Tag Archives: EMT

Man Resuscitated by EMS Volunteer Donates Two Defibrillators to the Organization That Saved His Life

Approximately six months ago, Aviram Zeiler, a United Hatzalah volunteer, saved the life of Aharon Atlas who had collapsed while watching a sporting event in Tel Aviv. The incident occurred at the Hadar Sports Center where Atlas has a sudden … Continue reading

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Burning Lawnmower Injures Petach Tikvah Municipal Worker

On Tuesday, a 30-year-old municipality worker was cutting the grass in a road median in Petach Tikva, when his ride-on lawn mower suddenly burst into flames. The panicked worker jumped out of the vehicle, landing square in the roadway. The … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Opens Special Re-Training Program for Recently Released Military Medics to Join Civilian EMS

United Hatzalah has recently begun a countrywide campaign in which the organization is making the registration and retraining procedure for military and combat medics to enter the civilian arena as EMTs much simpler,” said Moti Elmaliach, United Hatzalah Spokesperson. “Military … Continue reading

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Israeli EMS Response in Mass Casualty Drill Wows ISDEF Expo Attendees

During the recent ISDEF Premier International Defense and Homeland Security (HLS) Exhibition this week, United Hatzalah held a mass casualty incident (MCI) training drill in an effort to display Israel’s prowess at providing an immediate first response to large-scale emergencies … Continue reading

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Turning Terror into Acts of Loving-kindness

Family of Terror Victim Sued Iran Dedicates Ambulance in Honor of Fallen Loved One 14 years ago, on June 11th, 2003, Alan Beer and 16 other people were murdered by a terrorist who blew himself up on the 14a bus … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Inaugurates New Ambulance for Psychotrauma Unit and Central Jerusalem

On Friday morning, at the Wolfson buildings on Diskin Street,  United Hatzalah inaugurated a new ambulance. “The new ambulance will be a dual purpose ambulance,” said Miriam Ballin, Director of the organization’s Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit. “The ambulance will … Continue reading

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EMS Teams Treating Patients, Working Towards Unity

Last night, at 10:45 p.m. a United Hatzalah EMT was driving past the southern gate of Efrat, a Jewish town in Gush Etzion just south of Bethlehem when he noticed a Palestinian vehicle stopped by the side of the road … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Inaugurates 180 Ambucycles, Honors Ambassador David Friedman To Culminate International EMS Week

As International EMS week came to a close there was some good news on the horizon for Israelis from all backgrounds and religions. United Hatzalah put another 180 emergency ambucycles on the road on Friday enabling the organization’s volunteers to … Continue reading

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Saying Thank You

On Thursday, a man walked into United Hatzalah’s headquarters in Jerusalem. He asked the first person he saw, “When someone calls in an emergency who answers the phone? Where is your dispatch center?” Moshe Levy, a volunteer EMT with the … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Finishes Preparations for 2017 Meron Operation Ahead of Lag Ba’Omer Holiday

Hundreds of EMTs, dozens of paramedics and doctors, as well as numerous emergency transport vehicles are ready and waiting to be spread across the town of Meron and accompanying hillside ahead of this weekend’s festivities celebrating the 33rd day of … Continue reading

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