Tag Archives: Ambucycle

Treating A Groom In Distress

On a recent Saturday night, Ariel Yonatan was alerted to an accident on the highway between Safed (Tzefat) and Meron. A high impact collision occurred between two private vehicles that caused the airbags to deploy and the windows to shatter … Continue reading

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The Impulse to Bring Back a Pulse

On Sunday, February 23rd, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yossi Vaknin was eating breakfast at his home in Migdal HaEmek when he received an emergency alert on his phone and was dispatched to help a 30-year-old woman with diabetes who had … Continue reading

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From Pain To Empathy, EMT Overcomes Pain From His Own Accident To Aid Other Accident Victims

On a recent Wednesday afternoon, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yitzchak Levinger received an alert to a serious accident on Keren HaYesod Street in Beit Shemesh, which was right near his location. He immediately dashed to his ambucycle and raced over … Continue reading

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From Checkout To Choking – A Lifesaving Rescue In Less Than A Minute.

Last Friday at 12:51 P.M. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Ezra Gottlieb was in a supermarket in his hometown of Beitar Illit making his last-minute purchases for Shabbat when United Hatzalah’s dispatch and command center alerted him to a choking child … Continue reading

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Two Successful CPRs In Less Than An Hour

Last Friday night, at 7:47 pm, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and ambucycle driver Zvi Horowitz received an alert from United Hatzalah’s dispatch and command center alerting him to a person who had just lost consciousness near Zvi’s home in Hadera. … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Had A Feeling So Great It Is Difficult To Put Into Words?

A week ago on Shabbat morning, an elderly woman aspirated half-an-hour after eating breakfast in her home in Holon. Her raspy coughing alerted her daughter, who quickly ran to her side. At first, the daughter didn’t realize the seriousness of … Continue reading

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A Not-So-Typical Day of Life-Saving In Bnei Brak

Menachem Shechter lives in the city of Bnei Brak in Israel, is a devoted husband and father of three. Menachem runs a shoe store in Bnei Brak and also volunteers as a United Hatzalah EMT and as a Psychotrauma and … Continue reading

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My Saturday of Saving The Elderly

One recent Saturday morning, Adir received an alert about a 90-year-old man who sustained head and back injuries when he fell in his bathroom. Racing to the given location on his ambucycle, Adir arrived at the victim’s apartment just three … Continue reading

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Treating Each Person As Their Own World

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Betzalel Sabag lives in Rehovot with his family. Betzalel works in an office in Ramat Gan near the Aluf Sadeh interchange. One recent Sunday morning, traffic across the center of the country was at a crawl. … Continue reading

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Saving Lives on Highway 505

Mordechai Ben-Or lives in the town of Rechelim in Samaria with his wife and three children. The town lies near the junctions of Highway 60 and Highway 505.   The highways are both critical access roads each one connecting between towns … Continue reading

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