Category Archives: Uncategorized

Following A Medical Emergency One EMT Became A Kindergarten Teacher For A Day

This past Monday, a medical emergency took place in Haifa that ended with an interesting twist. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Raphael Israel was on his way to his Mechanical engineering class at the Technion University when he received an emergency … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Saving My Own Mother

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Noa Salant was shocked when she responded to an emergency incident to find her mother to be the patient in need of medical care. The family was supposed to get together for some quality time and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Israeli EMT Rescues Injured Hiker in India’s Himalayan Mountains

This past Friday just before Shabbat began, an Israeli hiker fell approximately 40 meters down while trekking up the Bashisht mountains near the town of Old Manali, India. Chabad Rabbi, Menachem Bakush, who works out of the Chabad house in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dramatic Rescue Saves Infant Locked in A Hot Car

Last Thursday a dramatic car rescue took place after an infant was accidentally locked inside a hot car. The mother of the child wrote the following after the lifesaving rescue.   “ Even while writing this, hours after the incident, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

United Hatzalah Raises $5.5 Million at 2nd Annual NYC Gala

This past Thursday, Friends of United Hatzalah raised $5.5 Million at their annual 2nd gala dinner in New York City. The event brought 1,300 people from all over the city and surrounding areas in support of the lifesaving EMS work … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Precautions For a Safe Lag Ba’Omer

Lag Ba’omer is a holiday during which many people have a tradition to light bonfires. It is with this in mind that United Hatzalah has issued the following precautions to help people avoid injuries big or small, and provide instructions … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Truck, A Bus, A Car, and Dog, Oh My!

Just before midnight on April 23rd, a serious vehicular accident occurred on Highway 4 at the Givat Shmuel interchange near Ramat Gan. The collision involved a commercial truck, a bus, a private car, and a dog. Riding his speedy ambucycle, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Whatever Will Do The Job

In addition to ambucycles, ambubikes, and ATVs, United Hatzalah also utilizes emergency fly cars to enable some of their more experienced volunteers to reach medical emergencies faster. These cars are registered emergency vehicles complete with lights and sirens and are … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

United Hatzalah Augments Tel Aviv Team Ahead of Eurovision and White Night

Tonight, from all over the country, United Hatzalah volunteer ambucycle drivers are heading to Tel Aviv to provide emergency medical coverage at the plethora of cultural events taking place in the city over the weekend. With the semi-final and final … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

International Philanthropist Miles S Nadal, Dedicates Major Section of Building For Israeli EMS Organization

The Miles S Nadal Family Square  Renowned International Philanthropist Miles S Nadal and his Family, who previously donated 10 ambucycles to Israel’s national volunteer EMS organization United Hatzalah, has now donated the new Miles S Nadal Family Square outside the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment