Category Archives: Women Volunteers

Mother, Daughter, and Guest, Leave Mimouna Celebration To Save A Life

 On Sunday morning, just after 12:45 a.m., a 35-year-old mother of two collapsed during the traditional Mimouna celebration. The unfortunate woman had suffered a heart attack and fell unconscious in front of her family and friends.  Nearby, United Hatzalah volunteers … Continue reading

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EMT Couple Saves The Life Of A Young Woman With A Chronic Illness

Just after midnight on Wednesday morning, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs Reuven and Chana Kushilevich spent their evening on their weekly date-night call buffing medical emergencies in their hometown of Kiryat Motzkin. They had just finished responding to their fifth medical … Continue reading

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When Volunteering Becomes Personal

27-year-old Yhoodit Mazooz is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and resident of the city Holon. Since she was a young girl, Yhoodit has always been fascinated with the world of volunteers and emergency medicine. Volunteering from a young age, Yhoodit … Continue reading

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3:00 A.M. Rescue In Jerusalem

This morning, just before 3:00 a.m., a 56-year-old mother suffered a heart attack and collapsed at her home in Jerusalem. Her worried daughter called United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and command center for assistance. The dispatcher alerted the closest responders in the … Continue reading

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“Our Common Goal Is Saving Lives”- Jewish and Muslim EMTs Leave Training Class To Save A Life

On Monday night at 9:30 p.m., four United Hatzalah volunteers were participating in an advanced EMT training class. Three of them were Jewish men, Alon Goldenberg, Yoni Butbul, and Israel Yaakov Avitan, and one, Sanaa Mahameed is a religious Muslim … Continue reading

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Small-Town EMT Goes The Distance To Save A Woman’s Life

On Saturday night, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Hen Rotenberg, who has been recently volunteering in the Jerusalem vaccination center administering Covid-19 vaccines, was at her home Srigim, a small town located south of Beit Shemesh. She was preparing to entertain … Continue reading

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Behind the Orange Vest: A Conversation with Vicky Tiferet on International Women’s Day

Vicky Tiferet was recently appointed as the head of United Hatzalah’s Hula Valley chapter, becoming the first woman in the organization to hold such a post. The Hula Valley region stretches from Metula to the north of the Sea of … Continue reading

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A Burning Passion To Help

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Sophie Donio who works and lives in the southern city Eilat, rescued an older woman on Sunday after the woman lost control of her mobility scooter and crashed on a major thoroughfare in the city. The … Continue reading

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UH volunteers in Akko hand out heat blankets to the homeless on coldest night of the year

In a moving act of lovingkindness, Muslim and Jewish volunteers from United Hatzalah distributing blankets to the homeless in the city of Akko on what is thus far, the coldest night of the year.  United Hatzalah EMTs Eran Lev, Shira … Continue reading

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Performing CPR On The Way To Work

At 7:30 on Monday morning a man collapsed on the street in Moshav Bnei Yehuda in the Golan Heights. An eye-witness who saw the man collapse ran up to a nearby building to alert a local resident whom he knew … Continue reading

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