Tag Archives: Beit Shemesh

Eli Beer Responds To Pashkvillim Decrying United Hatzalah As Transgressing Laws of Modesty By Training Women EMTs

Earlier this week, posters went up in the more Charedi sections of Beit Shemesh accusing United Hatzalah of transgressing the prohibition of yichud by training female EMTs to respond to medical emergencies. Extremist elements in the Charedi community of Ramat … Continue reading

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Two Torontonian Sisters and a Teanecker Friend Save A Life At A Beit Shemesh Pool

On Tuesday afternoon, just after 3:00 p.m., a man in his fifties was swimming in the community pool in Beit Shemesh. The man began to feel faint and grabbed one of the ropes on the side of the swimming lane … Continue reading

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Beit Shemesh Mayor Thanks United Hatzalah Following Successful Mass Casualty Incident Drill

On Wednesday night, United Hatzalah of Israel held a mass-casualty-incident drill that simulated a bridge collapsing on Highway 38. The drill took place at the National Police Academy in the industrial section of Beit Shemesh. Participating in the drill together … Continue reading

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Caring For The Elderly on Chanukah

Over the course of the Chanukah holiday, United Hatzalah’s Ten Kavod (giving honor) project teamed up with the Ner Levi non-profit and the municipality of Beit Shemesh and distributed winter packages containing blankets and warm clothing to senior citizens in … Continue reading

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The Korenvaes Miracle Award – 3rd Night of Hannukah Recipient – The Ten Kavod and EMS Volunteer From Beit Shemesh – Etti Peretz

Every night throughout Hanukkah, United Hatzalah will be awarding one highly dedicated volunteer with the annual Korenvaes Miracle Award. Tonight’s recipient, on the third night of Hanukkah, is Etti Peretz from Beit Shemesh. Etti Perez is a 53-year-old mother to … Continue reading

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From Pain To Empathy, EMT Overcomes Pain From His Own Accident To Aid Other Accident Victims

On a recent Wednesday afternoon, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yitzchak Levinger received an alert to a serious accident on Keren HaYesod Street in Beit Shemesh, which was right near his location. He immediately dashed to his ambucycle and raced over … Continue reading

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Following Rescue Of Chen Danzinger, United Hatzalah and Nurofen For Children Open First Aid Courses Across Beit Shemesh

United Hatzalah has teamed up with Nurofen for Children and set a goal to train 500 parents and residents of Beit Shemesh in providing basic first aid to their families and neighbors in case of a medical emergency. The two … Continue reading

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An Inspiring Story from the Ethiopian Protests

A lot of news sources reported on the violence and the traffic that transpired during the Ethiopian protests across Israel yesterday. The protests caused a lot of difficulty for many people around the country as major thoroughfares were blocked by … 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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Getting There, No Matter What

Itamar Amsalem is one of close to 150 first responders with United Hatzalah in the city of Beit Shemesh. Due to the many treks through forest terrain in the area, United Hatzalah of Beit Shemesh assigned an all-terrain rescue vehicle … Continue reading

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