Monthly Archives: December 2021

One Of Those Days Where I Save A Life

At around 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, a 70-year-old man collapsed unconscious after suffering from a cardiac arrest on Hanitah Street in the Neve Sha’anan neighborhood of Haifa. As a result of the fall, he also sustained a large laceration on … Continue reading

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New Batch Of EMTs To Begin Training in Uman, Ukraine

At the beginning of the week, United Hatzalah held an event for first responders in the city of Uman in recognition and appreciation of their life-saving work during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. As part of the event, the active volunteers … Continue reading

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Muslim and Jewish EMTs Save A collapsed Woman’s Life in Ein Naqquba

On Monday night at around 10:30 p.m., a 50-year-old woman collapsed in her front yard in the town of Ein Naqquba, an Arab village west of Jerusalem. Her children found her lying unresponsive on the ground a few minutes later … Continue reading

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Helmsley Charitable Trust Grants $500,000 for 708 Bullet Proof Vests and Helmets to Protect United Hatzalah Volunteers in the Field

 During the month of May this past year, from the 10th to the 18th, Hamas launched 3,440 rockets at Israeli cities in the Gaza periphery and beyond. Cities including Sderot, Ashkelon, Ashdod, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Rehovot, Rishon Lezion, Ramla, Lod, … Continue reading

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Meta COO Sheryl Sandberg Headlines Fundraiser for Friends Of United Hatzalah Raising $18 Million for Israeli EMS Organization

 On Sunday evening, Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel ( honored Adele and Dr. Joel Sandberg and Dr. Ari Ciment during their Miami Gala for their dedication to Israel, their community, and to saving lives. Also in attendance were the … Continue reading

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EMT saves a woman’s life then visits her in the hospital the following day

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shahak Barel lives in the city of Akko. On Wednesday afternoon at around 3:15 p.m., as he was resting on his living room sofa after a hard day of work, he heard his emergency communication device … Continue reading

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Local Resident and Passing Drivers Save A Life In Kibbutz Nachshon

At around 2:15 p.m., on Monday, United Hatzalah volunteer Omri Shafts received an urgent notification of an emergency occurring nearby. An 80-year-old man was suffering from a seizure in his home in Nahshon, a kibbutz in central Israel. Omri was … Continue reading

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Eyal Marom – Volunteer Of The Month November 2021

Eyal Marom is a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah, he lives in the city of Ma’alot-Tarshiha in northern Galilee with his wife. They have five children who are all under the age of 12. Marom studies in the Yeshiva in … Continue reading

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Knesset Health Committee Members State: It Is Time To Establish One Emergency Medical Dispatch Center With One Emergency Number 

On Wednesday morning during a meeting of the Knesset Health Committee, the discussion was raised as to why there is no unified emergency number in Israel. Currently, if a person would like to receive emergency service help there are separate … Continue reading

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EMT Treats Woman On Board A Flight from Israel to Newark

On Sunday morning, on a flight from Tel Aviv to Newark, NJ, a 60-year-old woman started suffering from symptoms alluding to a stroke. Avi Nefoussi, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, was the only medical personnel on the flight.   As … Continue reading

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