Tag Archives: Cardiac Arrest

Saving a Life Amid Hanukkah Preparations

A 73-year-old man who was suffering from a number of prior medical conditions collapsed on Sunday morning just after 11:00 a.m. on Zangvil Street in Jerusalem. Worried family members called emergency services for help in order to try to save … Continue reading

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Saving the Same Man Twice in 24 Hours

Adir Nachmani is a volunteer EMT for United Hatzalah and works for the city of Be’er Sheva.   On Saturday night, close to 6:00 p.m., when Adir was on an ambulance shift around the city, he received a call about … Continue reading

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EMT Saves the Life Of An Akko Man Who Collapsed In Front Of His Family

Just before 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning, a man in his 60s with a pre-existing heart condition told his family members that he wasn’t feeling well. His worried family called emergency services for help. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yahav Kalfon … Continue reading

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Saving a Life Before Breakfast

At around 2:30 a.m. on Monday morning, a 92-year-old man fell unconscious in his bedroom on Ha-Etsel street in Ashdod. His son heard the loud “boom” and ran over to see what happened. As soon as he saw his father … Continue reading

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Two Successful CPR’s in One Weekend

On Friday just before noon, Roey Ido, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT was at home getting ready for Shabbat, when his emergency communication device began to sound alerting him to a medical emergency taking place nearby. Without hesitating, Roey dropped … Continue reading

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Not Dying On Our Watch

On Wednesday morning at around 9:00 a.m., when United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Zahir Benish had just returned home from his morning prayers, a 91-year-old woman suffered a cardiac arrest in Carmiel. The woman was traveling in a taxi with her … Continue reading

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Lod EMTs Reunite With the Man Whose Life They Saved

Last week on Wednesday, United Hatzalah volunteers EMT Yossi Blum and Paramedic Yair Bir responded to a cardiac arrest in Lod. The two volunteers performed a successful resuscitation on Roi Eliyahu, 34, who collapsed in his home.      Yossi … Continue reading

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From Learning Torah to Saving a Life

A little before 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, a 97-year-old woman collapsed unconscious in her home on Bezalel Ashkenazi street in Jerusalem. Her caretaker called the United Hatzalah Dispatch and Command Center which promptly located and notified all the closest volunteer … Continue reading

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Saving A Life In Time For Shabbat

On Friday afternoon a little before 3:00 p.m., an 82-year-old man was found in his home on Hida street in Ashkelon, lying unconscious on the bathroom floor. The man was found by his own son who immediately called United Hatzalah’s … Continue reading

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Giving An Elderly Man One More Shabbat

On Friday afternoon at around 2:30 p.m., a man of 95-years-old was found unconscious in his home on HaShaked street in Beit Aryeh. His caretaker came to serve him lunch and then realized that the elderly man lay unresponsive. The … Continue reading

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