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Atara Twersky Hosts Eli Beer On “Changing The Course” Podcast

Eli Beer President of United Hatzalah Eli Beer president of United Hatzalah was just a six-year-old boy when he witnessed a bombing.  The memory stayed with him for a long time and he promised himself that one day he would … Continue reading

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Health and Safety Tips From United Hatzalah For A Happy and Safe Hanukkah

Use a special location and apparatus to light the candles.  Many times fires occur due to the use of makeshift menorahs. Please use a proper stable menorah and stable table or shelf and avoid proximity to any flammable items, including … Continue reading

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From Febrile Seizures To Vacationing in Eilat, Oxygen Is a Must For Medical First Responders

One Saturday evening, a few months ago, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Patrick Even-Tzor was winding down after a long day in his home in the city of Holon. Just as he was getting into bed, United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command … Continue reading

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Why We Need To Carry Oxygen At All Times

One evening, a few months ago just after 8 p.m., a 47-year-old man from Givat Ko’ach, a small moshav bordering the central plains of Israel, went out for an evening jog. During his run, he suddenly collapsed and fell unconscious … Continue reading

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Giving Back To Society By Saving Lives

Two weeks ago, on Monday around noon in Jerusalem, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yakov (who wishes to leave out his last name) was just finishing transferring an unconscious patient to an ambulance crew, when he received another alert from his … Continue reading

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Using Memories And Trusting Your Instinct To Save A Life

Yehezkel Gabay is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT hailing from the city of Tzfat (Safed). A few weeks ago, Yehezkel was learning Talmud in his local synagogue when he received an alert from his communications device, notifying him about a … Continue reading

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A Quick Pit Stop

On November 1st, just after 3:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Aryeh Shavit was on his way home from work on his ambucycle. As he was turning the corner to his street, his communications device alerted him to a medical … Continue reading

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Using Oxygen To Help Save A Drowning Man

Mishael Nahum is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT who hails from the southern city of Ashkelon. Mishael is a core volunteer in the Ashkelon area ambucycle unit, and has been volunteering as an EMT for the past six years. The … Continue reading

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In a Real Feat of Magic – Jewish Magician Saves A Muslim Boy At His Own Magic Show

Aharon Avital, a magician who lives in Elad and works most of the time in the city of Hod Hasharon, performing live magic shows and goes by the name Aharon HaKosem (the Hebrew word for Magician). In addition to stunning … Continue reading

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Dealing With The Aftermath Of An Emergency

On Wednesday morning just after 3:00 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Hanoch Re’em, a resident of Jerusalem’s Neve Yaakov neighborhood, was returning home from a night shift when he heard his communications device buzzing. A medical emergency had occurred a … Continue reading

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