Category Archives: Women Volunteers

Husband and Wife EMTs Perform CPR On Electrocuted Construction Worker in Ashkelon

On Monday afternoon, a 23-year-old construction worker was electrocuted at a construction site on Dorif Street in Ashkelon and sustained severe injuries, and lost consciousness. Worried eyewitnesses called emergency medical services for help. David and Atara Hajaj, a husband and … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Ambulance Driver Injured in Palestinian Rock Throwing-Attack Treated By Muslim Volunteer From East Jerusalem

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and ambulance driver Rachel Chuna was injured on Thursday morning when Arab terrorists threw rocks at vehicles on a highway outside of the Arab village of Tuqu’ in Gush Etzion. Rachel was driving a United Hatzalah … Continue reading

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Modi’in Man Collapses In Commercial Area, Is Revived Within Minutes By Security Personnel and First Responders

On Tuesday afternoon just before 2:00 P.M., passersby called for help after a man in his 60s collapsed and lost consciousness outside a store on HaShdera HaMerkazit in Modi’in. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Pnina Peretz was working from home a … Continue reading

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Baby with a Rare Breathing Disability Successfully Transported from Israel to Florida, to Undergo Lifesaving Procedure

On Monday afternoon, United Hatzalah Operations Department received a special request from volunteer Dr. Shlomo Gensler to transfer a one-month-old baby girl from Schneider Children’s Medical Center to Ben Gurion Airport for an urgent medical flight. The infant needed to … Continue reading

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Muslim EMT Who Saved Jewish Child From Choking Recognized by Mayor of Jerusalem 

Several weeks ago, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Rania Abu Shaba’an stopped at the Azrieli Mall in Modi’in to have lunch with her daughter. While walking to the food court, she heard a woman screaming for help. Rania ran towards the … Continue reading

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The Lifesaving Power of Prayer and A Quick Response

Tuesday just after midnight in the community of Givon HaYeshana near Jerusalem, a man in his fifties started complaining of chest pains and requested his relatives call an ambulance. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Raziel Sade was at his house when … Continue reading

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At 40 Weeks Pregnant She Delivered Someone Else’s Baby

Last week Thursday, Rachel Feld, who has been a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah for just over a year, received an emergency notification from United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center that she was in close proximity to a medical emergency. … Continue reading

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95-Year-Old Beer Sheva Resident Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Is Revived by Volunteer EMTs

On Tuesday just before 03:00 P.M., a 95-year-old woman suffered a cardiac arrest in her home on Sinai Street in Beer Sheva. The emergency was reported to the dispatch center and nearby volunteer EMTs were called to the scene. United … Continue reading

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Woman Injured In Rock-Throwing Attack Treated By EMTs Amidst Ongoing Wave of Violence In Judea and Samaria

On Wednesday afternoon, a woman was injured when a rock was hurled at her car near the settlement of Revava in Judea and Samaria. The massive stone smashed the vehicle’s windshield and struck her arm, while her son and two … Continue reading

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Becoming Better People – Ten Kavod Ramat HaSharon: The Story of Gabi Vitale And Ben Tzion Eylon

Ben Tzion Eylon was born in Jerusalem in 1937 and moved to Tel Aviv with his parents when he was a teenager. Thirty years ago, he moved to Ramat HaSharon where he has been living ever since. Throughout his life, … Continue reading

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