Tag Archives: Ambulance

EMTs Help A 90-Year-Old Woman Leave Her Home For The First Time in Five Years

Miriam is a 90-year-old woman who lives in Rishon LeZion and has not left her home for the past five years. Recently, Miriam’s granddaughter Meital turned to the mayor of Rishon LeZion, Raz Kinstlich, and to the Director of the … Continue reading

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EMTs Perform Successful CPR On Neve Yaakov Man After He Stopped Breathing

On Monday evening, on Reuven Gamzon Street in the Neve Yaakov neighborhood of Jerusalem, a young man in his 20s, who is living with cancer was having difficulty breathing. His family called emergency services for help. United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and … Continue reading

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Muslim and Jewish EMTs Join Together To Save a Life In Pisgat Zeev

On Sunday night just before midnight, a couple from the Pisgat Zeev neighborhood in Jerusalem was about to go to sleep when the husband suddenly started hearing his wife’s breathing become erratic. He tried to get her to sit up … Continue reading

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Saving A Father In Front Of His Children

On Tuesday night, just after 8 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yishai Salomon was in his home winding down after a long day at work when suddenly his communication device began to ring, alerting him to a nearby emergency. The … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Phone Call That Saved A Life

Early Sunday morning, at 2:30 a.m., three United Hatzalah volunteers were finishing an ambulance shift. The driver, Niv Bohbot had just dropped his fellow EMTs Lior Tzubari and Elad Mimran off at their homes in Moshav Kadima when Niv received … Continue reading

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Saving a Woman I’ve Saved Before

Late Wednesday afternoon, Bashir Abu Ata, a Muslim volunteer with United Hatzalah was driving on the highway near the entrance of the town after returning from transporting a patient back home from a medical checkup. Just as Bashir entered the … Continue reading

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Prayers And Medical Intervention Save A Life In Petach Tikvah

On Monday evening, just after 5:00 p.m., a man in his 60s was taking a walk on Jerusalem Street in Petach Tikvah in order to get some exercise. The man began to feel weak and stopped his walk to catch … Continue reading

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Saving A Life In A Kfar Saba Library

On Sunday morning, just after 10:00 a.m., a man in his 60s was browsing through some book in the municipal library of Kfar Saba when he suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed on the floor. Worried staff members rushed to … Continue reading

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Ambulance Driver Saves Three Lives In One Day

On Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m. in Teveria, United Hatzalah volunteer Paramedic David Merizan began a day of lifesaving that would see him save the lives of three people in separate incidents. The first emergency which David was alerted to, … Continue reading

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Seizing The Opportunity To Help A Blind and Homebound Senior Citizen

On Sunday around 3:00 p.m., Yehuda Amitay and Meir Vaanunu were transferring elderly patients to receive their Covid-19 vaccines in Jerusalem. When they arrived at the home of the next person they were supposed to transfer, a man in his … Continue reading

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