Category Archives: UH Volunteer Features

A Shining Light and a Breath of Fresh Air

Suzanna Sharivker-    Suzanna is a University student studying water industry engineering. She originally hails from the city of Ashdod but currently lives in a kibbutz called Tel Katzir, located to the south of the Kinneret. Suzanna volunteers for Ten … Continue reading

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Choking During Snack Time

On Monday afternoon at around 4:30 p.m., a 3-and-a-half-year-old boy was visiting his grandparents in Beit Shemesh and eating an orange with them in the kitchen when a piece of the fruit got stuck in his throat. His grandparents panicked … Continue reading

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Septuagenarian Collapses Outside Government Office In Be’er Sheva, Saved By EMT Who Worked in the Building

 Just after 12:00 p.m. on Monday, a man in his 70s was walking down Herzl Boulevard in Be’er Sheva outside the Inspection Offices of City Hall when he suddenly collapsed. Worried passersby who saw the man collapse assumed that he … Continue reading

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Treating An Injured Motorcyclist Amid A Field Transfer

On Sunday night at around 11:00 p.m., a 35-year-old motorcyclist was racing along the dimly lit streets in the northern town of Jadeidi-Makr. All of a sudden, he lost control of the vehicle, crashed, and flew off of it, sustaining … Continue reading

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Arab Man Shot in Tamra, Rescued By First Responders

On Wednesday night at around 9:30 p.m., a 45-year-old man was in the soccer field in Tamra, an Arab city in the lower Galilee, when he was shot by an armed gunman. He sustained serious injuries having been shot five … Continue reading

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After Nearly Drowning in a Local Pool, 4-Year-Old Boy Saved By a Lifeguard and First Responders

At around 1:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon, a 4-year-old boy was swimming in a pool in Pardes Chana when he suddenly suffered a seizure and began to consume a lot of water, causing him to start drowning. The people around … Continue reading

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Givat Shmuel Man Suffers Cardiac Arrest Mid-Workout, Saved By Fellow Gym Members

On Sunday morning just after 6:00 a.m. a man who was exercising in a gym HaZetitim Street in Givat Shmuel suddenly collapsed in the middle of his workout. A personal trainer from the gym who saw what had happened ran … Continue reading

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Saving A Suspected Overdose Patient

On Friday morning at around 9:00 a.m., a 35-year-old man suddenly lost consciousness in his room in a hostel in Tel Aviv. Guests of the establishment called emergency services for help as the man was not responding to them, and … Continue reading

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Two Severe Anaphylactic Shock Victims Are Saved in Less Than An Hour By EMTs Carrying Epipens

On Tuesday morning just after 11:00 a.m., a young girl suffered an anaphylactic reaction to milk products while attending classes in a school on Modiin St. in Tiberias. The young girl went into shock as her body reacted severely to … Continue reading

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Psychotrauma Support Following Saturday’s Fatal Accident – A Delicate Balance

On Shabbat morning at around 5:00 a.m., 4 drunken teenagers were driving in a fast-moving vehicle down the highway and quickly approaching a sobriety checkpoint near the Beit Dagan intersection. Instead of slowing down, they crashed straight through the blockade … Continue reading

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