Tag Archives: Ambulance

From the Hospital To The Chuppah, An Extraordinary Act of Kindness

On Sunday night, two United Hatzalah volunteers escorted a hospitalized grandmother from Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv to her granddaughter’s wedding in Caesarea. The grandmother had been hospitalized due to a chronic condition and was told that she would be … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Ambulance Team Saves Choking Victim On Rosh HaShanah

Just after 2:30 pm on Wednesday afternoon, the second day of Rosh HaShanah, United Hatzalah regional paramedic Doron Shapir, was in the middle of an ambulance shift on the organization’s mobile intensive care ambulance in the Haifa region, when he … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Receives Permit To Operate Mobile Intensive Care Ambulances Without A Doctor

United Hatzalah became only the second organization in Israel to receive permission from Israel’s Health Ministry to operate a mobile intensive care ambulance (MICU) without the oversight of a physician on board. According to Health Ministry regulations, all MICU ambulances … Continue reading

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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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