Author Archives: Raphael Poch

Septuagenarian Collapses Outside Government Office In Be’er Sheva, Saved By EMT Who Worked in the Building

 Just after 12:00 p.m. on Monday, a man in his 70s was walking down Herzl Boulevard in Be’er Sheva outside the Inspection Offices of City Hall when he suddenly collapsed. Worried passersby who saw the man collapse assumed that he … Continue reading

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Muslim Paramedic Joins Collaborative Operation To Rescue Jewish Ukrainian Refugees

On June 21st, two Ukrainian refugees began the final leg of their journey to a new home in Israel. In a collaborative operation run by the JDC, The Jewish Agency, and United Hatzalah, the two refugees, each suffering from a … Continue reading

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Givat Shmuel Man Suffers Cardiac Arrest Mid-Workout, Saved By Fellow Gym Members

On Sunday morning just after 6:00 a.m. a man who was exercising in a gym HaZetitim Street in Givat Shmuel suddenly collapsed in the middle of his workout. A personal trainer from the gym who saw what had happened ran … Continue reading

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Multi-Faith Mass Casualty Incident Training Exercise Held In Ramla

United Hatzalah of Israel held a mass casualty incident training exercise on Wednesday evening in Park Ofer in Ramla. The goal of the exercise was to train volunteers from the Coastal region and allow them to experience the chaos of … Continue reading

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Two Severe Anaphylactic Shock Victims Are Saved in Less Than An Hour By EMTs Carrying Epipens

On Tuesday morning just after 11:00 a.m., a young girl suffered an anaphylactic reaction to milk products while attending classes in a school on Modiin St. in Tiberias. The young girl went into shock as her body reacted severely to … Continue reading

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Man Collapses on Shabbat Morning In Pisgat Ze’ev, Wakes Up on Shavuot, Thanks To Quick Acting EMTs

On Shabbat morning at approximately 11:00 a.m. a man in his late 40s suffered a sudden cardiac arrest and collapsed on the floor of his home in front of his wife and son on Shlomo Street in Pisgat Ze’ev. The … Continue reading

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Givataym Jogger Undergoes Successful CPR After Collapsing Mid-Stride

 On Sunday night just before 10:00 p.m., a man in his 30s was jogging down HaKnesset Street in Givatayim when he suffered a sudden cardiac arrest and collapsed on the street. Worried onlookers who witnessed the collapse began performing CPR … Continue reading

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Strength to Overcome The Hardships of Life – Ten Kavod Ashdod The story of Rivka Yankovitz and Tamar Felish

Strength to Overcome The Hardships of Life – Ten Kavod Ashdod  The story of Rivka Yankovitz and Tamar Felish   Rivka Yankovitz-   Rivka is the Ten Kavod coordinator in Ashdod and works hard to grow the program and build … Continue reading

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Making sure breakfast’s Bracha Rishona wasn’t a Bracha Achrona

At around 9:15 on Friday morning, a 75-year-old man was eating breakfast in the kitchen of his home in Afula when he lost consciousness and fell to the floor. The man’s wife, son, and daughter were there with him and … Continue reading

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Beginning Yom Yerushalayim With Saving A Life and Hallel

On Sunday morning just after 8:30 a.m., a worker in a school on Shalom Sharabi Street told one of his colleagues that he wasn’t feeling well. He sat down on a bench and keeled over. His fellow staff members, having … Continue reading

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