Tag Archives: Ambucycle

The Boy Who Lived and Those Who Saved Him

Last Wednesday night in the pre-dawn hours at approximately 4:30 a.m. an emergency call was received by United Hatzalah’s national dispatch and command center hotline at 1221. The call came in alerting the dispatch that a 15-year-old boy had lost … Continue reading

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From Relaxation to Life Saving – Rescuing a Choking Victim in 60 Seconds

The following was written by  Yoni Uziyahu – Rehovot, EMT-B, “Yesterday, I was sitting in my garden enjoying the afternoon sun and a snooze, when I suddenly heard the muffled screams of a woman from nearby. It took me a second … Continue reading

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The First Responder Who Was Rescued Returns To Rescuing

A few months ago, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Raphael Elihav Nachshoni was involved in a motor vehicle accident on Hashomer Street in Bnei Brak while he was on his way to respond to a medical emergency. Elihav was critically injured … Continue reading

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Why Did Alan Dershowitz Decide To Ride an Ambucycle for His 80th Birthday

Alan Dershowitz was in Israel last week to attend the opening of the United States Embassy in Jerusalem. As part of his trip, he visited the United Hatzalah headquarters in Jerusalem, an organization whose international board he sits on. Dershowitz … Continue reading

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Saving My Neighbor – EMT Responds To Serious Motor Vehicle Accident Only To Find His Neighbor is the Victim

Two weeks ago at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening, Yehuda Hess received an alert to a serious road accident on the highway near Kedumim. Jumping on his ambucycle, Hess raced to the location. He quickly spotted a car in the … Continue reading

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Two International Flyboys of EMS Saving Lives in 90 Seconds

Gavy Friedson and Dovi Meyer are two United Hatzalah volunteer responders who currently live abroad. Friedson lives in the United States and works for the organization in the Washington D.C. area as a local representative there. Meyer currently lives and … Continue reading

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A Cinematic Rescue

United Hatzalah of Israel is a nationwide network of volunteers who provide emergency medical services across Israel to people of all faiths, backgrounds, genders, and races. The average response time of the volunteers is less than three minutes across Israel … Continue reading

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Making Israel a Safer Place One Patient At a Time

One morning a couple of weeks ago, United Hatzalah volunteer Netanel Samich received an emergency alert from United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center that someone was convulsing in the street. Samich rushed to his ambucycle and raced to the location, … Continue reading

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Here’s What 9 Million Shekels Look Like In EMS Vehicles

Last week Thursday night, as Israel’s Independence Day was coming to a close, a few hundred people gathered in a banquet hall on the edge of the coastal city of Bat Yam. The banquet hall, Sunset Hall, is one of … Continue reading

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Palm Beach Jewish Community Gathers to Commemorate and Honor Parkland Victims By Donating Lifesaving EMS vehicles

The Jewish Community of Palm Beach Synagogue will be holding a special ceremony to commemorate the 17 students who were murdered in Parkland, Florida on February 14th. The ceremony will have a Jewish element to it, commemorating the period of … Continue reading

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