Tag Archives: CPR

Giving a Neighbor Another Chance At Life

 On Monday morning just after 7:00 a.m., a man in his 70’s was at home on Zalman Shneur Street in Netanya when he began to feel unwell. He told his family that he was having severe chest pain and then … Continue reading

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Saving A Life With Speed and Sensitivity on Sunday Morning

Early on Sunday morning, just before 1:00 a.m. Pnina Hadas had just finished preparing a project for her university class when she received an urgent alert from United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center. A 47-year-old man had collapsed in his … Continue reading

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Prayers And Medical Intervention Save A Life In Petach Tikvah

On Monday evening, just after 5:00 p.m., a man in his 60s was taking a walk on Jerusalem Street in Petach Tikvah in order to get some exercise. The man began to feel weak and stopped his walk to catch … Continue reading

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EMT Saves Child Who Choked On A Candy

On Thursday night just before 8:00 p.m., a 12-year-old girl was playing with her year and a half old brother when he swallowed a large piece of candy. The candy became logged in the infant’s throat causing him to stop … Continue reading

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Saving a Life In A Cemetery

On Monday evening, just before 6:00 p.m., a 43-year-old man had gone to The New Cemetery in Be’er Sheva to visit his mother’s grave when he suddenly suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Ariel Pahima works … Continue reading

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3:00 a.m. CPR Gives Dimona Octogenarian A New Chance At Life

On Thursday morning just before 3:00 a.m., a man in his mid-80s had woken up in his home on Hashalva Street in Dimona,  and told his wife that he was feeling ill. According to the wife’s retelling of the story, … Continue reading

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Pre-Shabbat Rescue in Ashdod

On Friday afternoon, a man in his mid-fifties was sitting in his living room in his apartment in Ashdod relaxing, just before Shabbat began. He began to feel constricting pains in his chest, and after a few minutes told his … Continue reading

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EMT Saves Neighbor With Hour-Long CPR Effort

On Monday morning just before 9:00 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Or Krigman was in his home in the city of Ariel with his wife and two sick daughters. With both daughters under the age of three, Or was helping … Continue reading

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From Minibus To Ambucycle, A Volunteer EMT Speaks About A Life He Saved

Sasson Dabul is a mini-bus driver who lives in Ramat HaSharon and works all over the country. In his spare time, he volunteers as an EMT with United Hatzalah, which means that he is always on call, even when he … Continue reading

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EMTs Save Life of Arab Boy With Chronic Heart Condition

In the northern Muslim town of Deir el-Asad, a two-year-old boy who suffers from a chronic heart condition known as VSD, suffered a complication and fell unconscious at his home on Monday morning. His worried mother called emergency services for … Continue reading

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