Monthly Archives: December 2017

Bnei Brak’s EMS Ambucycle Volunteers Kick Off Safe Driving Campaign

United Hatzalah’s Ambucycle unit in the city of Bnei Brak has recently been upgraded and now possesses a total of 31 ambucycles. These ambucycles are driven by dedicated EMS volunteers who give up their time in order to save others … Continue reading

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Bicycle Responder of Ramat HaSharon Who Saved 2,500 People Recognized by Community

Ramat Hasharon Hesder Yeshiva Student, Meir Farkash (25), is known to be the pinnacle lifesaver of his city. Over the past four years in which Farkash has been a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, Farkash has responded to more than 2,500 … Continue reading

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EMT in Training Saves A Life While Playing Tennis

Friday morning a week ago at the Jerusalem Tennis Center, Joel Atkin, a student of United Hatzalah’s NREMT training program helped resuscitate an older man who had collapsed a few courts down from where Atkin was playing his daily tennis … Continue reading

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“Dear Rabbi, Please Excuse My Son for Being Late to School Today, His Father Was Performing CPR on a Stranger.”

United Hatzalah volunteers work across the country and treat close to 900 people per day. Yesterday morning a story occurred that gave us a glimpse into the less talked about side of how their volunteering can affect their lives and … Continue reading

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