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A Shining Light and a Breath of Fresh Air

Suzanna Sharivker-    Suzanna is a University student studying water industry engineering. She originally hails from the city of Ashdod but currently lives in a kibbutz called Tel Katzir, located to the south of the Kinneret. Suzanna volunteers for Ten … Continue reading

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The Cherry on Top

On Sunday, a few minutes before midnight, a 77-year-old woman was found by her caretaker unconscious in her bed in Rishon LeTsiyon. The caretaker was distraught and frantically called the woman’s son to help her. As soon as he heard … Continue reading

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A Mothers Day Miracle

On Sunday afternoon at around 12:30 in Herzliya, an 86-year-old woman lost consciousness in her bedroom. The woman had just finished eating lunch with her daughter and granddaughter and excused herself because she was feeling unwell. The granddaughter immediately called … Continue reading

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Visits to a Senior Citizen With a Heart Full of Love

Talia Asher- Talia is 60 years old. She resides in Mevaseret, where she was born and raised and where her parents met and got married. Her two children also live there along with their spouses and children, Talia’s grandchildren, and … Continue reading

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Man Collapses Outside Shul During Morning Prayers, Resuscitated by Team of Women EMTs

At around 7:00 a.m. on Thursday morning a 71-year-old man lost consciousness outside of a synagogue in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Gilo and collapsed on the sidewalk. Members of the synagogue who were in the middle of morning prayers called … Continue reading

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Ashdod Woman Successfully Resuscitated After A Dangerous Fall In Her Home

On Monday at around 6:30 p.m., United Hatzalah’s dispatch center received a notification that a 75-year-old woman had lost consciousness in her home and required immediate medical attention. The woman had been found by her caretaker on her kitchen floor … Continue reading

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“Like One Of Our Children” – Ten Kavod Yokneam The Story of Daniel Goldman and Nissim and Jacqueline Ben-Ezra

Daniel Goldman – Daniel Goldman is a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah and has been part of the Ten Kavod project for the past three years. He lives with his wife and two children in their home in Yokneam.  For … Continue reading

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Acts of Kindness Day

Today, February 17th, we celebrate Acts of Kindness Day.  In this honor, we wanted to highlight some of the incredible acts of kindness performed by United Hatzalah. The entire organization is built on kindness, so what we are talking about … Continue reading

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EMT Saves The Life Of An Elderly Man, Reuniting Him With His Wife

On Wednesday evening at around 4:45 p.m., Israel’s emergency services received an urgent call from an 80-year-old man on home oxygen therapy. He was suffering from shortness of breath in his home on Ein Tsukim Street in Kiryat Gat and … Continue reading

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EMTs Perform Successful CPR on Karmiel Woman

On Wednesday evening at around 8:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteers received an emergency alert informing of a 72-year-old woman suffering from shortness of breath and in need of immediate medical attention on Sha’ar HaGai street in Karmiel.  United Hatzalah volunteer … Continue reading

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