Tag Archives: Ambucycle

My Fifteen-Year-Old Self Saved A Life

The blood pounded in his ears, drowning out the sounds of the frantic passengers around him. The two sisters who had identified themselves as medical professionals were tending to the unconscious woman, obscuring his view. They were over 30,000 feet … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Remembering Ezra Schwartz Through The Families Who Saved Lives With Him

Seven years ago, in 2010, four childhood friends from Sharon, Massachusetts, Josh Hanau, Dani Lerner, Ariel Goldman, and Ezra Schwartz, and their families donated an ambucycle together to help support the work of United Hatzalah. They raised the money needed … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Saving Lives Together – EMS Couple Saves Two on Friday

After Miri Shvimmer, a United Hatzalah volunteer paramedic responded to three life saving calls in a few hours with Lior Ashkenazi, a fellow United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, she quipped “One might say we had a productive day.” On Friday afternoon … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

United Hatzalah EMT Saves a Life With Local EMS Crew While Lecturing in Wyoming

Gavy Friedson, a former Jerusalemite and a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, saved a young boy in Jackson Hole, Wyoming while he was on tour explaining how the organization works to local EMS teams. During the lecture to the Jackson Hole … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Volunteer EMT Saves a Life Mid-Haricut

On Tuesday, in the middle of receiving a haircut in her hometown of Ra’anana, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shiran Finder received a notification from the national dispatch center alerting her that a person nearby had collapsed and was unconscious. Shiran … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

EMT Saves Life of Relative of Deceased At Funeral

Yossi Kurt is a sixth-grade teacher in Kiryat Atta, the town where he lives together with his family. Kurt recently attended a funeral of a fellow teacher in the school when a man in the crowd, a relative of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cognizant United Hatzalah Ambucycle Driver Helps IDF Prevent Gush Etzion Terror Attack Wednesday Afternoon

On Wednesday afternoon a terror attack was prevented from being carried out by an aware ambucycle driver and volunteer EMT from United Hatzalah and the IDF. The incident occurred near the Gush Etzion junction, a location that has seen numerous … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

United Hatzalah Adds Teams to Western Wall in Preparation for Tisha B’av Services

In preparation for the many visitors expected to attend prayers at the Western Wall during the Fast of the 9th of Av, United Hatzalah EMS volunteers will be on duty throughout the day at the site in order to provide … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Burning Lawnmower Injures Petach Tikvah Municipal Worker

On Tuesday, a 30-year-old municipality worker was cutting the grass in a road median in Petach Tikva, when his ride-on lawn mower suddenly burst into flames. The panicked worker jumped out of the vehicle, landing square in the roadway. The … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

EMS Vehicle Donated to Israel in Honor of Donald Trump’s Recent Visit

Isy Danon, a South African donor of United Hatzalah, Israel’s national volunteer EMS organization, was so inspired by Donald Trump’s recent visit to Israel that he donated an ambucycle to honor the U.S. President. Isy Danon is a proud donor … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment