Tag Archives: Children

EMT Saves Neighbor With Hour-Long CPR Effort

On Monday morning just before 9:00 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Or Krigman was in his home in the city of Ariel with his wife and two sick daughters. With both daughters under the age of three, Or was helping … Continue reading

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Responding in 20 Seconds To Save A Woman Who Collapsed In Front Of Her Own Children

On Monday morning, just after 9:00 a.m., a 57-year-old woman was walking down Ben Gurion Street in Ma’alot-Tarshiha, taking her child to an extracurricular class, when she collapsed on the sidewalk. The incident happened to take place right across the … Continue reading

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Thankful Family Gives Mishloach Manot To First Responder Who Helped Two Brothers In Separate Instances

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yagel Bar Kama, makes his living as a dog-walker in northern Tel Aviv. Whenever he receives an emergency alert, he drops what he is doing and rushes out to provide emergency medical care to those in … Continue reading

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From Giving a Bath To Giving Breath

On a recent evening at 8:30 PM, a 47-year-old man from Givat Ko’ach, a small moshav bordering the Judean hills, went out for an evening jog. In the middle of his run, the man suddenly collapsed to the ground and … Continue reading

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Being A Part Of a New Beginning

Just before Rosh Hashanah, a two-year-old boy was playing with the family’s laundry line, which was hanging outside their third-floor window in Bnei Brak, when the laundry line broke. The boy lost his balance and fell out of the window, … Continue reading

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Leaving Children To Answer an Emergency

On a recent Shabbat morning, a young woman who thought she was in the early stages of pregnancy suddenly began bleeding. The woman became hysterical and fainted on the spot.  Her alarmed husband threw water on her face in an … Continue reading

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From One Mother To Another… Your Son Will Be Okay

Dana Attias is a single mother of three. She works as a beautician at her own company and volunteers as a United Hatzalah EMT.   One night last week at 2:00 am, Dana was jarred awake by her United Hatzalah … Continue reading

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Rehovot Fire Department, City and United Hatzalah Make Sick Child’s Dream Come True

Last week, a number of rescue organizations banded together with the city of Rehovot to make a sick child’s dream come true. A letter was received by United Hatzalah rescue service asking that they help a sick child feel first … Continue reading

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Safety and Health Tips for Pesach From United Hatzalah

As Passover cleaning has already begun in many houses across Israel, United Hatzalah is taking the opportunity to send out a public service announcement with health and safety tips regarding the holiday covering everything from cleaning to hiking. As in … Continue reading

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Kids of EMS Responders Get It Right On Purim

(As Appeared in the Jerusalem Post on February 28th, 2018)  The idea that people dress up on Purim as something that they hold dear or emulate is not a foreign concept. On the contrary, imitation is the highest form of … Continue reading

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