Category Archives: Ten Kavod

The Minister of Social Equality’s visit to the United Hatzalah Headquarters

The Minister of Social Equality, Meirav Cohen, took a tour of the United Hatzalah headquarters in Jerusalem with the staff of her bureau on Tuesday. United Hatzalah’s CEO Eli Polak, together with VP of Operations Dov Meisel, Israel Director of … Continue reading

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Not Letting Israel’s Elderly Fall Through The Cracks

On Monday afternoon, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Talia Asher from Mevaseret Zion visited an elderly woman as part of the organization’s Ten Kavod project. Talia went to check on the woman’s vital signs and spend some time with her in … Continue reading

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“In the Name of Her Husband”

About two years ago, Avishalom Yankovitz, a volunteer from United Hatzalah, died suddenly. He left behind his wife, Rivka (37), and their ten children, who live in Ashdod. Rivka decided to continue on the path of her husband and volunteer … Continue reading

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EMTs Help A 90-Year-Old Woman Leave Her Home For The First Time in Five Years

Miriam is a 90-year-old woman who lives in Rishon LeZion and has not left her home for the past five years. Recently, Miriam’s granddaughter Meital turned to the mayor of Rishon LeZion, Raz Kinstlich, and to the Director of the … Continue reading

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Saving A Life With Kindness – A Look At A Ten Kavod Emergency

 Just before 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening, an elderly man who lives at home and has no family to care for him was brought a package of food by Orli Kadosh, the founder of a local community initiative “Adopt a … Continue reading

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Seizing The Opportunity To Help A Blind and Homebound Senior Citizen

On Sunday around 3:00 p.m., Yehuda Amitay and Meir Vaanunu were transferring elderly patients to receive their Covid-19 vaccines in Jerusalem. When they arrived at the home of the next person they were supposed to transfer, a man in his … Continue reading

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Decorated EMT Becomes First Woman Head Of a Chapter For United Hatzalah

Vicky Tiferet, who is a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah in the northern town of Moshav Yuval, was appointed as the head of the organization’s Emek HaHula chapter last week, becoming the first woman in the organization to hold such … Continue reading

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Ambulances Transport Elderly To Receive Their Vaccinations

Answering a need faced by many elderly or disabled persons who are without cars, and for whom the use of public transportation can be difficult, United Hatzalah has begun working with various cities and regional councils throughout Israel to transport … Continue reading

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Keeping The Elderly Warm In Midst Of Corona Winter

Due to the winter cold and the countrywide lockdown restrictions becoming tightened and more severe, United Hatzalah along with the International Federation of Christians and Jews (IFCJ), took it upon themselves to give out blankets and food stamps to the … Continue reading

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Community Volunteers Cooperate to Transport Elderly and Disabled to their Vaccinations During Lockdown

United Hatzalah has partnered with the group Yad Beyad for the Development of Mevaseret Zion, a non-profit, in a new project transporting people over 60 and the disabled who qualify to receive the Coronavirus vaccine, in cases when their access … Continue reading

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