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Prominent US Philanthropists Donate Medical Equipment To Israel in Honor of Health Minister Edelstein

American Philanthropists Ron and June Daniels, and Joel and Adele Sandberg, who were active in freeing Russian refusniks like Edelstein, recently donated life-saving medical equipment to United Hatzalah in honor of Edelstein’s service as Health Minister of Israel. In the … Continue reading

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Continuing His Legacy — Volunteer EMT Barak Shlush Saves Lives In Memory Of His Grandfather

By Devorah Klein United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Barak Shlush hails from the city of Netanya. Barak is a very active first responder and has participated in saving many lives over the course of the past two years. This of course … Continue reading

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How Adapting Vehicles To The Emergency Lowers Response Times And Saves Lives

Earlier this month on a Tuesday afternoon, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Daniel Bakovza, received an emergency alert to a medical emergency that had taken place nearby. A man was swimming in the ocean near the beach in Ashdod when he … Continue reading

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Disaster At A Steel Factory

A few weeks ago, just after 12 p.m., in the city of Kiryat Malachi in Israel’s southern region, a 35-year-old man was working at his job in a steel factory using a slicing machine, when he accidentally turned the machine … Continue reading

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Learning Appreciation From A Miraculous Delivery

On a recent Shabbat at 3:00 a.m. Dov Bash was fast asleep when the broadcast of his United Hatzalah communications device jolted him awake, alerting him to a nearby medical emergency.The volunteer quickly jumped out of bed, threw on some … Continue reading

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A Birth on Highway 4 — A Truly Meaningful Way To Start One’s Day

On Monday morning, one of the most inspiring medical emergencies that can happen took place on Highway 4 just outside of the city of Ashkelon in southern Israel. A husband and wife were on their way to the hospital in … Continue reading

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Being Prepared Mentally Can Help You Save A Life

Earlier this week on a Wednesday night, just after 9 p.m. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Chani Vaknin, was returning from her nightly run, when a neighbor approached her, just as she was walking into her apartment building. He told her … Continue reading

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Acting Quickly Saves Lives

Eliyahu Haliva is a United Hatzalah EMT who lives and serves in the city of Be’er Yaakov, a small city next to Rishon LeTsiyon. Two weeks ago, Eliyahu was studying in a Kollel (Torah study center) on an exceptionally hot … Continue reading

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Helping People Sometimes Involves Going Beyond Medical Treatment

By Devo Klein Recently one Thursday afternoon, a United Hatzalah volunteer was driving his ambucycle when he received an alert to a medical emergency on the very street that he was currently on. The volunteer quickly zipped over to the … Continue reading

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A Special Bar Mitzvah At A Corona Hotel

On Saturday night, A special Bar Mitzvah celebration was held at the Ya’arim Hotel in Ma’aleh HaHamisha, which has been designated as a “Corona Hotel” housing people who have been diagnosed as being ill with the virus.  One of the … Continue reading

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