Tag Archives: Eli Beer

On The Way To The Office, EMS Responders Saves 9-Month Old From Choking

On Sunday morning, United Hatzalah Dispatch and Command Center in Jerusalem received a call that a baby was choking in the Neve Yaakov neighborhood of Jerusalem. Volunteer EMT first responders Yechiel Gurfein and Daniel Katzenstein who live in the neighborhood … Continue reading

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CEO of Israel’s Health Ministry Moshe Bar Siman-Tov Meets K-9 Life Saver

Moshe Bar Siman-Tov the Director of the Health Ministry toured United Hatzalah headquarters in Jerusalem on Wednesday and was impressed by what he saw.  Following the visit Bar Siman-Tov said that he sees United Hatzalah as an integral part of … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Opens New Chapter In Kiev, Inaugurates Ambulance In Uman

A moving ceremony took place on Sunday night in the central Chabad house of Kiev in Ukraine. 20 new volunteer EMTs graduated from their lengthy training program and will now be joining United Hatzalah’s worldwide network of EMS volunteers. The … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Receives Award From Panama Home Front Command for Partnership in Life-Saving

Today we had the honor to witness Jose Donderis who serves as the Chief of SINAPROC (The National Protection & Civil Defense and Home Front Command of Panama) present United Hatzalah’s President and Founder Eli Beer with an award honoring … Continue reading

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Going The Extra Mile After a Bus Ride Goes Wrong

Last Sunday afternoon, a 92-year-old woman was riding the bus in Ramat Gan when it suddenly jolted to a stop, sending her crashing to the floor. Witnesses called emergency services for help as it appeared that the woman was badly … Continue reading

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The Camp That Will Have Its Participants Saving Lives

A new summer program for Jewish teens from the U.S. and Canada is kicking off in Israel this summer that will combine spirituality, touring and intensive EMS training offering the participants the opportunity to view Israel from a completely new … Continue reading

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An Odd Night At a Military Checkpoint

Yossi Rosen in a United Hatzalah volunteer who lives in Peduel, a small town located in Samaria. One Saturday night at 4:00 am, he was awakened by his United Hatzalah radio that announced that there was a medical emergency in … Continue reading

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“Can Someone Watch My Kids So I can Go Save a Life?”

“Can someone come upstairs to watch my kids? I’m a United Hatzalah EMT and that would allow me to come down and treat the people who are hurt.”   This is what Shmuel Efergen screamed to the gathered crowd of … Continue reading

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Bridging the Generation Gap in The Druze Community – A Model for Israeli Society

“I believe that one of the challenges facing Israeli today is a lack of connection and understanding between our youth and the golden-years generation.” So said Yasmin Kara, the Spokesperson for the Druze Division of The General Federation of Working … Continue reading

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Going Beyond the Call of Duty, Dedication Without Borders

Volunteers always go beyond the call of duty as that is what volunteering means. But there are some cases in which even volunteers go well beyond what is and can be expected of a volunteer. Just such an occasion occurred … Continue reading

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