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Anaphylactic Reaction Nearly Brings Tragedy To Quiet Shabbat Meal

Two months ago, a family was sitting in their home in Haifa on Friday night for their Shabbat meal. Everything was carrying on as normal until the mother noticed that her 4-year-old son was having trouble breathing. She asked her … Continue reading

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Why I’m Proud To Call These Women My Friends

At 1:30 a.m. on Saturday night, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and Deputy Chapter Head of the Emek HaHula region of the organization, Vicki Tiferet, was alerted to a medical emergency involving a threat to human life and three missing people. … Continue reading

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Health, Home Improvement & Humanitarian Aid. A Community Rallies Together To Do It All

On Saturday night, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avi Bismouth responded to a medical emergency involving a person who dehydrated at the address of a man whom he had helped once before. Bismouth, recognizing the address, knew that the man was … Continue reading

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Beating The Angel of Death

This past Rosh Hashanah, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs David Badar and Sason Dabul were in Kfar Saba when they received an emergency alert from their communications device, notifying them of a medical emergency taking place nearby. David recognized the address … Continue reading

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Report of United Hatzalah’s Activities During The Second Wave of Corona

Israel began its second wave of the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic back in July as the number of people infected with the virus began to drastically rise once again. After reaching a meteoric rise in September, with nearly 10,000 people being … Continue reading

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Always Ready To Help A Person In Need – After Returning To Israel, United Hatzalah International Ambassador Saves A Life On the First Day Out Of Isolation

Gavy Freidson started volunteering as a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT in 2006 when he was just 17-years-old. Receiving one of the organization’s first ambucycles, Gavy grew passionate to the act of jumping on his vehicle and arriving at the scene … Continue reading

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“I Would Do It All Over Again” – Volunteer First Responder Forced Into Isolation After Treating New Mother Who Tested Positive For Corona

One month ago, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Daniel Katzenstein received an alert from his communication device, notifying him about a medical emergency occurring near his home in Neve Yaakov. Daniel headed to the address in his emergency flycar. As per … Continue reading

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Transforming A Good Deed Into Something Bigger

Kobi Ifargan is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT hailing from the city of Jerusalem. When Kobi is not active in saving lives, he is busy running his hair salon in Jerusalem. One afternoon, a couple of months ago, Kobi was … Continue reading

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Volunteer EMT Acts Quickly To Save A Man With Stab Wounds

Last week, just after 3:00 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yisrael Malul was tossing and turning in his bed, having a hard time falling asleep in his home in the city of Kokhav Ya’akov. Suddenly, interrupting the silence, a loud … Continue reading

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Choosing To Face The Consequences

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Erez Agassi lives in Shoham and strives to make a difference every day and help those around him. Like many of his fellow Israelis, Erez has been facing increased pressure at his place of employment as … Continue reading

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