Tag Archives: Emergency

Choking During Snack Time

On Monday afternoon at around 4:30 p.m., a 3-and-a-half-year-old boy was visiting his grandparents in Beit Shemesh and eating an orange with them in the kitchen when a piece of the fruit got stuck in his throat. His grandparents panicked … Continue reading

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Arab Man Shot in Tamra, Rescued By First Responders

On Wednesday night at around 9:30 p.m., a 45-year-old man was in the soccer field in Tamra, an Arab city in the lower Galilee, when he was shot by an armed gunman. He sustained serious injuries having been shot five … Continue reading

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Psychotrauma Support Following Saturday’s Fatal Accident – A Delicate Balance

On Shabbat morning at around 5:00 a.m., 4 drunken teenagers were driving in a fast-moving vehicle down the highway and quickly approaching a sobriety checkpoint near the Beit Dagan intersection. Instead of slowing down, they crashed straight through the blockade … Continue reading

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Nahariya Man Collapses Mid-Exercise At A Local Gym

On Wednesday in Nahariya, at around 8:00 p.m., a 50-year-old man was performing his intense exercise regimen in a local gym when he suffered a sudden cardiac arrest and collapsed. His fellow gym mates stopped their respective workouts, rushed to … Continue reading

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Small Acts Can Make A Big Difference

On Monday at around 2:30 p.m., a 60-year-old man sitting on a chair in a subterranean parking garage in Tel Aviv suddenly lost consciousness and keeled over. To the horror of the surrounding people, the man was completely unresponsive. They … Continue reading

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Deceased Man Triggers Tough Memories for Responding EMT

On Sunday night a man was found unconscious in his car on Ben-Zvi Street in Tel Aviv. Police responded to the incident and called for emergency medical services to come and assist and try to resuscitate the man.    United … Continue reading

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I’m an Israeli first responder. The Meron disaster taught me the importance of mental health

By Dov Maisel It’s been a year since one of the most harrowing civilian tragedies ever experienced in Israel — the stampede and subsequent “crush” on Mount Meron that killed 45 people celebrating Lag B’Omer.  I was standing near the … 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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105-Year-Old Haifa Woman Chokes In Her Home, Successfully Resuscitated

On Tuesday morning, a 105-year-old woman choked while eating her breakfast in her own home in Haifa. Both her son-in-law and her caretaker were with her as her face turned blue and she started to lose consciousness. Upon recognizing the … Continue reading

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Three Holocaust Survivors Rescued From Kyiv Brought To Poland For Care and Safety

By Aharon Ben Arush A few days ago, amid air raid sirens and bombings, we were fortunate enough to rescue three Holocaust survivors from Kyiv and bring them to safety in Poland. As part of a major rescue operation that … Continue reading

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