Tag Archives: EMT

The Psychotrauma And Crisis Response Unit To The Rescue

One Tuesday Morning Elad Tomer, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and member of the Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit (PCRU) had just finished buying his groceries at the supermarket when he was alerted by dispatch to a traffic accident nearby. … Continue reading

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Having The Tools To Save A Life

One recent evening United Hatzalah volunteer Meidan Ben Yoash provided medical coverage during a football game in Ashdod. After the game, Meidan was headed home on his ambucycle when the organization’s dispatch alerted him to a road accident at the … Continue reading

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Two Women Save Their Neighbor’s Life After He Collapsed In Front Of His Children

Last Tuesday, Talia Brauer and Tina Berkowitz, two United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs from the town of Ein Hod, which is located in a remote area of the Hof HaCarmel region, saved the life of one of their neighbors. The incident … Continue reading

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London Community Donates Off-Road Ambucycle to Volunteer Who Saved One Of Their Own

This story begins on Friday, July 19th, 2019, at 6:45 AM. United Hatzalah volunteer Eilon Lubiner, who worked on a farm for youth at risk, had just finished milking the goats. The early morning quiet, normally punctuated only by quaint … Continue reading

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When Individuals Band Together To Help The Results Can Be Herculean

Since the Covid-19 pandemic began in Israel, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Tomer Grinzaid has been hopping from call to call whether it’s to provide medical or humanitarian assistance. On a recent medical call, Tomer was alerted to a young bicycle … Continue reading

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Volunteer EMT Saves Two Lives In One Night

Marwan Masarwe volunteers as an EMT and runs United Hatzalah’s chapter in the Muslim city of Taibe. Last Friday night, Marwan received an emergency notification on his communication device regarding a serious road accident at a nearby intersection. The devoted … Continue reading

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The Joy That Came From A Baby’s Cry

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Daniel Bokovza had just finished his Shabbat meal with his family when he was alerted by dispatch to a medical emergency. An infant was choking on a street nearby. Immediately, Daniel ran outside to his ambucycle … Continue reading

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The Near-Death Experience That Changed My Life

Six years ago Amnon Ben-Yair had a life-altering experience. Amnon nearly died after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was so inspired by the first responders who had arrived so quickly and saved his life that he was determined to do … Continue reading

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Leaving With A Feeling of Fulfilment

By Deena Hornstein  Netanel Samoh is an incredibly giving individual. He is dedicated to his city and community in Be’er Sheva. He works at the Youth-at-Risk division of the Jewish Agency, does pet therapy with young children, and is a … Continue reading

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Preparing To Meet With A New Client – But Saving a Life Instead

On Monday, at 3:58 PM, Tom Eisenman​, who works as the Director of Business Development for Cause Match Israel, was sitting in the company’s Jerusalem office. He was preparing for a 4 PM Zoom meeting with a new prospective client … Continue reading

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