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When A Doctor Arrives To Deliver A Baby On The Side Of The Road

Recently one Thursday afternoon, an 18-year-old man was involved in a car accident in Jerusalem. Having witnessed the accident, a 35-year-old woman had to stop her car behind the vehicles involved. While waiting for the incident to clear, she went … Continue reading

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EMT Is Called To Birth A Sheep and Delivers Twin Lambs

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Fyza Djuma who lives in the Bedouin town of Arab al-Aramshe on Israel’s northern border was called on Wednesday to assist in a different type of medical emergency. He was called to help birth a sheep.   … Continue reading

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Delivering a Baby In the Middle of the Desert, In a Different Language

My name is Avigail Beer and I am a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah. I was recently headed to Sinai for a vacation with my friend Naomi Lasry, who is also a volunteer EMT when we received an alert to … Continue reading

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From IDF to EMS – a First Responder Brings New Life Into the World

Aviad Ketabi is a United Hatzalah volunteer who is very active in Hadera where he lives. A busy father of 3, Aviad is a veteran of Sayeret Matkal, an elite unit in the IDF. Throughout his military career, the soldier … Continue reading

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EMT Delivers New Year’s Baby On His Own Birthday

My name is Avner Ben David, and I learned this week that there is nothing better than helping to bring a new life into the world in the middle of your workday, especially when that workday is your own birthday … Continue reading

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Light Amid The Darkness – Some Thoughts On Chanukah By a First Responder

Monday was a particularly difficult day for our team of first responders in Rehovot. Early in the morning, our team responded to a fatal car accident that saw one person killed and others injured. Soon afterward, another call came over … Continue reading

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A New Birth A New Beginning

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, and Director of the organization’s women’s unit, Gitty Beer was cooking soup for dinner when she was alerted to a woman in labor in her community in Jerusalem. Gitty almost forgot to turn off the stove … Continue reading

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From One Mother To Another… Your Son Will Be Okay

Dana Attias is a single mother of three. She works as a beautician at her own company and volunteers as a United Hatzalah EMT.   One night last week at 2:00 am, Dana was jarred awake by her United Hatzalah … Continue reading

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A Speedy Volunteer Assists in Delivering a Speedy Baby

Last Sunday morning, United Hatzalah volunteer Koby Absturdy helped a woman give birth to her sixth child in the family’s bathtub. “The entire thing happened so fast that just a few minutes after I arrived the baby had been born,” … Continue reading

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As Life Comes and Life Goes We Need to Do Our Best

– By Miriam Ballin, EMT-B, Psychotrauma Director “I’ve just had a mind-blowing 24 hours as a volunteer first responder, it made an incredible impression on me. It was Shavuot night (Feast of Pentecost) and I was preparing to have some … Continue reading

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