Tag Archives: Ambulance

A Tractor-Trailer Crash and The Man Who Saved The Day

Bezalel Sebag lives with his family in Rehovot and works for Elbit Systems. Bezalel is a very devoted volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah and is always ready to respond to any medical emergency at a moment’s notice. Betzalel (Middle) on … Continue reading

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Early CPR Intervention Saves Truck Driver

On a recent Sunday in Ramla, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Levi Yitzchak Ofen was alerted to an adult male with seizures.  Within seconds, Levi, who drives one of the organization’s iconic ambucycles, was racing to the location on the other … Continue reading

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Being There To Help Before An Ambulance

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shir Caspi is one of the most active EMTs in her area. Shir rides an emergency E-bike in order to arrive at medical emergencies and provide assistance as fast as she can. One recent evening, Shir … Continue reading

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Getting Off a Bus To Save A Life

Monday started out as a regular morning for Avi Vilman, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT from Bnei Brak. He got up, went about his normal morning routine and headed out to morning prayers at sunrise. When he finished his prayers, … Continue reading

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A Truck, A Bus, A Car, and Dog, Oh My!

Just before midnight on April 23rd, a serious vehicular accident occurred on Highway 4 at the Givat Shmuel interchange near Ramat Gan. The collision involved a commercial truck, a bus, a private car, and a dog. Riding his speedy ambucycle, … Continue reading

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In Winter Weather The Right Vehicle Saves The Day

One of the lesser-known vehicles that United Hatzalah uses to save lives is the ATV or All-Terrain-Vehicle. The organization has close to 40 of these vehicles distributed across the country in locations where there is a lot of need for … Continue reading

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Three Volunteer Women Assist in a Home Birth in Beit Shemesh That Took Less Than Ten Minutes

At 4:48 a.m on Sunday morning, United Hatzalah volunteers in Beit Shemesh were alerted to an emergency via the Health Ministry’s new application. Two volunteers from the women’s unit of the organization as well as one volunteer from the Midwives … Continue reading

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Tips for Winter Weather from United Hatzalah

United Hatzalah has completed its nationwide preparations for the coming winter storm that is expected to hit Israel on Wednesday afternoon and evening. As part of these preparations, the organization has issued a list of best practices for getting through … Continue reading

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New Ambulance Rides the Waves in the Kinneret

Following a summer that had a tremendously high increase in the number of drownings across Israel, and in specific on the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee), United Hatzalah initiated a campaign for a new ambulance that will ride the waves of … Continue reading

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Climbing a Ladder to Save a Life

One recent morning at 8:00 AM, Dan Dikanoff, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT from Givat Shmuel, was driving in the freeway fast lane when he was suddenly alerted to a serious work accident in the vicinity. Despite being on the … Continue reading

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