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Man Reunites With The Rescuers Who Saved Him From Death

Last week Tuesday, Itai Shukrun, a healthy 35 -year-old from Kiryat Atta with no previous cardiac issues, suddenly collapsed at home. Worried family members called United Hatzalah emergency services and the organization’s Dispatch and Command Center sent an alert to … Continue reading

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Emergency Doctor Resuscitated By Volunteers Gives Back

Just before Pesach an emergency doctor from Terem in Kiryat Gat, Dr. Matthew Friedman, surprised the crowd at the city’s United Hatzalah volunteer EMT graduation ceremony when he presented a newly graduated volunteer EMT with a defibrillator. What made this … Continue reading

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Former Atlanta Doctor Finds Commonality in Civilian and Military EMS Approaches in Israel

Former Atlantan Dr. Arie Pelta has been appointed to be the new head of medicine for the Beit Shemesh region of United Hatzalah. Pelta, a reservist in the IDF, is currently in the middle of combat medical officer training but … Continue reading

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Man Resuscitated by EMS Volunteer Donates Two Defibrillators to the Organization That Saved His Life

Approximately six months ago, Aviram Zeiler, a United Hatzalah volunteer, saved the life of Aharon Atlas who had collapsed while watching a sporting event in Tel Aviv. The incident occurred at the Hadar Sports Center where Atlas has a sudden … Continue reading

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Canadians to the Rescue in Israel

Canadian Immigrants in Israel Save Lives Working with Volunteer EMS Organization Among the many Canadians who have decided to make Israel their home, more than a few have continued the fulfillment of their Zionist dream by volunteering to save lives … Continue reading

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Rehovot Resident Donates Same Model of Defibrillator to United Hatzalah as was Used to Save Her Life

6 months ago, Yoel Gal-Dor, a paramedic with the Israeli national volunteer emergency medical services (EMS) organization United Hatzalah, saved the life of his neighbor, Vered Becher. Gal-Dor used a defibrillator to resuscitate Becher. Now Becher is joining United Hatzalah’s … Continue reading

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