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Bringing Good Deeds Into The World

Shimrit Cohen is a United Hatzalah EMT from Tiberias who also volunteers with the organization’s emergency room (ER) assistance program at the Poriya Medical Center. As hospitals are approaching peak capacity with the influx of COVID patients, Shimrit knows that … Continue reading

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A Miraculous Delivery On Route 1

This past Monday night, just after 8 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avraham Arnon was finishing his shift in the Maccabi vaccination center in Ramla, when his communications device alerted him to a nearby medical emergency. A woman had gone … Continue reading

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The Brit Milah That Almost Wasn’t

A Brit Milah that took place in Bat Yam recently became an even more emotional event after the mother of the baby and the baby himself nearly died during the delivery. The story began a few weeks ago and involved … Continue reading

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A Touching Start To The Day

On Sunday morning just after 7:00 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yoel Sarfati was returning home from synagogue when he was alerted by his communications device to a nearby medical emergency. Throwing his coat back on, Yoel rushed over to … Continue reading

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The Korenvaes Miracle Award – 2nd Night of Hannukah Recipient – The E-Bike Volunteer from Kfar Saba – Yaakov Mizrachi

Every night throughout Hanukkah, United Hatzalah will be awarding one highly dedicated volunteer with the annual Korenvaes Miracle Award. Tonight’s recipient, on the second night of Hanukkah, is Yaakov Mizrachi from Kfar Saba. Yaakov Mizrachi is 39-years-old and lives in … Continue reading

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Woman Saves The Life Of Her Own Daughter Thanks To Her EMT Training

Towards the end of 2019, Roxanne Weinberg took an EMT training course to become a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT so that she could help others. Little did she know that what she learned in the course would save the life … Continue reading

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Two EMTs Deliver Two Baby Girls On Tuesday Before 9 A.M.

Early Tuesday morning, just after 6 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avigail Beer was awoken from her sleep by the sound of her emergency communication device, alerting her to a medical emergency nearby. A woman had gone into active labor … Continue reading

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Teaching The Boy He Helped Birth

 Shir Aargi, a first-grader in Ma’alot Meshullam elementary school in Rehovot was enthusiastic when he learned who his first-grade teacher was going to be. “Mr. Hajbi was at my birth and now he is my teacher,” Aargi said excitedly.  Hajbi, … Continue reading

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Learning Appreciation From A Miraculous Delivery

On a recent Shabbat at 3:00 a.m. Dov Bash was fast asleep when the broadcast of his United Hatzalah communications device jolted him awake, alerting him to a nearby medical emergency.The volunteer quickly jumped out of bed, threw on some … Continue reading

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A Birth on Highway 4 — A Truly Meaningful Way To Start One’s Day

On Monday morning, one of the most inspiring medical emergencies that can happen took place on Highway 4 just outside of the city of Ashkelon in southern Israel. A husband and wife were on their way to the hospital in … Continue reading

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