EMT comes to the rescue of patient in ambulance transport January 23, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Friday afternoon at around 12:00 p.m., at the Ar'ara BaNegev Junction, an ambulance driver from a private ambulance company… Read More
Shalom Avitan’s Amazing Week of Lifesaving January 23, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Monday night at around 11:00 p.m., a man suffering from intense chest pains in his home on Monbaz Street… Read More
Helping Others With A Smile – Ten Kavod Rishon LeZion January 20, 2022 Posted in: Ten Kavod, UH Volunteer Features - Guy Digmy is a United Hatzalah volunteer from Rishon LeTzion who is not only the deputy chapter head of the… Read More
Volunteer of the Month December 2021 – Moshe Oref January 19, 2022 Posted in: Year Of The Volunteer - Moshe Oref is a volunteer EMT for United Hatzalah. He is 26 years old, married to Shira, and is a… Read More
Volunteer EMT Donates Ambulance Then Performs Successful CPR During Vehicle’s First Shift January 18, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Sunday afternoon at around 12:30 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs, Kenneth Staub and Yossi Horovitz were driving the newly… Read More
Help Was Just 30 Second Away January 18, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Just after 7:00 p.m. on Monday evening a man in his 40s was chatting with a friend in his home… Read More
Blessing the New Year For Trees And Celebrating Lives Saved By Our EMT Farmers January 16, 2022 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features, Year Of The Volunteer - As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, we will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who give… Read More
Treating a victim of a fallen tree branch January 16, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Sunday morning, at around 10:00 a.m., an Arab construction worker was hit in the head by a falling tree… Read More
Thankful For Those Who Care – Ten Kavod In Beit Shemesh January 16, 2022 Posted in: Press, Ten Kavod, Women Volunteers - Shoshana Lichtman lives in the Givat Sharet neighborhood of Beit Shemesh and is a nurse by profession as well as… Read More
Youngest Life-saver in Israel January 13, 2022 Posted in: Press - A certificate of appreciation from United Hatzalah was awarded to a Bar Mitzvah boy (13-years-old) who saved the life of… Read More
Early Shabbat Morning Rescue Thanks To Quick Thinking EMT and Aspirin January 10, 2022 Posted in: Press, Women Volunteers - On Friday night at around 1:45 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Kalanit Taub was awakened from her sleep by her… Read More
EMTs go from responding to car accident to a cardiac arrest in one busy evening January 6, 2022 Posted in: Press - On Wednesday evening at around 8:30 p.m., a 60-year-old gentleman collapsed on Ha’Atzmaut boulevard in Bat Yam after suffering a… Read More
Team of women first responders helped deliver a baby in Leshem January 6, 2022 Posted in: Press, Women Volunteers - On Sunday night at around 8:00 p.m., a woman went into labor in her home in Yishuv Leshem which is… Read More
Dissipating Loneliness in the Golan Heights – Ten Kavod Spotlight Week #1 January 6, 2022 Posted in: Ten Kavod - The Story of United Hatzalah of Israel’s Ten Kavod project is the story of connections. Often these connections are inter-generational,… Read More
Happy To Be Alive January 5, 2022 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Monday morning, a man in his 40s was shopping when he suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed inside a… Read More
The Quick Arrival of two EMTs saves cardiac arrest victim January 4, 2022 Posted in: Press -  On Thursday afternoon at around 9:30 a.m., a 65-year-old man lost consciousness while spray painting his bike in the park… Read More
Giving An 80-Year-Old Another Lease on Life January 4, 2022 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Monday morning at around 9:00 a.m., a man in his 80s who was sitting on his front porch on… Read More
Two Yechiels On Bicycles Save The Life Of a Man In A Cafe Next To Machane Yehuda Market January 4, 2022 Posted in: Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, Vehicles - On Sunday evening, at around 6:00 p.m., in a cafe on Chaim Valero street in Jerusalem, a 67-year-old man suffered… Read More
Gindi Equities, a Mission-Driven Multi-family Investment Company, Donates First Foldable Ambucar to United Hatzalah, Kicking Off New Tradition January 3, 2022 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, Vehicles - Al Gindi is a third-generation co-founder of Gindi Equities a successful real estate company that invests in multifamily real estate… Read More
EMTs Save Unconscious Man in Ra’anana After He Choked on A Hamburger January 3, 2022 Posted in: Education and training, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - Just before 7:00 p.m. on Sunday evening, a man ordered a hamburger in a restaurant on Rambam Street in Ra’anana.… Read More
One Year After Being Injured In An Act of Violence, EMT Saves Car Accident Victim January 2, 2022 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features, Uncategorized, Vehicles - Eiad Azem is a United Hatzalah volunteer from the city of Tayibe, an Arab city in central Israel, and the… Read More
One Of Those Days Where I Save A Life December 30, 2021 Posted in: Press - At around 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, a 70-year-old man collapsed unconscious after suffering from a cardiac arrest on Hanitah Street… Read More
New Batch Of EMTs To Begin Training in Uman, Ukraine December 30, 2021 Posted in: Press - At the beginning of the week, United Hatzalah held an event for first responders in the city of Uman in… Read More
Muslim and Jewish EMTs Save A collapsed Woman’s Life in Ein Naqquba December 29, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Monday night at around 10:30 p.m., a 50-year-old woman collapsed in her front yard in the town of Ein… Read More
Helmsley Charitable Trust Grants $500,000 for 708 Bullet Proof Vests and Helmets to Protect United Hatzalah Volunteers in the Field December 28, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Technology -  During the month of May this past year, from the 10th to the 18th, Hamas launched 3,440 rockets at Israeli… Read More
EMT saves a woman’s life then visits her in the hospital the following day December 19, 2021 Posted in: Press - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shahak Barel lives in the city of Akko. On Wednesday afternoon at around 3:15 p.m., as… Read More
Local Resident and Passing Drivers Save A Life In Kibbutz Nachshon December 16, 2021 Posted in: Press - At around 2:15 p.m., on Monday, United Hatzalah volunteer Omri Shafts received an urgent notification of an emergency occurring nearby.… Read More
Eyal Marom – Volunteer Of The Month November 2021 December 16, 2021 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features, Year Of The Volunteer - Eyal Marom is a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah, he lives in the city of Ma’alot-Tarshiha in northern Galilee with… Read More
Knesset Health Committee Members State: It Is Time To Establish One Emergency Medical Dispatch Center With One Emergency Number  December 15, 2021 Posted in: Press - On Wednesday morning during a meeting of the Knesset Health Committee, the discussion was raised as to why there is… Read More
EMT Treats Woman On Board A Flight from Israel to Newark December 14, 2021 Posted in: Press - On Sunday morning, on a flight from Tel Aviv to Newark, NJ, a 60-year-old woman started suffering from symptoms alluding… Read More
Thankful To Help December 13, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday morning just after 9:00 a.m. a man in his 40s who lives in a long-term medical care facility… Read More
Being on The Side Of Giving December 12, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Sunday morning, a man in his 90s was eating breakfast at his home on Har Adir Street in Tzefat… Read More
Ambulance Teams Save Life Of Haifa Man Who Suffered A Cardiac Arrest December 9, 2021 Posted in: Education and training, Press, Women Volunteers - At approximately 11:00 p.m., last night, a 75-year-old man fell unconscious in his home on HaGefen Street in Haifa. His… Read More
Three EMTs from Different Cities Come Together To Save A Life In Rishon Lezion December 8, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - Early Tuesday morning, just after 1:00 a.m., Avraham Yudkowsky, a United Hatzalah volunteer who lives in Givat Ze’ev, was in… Read More
Jumping From Emergency To Emergency December 7, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Tuesday morning just after 10:00 a.m., a man in his 80’s collapsed at home on Hama’apilim Street after suffering… Read More
Overcoming Disability As A First Responder December 3, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers, Year Of The Volunteer - As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, United Hatzalah will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who… Read More
In Memory of Eli Kay November 29, 2021 Posted in: Press - During a special memorial that took place on Monday evening, the second night of Chanukah, the family of terror victim… Read More
Presenting The Korenvaes Miracle Awards November 29, 2021 Posted in: Women Volunteers - Our sages wrote the famous line that the Israelites were redeemed from Egypt based on the merit of the women… Read More
Following Up A Life-Saving Rescue With A Birth November 28, 2021 Posted in: Press - This morning at around 11:00 a.m., a 75-year-old man collapsed while on Levanda Street in Tel Aviv. It appeared that… Read More
Saving a Life Amid Hanukkah Preparations November 28, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - A 73-year-old man who was suffering from a number of prior medical conditions collapsed on Sunday morning just after 11:00… Read More
Providing Emotional Care In a Stressful Situation November 28, 2021 Posted in: Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, Women Volunteers - On Wednesday night at around 10:30 p.m., after an 88-year-old man suffered a cardiac arrest in his bedroom on Ramban… Read More
Treating Children In Distress Following A Car Accident November 28, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Car accidents can be incredibly distressing for children, no matter what the outcome. One such accident took place on Saturday… Read More
Saving the Life of A Badly Injured Cyclist November 25, 2021 Posted in: Press - At approximately 6:30 p.m. on Monday evening, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Itai Strominger was eating dinner with his family in… Read More
Saving the Same Man Twice in 24 Hours November 23, 2021 Posted in: Press - Adir Nachmani is a volunteer EMT for United Hatzalah and works for the city of Be’er Sheva.   On Saturday… Read More
The Minister of Social Equality’s visit to the United Hatzalah Headquarters November 21, 2021 Posted in: Press, Ten Kavod - The Minister of Social Equality, Meirav Cohen, took a tour of the United Hatzalah headquarters in Jerusalem with the staff… Read More
Student and Teacher Save A Life Together November 21, 2021 Posted in: Press - Yossi Cohen is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT who lives in Kfar Saba and works in the field of finance… Read More
Focusing On What Unites Us and Not What Divides Us November 18, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Last night, there was a terror attack in the Muslim quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. A terrorist who… Read More
Rescuing A Teen From A Pit With No Water November 18, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers -   Last week on Wednesday afternoon, a young teenager fell into an open pit approximately 4-5 meters deep at a… Read More
EMT Saves the Life Of An Akko Man Who Collapsed In Front Of His Family November 17, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Just before 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning, a man in his 60s with a pre-existing heart condition told his family… Read More
Highlighting Our Students and Future Lifesavers November 17, 2021 Posted in: Behind the Orange Vest Series, Education and training, NREMT - As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, United Hatzalah will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who give of… Read More
Performing CPR Alone For 20 Minutes November 16, 2021 Posted in: Uncategorized - At around 4:00 a.m. on Friday morning, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Monir Kawas was awakened by an alert to a… Read More
Saving a Life With The Right Equipment and A Quick Response November 15, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles -  On Monday morning a man in his 70s was walking down Zevulun Street in Kiryat Ata when he suddenly lost… Read More
Saving A Life In Pajamas November 14, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles, Women Volunteers - Just after 8:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, a 92-year-old woman was riding in a car with her daughter and granddaughter… Read More
From A Community Event To a Community Bombing, All In a Day’s Work For One EMT in Nazareth November 11, 2021 Posted in: Press - On Monday evening at around 10:00 p.m., a live grenade was thrown into the Ministry of Health building in Nazareth.… Read More
Saving a Life While Help Is Far Away November 11, 2021 Posted in: Press - On Friday morning at 5:30 a.m., a woman in her home in Wadi Yasul, a Palestinian neighborhood in East Jerusalem,… Read More
Honoring Our Military Veterans On Remembrance/Veteran’s Day November 11, 2021 Posted in: Behind the Orange Vest Series, UH Volunteer Features, Year Of The Volunteer - As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, United Hatzalah will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who… Read More
Saving a Life Before Breakfast November 9, 2021 Posted in: Press - At around 2:30 a.m. on Monday morning, a 92-year-old man fell unconscious in his bedroom on Ha-Etsel street in Ashdod.… Read More
Two Successful CPR’s in One Weekend November 8, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Friday just before noon, Roey Ido, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT was at home getting ready for Shabbat, when… Read More
Making a House a Home for a Family in Need November 7, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press - Two weeks ago, on Saturday night, United Hatzalah volunteers helped a woman give birth to her sixteenth child in her… Read More
Becoming a Lifesaving Shepherd November 7, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - 23-year-old Netanel Yeloz lives with his wife in a farming cooperative in Samaria called Havat Yetaidot. He and his wife… Read More
Not Dying On Our Watch November 4, 2021 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Wednesday morning at around 9:00 a.m., when United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Zahir Benish had just returned home from his… Read More
Honoring the Lifesaving Efforts Of Some Of Our Ethiopian-Israeli Volunteers November 4, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers, Year Of The Volunteer - Today is the 29th of Cheshvan on the Jewish calendar, the day signifies the holiday of Sigd. Sigd is an… Read More
Being A Part of The Miracle of Bringing Someone Back To Life November 3, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Monday afternoon, a 65-year-old woman was shopping in the Ishpro Center supermarket on HaMelahot Blvd in Modi’in when she… Read More
Jewish Federations of North America Donate Lifesaving Medical Equipment To United Hatzalah November 3, 2021 Posted in: Press - On Sunday evening, representatives from the Jewish Federations of North America visited United Hatzalah’s logistics and equipment center, located in… Read More
Lod EMTs Reunite With the Man Whose Life They Saved November 2, 2021 Posted in: Press - Last week on Wednesday, United Hatzalah volunteers EMT Yossi Blum and Paramedic Yair Bir responded to a cardiac arrest in… Read More
United Hatzalah volunteer saves baby whose mother was taken into police custody November 2, 2021 Posted in: Press - On Thursday night, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yinon Tubul was driving home in Be’er Sheva when he came across a… Read More
Newly Minted EMT Delivers Her Own Nephew On The Side of A Highway October 31, 2021 Posted in: Press, Women Volunteers - Late Friday night at around 11:30 p.m., a woman in her 40th week of pregnancy began to feel contractions in… Read More
The Pride in Helping Others October 26, 2021 Posted in: Press - On Friday afternoon, an 18-year-old boy suddenly suffered from a seizure, sprawling out on the sidewalk of KK”L Street in… Read More
Not Letting Israel’s Elderly Fall Through The Cracks October 26, 2021 Posted in: Press, Ten Kavod, Women Volunteers - On Monday afternoon, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Talia Asher from Mevaseret Zion visited an elderly woman as part of the… Read More
Saturday Night Fall October 24, 2021 Posted in: Education and training, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - At 11:00 p.m. on Saturday night, a man in his 40s was sitting in a chair at home on Hasneh… Read More
From Learning Torah to Saving a Life October 24, 2021 Posted in: Press - A little before 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, a 97-year-old woman collapsed unconscious in her home on Bezalel Ashkenazi street in… Read More
Honoring a Husband of Chessed October 21, 2021 Posted in: Press - On Monday evening just before 6:00 p.m., a baby girl was found trapped inside a car in the city of… Read More
Saving A Life In Time For Shabbat October 18, 2021 Posted in: Press, Women Volunteers - On Friday afternoon a little before 3:00 p.m., an 82-year-old man was found in his home on Hida street in… Read More
EMT Saves Choking Baby In Hod HaSharon October 17, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Just before 11:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command center received notification of a young child who… Read More
Giving An Elderly Man One More Shabbat October 17, 2021 Posted in: Press - On Friday afternoon at around 2:30 p.m., a man of 95-years-old was found unconscious in his home on HaShaked street… Read More
City Transformer and United Hatzalah Strike Partnership To Bring Faster, More Mobile, EMS Care To Israel’s Cities October 14, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Technology, Vehicles - A new partnership deal was struck between United Hatzalah and City Transformer, a company that makes all-electric compact vehicles for… Read More
Leaving In The Middle Of A Conversation With G-d – To Save a Life October 14, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - Holon- Moshe Samira was praying at his local synagogue in Holon recently when he felt the vibration of the emergency application… Read More
United Hatzalah’s Women’s Unit Holds Mass Casualty (MCI) Incident Training Drill October 13, 2021 Posted in: Education and training, Press, Women Volunteers - On Tuesday evening in the valley of Emek Ha’Arazim between Mevaseret and Jerusalem, United Hatzalah of Israel held a mass… Read More
Quick Acting First Responders Prevent Injuries After Car Fire Erupts In Holon Near Residential Building October 12, 2021 Posted in: Press - A parked car erupted in flames at around 1:00 in the morning on Tuesday on HaTayasim street in a Holon… Read More
Olim Find Purpose and Community Volunteering With United Hatzalah October 12, 2021 Posted in: UH Volunteer Features, Uncategorized, Women Volunteers, Year Of The Volunteer - As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, we will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who give… Read More
“In the Name of Her Husband” October 11, 2021 Posted in: Press, Ten Kavod, Women Volunteers - About two years ago, Avishalom Yankovitz, a volunteer from United Hatzalah, died suddenly. He left behind his wife, Rivka (37),… Read More
The Importance of Having Properly Trained Mental Health Personnel Respond To Emergencies October 10, 2021 Posted in: Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - One of the programs offered by United Hatzalah to the public free of charge is the Psychotrauma and Crisis Response… Read More
Early Morning CPR Saves a Life in Be’er Sheva on Sunday October 10, 2021 Posted in: Press - Early Sunday morning at around 1:00 a.m., a man in his 70s collapsed in his home on Har Boker Street.… Read More
Saving A Choking Woman in Kiryat Ata October 7, 2021 Posted in: Uncategorized - On Monday morning at approximately 10:00 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Naftali Rotenberg, who also volunteers as the director of… Read More
Saving A Life Outside Of A Medical Clinic – EMTs in Dimona rush to save a heart attack victim after he collapsed outside of a doctor’s office October 6, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Tuesday morning, just after 11:00 a.m., a man went to the doctor on Leon Birenbo'im Street in Dimona complaining… Read More
Father and son EMT team save a life on Simchat Torah October 6, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Simchat Torah morning at around 7:00 a.m., a 35-year-old man in the city of Petah Tikva fell unconscious as… Read More
From the Hospital To The Chuppah, An Extraordinary Act of Kindness October 5, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Sunday night, two United Hatzalah volunteers escorted a hospitalized grandmother from Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv to her granddaughter's… Read More
Highlighting Some Of Our Heroic Teacher EMTs October 5, 2021 Posted in: Community Outreach, Education and training, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles, Women Volunteers - As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, we will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who give of… Read More
Saving Lives While On Vacation Abroad October 4, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Chani Vaknin, is a resident of Rechovot and runs a makolet in the city. This morning,… Read More
Miracle in Modi’in: Young Boy Riding A Scooter Hit By Car And Trapped Underneath, Sustains Only Minor Injuries October 4, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - A little after 7:30 a.m., on Monday morning, a 10-year-old boy was run over from behind by a passing car… Read More
The Added Joy of Saving a Life on a Holiday October 3, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Simchat Torah morning at around 7:00 a.m., a 35-year-old man in the city of Giv’at Shmuel fell unconscious as… Read More
Saving a Life on the Side of a Highway September 30, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features - On Thursday morning a little after 8:00 a.m., a man in his 60s lost consciousness while driving with his friends.… Read More
Bride and Groom Respond To Vehicular Accident Hours Before Their Wedding September 30, 2021 Posted in: Coexistence, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers - On Monday afternoon September 20th, a Muslim bride, Nour Abu Asi, and her groom, Mohamed Byadsi, were driving back from… Read More
Dealing With The Tragedy When Lifesaving Goes From Rescue To Recovery September 30, 2021 Posted in: Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, Vehicles - Tiberias- On Friday afternoon just before Sukkot at 2:30 p.m., a 30-year-old man who had been swimming with his father… Read More
Falling From a Tower September 30, 2021 Posted in: Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles - On Monday afternoon, Hoshanah Rabbah, at around 12:00 p.m., a 47-year-old man fell from the height of around 7 meters… Read More
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