Category Archives: Community Outreach

Director-Generals of 10 Government Ministries Discuss Cooperation With United Hatzalah and Dedicate 10 New Emergency Ambucycles During Visit To Headquarters

During a special visit to United Hatzalah’s headquarters in Jerusalem that took place on Monday, 10 Director-Generals of government offices toured the headquarters, met with both Jewish and Muslim volunteer first responders, and dedicated ten new ambucycles to EMTs and … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Launches “Year of the Volunteer” and Saving Lives Sunday Telethon

United Hatzalah of Israel, the largest independent, non-profit, fully volunteer Emergency Medical Service in Israel, announces the launch of its 2021 campaign, Year of the Volunteer. The year-long campaign will act as a showcase and celebration of United Hatzalah’s volunteers. … Continue reading

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Two Muslim Ambulance Drivers Save The Life Of a Collapsed Neighbor

On Wednesday morning, just before 9:00 a.m. in the town of Jadeidi-Makr in the Galilee, Farok Dabas was sleeping after a long ambulance shift the previous night, when his United Hatzalah communication device begins to chime, alerting him to a … Continue reading

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Seizing The Opportunity To Help A Blind and Homebound Senior Citizen

On Sunday around 3:00 p.m., Yehuda Amitay and Meir Vaanunu were transferring elderly patients to receive their Covid-19 vaccines in Jerusalem. When they arrived at the home of the next person they were supposed to transfer, a man in his … Continue reading

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Twins Celebrate Their Birthday On The Same Ambulance On Which They Were Born

On Wednesday, four years to the day after receiving an alert about a woman in labor, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs Avi Amar, Gavriel Mumko, and Yaakov Mazoz, returned to the scene of the medical emergency, on Ahi Eilat Street in … Continue reading

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EMTs Visit Heart Attack Victim Whose Life They Saved

On Tuesday night, just after midnight, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Lior Filshteiner was winding down in his home in Hod Hasharon after a long day of volunteering in the ICU at the Meir Medical Center in Kfar Saba. After Lior’s … Continue reading

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First Aid Training Center Opened By United Hatzalah in Kfar Qassem

Zim Urban Life Corporation, under the auspices of Rani Zim, assisted United Hatzalah to build its new regional training and activity center in the Zim Urban Life business center in Kfar Qassem. The corporation invested in the initiative in order … Continue reading

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Thankful Family Gives Mishloach Manot To First Responder Who Helped Two Brothers In Separate Instances

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yagel Bar Kama, makes his living as a dog-walker in northern Tel Aviv. Whenever he receives an emergency alert, he drops what he is doing and rushes out to provide emergency medical care to those in … Continue reading

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National Project For Vaccinating All Holocaust Survivors in Israel Opens

On Sunday morning, the Claims Conference initiated a new project in partnership with United Hatzalah that will orchestrate a national operation with the goal of making sure that all 20,000 homebound Holocaust survivors living in Israel are able to go … Continue reading

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One of Those Days That Make It All Worthwhile

On Sunday morning, just after 8:00 a.m. passersby spotted a woman sprawled on a mattress in an alleyway just off of Bnei Brak Street in Tel Aviv. Worried about her well-being, the concerned citizens called emergency services and requested assistance.  … Continue reading

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