Tag Archives: emergency medical service

Modi’in Resident Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Revived by ‘A Couple’ of EMTs

On Monday evening, an 85-year-old man suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in Modi’in and collapsed unconscious. His worried caretaker called emergency services for help.    Moshe Arking was on his first shift as a United Hatzalah ambulance driver … Continue reading

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Man Seriously Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident on Highway 4 Reconnects With First Responders Who Saved His Life

Two weeks ago, Shimshon Shaharbani was seriously injured in a car accident that took place close to the Holot Interchange on Highway 4.  On Sunday, the United Hatzalah volunteers who responded to the incident and saved his life, paramedic Tal … Continue reading

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U.S./Canadian Teens Train To Become Next Generation of Lifesavers In Israel and Back Home

-Last week on Thursday, a group of 50 teenagers from different parts of the United States and Canada graduated from their emergency medical response training course with United Hatzalah and participated in a mass casualty incident (MCI) training drill in … Continue reading

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Tel Aviv Man Revived After Nearly Drowning on Shabbat

On Shabbat evening just before 7:00 p.m., a man was in the water in the ski lake in Begin Park located in southern Tel Aviv, when he began to feel tired and couldn’t swim anymore. He thrashed in the water … Continue reading

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EMTs Save Unconscious Man in Ra’anana After He Choked on A Hamburger

Just before 7:00 p.m. on Sunday evening, a man ordered a hamburger in a restaurant on Rambam Street in Ra’anana. The man exited the restaurant and took a bit of the burger which got lodged in his throat. He choked … Continue reading

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Doing Everything I Can to Help

Just before 3:00 a.m. on Monday morning, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shadi Shawar, who lives in the largely Muslim neighborhood of Beit Hanina and works as a manager in customer service in a supermarket, was just finishing his shift when … Continue reading

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