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Amid Earthquakes, A Pillar of Kindness in Tevaria Saves A Life

Yair Nachum is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT in Teveria and runs a free lending society (gemach) that provides tables and chairs to people who are having family celebrations. In addition, he is involved in providing food for the needy … Continue reading

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EMT comes to the rescue of patient in ambulance transport

On Friday afternoon at around 12:00 p.m., at the Ar’ara BaNegev Junction, an ambulance driver from a private ambulance company called Israel’s emergency services for help. The man he was transporting, a 60-year-old man who was on dialysis, lost consciousness … Continue reading

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Shalom Avitan’s Amazing Week of Lifesaving

On Monday night at around 11:00 p.m., a man suffering from intense chest pains in his home on Monbaz Street in Jerusalem called the United Hatzalah dispatch center for help. Luckily enough for him, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shalom Avitan … Continue reading

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EMTs go from responding to car accident to a cardiac arrest in one busy evening

On Wednesday evening at around 8:30 p.m., a 60-year-old gentleman collapsed on Ha’Atzmaut boulevard in Bat Yam after suffering a cardiac arrest.  United Hatzalah volunteers Beni Mizrachi and Raziel Bney Israeli, had just finished treating patients at the scene of … Continue reading

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Happy To Be Alive

On Monday morning, a man in his 40s was shopping when he suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed inside a storefront on Ye’elim Boulevard in Be’er Sheva. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and Deputy Chapter Head of the Be’er Sheva region … Continue reading

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Two Yechiels On Bicycles Save The Life Of a Man In A Cafe Next To Machane Yehuda Market

On Sunday evening, at around 6:00 p.m., in a cafe on Chaim Valero street in Jerusalem, a 67-year-old man suffered a cardiac arrest.  Yechiel Gurfein, a United Hatzalah of Israel volunteer EMT and photographer from Jerusalem, immediately received the notification … Continue reading

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EMT saves a woman’s life then visits her in the hospital the following day

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shahak Barel lives in the city of Akko. On Wednesday afternoon at around 3:15 p.m., as he was resting on his living room sofa after a hard day of work, he heard his emergency communication device … Continue reading

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Local Resident and Passing Drivers Save A Life In Kibbutz Nachshon

At around 2:15 p.m., on Monday, United Hatzalah volunteer Omri Shafts received an urgent notification of an emergency occurring nearby. An 80-year-old man was suffering from a seizure in his home in Nahshon, a kibbutz in central Israel. Omri was … Continue reading

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Thankful To Help

On Monday morning just after 9:00 a.m. a man in his 40s who lives in a long-term medical care facility for those with pre-existing medical conditions in Neve Michael, was eating his breakfast together with the assistance of a staff … Continue reading

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Being on The Side Of Giving

On Sunday morning, a man in his 90s was eating breakfast at his home on Har Adir Street in Tzefat (Safed) when he suddenly choked on his food, lost consciousness, and collapsed. Worried family members called emergency services for help.  … Continue reading

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