Tag Archives: CPR

Giving the Gift That Keeps on Giving

Amir Hayek, is an I.T. specialist, a volunteer in a French Christian religious hospice called The Sacred Heart, or Sacre Coeur, and a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and ambucycle driver. Hayek, an Israeli Christian, chose to volunteer at the convent … Continue reading

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Getting Off a Bus To Save A Life

Monday started out as a regular morning for Avi Vilman, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT from Bnei Brak. He got up, went about his normal morning routine and headed out to morning prayers at sunrise. When he finished his prayers, … Continue reading

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EMTs Perform Successful CPR On Woman 39 Weeks Pregnant – Save Mom And Baby

On Motzei Shabbat before Rosh Hashanah, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs Aharon Avital, Tomer Tzenani, Yossi Cohen, Naftali Friedman, Adi Avivi, and Lior Filshteiner were summoned to the home of Yaron and Limor Golan in Hod Hasharon. Limor had just suffered … Continue reading

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Woman Nine Months Pregnant Performs Lifesaving CPR

On Friday at approximately 1:30 a.m. two young people were reported electrocuted in a pool. One of the young men was pulled out of the pool unconscious. He was not breathing and had no pulse or signs of life. A … Continue reading

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Israeli Rabbi and EMT Saves Life of a Drowning Victim in India

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and Chabad Rabbi Menachem Bakush was called upon to save the life of a local Indian man who drowned in a nearby village named Majach.  Bakush, who lives in Manali, keeps a fully stocked medical kit … Continue reading

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Last Night I Hugged A Palestinian I Had Never Met Before

The most important thing to realize is that we are all people. Last night I hugged a Palestinian man whom I had never met before outside the southern gate of Efrat, the town in which I live. I, together with … Continue reading

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Tisha B’Av Rescue in Oranit

Just before the end of Tisha B’av on Sunday, United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center received an emergency phone call regarding a man choking in the town of Oranit.  The emergency application automatically alerted David Nagar, a United Hatzalah volunteer … Continue reading

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Recovering Woman Meets With First Responders Who Saved Her Life During the Last Round of Rocket Attacks

Allegra Ben Akan a resident of Kiryat Gat suffered a full system trauma injury from a rocket that was fired by Hamas militants at Israel during the last round of missile attacks from the Gaza Strip. On Thursday, she met … Continue reading

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60 Seconds to Begin CPR – Go!

Recently one Thursday evening, a man was driving home when he suffered a cardiac arrest and lost consciousness in the middle of his evening commute. The man’s vehicle crashed into another car on the busy roadway; terrified witnesses dialed the … Continue reading

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Lawyer Collapses on Way to Work Rescued By Volunteer EMTs

A week ago, an emergency call came in to United Hatzalah’s Dispatch center regarding a man in need of medical assistance on Hamgshimim Street in Petach Tikvah. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shimi Ezer from Elad, was the first responder to … Continue reading

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