Category Archives: Community Outreach

In Wake of Hurricane Fiona- Combined Israeli-U.S. Volunteer Aid Group Becomes A Force Multiplier of Human Intervention in Puerto Rico

On Friday, September 23rd, a team of seven first responders and mental health experts arrived in San Juan to assist residents in the country find relief in the wake of Hurricane Fiona. The battered residents, particularly in the southwestern side … Continue reading

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Israeli Delegation Departs To Puerto Rico To Offer Psychological and Medical Aid In Wake of Hurricane Fiona

Early Thursday morning, a delegation of medical and psychological experts from the emergency medical service (EMS) organization United Hatzalah, departed from Israel en route to Puerto Rico. The team, which is comprised of four members of the Psychotrauma and Crisis … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Raises NIS 200,000 In First Ever Tel Aviv Summer Soiree Event

 Pedestrians walking passed the corner of Balfour Street and Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv on Wednesday night were able to enjoy music floating down from a fourth-floor terrace in one of the adjacent buildings signifying a summer party taking place. … Continue reading

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U.S./Canadian Teens Train To Become Next Generation of Lifesavers In Israel and Back Home

-Last week on Thursday, a group of 50 teenagers from different parts of the United States and Canada graduated from their emergency medical response training course with United Hatzalah and participated in a mass casualty incident (MCI) training drill in … Continue reading

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“Like One Of Our Children” – Ten Kavod Yokneam The Story of Daniel Goldman and Nissim and Jacqueline Ben-Ezra

Daniel Goldman – Daniel Goldman is a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah and has been part of the Ten Kavod project for the past three years. He lives with his wife and two children in their home in Yokneam.  For … 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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Greater New York Community Raises $6 Million for United Hatzalah of Israel

On Tuesday evening at Pier 60 in Chelsea Piers, over 1,000 people gathered together in support of Israel’s premier fully volunteer emergency medical service (EMS) organization. Over 400 of them were young professionals under the age of 35. The gathered … Continue reading

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Special Rescue Operation Brings Three Bedridden Elderly Ukrainian RefugeesTo Israel For Medical Care

Early Thursday morning a plane landed at Ben Gurion airport bringing with it three bedridden elderly Ukrainian refugees who were evacuated from the war-torn country in order to receive proper medical care in Israel. The rescue mission was a combined … Continue reading

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Visiting The Elderly Has Made Me a Better Person – Ten Kavod Project Be’er Sheva

Menachem Ashash-    Menachem Ashash is 30-years-old and volunteers as a part of United Hatzalah’s Ten Kavod project. He is originally from Netanya but currently resides in Be’er Sheva where he’s studying to become an electrical engineer.    Last year, … Continue reading

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More Than 500 Seniors Living Alone Receive Gift Packages For Pesach As Part of National Drive To Care For The Elderly Ahead of the Holiday

During the past week, more than 500 senior citizens who live by themselves, received gift packages containing matzah and wine for the Pesach seder, as well as a special holiday blessing. The country-wide initiative is part of a national drive … Continue reading

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