Category Archives: UH Volunteer Features

“We Are Here To Help; Today Is no Different”

Early one Friday afternoon in the middle of February, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Netanel Moyal was preparing for Shabbat in his hometown of Ashdod, when he was suddenly alerted to a motor vehicle accident involving a truck and a motorcycle … Continue reading

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A Burning Passion To Help

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Sophie Donio who works and lives in the southern city Eilat, rescued an older woman on Sunday after the woman lost control of her mobility scooter and crashed on a major thoroughfare in the city. The … Continue reading

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The Strangest Life Saving CPR I’ve Ever Encountered

On Monday morning, just after 10:00 a.m. a woman in her 80s slipped in the shower and lost consciousness in her home on Sokolov Street in Ramat Gan.   United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avi Wilman was out shopping with his wife … Continue reading

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A Purim Miracle – “It Feels Like I Won The Lottery”

On Friday afternoon, just after 1:00 p.m., a man in his 60s suffered a cardiac arrest in his own furniture store in the industrial section of Holon. The man collapsed on the floor and worried onlookers called emergency services for … Continue reading

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Thankful Family Gives Mishloach Manot To First Responder Who Helped Two Brothers In Separate Instances

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yagel Bar Kama, makes his living as a dog-walker in northern Tel Aviv. Whenever he receives an emergency alert, he drops what he is doing and rushes out to provide emergency medical care to those in … Continue reading

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Stepping Up To Save A Life When No One Else Is Around

On Shabbat morning, just after 10 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avraham Farkash was walking to synagogue in the town Ma’ale Hever when he was alerted to a nearby medical emergency. Avraham’s communications device notified him of the address, which … Continue reading

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One of Those Days That Make It All Worthwhile

On Sunday morning, just after 8:00 a.m. passersby spotted a woman sprawled on a mattress in an alleyway just off of Bnei Brak Street in Tel Aviv. Worried about her well-being, the concerned citizens called emergency services and requested assistance.  … Continue reading

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UH volunteers in Akko hand out heat blankets to the homeless on coldest night of the year

In a moving act of lovingkindness, Muslim and Jewish volunteers from United Hatzalah distributing blankets to the homeless in the city of Akko on what is thus far, the coldest night of the year.  United Hatzalah EMTs Eran Lev, Shira … Continue reading

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These Contagious Acts Of Lifesaving and Loving Kindness

On Monday afternoon, just after 3:00 p.m. a man in his 60s  standing in the check-out line of a local supermarket on Jabotinsky Street in Ramat Gan suddenly collapsed. As the man fell, he hit his head on the check-out … Continue reading

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Performing CPR On The Way To Work

At 7:30 on Monday morning a man collapsed on the street in Moshav Bnei Yehuda in the Golan Heights. An eye-witness who saw the man collapse ran up to a nearby building to alert a local resident whom he knew … Continue reading

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