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The Strangest Life Saving CPR I’ve Ever Encountered

On Monday morning, just after 10:00 a.m. a woman in her 80s slipped in the shower and lost consciousness in her home on Sokolov Street in Ramat Gan.   United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avi Wilman was out shopping with his wife … Continue reading

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A Purim Miracle – “It Feels Like I Won The Lottery”

On Friday afternoon, just after 1:00 p.m., a man in his 60s suffered a cardiac arrest in his own furniture store in the industrial section of Holon. The man collapsed on the floor and worried onlookers called emergency services for … Continue reading

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Stepping Up To Save A Life When No One Else Is Around

On Shabbat morning, just after 10 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avraham Farkash was walking to synagogue in the town Ma’ale Hever when he was alerted to a nearby medical emergency. Avraham’s communications device notified him of the address, which … Continue reading

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One of Those Days That Make It All Worthwhile

On Sunday morning, just after 8:00 a.m. passersby spotted a woman sprawled on a mattress in an alleyway just off of Bnei Brak Street in Tel Aviv. Worried about her well-being, the concerned citizens called emergency services and requested assistance.  … Continue reading

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These Contagious Acts Of Lifesaving and Loving Kindness

On Monday afternoon, just after 3:00 p.m. a man in his 60s  standing in the check-out line of a local supermarket on Jabotinsky Street in Ramat Gan suddenly collapsed. As the man fell, he hit his head on the check-out … Continue reading

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Performing CPR On The Way To Work

At 7:30 on Monday morning a man collapsed on the street in Moshav Bnei Yehuda in the Golan Heights. An eye-witness who saw the man collapse ran up to a nearby building to alert a local resident whom he knew … Continue reading

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An Early-Morning Rescue in East Jerusalem

This morning, (Sunday) just after 2:30 a.m., a 72-year-old man collapsed in his apartment in the A-Tur neighborhood of the Mount of Olives in east Jerusalem. The man’s wife saw what happened and was terrified. She quickly called emergency services … Continue reading

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When the Ambulance Is Too Far Away To Help

Last Thursday evening, a woman was in her home in Akko, preparing dinner in the kitchen when she suddenly collapsed and lost consciousness. Her alarmed husband screamed and thus alerted their neighbor who then called United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command … Continue reading

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Father Resuscitated In The Rain After Collapsing In Front Of Son Just Before Shabbat

In what turned out to be a dramatic and successful CPR that took place on Friday evening, just as Shabbat was coming in, a father collapsed in front of his son and was saved by the quick reaction of his … Continue reading

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Returning A Life That Was Lost

On Friday afternoon, a 73-year-old Ramla resident with severe chronic medical issues sat down for lunch when he unexpectedly began choking. An alarmed family member called United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center. Volunteer EMT Eveyasaf Shiri was on his way … Continue reading

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