Monthly Archives: May 2016

Israel’s national volunteer EMS organization honored by Florida community

On the same day that saw Israel’s national volunteer EMS service respond to yet another terror attack in Jerusalem, the Miami community in Florida honored that same emergency medical service (EMS). This was one of the numerous events in which Israel’s volunteer … Continue reading

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Florida School Children Donate Defibrillator to Save Lives in Israel

Daniel Katz, Boca Raton resident and founder of the Katz Day School, together with his family, walked into United Hatzalah headquarters on Monday, April 25th, the third day of Passover, and donated an ambucycle with his future in-laws, Moshe and … Continue reading

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Jerusalem man’s life saved by his own donation to annual United Hatzalah Chinese Auction

The siren’s wail of Israel’s volunteer EMS organization United Hatzalah ambucycles shattered the still night of the normally quiet Jerusalem street, as two volunteer medics rushed to a man who had collapsed on a park bench. The man was grabbing … Continue reading

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50 new medics to provide EMS coverage for Sderot and Gaza periphery in honor of Daniel Tragerman

As part of their graduation test and ceremony, 50 new United Hatzalah EMTs trained on providing emergency medical services (EMS) to multiple victims during a practice mass casualty incident. The training incident drilled the EMTs on how to respond to … Continue reading

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Man’s best friend saved by United Hatzalah after near fatal car accident

On Saturday evening, amid the numerous calls he received to provide emergency medical services (EMS), Aryeh Shavit from the Migdal Ha’Emek chapter of United Hatzalah responded to a call involving a traffic accident in the heart of Tel Aviv. Shavit … Continue reading

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Israel Volunteer EMS organization to be honored by Persian community of Great Neck and New York City as part of Israeli Remembrance Day celebration

“The Persian community is the one of the most passionate about Israel and I know that many people are careful to donate to important causes. This is a community that has a strong value for life and helping people. United Hatzalah is an organization that is dedicated to saving lives in Israel and abroad, and it stands by the ideals that the Persian community holds dear to its heart.” Continue reading

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Preparing for the L’ag Ba’omer mass Pilgrimage to Meron: Solving an EMS nightmare

“We want the public to know that we are there for them to help them in any way that they need and to make sure that they have a safe holiday. Should the worst occur and someone needs help, we will be there and we will be fully set up to provide the quickest medical care possible. For us it is all about saving lives, and that is what we intend to do.” Continue reading

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Jewish values build bridges between Israel and Iran via lifesaving EMS

“You know, really, I don’t deserve this. The 3,000 volunteers in Israel do. They are the ones who sacrifice their lives, their family and their time to respond to emergency calls and treat 700 people each day in times of peace and times of war. They are the ones who deserve this award.” Continue reading

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United Hatzalah mourns the passing of a dear friend

The United Hatzalah family joins the family of Yosef Koeningsberg in mourning his untimely passing. Yosef, aged 40, died yesterday when he suddenly collapsed in the street after suffering a heart attack. His colleagues, medics from United Hatzalah, arrived at … Continue reading

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A Friendship that Inspired a Cross Country Bicycle Ride – Honoring the memory of Daniel Viflic

Daniel Shore began a journey in November 2015 that came to a conclusion with the donation of a brand-new life-saving ambucycle on Sunday during Chol Hamoed Pesach. In November he raised money during a 24 hour bicycle ride that traversed … Continue reading

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