Tag Archives: Coexistence

Multi-Faith Mass Casualty Incident Training Exercise Held In Ramla

United Hatzalah of Israel held a mass casualty incident training exercise on Wednesday evening in Park Ofer in Ramla. The goal of the exercise was to train volunteers from the Coastal region and allow them to experience the chaos of … Continue reading

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A True Friendship Between a Muslim and Jew

Written by Sarah Bechor: I met Ranya Abu Sha’ban a few years back. I was told that out of all of United Hatzalah’s 6000+ volunteers, she was the only woman Muslim medic who spoke English. And she still is.    … Continue reading

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Working Together in Kfar Saba To Save Lives

Just before 11 p.m. on Saturday night, a United Hatzalah ambulance led by Tanya Kuchar Weil was departing the emergency room parking lot at Meir Hospital when they received an emergency alert regarding an unconscious woman in a senior’s residence … Continue reading

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Muslim and Jewish EMTs Save A collapsed Woman’s Life in Ein Naqquba

On Monday night at around 10:30 p.m., a 50-year-old woman collapsed in her front yard in the town of Ein Naqquba, an Arab village west of Jerusalem. Her children found her lying unresponsive on the ground a few minutes later … Continue reading

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Focusing On What Unites Us and Not What Divides Us

Last night, there was a terror attack in the Muslim quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. A terrorist who was described as a young teenager stabbed two police officers, a male and a female, near the Ateret Kohanim yeshiva. … Continue reading

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Muslim and Jewish EMTs Join Together To Save a Life In Pisgat Zeev

On Sunday night just before midnight, a couple from the Pisgat Zeev neighborhood in Jerusalem was about to go to sleep when the husband suddenly started hearing his wife’s breathing become erratic. He tried to get her to sit up … Continue reading

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Jewish Factory Manager Saves The Life Of An Electrocuted Arab Worker

 Ehud Yardeni lives in Kiryat Gat and works as a section manager at a factory that makes juices in the nearby Kibbutz with the same name, Kibbutz Gat. In addition to his regular job, Ehud volunteers as a United Hatzalah … Continue reading

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Muslim Man Saves His Neighbor’s Life Just Before Friday Prayers

On Friday, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Muhammad Aliyan was at his home in the Beit Safafa neighborhood of Jerusalem preparing to go to noon prayers when the emergency application on his phone alerted him to a medical emergency occurring in … Continue reading

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Amid the Tensions, Jewish EMTs Perform CPR In East Jerusalem, Save A Muslim Man’s life

Early Sunday morning, Shimon Afgin and Avi Gian, two Jewish volunteer EMTs with United Hatzalah, were on their scheduled ambulance shift in Jerusalem, when they were alerted to a nearby emergency. The location was on A-Sahl Aljadid street, in the … Continue reading

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Muslim Doctor Lightly Injured After Protecting A Jewish Man With His Own Body During An Attempted Lynch in Tamra

Amid the violence plaguing numerous cities in Israel in the past week, a throng of Muslims attempted to lynch a Jewish man who entered the Muslim city of Tamra in the Galilee. In the incident which occurred on Wednesday night, … Continue reading

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