Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Always Ready To Help A Person In Need – After Returning To Israel, United Hatzalah International Ambassador Saves A Life On the First Day Out Of Isolation

Gavy Freidson started volunteering as a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT in 2006 when he was just 17-years-old. Receiving one of the organization’s first ambucycles, Gavy grew passionate to the act of jumping on his vehicle and arriving at the scene … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Volunteers Provided Medical Care At Corona Hotels For Yom Kippur

The IDF Home Front Command in partnership with United Hatzalah set up a special project for Yom Kippur that saw dozens of emergency first responders from the EMS organization stay at the Corona hotels over the course of the holiday. … Continue reading

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Finding A Missing Elderly Woman In The Coronavirus Era

Liran Mazkereth is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT living in Tel Aviv and serving with the Herzliya team. On a recent Wednesday night, United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center was alerted to an 80-year-old woman who was reported missing in … Continue reading

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Covid Scare Causes Volunteer EMT To Postpone His Wedding Anniversary

By Deena Hornstein  Mohammed Gnaiem works as a nurse in Loewenstein Hospital, a rehabilitation center in Ra’anana, and is a very active United Hatzalah volunteer EMT. This past Saturday was Mohammed’s wedding anniversary and he was planning to go out … Continue reading

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Corona Care Israel Offers Virtual Mental Health Aid to U.S. Health Workers and First Responders Battling Covid

This story was written by Abigail Klein Leichman and was originally published in the Jewish Standard A group of Israeli mental-health professionals is offering free anonymous psychological first aid for New Jersey healthcare and law-enforcement personnel on the covid frontlines. … Continue reading

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When Individuals Band Together To Help The Results Can Be Herculean

Since the Covid-19 pandemic began in Israel, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Tomer Grinzaid has been hopping from call to call whether it’s to provide medical or humanitarian assistance. On a recent medical call, Tomer was alerted to a young bicycle … Continue reading

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Helping Others: The Satisfaction Of A Mother, Teacher, And Her Son

By: Deena Horenstein United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Osnat Reuven, willingly devoted her time over the past couple of months to provide humanitarian assistance on top of her regular EMS duties. Already by Purim, just at the beginning of the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Jay Leno and Others To Lead “Saving Lives Sunday” Event To Raise Funds For Fight Against Coronavirus

-An all-star team of international celebrities is putting on a virtual event of music and comedy to honor first responders and support the United Hatzalah Coronavirus Emergency Response Fund.   The event will take place on Sunday, May 3rd, and include … Continue reading

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Eli Beer Speaks About His Fight With Coronavirus

My Life Was Saved – Now I Am Returning to Israel To Save Others (This article originally appeared in Hebrew on the Yisrael Hayyom Website: ) President and Founder of United Hatzalah Eli Beer was released from Miami University Hospital … Continue reading

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Eli Beer Recovers From Coronavirus, Returning to Israel

This story originally appeared in the Jerusalem Post: United Hatzalah Founder and President Eli Beer is expected to arrive back in Israel Tuesday afternoon after spending nearly a month recovering from coronavirus in a Miami hospital. “He’s been everywhere, and now it … Continue reading

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