Category Archives: Community Outreach

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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Easing The Ongoing Trauma Of Not Knowing – Together

As rescue efforts in the community of Surfside, Florida continue, United Hatzalah of Israel was dispatched on Saturday night together with the IDF’s Home Front Command in order to assist the forces and people on the ground cope with the … Continue reading

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Lifeguard and Doctor Perform A Pool Rescue and Save a 3-Year-Old

On Wednesday evening, just after 5:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Dr. Yonatan Ben-Nur was driving his ambucycle near his house at the entrance of the town Nitzan when he received an emergency alert in the neighboring town of Nitzanim. … Continue reading

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“Untraditional Party Crashers” – Performing CPR And Saving A Life At A Wedding

On Monday night at 11:24 p.m., a couple was celebrating their wedding in Modi’in Illit when the groom’s grandfather suddenly lost consciousness and collapsed in the middle of the hall. On that same street, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Neoray Ben … Continue reading

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