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

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