Category Archives: Women Volunteers

Presenting The Korenvaes Miracle Awards

Our sages wrote the famous line that the Israelites were redeemed from Egypt based on the merit of the women of that generation. Jewish women have always played an important role in the development of our unbelievable and challenging history. … Continue reading

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Providing Emotional Care In a Stressful Situation

On Wednesday night at around 10:30 p.m., after an 88-year-old man suffered a cardiac arrest in his bedroom on Ramban Street in Haifa, a group of United Hatzalah volunteers rushed over to his house to save him.    Three of … Continue reading

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Rescuing A Teen From A Pit With No Water

  Last week on Wednesday afternoon, a young teenager fell into an open pit approximately 4-5 meters deep at a construction site near the Kibbutz of Ma’ayan Baruch in the northern Galilee. His uncle called emergency services for help after … Continue reading

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Saving A Life In Pajamas

Just after 8:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, a 92-year-old woman was riding in a car with her daughter and granddaughter near the train station in Modi’in when she suddenly lost consciousness. Her conscientious daughter and granddaughter pulled the car over … Continue reading

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Honoring the Lifesaving Efforts Of Some Of Our Ethiopian-Israeli Volunteers

Today is the 29th of Cheshvan on the Jewish calendar, the day signifies the holiday of Sigd. Sigd is an Ethiopian-Jewish & Israeli national holiday which marks the renewal of the covenant between the Jewish people, God, and the Torah. … Continue reading

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Newly Minted EMT Delivers Her Own Nephew On The Side of A Highway

Late Friday night at around 11:30 p.m., a woman in her 40th week of pregnancy began to feel contractions in her home in the Galil. After a short deliberation, she and her husband decided to drive down to Poriya Hospital … Continue reading

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Not Letting Israel’s Elderly Fall Through The Cracks

On Monday afternoon, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Talia Asher from Mevaseret Zion visited an elderly woman as part of the organization’s Ten Kavod project. Talia went to check on the woman’s vital signs and spend some time with her in … Continue reading

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Saving A Life In Time For Shabbat

On Friday afternoon a little before 3:00 p.m., an 82-year-old man was found in his home on Hida street in Ashkelon, lying unconscious on the bathroom floor. The man was found by his own son who immediately called United Hatzalah’s … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah’s Women’s Unit Holds Mass Casualty (MCI) Incident Training Drill

On Tuesday evening in the valley of Emek Ha’Arazim between Mevaseret and Jerusalem, United Hatzalah of Israel held a mass casualty incident (MCI) training exercise for its women’s unit. The simulated drill scenario, which was planned in July, was surprisingly … Continue reading

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Olim Find Purpose and Community Volunteering With United Hatzalah

As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, we will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who give of themselves and their time to help others each and every day. It is time to recognize these heroes for … Continue reading

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