Tag Archives: Emergency

“I Would Do It All Over Again” – Volunteer First Responder Forced Into Isolation After Treating New Mother Who Tested Positive For Corona

One month ago, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Daniel Katzenstein received an alert from his communication device, notifying him about a medical emergency occurring near his home in Neve Yaakov. Daniel headed to the address in his emergency flycar. As per … Continue reading

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Disaster At A Steel Factory

A few weeks ago, just after 12 p.m., in the city of Kiryat Malachi in Israel’s southern region, a 35-year-old man was working at his job in a steel factory using a slicing machine, when he accidentally turned the machine … Continue reading

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Learning Appreciation From A Miraculous Delivery

On a recent Shabbat at 3:00 a.m. Dov Bash was fast asleep when the broadcast of his United Hatzalah communications device jolted him awake, alerting him to a nearby medical emergency.The volunteer quickly jumped out of bed, threw on some … Continue reading

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Not Your Typical Saturday At The Zoo

By – Devo Klein One Shabbat afternoon at 3 pm, David Badar was enjoying an afternoon nap when he awoke to the buzzing of his United Hatzalah communication device. The dispatch was alerting him to a child who had sustained … 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 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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Unity In An Emergency – Serving Felafel To Save a Family

On Friday, November 15th, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Tal Cooperstein was on his way to a medical emergency on Mivtza Sinai Street in Bat Yam when a woman struck his ambucycle while driving her car. He was treated at the … Continue reading

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Volunteer EMTs and Midwife Deliver Two Babies In 24 Hours on Tisha B’Av

Motzei Shabbat saw the beginning of a very active day for a few United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs and a midwife who delivered two babies over the course of 24 hours. The first call took place just after Shabbat ended and … Continue reading

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A Shabbat Search and Rescue Mission

On Shabbat (Saturday, March 2nd) during the stormy morning hours, United Hatzalah volunteers EMTs from Kiryat Gat and the surrounding region were asked by the Israeli Police to participate in the search for an older gentleman who had gone missing … Continue reading

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A Moving Meeting Between a Man and the People Who Saved His Life

The last day of 2018 in Mevaseret Tzion, Tomer Greenzeid, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT was heading to work when his emergency phone application alerted him to a medical emergency in his vicinity. A 67-year-old man suffered respiratory distress and … Continue reading

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