Category Archives: Education and training

United Hatzalah Volunteers Leave CPR Practice Session To Save Man Who Suffered Cardiac Arrest

On Friday morning, United Hatzalah volunteers from the Mishor Hachof – Merhav Dror chapter gathered at the chapter’s “Volunteer House” (supply and training center) in Ra’anana for a practice session intended to strengthen the EMTs’ proficiency in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). … Continue reading

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I Saved My Sister’s Life Thanks To a First Aid Course I Took With The Ten Kavod Project

My name is Moriah Dorfman. I am an 18-year-old girl from Bat Yam and I recently saved the life of my 6-year-old sister. This past June I completed a first-aid course that I took through United Hatzalah as part of … Continue reading

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American Teens Assist in Successful CPR of Ashdod Man and Help Save His Life

On Sunday evening, a man suffered a prolonged epileptic seizure in his home in Ashdod, causing him to lose consciousness. Worried family members called emergency services for help.    Two members of the NCSY summer program “NCSY Hatzalah Rescue” were … 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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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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Mass Casualty Incident Training Drill

United Hatzalah took a lead role in a strategic mass casualty drill that took place last week. As an emergency medical response organization, our volunteers must prepare for the worst while we hope for the best. Several times a year, … Continue reading

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Highlighting Some of Our Women Physicians on Women Physicians Day

Highlighting Some of Our Women Physicians 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 … Continue reading

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EMTs Save Unconscious Man in Ra’anana After He Choked on A Hamburger

Just before 7:00 p.m. on Sunday evening, a man ordered a hamburger in a restaurant on Rambam Street in Ra’anana. The man exited the restaurant and took a bit of the burger which got lodged in his throat. He choked … Continue reading

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Ambulance Teams Save Life Of Haifa Man Who Suffered A Cardiac Arrest

At approximately 11:00 p.m., last night, a 75-year-old man fell unconscious in his home on HaGefen Street in Haifa. His wife found him sprawled out on the floor and immediately called emergency services for help.   One of United Hatzalah’s … Continue reading

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Highlighting Our Students and Future Lifesavers

As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, United Hatzalah will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who give of themselves and their time to help others and save lives each and every day. We want to recognize these heroes … Continue reading

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