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EMS and Checkpoint Security Teams Hold Terror Attack Drill in Tarkumiah

United Hatzalah first response volunteers participated in a training drill with the Crossing Points Authority (CPA) security team and the Fire Department that simulated a series of terror attacks against the Tarkumiah checkpoint on Wednesday. The drill simulated a shooting … Continue reading

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A First Responder In Sderot Speaks Out Following Last Night’s Rocket Barrage

Last night United Hatzalah volunteers, like many of the residents of Sderot and the other towns in the Gaza periphery, were up all night due to being under fire from rocket being shot by Hamas in the Gaza Strip. The … Continue reading

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Utilizing Teamwork To Ensure Personal Safety

Avi Amar is United Hatzalah volunteer EMT who lives in Ashdod. He has been working in emergency services his entire adult life, from the time he finished his mandatory military service, he has worked with the Police making sure that … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Expands Psychotrauma and Crisis Response K-9 Unit

A new volunteer has joined the ranks of United Hatzalah’s Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, only this one has four legs. Toffy, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, a breed known around the world for excelling as therapy dogs, has gone … Continue reading

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Gunshot Victim Thanks First Responder Who Saved His Life

Last Saturday afternoon a young Arab man was attacked in the Ein el-Maghara neighborhood of Umm al-Fahm, an Arab town that lies just south of Afula in northern Israel. The man was shot several times and seriously injured by unknown … Continue reading

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Mayor of Ashdod Becomes Honorary Volunteer First Responder

Member of Knesset and United Hatzalah emergency response volunteer Yinon Azoulai was on hand in Ashdod last Thursday to usher in the inauguration of Ashdod’s newest EMS response center. Also present was Ashdod Mayor Dr. Yechiel Lasry, a distinguished physician himself, … Continue reading

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Tonight We Celebrate

My name is Benny Dadush, and I am a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT. I live and volunteer in Or Yehuda, a town in which everyone knows me, especially my fellow EMS volunteers. Our team of first responders in the area … Continue reading

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