Category Archives: International Rescue Missions

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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Adelson Family Sponsors Flights for 500 Ukrainian Refugees to Israel With Operation Orange Wings, Reuniting Many With Israeli Family Members

Members of the Adelson family, Children of Dr. Miriam Adelson and the late Sheldon Adelson, recently sponsored flights for more than 500 Jewish Ukrainian refugees to find sanctuary in Israel. The flights, which were part of United Hatzalah’s Operation Orange … Continue reading

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Three Holocaust Survivors Rescued From Kyiv Brought To Poland For Care and Safety

By Aharon Ben Arush A few days ago, amid air raid sirens and bombings, we were fortunate enough to rescue three Holocaust survivors from Kyiv and bring them to safety in Poland. As part of a major rescue operation that … Continue reading

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Sheryl Sandberg, Meta COO and Founder of Lean In and Option B, Donates $1 Million to Support United Hatzalah’s Relief Efforts For Ukrainian Refugees

United Hatzalah, the volunteer-based emergency medical services organization based in Israel with a standing presence across the U.S., announced today that it has received a generous $1 million donation from Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Meta and Founder of … Continue reading

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After A Month Without Medication Ukrainian Refugee In Serious Condition Receives Medical Care At Moldova Border

On Saturday, a team operating today on the Palanca border between Ukraine and Moldova identified long queues on the Ukrainian side and requested to enter to see if there were refugees that required medical attention inside the border. Vicky Tiferet, who … Continue reading

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A Firsthand Look From The Ground As Part of Operation Orange Wings

By: Hadas Rucham “So, how was it???” I returned from the United Hatzalah humanitarian aid delegation to the Ukrainian border over a week ago and I still do not know how to answer this question that I have been asked … Continue reading

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Joint Operation Between The Jewish Agency, United Hatzalah, and Beilinson Hospital, Airlifts 6 Critically Ill Ukrainian Refugees To Receive Medical Care In Israel

On a plane that was especially charted by United Hatzalah and converted into a flying intensive care unit, left Israel this morning on its way to Bucharest in a joint operation between the Jewish Agency, Beilinson Hospital (from Clalit), and … Continue reading

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Three Weeks At The Ukrainian Border – There and Back Again

By Vicki Tiferet-   Three weeks ago, I flew out of Israel with a pioneer team of United Hatzalah volunteers as part of a delegation to the Moldova-Ukraine border to provide humanitarian aid and medical care for refugees who were … Continue reading

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Learning A Message of Kindness From Moldovan Car Mechanics In Support of Ukrainian Refugees

By Shay Reitzes- On the United Hatzalah delegation to Ukraine, we met so many incredible people, people, who like us, came from all over the world to help the Ukrainian refugees in their plight. Being based in Chisinau, Moldova, we … Continue reading

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Helping Ukrainian Refugees Through The Present Into An Uncertain Future

When you arrive on the border of a war zone, you expect to be doing a certain kind of work. Dealign with refugees, helping people who have lost everything cope at the border as they say goodbye to their homeland … Continue reading

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