Tag Archives: Cardiac Arrest

Why We Need To Carry Oxygen At All Times

One evening, a few months ago just after 8 p.m., a 47-year-old man from Givat Ko’ach, a small moshav bordering the central plains of Israel, went out for an evening jog. During his run, he suddenly collapsed and fell unconscious … Continue reading

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EMT Saves Her Own Husband’s Life

Geulah Pollak has been a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT for the past 4 years. She has previous experience as a first responder but took hiatus for about 10 years prior to joining United Hatzalah due to a mild injury. “I … Continue reading

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Saving A Life In a 12 Minute Traffic Jam

Yossi Rotenberg works as the deputy director of a branch of Shufersal in the center of the country. This past Friday afternoon, Yossi had just left work and was on his way to drop off some supplies for his daughter … Continue reading

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When Kindness Unfolds In A Miraculous Way

(Written by Sarah Bechor) Ariel Drei lives in the town of Bat Ayin located in Gush Etzion and works in Jerusalem as the project manager for a construction company. He volunteers for both United Hatzalah as an EMT and for … Continue reading

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You Saved My Life, You Are My Angels

Shai Romano and Moti Tzulshan are volunteer EMTs with United Hatzalah in Netanya. On Sunday they went to visit Elirav Zarchia, a patient at Laniado hospital whom they treated a week previously.    A week earlier, the pair received an … Continue reading

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Emergency Doctor Resuscitated By Volunteers Gives Back

Just before Pesach an emergency doctor from Terem in Kiryat Gat, Dr. Matthew Friedman, surprised the crowd at the city’s United Hatzalah volunteer EMT graduation ceremony when he presented a newly graduated volunteer EMT with a defibrillator. What made this … Continue reading

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