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Sharing Words Of Torah Over A Cup Of Coffee – Ten Kavod Hevel Sorek: The Story of David Nissim and David Cohen

David Nissim  David Nissim was born in 1952 in the immigrant absorption camp of Tsrifin to a family of Iranian olim (immigrants). He served in the IDF in the Sinai Peninsula during the Yom Kippur war and worked his whole … Continue reading

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An Immigrant Doctor, A Soldier, and His Father, Save A Life During Friday Night Dinner

Last Friday night, a woman choked while having dinner with her family in a well-known restaurant in Modi’in. Her relatives immediately alerted emergency services, and were relieved to see two United Hatzalah EMTs arrive at the scene within mere seconds. … Continue reading

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Sakhnin Gunshot Victim Treated By United Hatzalah EMTs Amidst Ongoing Wave of Violence In Arab Sector

On Monday night, a man was shot close to his home in the northern city of Sakhnin. The circumstances of the incident were unclear. Passersby called emergency services for help.  United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Abd Al Rahman Raya was driving … Continue reading

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I Saved My Sister’s Life Thanks To a First Aid Course I Took With The Ten Kavod Project

My name is Moriah Dorfman. I am an 18-year-old girl from Bat Yam and I recently saved the life of my 6-year-old sister. This past June I completed a first-aid course that I took through United Hatzalah as part of … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Refugees Train To Become EMTs in Israel

Ten members of Uman’s Breslov community who fled to Israel at the onset of the war trained to become EMTs with United Hatzalah in hopes of returning to Ukraine and assist their community.  On Thursday last week, a very special … Continue reading

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Tzitzit Saved The Life Of a Bus Crash Victim

One thing that is always taught to new United Hatzalah trainees is that  “A good EMT is one who can improvise in the field when things go wrong.” This saying held true for Shalom Klein, a United Hatzalah EMT who … Continue reading

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Woman Resuscitated by EMTs After Suffering A Cardiac Arrest in A Rehovot Mall

Late Monday morning, a 50-year-old woman entered a shoe store in the Rehovot shopping center when she suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed, prompting bystanders to call emergency services for help. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Aviran Sason was working in … Continue reading

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Against All Odds

Just after 12:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, a man in his early 90s who was in his apartment on Zichron Sara Street in Rishon Lezion stopped responding to his family members and lost consciousness. Given the man’s severe medical background, … Continue reading

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Soccer Fan Suffers Cardiac Arrest Mid-Game Rescued By On-Scene Paramedic

Almost three weeks ago, on Monday evening at the soccer game between Hapoel Be’er Sheva and Maccabi Haifa in the Yaakov Turner Toto Stadium in Be’er Sheva, Yossi Cohen, a 42-year-old man, suffered a cardiac arrest. Fortunately, United Hatzalah volunteer … Continue reading

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Happy To Be Alive

On Monday morning, a man in his 40s was shopping when he suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed inside a storefront on Ye’elim Boulevard in Be’er Sheva. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and Deputy Chapter Head of the Be’er Sheva region … Continue reading

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