Tag Archives: Choking

Youngest Life-saver in Israel

A certificate of appreciation from United Hatzalah was awarded to a Bar Mitzvah boy (13-years-old) who saved the life of his four-year-old sister this past week. Rafael Rahamim, the son of United Hatzalah volunteer Yonatan Bellalou, brings his sister back … Continue reading

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Being on The Side Of Giving

On Sunday morning, a man in his 90s was eating breakfast at his home on Har Adir Street in Tzefat (Safed) when he suddenly choked on his food, lost consciousness, and collapsed. Worried family members called emergency services for help.  … Continue reading

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Honoring the Lifesaving Efforts Of Some Of Our Ethiopian-Israeli Volunteers

Today is the 29th of Cheshvan on the Jewish calendar, the day signifies the holiday of Sigd. Sigd is an Ethiopian-Jewish & Israeli national holiday which marks the renewal of the covenant between the Jewish people, God, and the Torah. … Continue reading

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EMT Saves Choking Baby In Hod HaSharon

Just before 11:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command center received notification of a young child who was choking at his home. The frantic mother of the child called emergency services for help. The incident took place … Continue reading

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Saving A Choking Woman in Kiryat Ata

On Monday morning at approximately 10:00 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Naftali Rotenberg, who also volunteers as the director of the organization’s Carmel region, was working in his office in Kiryat Ata when he was notified that a 70-year-old woman … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Ambulance Team Saves Choking Victim On Rosh HaShanah

Just after 2:30 pm on Wednesday afternoon, the second day of Rosh HaShanah, United Hatzalah regional paramedic Doron Shapir, was in the middle of an ambulance shift on the organization’s mobile intensive care ambulance in the Haifa region, when he … Continue reading

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Performing CPR In Nursing Home

On Monday afternoon, just before 2:00 p.m., a 61-year-old man was sitting down for a meal with his wife in the dining hall of their nursing home on Malachi Yisrael Street in Jerusalem. The elderly couple were enjoying lunch when … Continue reading

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Store Manager Saves Choking Baby

On Monday night, at 8:15 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Daniel Ashosh was managing his store in Alta shopping center in Ashdod when he suddenly heard shouting coming from outside. As the Alta shopping center is a busy and bustling … Continue reading

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EMT Arrives in 35 Seconds To Save A Neighbour’s Choking Baby

On Sunday afternoon, just before 1:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Ron Cohen was in his home in northern Tel Aviv when his communications device began to ring, alerting Ron of a medical emergency occurring nearby. Just a few buildings … Continue reading

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EMT Saves Child Who Choked On A Candy

On Thursday night just before 8:00 p.m., a 12-year-old girl was playing with her year and a half old brother when he swallowed a large piece of candy. The candy became logged in the infant’s throat causing him to stop … Continue reading

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