Tag Archives: Covid-19

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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A Special Bar Mitzvah At A Corona Hotel

On Saturday night, A special Bar Mitzvah celebration was held at the Ya’arim Hotel in Ma’aleh HaHamisha, which has been designated as a “Corona Hotel” housing people who have been diagnosed as being ill with the virus.  One of the … 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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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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International Auction In Support of EMS Workers In Israel

United Hatzalah of Israel has launched an international online auction to support the work of its emergency medical service (EMS) volunteers in Israel. The online auction includes once-in-a-lifetime experiences in North America, Israel, and the United Kingdom.  Items include tickets … 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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United Hatzalah Steps In To Help Bereaved Families On Yom Hazikaron

As the Coronavirus crisis continues to unfold, the Israeli government has issued a lockdown for Yom Hazikoron to prevent mass gatherings and further outbreaks of the virus.  United Hatzlah of Israel will, therefore, be sending its volunteers to the gravesides … Continue reading

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Muslim Helps Charedi Woman Suffering From Corona Light Candles On Erev Chag

A 90-year-old Charedi woman from Bnei Brak was diagnosed with Covid-19 Coronavirus just before the last day of Pesach. On Tuesday afternoon she was brought to the hotel in Tel Aviv set aside for those diagnosed with Corona and remained … Continue reading

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Saving Eyesight In The Time Of Corona

The Eye Clinic at Soroka Medical Center in Beer Sheva in partnership with United Hatzalah and with the assistance of the municipality of Beer Sheva and the Lions Club of Israel has begun a program that allows elderly residents of … Continue reading

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