Tag Archives: EMS

Running a Tourist Hotel And Saving Lives

Dalton resident, Orly Ezra is a woman of many talents, in addition to running her own tourism business and renting out tzimmerim (guesthouses) in her hometown of Dalton, she is also a mother of eight children aged 27-11 and volunteers … Continue reading

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Doing CPR On A Treadmill

On Monday morning, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avi Behar was driving his ambucycle on HaOrgim street in Ashdod on his way to work. At 7:10 a.m., Avi parked his ambucycle when he was suddenly alerted to a nearby emergency, occurring … Continue reading

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EMT Arrives in 35 Seconds To Save A Neighbour’s Choking Baby

On Sunday afternoon, just before 1:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Ron Cohen was in his home in northern Tel Aviv when his communications device began to ring, alerting Ron of a medical emergency occurring nearby. Just a few buildings … Continue reading

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Coming From A Place Of Kindness

On Thursday night, over 300 United Hatzalah volunteers gathered in Mount Meron, for a commemorative ceremony in honor of the 45 victims who perished during the Meron tragedy. After the ceremony had concluded the volunteers began making their way home, … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Holds Commemorative Ceremony for the Fallen in the Meron Tragedy

President and Founder of United Hatzalah Eli Beer did during the event which took place at the Toldos Aharon section of Meron in front of 300 volunteer first responders and family members of the fallen: “When I first heard the … Continue reading

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Saving a Woman I’ve Saved Before

Late Wednesday afternoon, Bashir Abu Ata, a Muslim volunteer with United Hatzalah was driving on the highway near the entrance of the town after returning from transporting a patient back home from a medical checkup. Just as Bashir entered the … Continue reading

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EMT Performs CPR On His Father, Saves His Life

Roi Ido is a United Hatzalah volunteer hailing from the city Kfar Saba. On Tuesday morning at 7:50 a.m., Roi was heading out of his home on Moshe Dayan street on his way to work. Already upset that he was … Continue reading

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Being Reminded That Miracles Happen

On Thursday evening, May 13th, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avi Nafoussi was visiting a family member in the town of Neve Michael for dinner. At around 8:00 p.m., United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center alerted Avi to an emergency occurring … Continue reading

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Fighting A Battle I Have To Win

On Saturday night, just after 9:30 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT David Baluka was in his home in Neve Ziv, a town located near Ma’alot-Tarshiha in the northern region of Israel. David was winding down from Shabbat when his communications … Continue reading

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Amid the Tensions, Jewish EMTs Perform CPR In East Jerusalem, Save A Muslim Man’s life

Early Sunday morning, Shimon Afgin and Avi Gian, two Jewish volunteer EMTs with United Hatzalah, were on their scheduled ambulance shift in Jerusalem, when they were alerted to a nearby emergency. The location was on A-Sahl Aljadid street, in the … Continue reading

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