Tag Archives: Covid-19

A Jab Of Love

30-year-old Yogev and 22-year-old Noa Ben-Yehuda are a married couple living in Ashdod. The couple volunteer as United Hatzalah EMTs in the Ashdod chapter. The two have been volunteering since they met a year-and-a-half-ago, Noa volunteers as a paramedic and … Continue reading

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Following Unsuccessful CPR United Hatzalah Team Assists New Olim And Positive Covid-19 Patients With Fallout

A medical emergency took a turn for the worst in the Jerusalem peripheral neighborhood of Givat Ze’ev last Sunday afternoon, where a recent Oleh had suffered cardiac arrest. United Hatzalah volunteers that arrived at the scene were informed that the … Continue reading

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Keeping The Elderly Warm In Midst Of Corona Winter

Due to the winter cold and the countrywide lockdown restrictions becoming tightened and more severe, United Hatzalah along with the International Federation of Christians and Jews (IFCJ), took it upon themselves to give out blankets and food stamps to the … Continue reading

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Helping A Coworker Through a Heart Attack

One month ago, at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday night, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Guy Ezer was at home in Northern Tel-Aviv when his communications device alerted him to a nearby medical emergency. Continue reading

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A Pandemic Through an EMT’s eyes: 10 United Hatzalah Volunteers Share What They’ve Learned Being on the Frontlines

How have the challenges of Covid-19 affected first responders in Israel on a day-to-day basis? In their own words, 10 volunteers of United Hatzalah from diverse backgrounds share how they have become better EMTs and what has kept them going … Continue reading

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The Korenvaes Miracle Award – 3rd Night of Hannukah Recipient – The Ten Kavod and EMS Volunteer From Beit Shemesh – Etti Peretz

Every night throughout Hanukkah, United Hatzalah will be awarding one highly dedicated volunteer with the annual Korenvaes Miracle Award. Tonight’s recipient, on the third night of Hanukkah, is Etti Peretz from Beit Shemesh. Etti Perez is a 53-year-old mother to … Continue reading

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This Rescue Was Not By Chance – Due to a series of unforeseen delays, First Responder en route to conduct Coronavirus testing happens to be at the right place at the right time to save a life.

This wasn’t a typical medical emergency alert that I usually get. As a matter of fact, there was no alert. Call it what you will, divine intervention, comedy of errors, sheer luck, karma. But whatever you want to call it, … Continue reading

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Report of United Hatzalah’s Activities During The Second Wave of Corona

Israel began its second wave of the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic back in July as the number of people infected with the virus began to drastically rise once again. After reaching a meteoric rise in September, with nearly 10,000 people being … Continue reading

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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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“I Would Do It All Over Again” – Volunteer First Responder Forced Into Isolation After Treating New Mother Who Tested Positive For Corona

One month ago, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Daniel Katzenstein received an alert from his communication device, notifying him about a medical emergency occurring near his home in Neve Yaakov. Daniel headed to the address in his emergency flycar. As per … Continue reading

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