Category Archives: Vehicles

Saving The Life Of a Southern Neighbor

Two weeks ago, at 7:00 PM on Tuesday night, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Eli Koon was in his home in Kibbutz Eilot, located a few minutes away from Eilat, when he received an emergency alert to a suspected stroke on … Continue reading

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From Minibus To Ambucycle, A Volunteer EMT Speaks About A Life He Saved

Sasson Dabul is a mini-bus driver who lives in Ramat HaSharon and works all over the country. In his spare time, he volunteers as an EMT with United Hatzalah, which means that he is always on call, even when he … Continue reading

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Beating The Clock To Save A Life

On Sunday night just after 8 p.m., a 43-year-old man with no chronic illnesses was on a jog on Metula street in Holon when he suddenly collapsed. Alarmed neighbors who witnessed the man collapse quickly called United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and … Continue reading

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Ambulance Driver Saves Three Lives In One Day

On Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m. in Teveria, United Hatzalah volunteer Paramedic David Merizan began a day of lifesaving that would see him save the lives of three people in separate incidents. The first emergency which David was alerted to, … Continue reading

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From Death To Life in 10 Minutes

On Monday night at 10:50 p.m. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shalom Belchamo from Kiryat Gat was at home cleaning his house for Pesach when he received an urgent alert from United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center notifying him that he … Continue reading

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Enriching Lives By Saving Lives

On Tuesday afternoon, just before 4:00 p.m. a man in his early 60s was walking down Jaffa Street in Jerusalem and had just passed the Davidka Square when he suddenly began to feel ill and collapsed. Worried passersby called emergency … Continue reading

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Responding in 20 Seconds To Save A Woman Who Collapsed In Front Of Her Own Children

On Monday morning, just after 9:00 a.m., a 57-year-old woman was walking down Ben Gurion Street in Ma’alot-Tarshiha, taking her child to an extracurricular class, when she collapsed on the sidewalk. The incident happened to take place right across the … Continue reading

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Seizing The Opportunity To Help A Blind and Homebound Senior Citizen

On Sunday around 3:00 p.m., Yehuda Amitay and Meir Vaanunu were transferring elderly patients to receive their Covid-19 vaccines in Jerusalem. When they arrived at the home of the next person they were supposed to transfer, a man in his … Continue reading

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Getting A New Chance At Life, Just Before Pesach

On Thursday morning, just after 9:00 a.m., a man in his 70s was eating breakfast at his home on Herzl Street in Rosh Ha’ayin when he suddenly choked on a piece of orange. His caretaker saw what had happened and … Continue reading

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Successful CPR Followed By A Car Accident

On Tuesday morning, just after 10 a.m., a resident of the coastal city Ashdod in her 90’s was having trouble breathing in her home. The woman’s caretaker called emergency services to the apartment. When the ambulance crew arrived the woman … Continue reading

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