Tag Archives: Beit Shemesh

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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ER Volunteer Finishes Shift And Heads Home To Deliver A Baby

 On Monday night, after an incredibly long day, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Bentzi Goldberg arrived home and was about to relax, when his radio alerted him to a woman giving birth two blocks away. He turned around raced to the … Continue reading

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Former Atlanta Doctor Finds Commonality in Civilian and Military EMS Approaches in Israel

Former Atlantan Dr. Arie Pelta has been appointed to be the new head of medicine for the Beit Shemesh region of United Hatzalah. Pelta, a reservist in the IDF, is currently in the middle of combat medical officer training but … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah chapter in Beit Shemesh Receives Upgrade in Continuing Education and New Defibrillators

On Thursday evening the Beit Shemesh chapter of Israel’s national volunteer emergency medical services (EMS) organization United Hatzalah held a meeting for all of its volunteer responders in the city. The gathering was held to check and upgrade EMS equipment, … Continue reading

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Recent Atlanta Donation Allows Cardiac Patients in Beit Shemesh to Breathe a Sigh of Relief

Following a successful crowdfunding campaign run by a good friend of United Hatzalah, Atlanta residents and friends from around the area have donated the first advanced defibrillator, which will be used to save many lives in Beit Shemesh and Ramat … Continue reading

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