Tag Archives: Ambucycle

Leaving Children To Answer an Emergency

On a recent Shabbat morning, a young woman who thought she was in the early stages of pregnancy suddenly began bleeding. The woman became hysterical and fainted on the spot.  Her alarmed husband threw water on her face in an … Continue reading

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It Is Hard to Know Emergencies Are Happening and Do Nothing

It was Wednesday afternoon when a builder, who was working on the unfinished second story of a building, fell over the edge and crashed to the floor below. Witnesses urgently call for help. Avi Amar from Ashdod was resting at … Continue reading

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Living Life Interrupted

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Gilad Auerbach is always ready to answer an emergency call no matter what else is happening in life. The Talmei Yechiel resident is married and the father of one. Two weeks ago his wife Hemda was … Continue reading

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Inscribe Yourself In The Book of Lifesaving

Every single day, more than 1,000 people in Israel find themselves in the worst scenario that they have ever been in their lives. They are facing severe medical crises and are in need of emergency assistance. When these moments happen, … Continue reading

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Bridging The Divide By Saving Lives

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yosef Isaac is saving lives in Jerusalem, even when those people are not the kindest. Yosef’s block is buzzing with residents from all backgrounds and walks of life, as is common in the Holy City. At … Continue reading

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The Difference An Ambucycle Makes

When it comes to first responders in the field of emergency medical services, getting somewhere and getting somewhere fast can be the difference between life and death, or between agonizing pain and relief for a patient. That is why United … Continue reading

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A Life-Saving Couple That Saved A Couple Of Lives Over The Weekend

Miri Shvimmer and Lior Eskenasy are an engaged couple who both live in Holon and are both United Hatzalah volunteer responders.  In fact, they often ride to emergencies together on Lior’s ambucycle. “Whenever there are calls that need ALS we … Continue reading

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Mayor of Ashdod Becomes Honorary Volunteer First Responder

Member of Knesset and United Hatzalah emergency response volunteer Yinon Azoulai was on hand in Ashdod last Thursday to usher in the inauguration of Ashdod’s newest EMS response center. Also present was Ashdod Mayor Dr. Yechiel Lasry, a distinguished physician himself, … Continue reading

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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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