -An all-star team of international celebrities is putting on a virtual event of music and comedy to honor first responders… Read More
Eli Beer Speaks About His Fight With Coronavirus April 22, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - My Life Was Saved – Now I Am Returning to Israel To Save Others (This article originally appeared in Hebrew… Read More
Writing The Story of Remembrance – A Volunteer EMT and His Daughter Help A Holocaust Survivor Write Down His Story April 20, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Nir Winter resides in Yokneam and runs the regional project of Ten Kavod, a project aimed… Read More
Muslim Helps Charedi Woman Suffering From Corona Light Candles On Erev Chag April 16, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - A 90-year-old Charedi woman from Bnei Brak was diagnosed with Covid-19 Coronavirus just before the last day of Pesach. On… Read More
Saving Eyesight In The Time Of Corona April 16, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - The Eye Clinic at Soroka Medical Center in Beer Sheva in partnership with United Hatzalah and with the assistance of… Read More
EMT Saves Choking Baby He Helped Deliver a Week Prior Then Extricates Stuck Ambulance That Was Trying To Transport The Infant To The Hospital April 7, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Monday evening just after 9:00 p.m., an infant, just barely one-week-old choked and suffered severe aspiration in a small… Read More
Responding in The Fastest Way Possible In The Corona Era March 30, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - A woman was driving along Highway 65 near Afula when she lost control of her car, spinning wildly and flipping… Read More
United Hatzalah Opens New National Dispatch Center To Treat Humanitarian Emergencies March 26, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - The Israel Association of Community Centers and Lev Echad have partnered with United Hatzalah of Israel and launched a new… Read More
When Kindness Unfolds In A Miraculous Way March 25, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - (Written by Sarah Bechor) Ariel Drei lives in the town of Bat Ayin located in Gush Etzion and works in… Read More
Kiryat Ata Volunteers and City Staff Deliver Food To Those in Isolation and Elderly March 24, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - As the Covid-19 coronavirus situation in Israel worsens, United Hatzalah joined forces with Kiryat Ata city council to deliver food… Read More
An Update On Eli Beer’s Health Status From Mark and Erica Gerson March 22, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Following the publication of last week's powerful video by Eli Beer here is an update from United Hatzalah's Chairman of… Read More
Health Ministry Enlists Help of United Hatzalah in Fight Against Coronavirus March 19, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Israel’s Health Ministry called upon United Hatzalah today to enlist the organization’s help in the national fight against COVID-19, known… Read More
United Hatzalah Partners To Develop New App That Alerts Users If They Have Been Exposed To Coronavirus March 14, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Track Virus is a new Israeli app that will alert users who have been in the vicinity of someone diagnosed… Read More
The E-Bike That Keeps On Saving March 12, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs use a variety of vehicles to arrive at medical emergencies in the shortest time possible. Among… Read More
Treating A Groom In Distress March 12, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - On a recent Saturday night, Ariel Yonatan was alerted to an accident on the highway between Safed (Tzefat) and Meron.… Read More
Coronavirus COVID-19 State of Affair In Israel and How United Hatzalah is Helping March 9, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Being a first responder with the current worldwide outbreak raging in many countries is not easy. We hear about tragedies… Read More
Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel raised $15 million at the second annual Los Angeles Gala event with Keynote Address by Dr. Miriam Adelson March 5, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel (www.israelrescue.org) hosted the 2nd Annual Gala in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on… Read More
The Impulse to Bring Back a Pulse March 5, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Sunday, February 23rd, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yossi Vaknin was eating breakfast at his home in Migdal HaEmek when… Read More
Women’s EMS Unit Helps Disabled Children Get Into Purim Spirit March 3, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - The Jewish month of Adar is a joyful and auspicious time for the Jewish nation, and school children across Israel… Read More
From Pain To Empathy, EMT Overcomes Pain From His Own Accident To Aid Other Accident Victims March 3, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - On a recent Wednesday afternoon, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yitzchak Levinger received an alert to a serious accident on Keren… Read More
Jay Leno and Dr. Miriam Adelson Headline the 2nd Annual Los Angeles Gala for American Friends of United Hatzalah February 25, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel (www.israelrescue.org) announced today that Jay Leno, former host of The Tonight Show and Dr.… Read More
From Checkout To Choking – A Lifesaving Rescue In Less Than A Minute. February 10, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Last Friday at 12:51 P.M. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Ezra Gottlieb was in a supermarket in his hometown of Beitar… Read More
Two Successful CPRs In Less Than An Hour February 2, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Last Friday night, at 7:47 pm, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and ambucycle driver Zvi Horowitz received an alert from United… Read More
Saving Lives At A Cemetery February 2, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - On a recent Thursday morning at around 9:30 am, Chaim Meir Friedman from Kfar Chabad received an alert to a… Read More
Have You Ever Had A Feeling So Great It Is Difficult To Put Into Words? January 28, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - A week ago on Shabbat morning, an elderly woman aspirated half-an-hour after eating breakfast in her home in Holon. Her… Read More
Hotel Security Guard Saves Six Lives January 27, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Jamal Veraki is 29-years-old and works as a security guard in a hotel in the southern city of Eilat. Jamal… Read More
Following Rescue Of Chen Danzinger, United Hatzalah and Nurofen For Children Open First Aid Courses Across Beit Shemesh January 15, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah has teamed up with Nurofen for Children and set a goal to train 500 parents and residents of… Read More
United Hatzalah and Nurofen To Train 500 Residents of Sderot in First Aid January 14, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah has teamed up with Nurofen for Children and it has set a goal to train 500 parents and… Read More
The Tools And Knowledge To Make A Difference January 13, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Sunday evening just before 6:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Eli Koon had just gotten home from work when… Read More
An Angel In Orange And A Midnight Car Accident January 9, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Asheri Angel lives in the quiet town of Nehalim, located next to Petach Tikvah. Ashri has… Read More
A Not-So-Typical Day of Life-Saving In Bnei Brak January 7, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Menachem Shechter lives in the city of Bnei Brak in Israel, is a devoted husband and father of three. Menachem… Read More
My Saturday of Saving The Elderly January 5, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - One recent Saturday morning, Adir received an alert about a 90-year-old man who sustained head and back injuries when he… Read More
Treating Each Person As Their Own World January 5, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Betzalel Sabag lives in Rehovot with his family. Betzalel works in an office in Ramat Gan… Read More
Bringing Light To Israel’s Elderly On Chanukah and All Year Round December 30, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Hundreds of emergency medical service volunteers from United Hatzalah visited with elderly or sick patients in hospitals and elderly people… Read More
Treating An Acute Stress Reaction That Resulted From a Medical Trauma — Psychological First Aid In Action December 24, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Irit Ravid is one of United Hatzalah’s Psychotrauma Crisis and Response Unit (PCRU) responders. She is ready to assist someone… Read More
Dramatic CPR on Train Saves A Life December 24, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah paramedic Liad Ohana was traveling by train from his home in Ofakim to Tel Aviv on Monday morning… Read More
Netflix, Sports & Politics: a Chanukah initiative December 22, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - (By Sarah Bechor) Let me ask you a question. What do basketball, the courtroom, Christianity, Netflix, modeling, and politics all… Read More
Canadian Philanthropist Can’t Stop Saving Lives In Israel December 17, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Renowned International Philanthropist Miles S. Nadal and his family, who previously donated 12 ambucycles to Israel’s national volunteer EMS organization… Read More
Saving Lives on Highway 505 December 16, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Mordechai Ben-Or lives in the town of Rechelim in Samaria with his wife and three children. The town lies near… Read More
United Hatzalah Of Israel Raises $7 Million in Six Days December 15, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Last Sunday evening at the Avenue Event Hall in Airport City, United Hatzalah held their second annual Israel gala dinner,… Read More
17-Year-Old Studies Entire Bible To Raise Money For A LifeSaving Emergency Vehicle In Israel December 15, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - A few weeks ago, Ayelet Wasserman, a 17-year-old girl originally from Los Angeles who now lives with her family in… Read More
Leaving My Kids To Save Another — Sacrificing My Time To Save A Life December 12, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - One evening, a babysitter was looking after some children at their home in Bnei Brak. One little boy, who was… Read More
A Tractor-Trailer Crash and The Man Who Saved The Day December 9, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Bezalel Sebag lives with his family in Rehovot and works for Elbit Systems. Bezalel is a very devoted volunteer EMT… Read More
A Day Off Turns Into A Day of Lifesaving December 9, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - A couple of weeks ago, United Hatzalah volunteer Moshe Miller was at home enjoying his day off from work when… Read More
What and Why Does United Hatzalah Use Ambucycles? December 9, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - An ambucycle is a motorcycle that has been specially equipped with all of the medical supplies and equipment that an… Read More
United Hatzalah Volunteers Take Over As Emergency Room Auxiliary Workers For A Day November 28, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Monday, the medical auxiliary team from an emergency room (ER) in one of the hospitals in the Sharon region… Read More
Shitsel Teams Up With United Hatzalah of Israel in Detroit To Save Lives November 27, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Monday, September 23rd,  United Hatzalah of Israel brought the cast of Shtisel to the Greater Detroit community at a… Read More
Early CPR Intervention Saves Truck Driver November 27, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - On a recent Sunday in Ramla, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Levi Yitzchak Ofen was alerted to an adult male with… Read More
United Hatzalah of Israel To Honor Local Floridians For Their Dedication To Israel and Saving Lives November 27, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Israel’s largest all-volunteer EMS organization will be honoring three local Floridians in an upcoming Gala for their dedication to Israel… Read More
Unity In An Emergency – Serving Felafel To Save a Family November 21, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Friday, November 15th, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Tal Cooperstein was on his way to a medical emergency on Mivtza… Read More
Religious Muslim Woman Ambucycle EMT Saves Children From Trapped Car November 17, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - One recent early afternoon, Sanaa Mahameed, a religious Muslim woman who volunteers with United Hatzalah, was at her home in… Read More
Being There To Help Before An Ambulance November 13, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shir Caspi is one of the most active EMTs in her area. Shir rides an emergency… Read More
Giving the Gift That Keeps on Giving November 11, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Amir Hayek, is an I.T. specialist, a volunteer in a French Christian religious hospice called The Sacred Heart, or Sacre… Read More
Training Foreign Workers To Be Initial Responders During Medical Emergencies November 10, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - A new project has been created by United Hatzalah, together with Hakeren, the Israel Foreign Workers Fund, that will significantly… Read More
Daughter’s Rescue Leads A Father To Become An EMT November 10, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Two years ago, Hila Zohar, aged 17 at the time, fell off of the roof of her home in Or… Read More
A Kindergarten Rescue – All In a Day’s Work November 3, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Hilah Reinkoff is a supervisor of early education and is in charge of overseeing the educational quality and content. She… Read More
Getting Off a Bus To Save A Life October 31, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Monday started out as a regular morning for Avi Vilman, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT from Bnei Brak. He got… Read More
United Hatzalah Holds Mass-Casualty-Incident Training Drill in Conjunction With Israeli police, Jerusalem Soccer Team October 31, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - (This article was originally written by Eliana Rudee and published on the JNS website:) In conjunction with the Israeli police… Read More
Jewish Music Stars Help Raise More Than $1,000,000 In Support of United Hatzalah at Annual Benefit Concert October 24, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Three Jewish Music superstars, Avraham Fried, Mordechai Shapiro, and Simcha Leiner wowed the gathered crowd of more than 3,000 people… Read More
EMTs Perform Successful CPR On Woman 39 Weeks Pregnant – Save Mom And Baby October 10, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Motzei Shabbat before Rosh Hashanah, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs Aharon Avital, Tomer Tzenani, Yossi Cohen, Naftali Friedman, Adi Avivi,… Read More
Coming Full Circle – Some Holiday Inspiration From A UH Rescue Vehicle October 10, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized -   Rina and Yacov Kauffman dedicated an ambucycle a number of years ago in honor of Rina’s brother Leon Lebor… Read More
United Hatzalah Treats 3,000 people over yom Kippur October 10, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah volunteers across Israel and Ukraine treated more than 3,000 people on Yom Kippur. Emergency calls included fainting, weakness,… Read More
1,600 People Treated For Medical Emergencies in Uman Over Rosh Hashanah October 3, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Over the course of Rosh Hashanah in the city of Uman, Ukraine, more than 1,600 people received emergency medical treatment… Read More
United Hatzalah/Rescue Opens New Chapter in Englewood New Jersey October 3, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Rescue, United Hatzalah’s affiliate organization in the United States, is launching its second U.S. chapter in Englewood, New Jersey.… Read More
Arab EMTs Join Medical Team in Uman September 26, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - What brings an Israeli Arab to Uman for Rosh Hashanah? Ayman Ibrahim, an Israeli Arab from Abu Gosh went to… Read More
United Hatzalah Volunteers Conduct Two In-Flight Rescues in Two Days September 22, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Over the course of two days, United Hatzalah EMS volunteers conducted two in-flight rescues on different airlines across the globe. … Read More
The Emergency Rescue That Took 4 Days September 22, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Wednesday last week, an Israeli hiker began a popular three-day trek in India in the Himalayan mountains known as… Read More
United Hatzalah Holds Special Training and Social Gathering For Women’s Unit in Jerusalem September 19, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Monday evening, a special event took place at United Hatzalah of Israel's headquarters in Jerusalem.  The organization held a… Read More
Kiev and Israel Prepare For Uman September 10, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Monday, a preparatory meeting took place in the Israeli consulate in Kiev ahead of the annual mass pilgrimage of… Read More
United Hatzalah Holds Self Defense Classes For First Responders Following Wave Of Violence September 10, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Following numerous instances where volunteer first responders from United Hatzalah were physically attacked while responding to medical emergencies in the… Read More
Israeli Rabbi and EMT Saves Life of a Drowning Victim in India September 10, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and Chabad Rabbi Menachem Bakush was called upon to save the life of a local Indian… Read More
Last Night I Hugged A Palestinian I Had Never Met Before September 10, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - The most important thing to realize is that we are all people. Last night I hugged a Palestinian man whom… Read More
EMT Is Called To Birth A Sheep and Delivers Twin Lambs August 29, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Fyza Djuma who lives in the Bedouin town of Arab al-Aramshe on Israel’s northern border was… Read More
A Jerusalem First Responder Gets A Taste of Sderot During A Rocket Attack August 28, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized -  My name is Eli Pollack and in addition to being the CEO of United Hatzalah, I am also a volunteer… Read More
Sheryl Sandberg and Family Honors United Hatzalah Volunteers in Israel August 28, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Sheryl Sandberg and Family Honors United Hatzalah Volunteers in Israel Visit coincides with family’s donation of an ambulance to aid… Read More
Jerusalem Museum Of Tolerance Holds Concert Honoring United Hatzalah and Danielle Foundation August 20, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Last week, popular Israeli rock-band Ethnix performed at a tribute concert for Israeli emergency medical service organization United Hatzalah and… Read More
Tisha B’Av Rescue in Oranit August 19, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Just before the end of Tisha B’av on Sunday, United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center received an emergency phone call… Read More
Delivering a Baby In the Middle of the Desert, In a Different Language August 19, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - My name is Avigail Beer and I am a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah. I was recently headed to Sinai… Read More
Volunteer EMTs and Midwife Deliver Two Babies In 24 Hours on Tisha B’Av August 14, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Motzei Shabbat saw the beginning of a very active day for a few United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs and a midwife… Read More
More Than Just A Winch August 14, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Menachem Goldberg volunteers as an EMT with United Hatzalah and serves as the chapter head for the Nahariya chapter. Two… Read More
Fighting Fire With More Than EMS August 7, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah’s network of first responders provides more than emergency medical services (EMS). While the EMS component of the organization… Read More
Wave Of Thefts Targets United Hatzalah Emergency Response Electric Bicycles In Netanya August 7, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized -  A wave of thefts and vandalism of emergency medical service electric bicycles belonging to EMS volunteers of United Hatzalah has plagued the… Read More
United Hatzalah Mourns the Loss of Mrs. Adelaide Friedman August 5, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah mourns the loss of Mrs. Adelaide Friedman, Mother of United States Ambassador to Israel Mr. David Friedman. Our… Read More
Rescuing People On Golda Meir Boulevard June 30, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - The Ramot intersection on Golda Meir Boulevard in Jerusalem is known as being a very problematic intersection where many accidents… Read More
French Immigrant Become First Tel Aviv Woman To Ride An Ambucycle June 23, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Aely Haccoun immigrated from France to Israel eight years ago. Like most immigrants, she worked hard to learn the language,… Read More
Israeli EMT Rescues Injured Hiker in India’s Himalayan Mountains June 12, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - This past Friday just before Shabbat began, an Israeli hiker fell approximately 40 meters down while trekking up the Bashisht… Read More
Dramatic Rescue Saves Infant Locked in A Hot Car June 12, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Last Thursday a dramatic car rescue took place after an infant was accidentally locked inside a hot car. The mother… Read More
Standing Guard At Jerusalem’s Crossings – A Ramadan Initiative To Safeguard Palestinians Wishing To Enter Jerusalem June 10, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - A new project has been taking place over the past few weeks in Jerusalem. During the hot days of Ramadan,… Read More
United Hatzalah Raises $5.5 Million at 2nd Annual NYC Gala June 10, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - This past Thursday, Friends of United Hatzalah raised $5.5 Million at their annual 2nd gala dinner in New York City.… Read More
Precautions For a Safe Lag Ba’Omer May 22, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Lag Ba’omer is a holiday during which many people have a tradition to light bonfires. It is with this in… Read More
A Truck, A Bus, A Car, and Dog, Oh My! May 20, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Just before midnight on April 23rd, a serious vehicular accident occurred on Highway 4 at the Givat Shmuel interchange near… Read More
United Hatzalah Augments Tel Aviv Team Ahead of Eurovision and White Night May 20, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Tonight, from all over the country, United Hatzalah volunteer ambucycle drivers are heading to Tel Aviv to provide emergency medical… Read More
International Philanthropist Miles S Nadal, Dedicates Major Section of Building For Israeli EMS Organization May 15, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - The Miles S Nadal Family Square  Renowned International Philanthropist Miles S Nadal and his Family, who previously donated 10 ambucycles… Read More
Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel to Honor U.S. Ambassador David Friedman with the Jerusalem Award at its 2nd Annual New York Gala May 14, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Israel’s largest independent, non-profit, fully volunteer Emergency Medical Service organization is expected to raise thousands to support lifesaving of people… Read More
CEO of United Hatzalah Responds to State Comptroller Report on Emergency Medicine May 8, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah CEO Moshe Teitelbaum responded to the State Comptroller’s Report concerning the organization, Magen David Adom and the state… Read More
Following Anti-Semitic Attack, Volunteer First Responder Donates Medical Kit To Nairobi Chabad House May 2, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Following the anti-Semitic robbery that targeted the Chabad House in Nairobi, Kenya, over Chol Hamoed Pesach, a United Hatzalah volunteer… Read More
United Hatzalah Volunteers Donate Six Tons of Food To Needy Families in Carmel Region April 16, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah volunteers from the Carmel region once again organized their annual “Kimcha DePischa” food drive and helped to organize… Read More
Former Psychotrauma Director Of United Hatzalah Wins Prestigious Bonei Zion Prize April 2, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - The Founder and Former Director of United Hatzalah’s Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit (PCRU) Miriam Ballin was awarded the Young… Read More
United Hatzalah Issues Letter of Defense to Court after Being Sued by MDA April 1, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Following the lawsuit issued by Magen David Adom against United Hatzalah, United Hatzalah, the smaller volunteer and free emergency medical… Read More
United Hatzalah Opens New Chapter in Colombia April 1, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah is expanding its operations to include a new country, Colombia. Adding to the organization’s international branches which already… Read More
Kinneret Emergency Training Drill Simulates Marine Rescue From Burning Boat April 1, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - More than 40 volunteers from United Hatzalah participated in a training drill on the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) that simulated… Read More
Rushing Out To an Emergency At All Hours of The Day Or Night March 14, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Eran Moshe is one of United Hatzalah’s dedicated volunteers in the city of Sderot who provides emergency medical services to… Read More
United Hatzalah’s Psychotrauma K-9 Unit Gets Big Push March 10, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah’s crew of canines which operates throughout Israel just got a big push from a dog-loving donor who saw… Read More
In Winter Weather The Right Vehicle Saves The Day March 10, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - One of the lesser-known vehicles that United Hatzalah uses to save lives is the ATV or All-Terrain-Vehicle. The organization has… Read More
A Shabbat Search and Rescue Mission March 4, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Shabbat (Saturday, March 2nd) during the stormy morning hours, United Hatzalah volunteers EMTs from Kiryat Gat and the surrounding… Read More
Saving Lives in Memory of My Brother March 3, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Beer Sheva resident Guy Yekutiel lost his brother four years ago in a tragic accident. Following the trauma of losing… Read More
Saving a Life on a Bicycle March 3, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - In addition to using regulars cars, ambucycles, ATVs, and other vehicles, United Hatzalah first responders also use electric bicycles.  Elie… Read More
The Parents Went to The Hospital, The EMTs Babysat Their Children February 18, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Tuesday United Hatzalah volunteers Chezi Rosenbaum and Tom Elnadiv from Qiryat Malachi each received an alert to a medical… Read More
A Father and Son, Partners in Lifesaving February 13, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Eli and Nir Revel who reside in Mazkeret Batya have an interesting style of how they spend their father-son bonding… Read More
Lawyer Collapses on Way to Work Rescued By Volunteer EMTs February 13, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - A week ago, an emergency call came in to United Hatzalah’s Dispatch center regarding a man in need of medical… Read More
Saving Lives in Unexpected Ways February 11, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Yechiel Gurfein continues his amazing work as a United Hatzalah volunteer, saving lives with his emergency electric bicycle. Sometimes, Yechiel… Read More
From IDF to EMS – a First Responder Brings New Life Into the World February 11, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Aviad Ketabi is a United Hatzalah volunteer who is very active in Hadera where he lives. A busy father of… Read More
Building Resilience By Responder Intervention One Call At A Time February 7, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - It isn’t always about terror attacks or mass casualty incidents. Most often, the work of the Psychotrauma and Crisis Response… Read More
Friends of United Hatzalah L.A. Gala – Enabling Our Community in Helping Israel January 29, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Thursday, February 28th, 2019, United Hatzalah of Israel will be holding its first ever Gala evening in Los Angeles,… Read More
Saving a Teacher of Torah January 28, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - A wizened and respected Torah sage was in the middle of Shabbat afternoon prayers when he felt extremely weak and… Read More
Three Volunteer Women Assist in a Home Birth in Beit Shemesh That Took Less Than Ten Minutes January 28, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - At 4:48 a.m on Sunday morning, United Hatzalah volunteers in Beit Shemesh were alerted to an emergency via the Health… Read More
A Moving Meeting Between a Man and the People Who Saved His Life January 28, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - The last day of 2018 in Mevaseret Tzion, Tomer Greenzeid, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT was heading to work when… Read More
Leaving The Shabbat Table To Save a Life January 23, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - It was around 8:30 pm Friday night. David Badar from Elad and his family were sitting around the table, in… Read More
In Less Than a Minute He Saved a Woman’s Life January 23, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - On a recent Sunday afternoon, a 70-year-old woman was crossing the street in Jerusalem when she was struck and run… Read More
Tips for Winter Weather from United Hatzalah January 16, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - United Hatzalah has completed its nationwide preparations for the coming winter storm that is expected to hit Israel on Wednesday… Read More
Man Successfully Revived at Western Wall During IDF Swearing in Ceremony January 15, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Thursday evening during the swearing-in ceremony of the Kfir Brigade at the Kotel, a man spontaneously collapsed to the… Read More
Treating a Mass Casualty Incident Alone January 15, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - One recent evening, I went to visit my mother-in-law. I was suddenly alerted to a mass-casualty-incident in the region resulting… Read More
EMT Delivers New Year’s Baby On His Own Birthday January 15, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - My name is Avner Ben David, and I learned this week that there is nothing better than helping to bring… Read More
Israeli Expertise Used To Train India and Sri Lanka First Responders January 6, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - The AJC and United Hatzalah are teaming up to train first responders in India and Sri Lanka in mass casualty… Read More
When the Ambulances Don’t Get There Fast Enough You Need to Step Up and Help January 6, 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized - Shlomo Tausky works for a non-profit organization known as Ezer M’Tzion. He is married with two children and lives in… Read More
The Man Who Really Puts The Uber Into Lifesaving December 25, 2018 Posted in: Uncategorized - The network of emergency medical services operated by United Hatzalah is often referred to as the Uber of lifesaving. This… Read More