Category Archives: UH Volunteer Features

Two Successful CPRs In Eilat In One Day

On Friday morning, at 9:30 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Natan Balti was in his home in the southern city of Eilat when he was alerted to a nearby medical emergency. A 35-year-old woman with a suspected psychiatric background was … Continue reading

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From Serological Testing To Lifesaving

On Tuesday evening, just after 7:00 p.m., a woman in her 80’s, with pre-existing medical conditions, suddenly collapsed in front of her family at their home on Henrietta Szold Street in Afula. Worried family members called emergency services for help.  … Continue reading

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Quick Intervention By EMTs Saves The Life Of A Holon Man

On Monday morning just after 10:00 a.m., a 75-year-old man who suffers from a disability fell from his wheelchair and sustained a serious head injury on Sderot Yerushalayim Street. The man was semi-conscious and confused when his wife called United … Continue reading

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The Best Birthday Gift – Her Son’s Life

Gal is a United Hatzalah volunteer from Or HaGanuz, a town in northern Israel. On Thursday afternoon, Gal and his 15-year-old son went out for sushi in a Netanya mall. From across the restaurant, Gal noticed a few kids running … Continue reading

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Saving a Child The Day He Brought Home His Own

On Thursday morning in Kiryat Ata, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yechezkel Solomons was getting ready to bring home his wife and new baby boy from the hospital. Yechezkel’s wife had given birth two days before, and he had just finished … Continue reading

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From Selichot To Lifesaving

On Sunday morning at 3:40 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Hillel Hamoi was just preparing to go to bed. He had just come home from Jerusalem, where he attended Selichot prayers with a number of friends from Holon. As he … Continue reading

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Going the Distance To Save a Life

On Wednesday morning, just after 4:00 a.m., United Hatzalah Dispatch and Command Center was notified about a serious medical emergency taking place in the southern neighborhood of Gilo in Jerusalem. An older woman has been found by her loved ones … Continue reading

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Attending The Wedding Of The Soldier He Saved Six Years Prior

On a Wednesday, October 21st, 2015, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Michael Cohen was on his way home to the town of Adam from Jerusalem, on his ambucycle, when his communications device alerted him to a medical emergency that occurred just … Continue reading

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Groom Breaks The Glass and His Foot Under The Chuppah

On Sunday evening in Rishon LeZion, a groom broke more than the glass under the chuppah during his wedding in the Rose Garden wedding hall.  The groom sustained a serious injury to his leg when he followed the traditional Jewish … Continue reading

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Two Torontonian Sisters and a Teanecker Friend Save A Life At A Beit Shemesh Pool

On Tuesday afternoon, just after 3:00 p.m., a man in his fifties was swimming in the community pool in Beit Shemesh. The man began to feel faint and grabbed one of the ropes on the side of the swimming lane … Continue reading

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