Category Archives: Press

Shitsel Teams Up With United Hatzalah of Israel in Detroit To Save Lives

On Monday, September 23rd,  United Hatzalah of Israel brought the cast of Shtisel to the Greater Detroit community at a special event aimed at raising awareness about the organization  ​and how our innovative rapid response to those in need saves more … Continue reading

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Daughter’s Rescue Leads A Father To Become An EMT

Two years ago, Hila Zohar, aged 17 at the time, fell off of the roof of her home in Or Yehuda after she suffered a seizure. The fall, more than 8 meters, caused a serious head injury, massive bleeding and … Continue reading

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A Jerusalem First Responder Gets A Taste of Sderot During A Rocket Attack

 My name is Eli Pollack and in addition to being the CEO of United Hatzalah, I am also a volunteer first responder and EMT. On Sunday night, I was visiting the southern town of Netivot to spend time with the … Continue reading

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Standing Guard At Jerusalem’s Crossings – A Ramadan Initiative To Safeguard Palestinians Wishing To Enter Jerusalem

A new project has been taking place over the past few weeks in Jerusalem. During the hot days of Ramadan, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs have been asked to join Israel’s border police and the military police in safeguarding the passage … Continue reading

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From R&R To Rescuing – An EMT Getting Treatment At The Dead Sea Saves An Unconscious Child

Sholem Hack a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, injured his knee a few weeks ago and received a recommendation from his physiotherapist that the salt-water in the Dead Sea would be helpful to prevent further swelling. He traveled to the Dead … Continue reading

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Saving Lives in Unexpected Ways

Yechiel Gurfein continues his amazing work as a United Hatzalah volunteer, saving lives with his emergency electric bicycle. Sometimes, Yechiel saves lives in unexpected ways. Recently, Yechiel was staying at a friend’s home in the central Nachlaot neighborhood of Jerusalem. … Continue reading

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Man Successfully Revived at Western Wall During IDF Swearing in Ceremony

On Thursday evening during the swearing-in ceremony of the Kfir Brigade at the Kotel, a man spontaneously collapsed to the floor.   Tair Aviani Carmi whose son was participating in the swearing-in ceremony, was in the crowd and standing just … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Article About United Hatzalah

Read the full article here: WSJ Article 12.18.18  

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Mishpacha article about Eli Beer!

Eli Beer, Founder and President of United Hatzalah, was featured in a recent Mishpacha magazine. To view the full article click–> Full Article

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Local Bicycle Shop Owner Donates Parts to Repair Vandalized First Response Vehicle

Kiryat Malachi resident and bicycle store owner Rafi Ovadia donated parts that were vandalized from a first response emergency electric bicycle that belonged to EMT Shmuel Galinsky. Galinsky’s electric bicycle, which he uses to respond to medical emergencies in his … Continue reading

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