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Keeping The Elderly Warm In Midst Of Corona Winter

Due to the winter cold and the countrywide lockdown restrictions becoming tightened and more severe, United Hatzalah along with the International Federation of Christians and Jews (IFCJ), took it upon themselves to give out blankets and food stamps to the … Continue reading

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Community Volunteers Cooperate to Transport Elderly and Disabled to their Vaccinations During Lockdown

United Hatzalah has partnered with the group Yad Beyad for the Development of Mevaseret Zion, a non-profit, in a new project transporting people over 60 and the disabled who qualify to receive the Coronavirus vaccine, in cases when their access … Continue reading

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Caring For The Elderly on Chanukah

Over the course of the Chanukah holiday, United Hatzalah’s Ten Kavod (giving honor) project teamed up with the Ner Levi non-profit and the municipality of Beit Shemesh and distributed winter packages containing blankets and warm clothing to senior citizens in … Continue reading

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Dealing With The Aftermath Of An Emergency

On Wednesday morning just after 3:00 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Hanoch Re’em, a resident of Jerusalem’s Neve Yaakov neighborhood, was returning home from a night shift when he heard his communications device buzzing. A medical emergency had occurred a … Continue reading

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Helping Others: The Satisfaction Of A Mother, Teacher, And Her Son

By: Deena Horenstein United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Osnat Reuven, willingly devoted her time over the past couple of months to provide humanitarian assistance on top of her regular EMS duties. Already by Purim, just at the beginning of the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Takes Over Care In Bnei Brak Old Age Home After Staff Contracts Coronavirus

After numerous members of the medical staff at an old age home in Bnei Brak contracted Coronavirus United Hatzalah medical teams were asked to provide care for approximately 50 residents who live in the home. Volunteers from the Bnei Brak … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Opens New National Dispatch Center To Treat Humanitarian Emergencies

The Israel Association of Community Centers and Lev Echad have partnered with United Hatzalah of Israel and launched a new national dispatch center managing 30,000 volunteers who will provide assistance to humanitarian emergencies across Israel. The new partnership has given … Continue reading

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Teams of Furloughed Volunteers Throughout The Country Deliver Food To Elderly And People in Isolation

United Hatzalah volunteers across Israel have initiated a campaign working together with social services of local and regional councils to deliver food packages to those in need of financial assistance, people stuck in isolation and the elderly. Volunteers have already … Continue reading

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Doctor Attests – United Hatzalah’s Ten Kavod Project Assisting The Elderly Saved A Life

On Wednesday, United Hatzalah’s Ten Kavod project of visiting the elderly resulted in the life of a Beer Sheva resident being saved.  This was attested to by the doctor of the woman whose life was saved.   Volunteer EMT and Ten … Continue reading

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Making Sure Israel’s Elderly Have a Happy Passover

As Passover preparations are moving full speed ahead, United Hatzalah’s Ten Kavod volunteers are working to make the lives of Israel’s elderly that much better this holiday season. In addition to the weekly visits and free medical checkups that Ten … Continue reading

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