Tag Archives: EMS

Communications Minister Yoaz Hendel Inaugurates The Launch Of Newly Developed Communications Devices For United Hatzalah

Israel’s Minister of Communications Yoaz Hendel, inaugurated on Monday morning, a new line of specially developed advanced communication devices that will now be used by the United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center as well as its network of more than … Continue reading

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Volunteer EMT Donates Ambulance Then Performs Successful CPR During Vehicle’s First Shift

On Sunday afternoon at around 12:30 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs, Kenneth Staub and Yossi Horovitz were driving the newly donated ambulance #63 on its first shift in the city of Beitar Illit. Suddenly, they were notified of an emergency … Continue reading

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Dissipating Loneliness in the Golan Heights – Ten Kavod Spotlight Week #1

The Story of United Hatzalah of Israel’s Ten Kavod project is the story of connections. Often these connections are inter-generational, wherein young volunteers, some of whom are fully trained EMTs (emergency medical technicians- 180 hours) and paramedics, while others are … Continue reading

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Happy To Be Alive

On Monday morning, a man in his 40s was shopping when he suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed inside a storefront on Ye’elim Boulevard in Be’er Sheva. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and Deputy Chapter Head of the Be’er Sheva region … Continue reading

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Giving An 80-Year-Old Another Lease on Life

On Monday morning at around 9:00 a.m., a man in his 80s who was sitting on his front porch on Hazemorah street in Ofakim suffered from a heart attack in his chair. When his family members found him slumped unconscious … Continue reading

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Two Yechiels On Bicycles Save The Life Of a Man In A Cafe Next To Machane Yehuda Market

On Sunday evening, at around 6:00 p.m., in a cafe on Chaim Valero street in Jerusalem, a 67-year-old man suffered a cardiac arrest.  Yechiel Gurfein, a United Hatzalah of Israel volunteer EMT and photographer from Jerusalem, immediately received the notification … 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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One Year After Being Injured In An Act of Violence, EMT Saves Car Accident Victim

Eiad Azem is a United Hatzalah volunteer from the city of Tayibe, an Arab city in central Israel, and the deputy head of the team there. He is an incredible person who is always willing to help others. Eiad continues … Continue reading

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New Batch Of EMTs To Begin Training in Uman, Ukraine

At the beginning of the week, United Hatzalah held an event for first responders in the city of Uman in recognition and appreciation of their life-saving work during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. As part of the event, the active volunteers … Continue reading

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Muslim and Jewish EMTs Save A collapsed Woman’s Life in Ein Naqquba

On Monday night at around 10:30 p.m., a 50-year-old woman collapsed in her front yard in the town of Ein Naqquba, an Arab village west of Jerusalem. Her children found her lying unresponsive on the ground a few minutes later … Continue reading

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