Category Archives: Community Outreach

From the Hospital To The Chuppah, An Extraordinary Act of Kindness

On Sunday night, two United Hatzalah volunteers escorted a hospitalized grandmother from Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv to her granddaughter’s wedding in Caesarea. The grandmother had been hospitalized due to a chronic condition and was told that she would be … Continue reading

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Highlighting Some Of Our Heroic Teacher EMTs

As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, we will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who give of themselves and their time to help others each and every day. It is time to recognize these heroes for the … Continue reading

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Runners Raise Half-a-Million Dollars For United Hatzalah In 5K Race

 Over 400 runners from five different countries joined together as part of the second annual Race To Save Lives 5k and raised $500,000 in support of the lifesaving efforts of United Hatzalah in Israel. The runners took upon themselves to … Continue reading

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Reuniting with a burn victim two years later

On Sunday afternoon, the town Adam, otherwise known as Geva Binyamin, held a community day for all residents in the town and surrounding area. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Meir Mescriz arrived at the community fair in an ambulance with his … Continue reading

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EMTs Help A 90-Year-Old Woman Leave Her Home For The First Time in Five Years

Miriam is a 90-year-old woman who lives in Rishon LeZion and has not left her home for the past five years. Recently, Miriam’s granddaughter Meital turned to the mayor of Rishon LeZion, Raz Kinstlich, and to the Director of the … Continue reading

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EMT Gets Help From Some Neighbors To Locate A Suffering Woman and Save Her Life

On Monday afternoon on Yefe Nof Street in Tiberias (Tevaria), a woman in her 50s began to feel unwell and called her son to tell him that he should call for help. The son, who did not live at home … Continue reading

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“Never Could I Predict Something Like This”

By- Hadas Rucham  On Thursday afternoon, June 24th, Israel received the tragic news coming from Surfside, Florida regarding the collapse of the Champlain tower. Details of the collapsed building on Collins Ave quickly spread. The twelve-story condo complex had collapsed … Continue reading

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Beit Shemesh Mayor Thanks United Hatzalah Following Successful Mass Casualty Incident Drill

On Wednesday night, United Hatzalah of Israel held a mass-casualty-incident drill that simulated a bridge collapsing on Highway 38. The drill took place at the National Police Academy in the industrial section of Beit Shemesh. Participating in the drill together … Continue reading

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Saving A Life With Kindness – A Look At A Ten Kavod Emergency

 Just before 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening, an elderly man who lives at home and has no family to care for him was brought a package of food by Orli Kadosh, the founder of a local community initiative “Adopt a … Continue reading

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The Beauty Of Humanity Brought Out By a Therapy Dog

Batya Jaffe is one of the six Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit (PCRU) members from United Hatzalah currently active in Surfside, Florida. Batya is an Animal Assisted Therapist and together with her dog Lucy, a specially trained King Charles Cavalier, … Continue reading

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