Category Archives: Coexistence

Neighborly in Nazareth

On Sunday evening, just before 11:00 p.m., a man in his 40s with a long medical history wanted to take a walk outside. As he left his home in the neighborhood of Yafa an-Naseriyye in Nazareth, he suffered a sudden … Continue reading

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A True Friendship Between a Muslim and Jew

Written by Sarah Bechor: I met Ranya Abu Sha’ban a few years back. I was told that out of all of United Hatzalah’s 6000+ volunteers, she was the only woman Muslim medic who spoke English. And she still is.    … Continue reading

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After A Month Without Medication Ukrainian Refugee In Serious Condition Receives Medical Care At Moldova Border

On Saturday, a team operating today on the Palanca border between Ukraine and Moldova identified long queues on the Ukrainian side and requested to enter to see if there were refugees that required medical attention inside the border. Vicky Tiferet, who … Continue reading

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New Muslim EMT Performs First Successful CPR on a Jewish Woman and Saves Her Life

On Wednesday evening at around 7:30 p.m., a 70-year-old woman lost consciousness in her home on Simtat Tamari street in Kiryat Motskin. The woman’s son arrived at her home a few minutes later upon returning from work and found her … Continue reading

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Acts of Kindness Day

Today, February 17th, we celebrate Acts of Kindness Day.  In this honor, we wanted to highlight some of the incredible acts of kindness performed by United Hatzalah. The entire organization is built on kindness, so what we are talking about … Continue reading

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Working Together in Kfar Saba To Save Lives

Just before 11 p.m. on Saturday night, a United Hatzalah ambulance led by Tanya Kuchar Weil was departing the emergency room parking lot at Meir Hospital when they received an emergency alert regarding an unconscious woman in a senior’s residence … 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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Focusing On What Unites Us and Not What Divides Us

Last night, there was a terror attack in the Muslim quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. A terrorist who was described as a young teenager stabbed two police officers, a male and a female, near the Ateret Kohanim yeshiva. … Continue reading

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Bride and Groom Respond To Vehicular Accident Hours Before Their Wedding

On Monday afternoon September 20th, a Muslim bride, Nour Abu Asi, and her groom, Mohamed Byadsi, were driving back from taking pre-wedding photos outside of their hometown of Jatt, an Arab-Israeli town located in the triangle region of Israel when … Continue reading

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Jewish EMT Saves Young Bedouin Girl

At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Sunday evening, a young girl, 3-years of age, was playing in her home in the Bedouin town of Abu Queider when she fell and hit her head causing her to lose consciousness. The girl had … Continue reading

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