Category Archives: UH Volunteer Features

After Losing His Brother-In-Law, Jerusalem Man Vowed To Save Lives

On Monday morning, a man in his early 30s collapsed from an overdose in his home on Ayala Street in Jerusalem. Worried family members call medical services for help. Shimon Uzan, a United Hatzalah EMT volunteer, was just on his … Continue reading

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Joint Training Drill Simulates Devastating Blaze At Housing Complex For the Disabled in Bnei Brak

On Monday morning in Bnei Brak, a joint training drill simulating the response of combined emergency services to a residential building fire at a housing complex for disabled youth was conducted by United Hatzalah, Fire and Rescue services, the Israeli … Continue reading

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Report from eyewitnesses to the synagogue shooting and City of David shooting in Jerusalem

Jerusalem synagogue shooting: ————————————- On Friday night at 8:16 P.M., United Hatzalah’s Command and Dispatch Center received reports of several injuries following a shooting incident that took place on Neve Yaakov street in Jerusalem at the entrance to a local … Continue reading

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Husband and Wife EMTs Perform CPR On Electrocuted Construction Worker in Ashkelon

On Monday afternoon, a 23-year-old construction worker was electrocuted at a construction site on Dorif Street in Ashkelon and sustained severe injuries, and lost consciousness. Worried eyewitnesses called emergency medical services for help. David and Atara Hajaj, a husband and … Continue reading

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Volunteer EMT Rescues Cyclist And Scooter Rider Injured In Frontal Collision

On Thursday morning just before 09:00 A.M., two men were injured in a collision between an electric scooter and a bicycle on HaMa’ayan street in Ramat Gan. Panicked bystanders alerted emergency services.  United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yosef Akler, a sales … Continue reading

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Ramat Gan Resident Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Volunteer EMT Abandons Business Meeting To Save His Life

On Monday just before 10:00 P.M., a man in his 60s suffered a cardiac arrest in his house on Anne Frank street in Ramat Gan. His son immediately called emergency services and initiated CPR. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yaakov Shlezinger … Continue reading

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85-Year-Old Bnei Brak Man Saved By EMTs After Choking On His Food

On Saturday night around 9:00 pm, an 85-year-old man choked on the food his caretaker gave him to eat on HaHida Street in Bnei Brak. Worried eyewitnesses called emergency medical services for help. Netanel Rosa, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, … Continue reading

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Jatt Resident Injured In Serious Fall, Rescued By Childhood Classmate

On Sunday morning just after 09:00 A.M., a man fell from a ladder while doing housework in the village of Jatt in central Israel. His worried relatives, upon the injury, immediately called emergency services for help. Nashat Watad, a dentist … Continue reading

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Elderly Ukrainian Jewish Man Laid To Rest In Jewish Burial Ceremony After United Hatzalah Delegation Hears Of Imminent Christian Funeral

On Wednesday, an elderly Jewish man with no living Jewish relatives passed away in Ukraine in the town of Bila Tserkva. A Christian burial ceremony was planned for the deceased until a local rabbi heard about the news and notified … Continue reading

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Tamra Man Suffers Cardiac Incident, Saved by EMS Volunteers

On Sunday morning, a man in his early 40s suffered an irregular heart arrhythmia on Awad Street in the village of Tamra in northern Israel and collapsed on the street. Worried bystanders called medical services for help. Sbri Diab, a … Continue reading

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