Tag Archives: Children

After Nearly Drowning in a Local Pool, 4-Year-Old Boy Saved By a Lifeguard and First Responders

At around 1:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon, a 4-year-old boy was swimming in a pool in Pardes Chana when he suddenly suffered a seizure and began to consume a lot of water, causing him to start drowning. The people around … Continue reading

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A Thousand Little Shards

By Dvir Adani I arrive at the scene, turn off my siren, and cut the engine of my ambucycle.   The sight is a difficult one to look at. A young girl, lying on the asphalt helplessly. We do everything … Continue reading

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The Stuffed Animals My Children Gave To Ukrainian Refugees At The Moldovan Border

By: Raphael Poch I landed in Chisinau early this morning, as part of United Hatzalah’s 3rd wave of volunteer medical personnel who came to offer medical and humanitarian aid to Ukrainian refugees crossing the border. After receiving a hot meal … Continue reading

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Treating Children In Distress Following A Car Accident

Car accidents can be incredibly distressing for children, no matter what the outcome. One such accident took place on Saturday night just after 10:30 p.m. when a young mother was on her way home with her four children on Highway … Continue reading

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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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