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United Hatzalah Joins the AHA Faculty To Become Israeli Training Center of International Organization

Recently in Tel Aviv, the American Heart Association trained instructors at United Hatzalah of Israel to become AHA faculty BLS and ACLS trainers – in other words, the AHA has now officially licensed United Hatzalah to train their own volunteers and have … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Woman Saves Taxi Driver

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Kayla Zur resides in Jerusalem and is one of the organization’s electric bicycle or E-Bike drivers. A few weeks ago, a 70-year-old taxi driver with two passengers in his vehicle suffered a heart attack and lost … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Volunteers Donate Six Tons of Food To Needy Families in Carmel Region

United Hatzalah volunteers from the Carmel region once again organized their annual “Kimcha DePischa” food drive and helped to organize the collection of foods for Pesach/Passover to be handed out to needy members of their communities. United Hatzalah volunteers gathered … Continue reading

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A Dance of Life

By: Dvir Adani My name is Dvir Adani and I am a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah. I am a person who often participates in quite a few parties. Living in Israel’s cultural center in the greater Tel Aviv area, … Continue reading

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Brazilian President Bolsonaro Expresses Interest in Opening United Hatzalah in Brazil

CEO of United Hatzalah Moshe Teitelbaum met with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and his entourage on Tuesday morning in Jerusalem and presented the United Hatzalah model to them, emphasizing how its cost-free system has democratized access to emergency health care. … Continue reading

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60 Seconds to Begin CPR – Go!

Recently one Thursday evening, a man was driving home when he suffered a cardiac arrest and lost consciousness in the middle of his evening commute. The man’s vehicle crashed into another car on the busy roadway; terrified witnesses dialed the … Continue reading

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Former Psychotrauma Director Of United Hatzalah Wins Prestigious Bonei Zion Prize

The Founder and Former Director of United Hatzalah’s Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit (PCRU) Miriam Ballin was awarded the Young Leadership Award among the recipients of the Bonei Zion prize from Nefesh B’Nefesh for her work in founding the new … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Issues Letter of Defense to Court after Being Sued by MDA

Following the lawsuit issued by Magen David Adom against United Hatzalah, United Hatzalah, the smaller volunteer and free emergency medical service organization, issued a letter of defense to the court responding to accusations of slander from Magen David Adom. In … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Opens New Chapter in Colombia

United Hatzalah is expanding its operations to include a new country, Colombia. Adding to the organization’s international branches which already include Panama, Ukraine and Jersey City in the United States, Colombia is set to become the fifth country in the … Continue reading

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Kinneret Emergency Training Drill Simulates Marine Rescue From Burning Boat

More than 40 volunteers from United Hatzalah participated in a training drill on the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) that simulated a mass casualty incident on a burning tourist boat. The volunteers, who hailed from Tiberias (Tevaria) and the surrounding area … Continue reading

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