Category Archives: Press

Update on Eli Beer’s Condition

As you may be aware Eli was diagnosed with COVID-19 at the end of last week. He was put on a ventilator last Friday evening. Eli is showing signs of improvement. His vital signs continue to get stronger and the … Continue reading

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An Update On Eli Beer’s Health Status From Mark and Erica Gerson

Following the publication of last week’s powerful video by Eli Beer here is an update from United Hatzalah’s Chairman of the Board Mark and Erica Gerson: Dear Friend of United Hatzalah, In the Book of Genesis, Jacob is on a … Continue reading

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Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel raised $15 million at the second annual Los Angeles Gala event with Keynote Address by Dr. Miriam Adelson

Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel (www.israelrescue.org) hosted the 2nd Annual Gala in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on Feb. 27th, 2020 with over 1,100 people in attendance. The gathered crowd contributed to the success of the organization by … Continue reading

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Jay Leno and Dr. Miriam Adelson Headline the 2nd Annual Los Angeles Gala for American Friends of United Hatzalah

Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel (www.israelrescue.org) announced today that Jay Leno, former host of The Tonight Show and Dr. Miriam Adelson will be headlining the 2nd Annual Los Angeles Gala, taking place on Thursday, February 27th at the Beverly … Continue reading

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Amid Rocket Barrage United Hatzalah Hands Out Specially Designed Protective Vests and Helmets To Gaza Periphery EMS Volunteers

As rockets from Gaza once again rain down on Israeli civilians, United Hatzalah distributed specially designed protective tactical vests and helmets to its volunteer EMS personnel in the city of Sderot and the Gaza periphery. The EMS organization, which provides … Continue reading

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New Lifesaving ATV to Aid Gush Shiloh Residents

United Hatzalah of Israel dedicated its newest all-terrain vehicle (ATV) to serve the residents of the Gush Shiloh area, which is the next step in fulfilling their promise to add more lifesaving vehicles and first responders to Judea and Samaria. … Continue reading

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Following Rescue Of Chen Danzinger, United Hatzalah and Nurofen For Children Open First Aid Courses Across Beit Shemesh

United Hatzalah has teamed up with Nurofen for Children and set a goal to train 500 parents and residents of Beit Shemesh in providing basic first aid to their families and neighbors in case of a medical emergency. The two … Continue reading

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Treating Each Person As Their Own World

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Betzalel Sabag lives in Rehovot with his family. Betzalel works in an office in Ramat Gan near the Aluf Sadeh interchange. One recent Sunday morning, traffic across the center of the country was at a crawl. … Continue reading

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Treating An Acute Stress Reaction That Resulted From a Medical Trauma — Psychological First Aid In Action

Irit Ravid is one of United Hatzalah’s Psychotrauma Crisis and Response Unit (PCRU) responders. She is ready to assist someone suffering emotional or psychological distress at any time of the day or night. A recent medical emergency occurred on her … Continue reading

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Dramatic CPR on Train Saves A Life

United Hatzalah paramedic Liad Ohana was traveling by train from his home in Ofakim to Tel Aviv on Monday morning when he heard screams coming from the seat behind him. A man had collapsed and was unconscious. Liad immediately rushed … Continue reading

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