Tag Archives: Ashdod

Jumping From Emergency To Emergency

On Tuesday morning just after 10:00 a.m., a man in his 80’s collapsed at home on Hama’apilim Street after suffering a heart attack. Worried family members called emergency services for help.  Avraham Porges, who works as a Kashrut Supervisor for … Continue reading

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Saving a Life Before Breakfast

At around 2:30 a.m. on Monday morning, a 92-year-old man fell unconscious in his bedroom on Ha-Etsel street in Ashdod. His son heard the loud “boom” and ran over to see what happened. As soon as he saw his father … Continue reading

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The Pride in Helping Others

On Friday afternoon, an 18-year-old boy suddenly suffered from a seizure, sprawling out on the sidewalk of KK”L Street in Ashdod. A few kilometers away, Gavriel Momko and Dor Fridman were on an ambucycle shift, riding around the city ready … Continue reading

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Store Manager Saves Choking Baby

On Monday night, at 8:15 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Daniel Ashosh was managing his store in Alta shopping center in Ashdod when he suddenly heard shouting coming from outside. As the Alta shopping center is a busy and bustling … Continue reading

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I Became An EMT To Help My Daughter, Last Night I Saved Someone Else’s

My name is Chagit Biton, I live in Kiryat Malachi and I make wigs for a living. Thank G-d I have 8 children. Five years ago, my daughter Shaina was born with a severe case of epilepsy. Aside from when … Continue reading

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EMT Saves Child Who Choked On A Candy

On Thursday night just before 8:00 p.m., a 12-year-old girl was playing with her year and a half old brother when he swallowed a large piece of candy. The candy became logged in the infant’s throat causing him to stop … Continue reading

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Pre-Shabbat Rescue in Ashdod

On Friday afternoon, a man in his mid-fifties was sitting in his living room in his apartment in Ashdod relaxing, just before Shabbat began. He began to feel constricting pains in his chest, and after a few minutes told his … Continue reading

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Successful CPR Followed By A Car Accident

On Tuesday morning, just after 10 a.m., a resident of the coastal city Ashdod in her 90’s was having trouble breathing in her home. The woman’s caretaker called emergency services to the apartment. When the ambulance crew arrived the woman … Continue reading

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Twins Celebrate Their Birthday On The Same Ambulance On Which They Were Born

On Wednesday, four years to the day after receiving an alert about a woman in labor, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs Avi Amar, Gavriel Mumko, and Yaakov Mazoz, returned to the scene of the medical emergency, on Ahi Eilat Street in … Continue reading

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“We Are Here To Help; Today Is no Different”

Early one Friday afternoon in the middle of February, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Netanel Moyal was preparing for Shabbat in his hometown of Ashdod, when he was suddenly alerted to a motor vehicle accident involving a truck and a motorcycle … Continue reading

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