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After Losing His Brother-In-Law, Jerusalem Man Vowed To Save Lives

On Monday morning, a man in his early 30s collapsed from an overdose in his home on Ayala Street in Jerusalem. Worried family members call medical services for help. Shimon Uzan, a United Hatzalah EMT volunteer, was just on his … Continue reading

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Terror Strikes Jerusalem: An EMT’s Harrowing Account of the Neve Yaakov Terror Attack

By Yosef Deshet It was a peaceful Friday night after the Shabbat meal when my son and I stepped out of the house in order to go learn Torah together in the local synagogue. A few moments after we left … Continue reading

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Husband and Wife EMTs Perform CPR On Electrocuted Construction Worker in Ashkelon

On Monday afternoon, a 23-year-old construction worker was electrocuted at a construction site on Dorif Street in Ashkelon and sustained severe injuries, and lost consciousness. Worried eyewitnesses called emergency medical services for help. David and Atara Hajaj, a husband and … Continue reading

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Ramat Gan Resident Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Volunteer EMT Abandons Business Meeting To Save His Life

On Monday just before 10:00 P.M., a man in his 60s suffered a cardiac arrest in his house on Anne Frank street in Ramat Gan. His son immediately called emergency services and initiated CPR. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yaakov Shlezinger … Continue reading

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85-Year-Old Bnei Brak Man Saved By EMTs After Choking On His Food

On Saturday night around 9:00 pm, an 85-year-old man choked on the food his caretaker gave him to eat on HaHida Street in Bnei Brak. Worried eyewitnesses called emergency medical services for help. Netanel Rosa, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, … Continue reading

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Kfar Saba Woman Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Is Saved By Quick Response From First Responders

On Monday, at approximately 10:00 A.M., a woman in her 80s suffered a cardiac arrest and lost consciousness, collapsing on the floor of her home on Schiller Street in Kfar Saba. The woman’s worried relatives called emergency services for help. … Continue reading

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Modi’in Man Collapses In Commercial Area, Is Revived Within Minutes By Security Personnel and First Responders

On Tuesday afternoon just before 2:00 P.M., passersby called for help after a man in his 60s collapsed and lost consciousness outside a store on HaShdera HaMerkazit in Modi’in. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Pnina Peretz was working from home a … Continue reading

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Modi’in Illit Man Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Revived by EMTs

On Monday afternoon, a man in his 40s suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed on Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai Street in Modi’in Illit. Worried passers called medical services for help. Baruch Nordman, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, was shopping with … Continue reading

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Rabbi Suffers Cardiac Incident During Prayers in Shul, Saved By Congregant EMT

On Shabbat morning in the neighborhood of Neve Yaakov, a rabbi at one of the local shuls suffered a cardiac incident and collapsed on the floor. The incident took place just after the Torah reading had concluded. One of the … Continue reading

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Beit Shemesh Teen Collapses, Successfully Revived By First Responders

On Tuesday morning just after 8:00 A.M. in Beit Shemesh, a 14-year-old girl suffered respiratory distress, lost consciousness, and suffered a cardiac arrest. Thankfully, due to the quick intervention from first responders, she was successfully resuscitated. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT … Continue reading

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