Tag Archives: Cardiac Arrest

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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Saving A Life During A Funeral

On Sunday at around 5:30 p.m., a 56-year-old man lost consciousness and collapsed to the ground during his sister’s funeral in the Kiryat Gat cemetery. The surrounding attendees immediately rushed over to help and called emergency services. One of the … Continue reading

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Shabbat Rescue in Karnei Shomron

On Friday at around 5:10 p.m., during the evening prayer service, a 47-year-old man lost consciousness and collapsed onto the floor of the synagogue in Karnei Shomron. Two men davening in the shul, a congregant with EMT training and a … Continue reading

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Amid Earthquakes, A Pillar of Kindness in Tevaria Saves A Life

Yair Nachum is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT in Teveria and runs a free lending society (gemach) that provides tables and chairs to people who are having family celebrations. In addition, he is involved in providing food for the needy … Continue reading

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EMT comes to the rescue of patient in ambulance transport

On Friday afternoon at around 12:00 p.m., at the Ar’ara BaNegev Junction, an ambulance driver from a private ambulance company called Israel’s emergency services for help. The man he was transporting, a 60-year-old man who was on dialysis, lost consciousness … Continue reading

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