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Jerusalem Woman Saved After Near-Fatal Allergic Reaction To Pomegranates and Honey On Rosh Hashanah Night

On the first night of Rosh Hashanah, a woman’s life was saved after she had an anaphylactic reaction to Honey and Pomegranates. The incident took place in the Gilo neighborhood of Jerusalem, as families were sitting down to eat the … Continue reading

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The Best Birthday Gift – Her Son’s Life

Gal is a United Hatzalah volunteer from Or HaGanuz, a town in northern Israel. On Thursday afternoon, Gal and his 15-year-old son went out for sushi in a Netanya mall. From across the restaurant, Gal noticed a few kids running … Continue reading

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Student Leaves Zoom Class To Save Modiin Woman Suffering From Anaphylactic Reaction in the Nick of Time

On Monday evening, at 6:30 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Noemi Dray was in an online Zoom class in her home in Modiin. The 25-year-old student’s focus was suddenly interrupted by the ringing sound of her communications device, which read … Continue reading

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Arriving in The Nick Of Time

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Itzhak Miro, who hails from Tirat Carmel, a suburb of Haifa on the western slopes of Mount Carmel, was relaxing at home late one evening a few weeks ago, when all of a sudden the emergency … Continue reading

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Anaphylactic Reaction Nearly Brings Tragedy To Quiet Shabbat Meal

Two months ago, a family was sitting in their home in Haifa on Friday night for their Shabbat meal. Everything was carrying on as normal until the mother noticed that her 4-year-old son was having trouble breathing. She asked her … Continue reading

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The Shot That Saved A Woman’s Life

Rabbi Menachem Bakush hails from the town of Adei Ad in the Shilo region. He rides an ambucycle, drives a rescue ATV in the rocky hills of Samaria, and serves as assistant team leader for United Hatzalah’s lifesaving activities in … Continue reading

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Saving A Life at My Own Son’s Wedding

By Dr. David Kupferberg On Tuesday night, I was dancing at my son’s beautiful wedding. We held the festivities outdoors at the Gush Etzion winery to comply with the Covid-19 coronavirus restrictions that are currently in place in Israel. The … Continue reading

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