Tag Archives: Cardiac Arrest

“Real Life Angels Exist”

By Dina Shoval Last Friday night was one of the most harrowing nights that I have ever experienced in my life. It began like any other regular Friday night, I was with my family, we made Kiddush, ate our meal, … Continue reading

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Man Collapses Outside Shul During Morning Prayers, Resuscitated by Team of Women EMTs

At around 7:00 a.m. on Thursday morning a 71-year-old man lost consciousness outside of a synagogue in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Gilo and collapsed on the sidewalk. Members of the synagogue who were in the middle of morning prayers called … Continue reading

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Ashdod Woman Successfully Resuscitated After A Dangerous Fall In Her Home

On Monday at around 6:30 p.m., United Hatzalah’s dispatch center received a notification that a 75-year-old woman had lost consciousness in her home and required immediate medical attention. The woman had been found by her caretaker on her kitchen floor … Continue reading

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New Muslim EMT Performs First Successful CPR on a Jewish Woman and Saves Her Life

On Wednesday evening at around 7:30 p.m., a 70-year-old woman lost consciousness in her home on Simtat Tamari street in Kiryat Motskin. The woman’s son arrived at her home a few minutes later upon returning from work and found her … Continue reading

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Acts of Kindness Day

Today, February 17th, we celebrate Acts of Kindness Day.  In this honor, we wanted to highlight some of the incredible acts of kindness performed by United Hatzalah. The entire organization is built on kindness, so what we are talking about … Continue reading

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Passing EMTs Save Life Of Unconscious Man In Ramat Gan 

On Sunday evening at around 4:45 p.m., a 62-year-old man with a history of cardiological diseases, suffered a cardiac incident and lost consciousness while driving to the dialysis center on HaTa’as Street in Ramat Gan. A passerby at the scene … Continue reading

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EMT Saves The Life Of An Elderly Man, Reuniting Him With His Wife

On Wednesday evening at around 4:45 p.m., Israel’s emergency services received an urgent call from an 80-year-old man on home oxygen therapy. He was suffering from shortness of breath in his home on Ein Tsukim Street in Kiryat Gat and … Continue reading

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Responding From Home And En Route

On Monday morning at around 7:30 a.m, an older woman suffered a cardiac arrest on Matityahu Street in the town of Gan Yavneh. Worried family members called emergency services for help. Seconds later, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs Tal Mor and … Continue reading

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EMTs Perform Successful CPR on Karmiel Woman

On Wednesday evening at around 8:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteers received an emergency alert informing of a 72-year-old woman suffering from shortness of breath and in need of immediate medical attention on Sha’ar HaGai street in Karmiel.  United Hatzalah volunteer … Continue reading

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Soccer Fan Suffers Cardiac Arrest Mid-Game Rescued By On-Scene Paramedic

Almost three weeks ago, on Monday evening at the soccer game between Hapoel Be’er Sheva and Maccabi Haifa in the Yaakov Turner Toto Stadium in Be’er Sheva, Yossi Cohen, a 42-year-old man, suffered a cardiac arrest. Fortunately, United Hatzalah volunteer … Continue reading

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