Category Archives: Women Volunteers

Three Weeks At The Ukrainian Border – There and Back Again

By Vicki Tiferet-   Three weeks ago, I flew out of Israel with a pioneer team of United Hatzalah volunteers as part of a delegation to the Moldova-Ukraine border to provide humanitarian aid and medical care for refugees who were … Continue reading

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Helping Ukrainian Refugees Through The Present Into An Uncertain Future

When you arrive on the border of a war zone, you expect to be doing a certain kind of work. Dealign with refugees, helping people who have lost everything cope at the border as they say goodbye to their homeland … Continue reading

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A Small Miracle On Ta’anit Esther Brings A Jewish Ukrainian Refugee Home on Purim, Reunited With His Daughter

On Wednesday morning, a small miracle took place in the middle of a refugee center in Chisinau, Moldova. A disabled Jewish man had made his way across the Ukrainian border thanks to the help he received from his ex-wife, who … Continue reading

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The Power of Jewish Women

Last Thursday, a unique incident occurred at the Palanca border crossing between Ukraine and Moldova. As part of United Hatzalah’s humanitarian mission in Moldova, a forward team of volunteers regularly head out to the Palanca border to assist refugees by … Continue reading

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My 64-Hour Mission Two Save Two Newborn Babies In War-Torn Ukraine

On Friday night, just before Shabbat (the sabbath), I received a phone call from my dear father-in-law Eli Beer, the President and Founder of United Hatzalah. He told me that there is a two-day-old baby whose mother is in Israel … Continue reading

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A Series of Broken Hearts – And Trying to Repair Them

On the first day of our mission, a mission so emotional and tragic, we were stationed in the Romanian airport of Iasi with the Ukrainian refugees who were flying to Israel and waiting to board their flights. My daughter Lynn, … Continue reading

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Meet Women Volunteers in Moldova on International Women’s Day

March 8th marks Women’s Day, a celebration of strong women throughout the world. This post is dedicated to United Hatzalah volunteers serving Operation Orange Wings and stationed in Moldova. Your friends in Israel are inspired by the dedication, passion, and … Continue reading

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The Responsibility Of Rescuing Ukrainian Refugees With Dignity and Humanity

By Sandra Wexler  Palanca Border Crossing – I arrived in Moldova on Thursday together with another 40 members of United Hatzalah of Israel’s humanitarian and medical relief mission. From the moment we arrived, we haven’t stopped working because we are … Continue reading

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Sharing a message of humanity on the front lines of the burgeoning refugee crisis in Moldova

My name is Vicky Tiferet, on Saturday I left behind my children, my husband, my clients, and I embarked on a journey into the unknown to help people who I don’t know in a land I have never been to. … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah’s Humanitarian Mission To the Ukraine Border Departs from Israel and Florida

The first group (jump team) of United Hatzalah’s humanitarian aid mission to Ukraine is departing Israel tonight (Saturday) and will establish itself on the Ukrainian border with Moldova in order to provide medical and psychological treatment as well as humanitarian … Continue reading

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