Tag Archives: Efrat

Gush Etzion Life-Saver Celebrated During Community Awareness Event

The story of how Efrat resident and newly minted EMT Joel Atkin saved a man’s life on a tennis court, will not quickly be forgotten by anyone in the Atkin family, nor by the man he saved, Mr. Michael Cohen … Continue reading

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EMS Teams Treating Patients, Working Towards Unity

Last night, at 10:45 p.m. a United Hatzalah EMT was driving past the southern gate of Efrat, a Jewish town in Gush Etzion just south of Bethlehem when he noticed a Palestinian vehicle stopped by the side of the road … Continue reading

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Why We Need A Countywide EMS Network – How an EMT Responded to a Stabbing Victim Over 100 Miles Away in Under 2 Minutes

On Friday night, a 50-year-old man was stabbed by a Palestinian attacker in the Dekel neighborhood of the town of Efrat, near the victim’s home. The town’s security force, as well as the IDF, were called in to locate the … Continue reading

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