Tag Archives: Choking

Druze Park Ranger and EMT Saves Jewish Choking Infant In Nachal Amud

Afiw Bkreia lives in the town of Peki’in and works as a park ranger in the national park of Nachal Amud in Israel’s Galilee. He is married with one son and is a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah. On Tuesday, … Continue reading

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The Joy That Came From A Baby’s Cry

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Daniel Bokovza had just finished his Shabbat meal with his family when he was alerted by dispatch to a medical emergency. An infant was choking on a street nearby. Immediately, Daniel ran outside to his ambucycle … Continue reading

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EMT Saves Choking Baby He Helped Deliver a Week Prior Then Extricates Stuck Ambulance That Was Trying To Transport The Infant To The Hospital

On Monday evening just after 9:00 p.m., an infant, just barely one-week-old choked and suffered severe aspiration in a small town in Gush Etzion. His mother screamed for help and a neighbor called emergency services. Within less than one minute … Continue reading

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From Checkout To Choking – A Lifesaving Rescue In Less Than A Minute.

Last Friday at 12:51 P.M. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Ezra Gottlieb was in a supermarket in his hometown of Beitar Illit making his last-minute purchases for Shabbat when United Hatzalah’s dispatch and command center alerted him to a choking child … Continue reading

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Following Rescue Of Chen Danzinger, United Hatzalah and Nurofen For Children Open First Aid Courses Across Beit Shemesh

United Hatzalah has teamed up with Nurofen for Children and set a goal to train 500 parents and residents of Beit Shemesh in providing basic first aid to their families and neighbors in case of a medical emergency. The two … Continue reading

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Tisha B’Av Rescue in Oranit

Just before the end of Tisha B’av on Sunday, United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center received an emergency phone call regarding a man choking in the town of Oranit.  The emergency application automatically alerted David Nagar, a United Hatzalah volunteer … Continue reading

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Interrupting Prayers To Save A Choking Infant

United Hatzalah volunteer Yisrael Shavit saved a young girl in Hadera from choking on Sunday evening. After arriving in less than a minute at the scene of the incident, Shavit managed to single-handedly treat and rescue an infant from what … Continue reading

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How To Have a Safe and Happy Purim – Purim Safety Instructions from United Hatzalah

Ahead of the Purim holiday, United Hatzalah of Israel has published a list of health tips and safety regulations to ensure that everyone has a happy and safe Purim. Last year, the organization received nearly 3,000 emergency calls on Purim, … Continue reading

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On The Way To The Office, EMS Responders Saves 9-Month Old From Choking

On Sunday morning, United Hatzalah Dispatch and Command Center in Jerusalem received a call that a baby was choking in the Neve Yaakov neighborhood of Jerusalem. Volunteer EMT first responders Yechiel Gurfein and Daniel Katzenstein who live in the neighborhood … Continue reading

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Volunteer EMT Saves the Same Baby From Choking Twice in One Night

On the first night of Chanukah, Yosef Asor and his wife Efrat joined their preschooler for a festive classroom celebration in their hometown of Dimona. In the middle of the Chanukah party, Yosef’s United Hatzalah radio suddenly crackled to life. … Continue reading

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