Tag Archives: EMT

United Hatzalah Ambulance Driver Injured in Palestinian Rock Throwing-Attack Treated By Muslim Volunteer From East Jerusalem

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and ambulance driver Rachel Chuna was injured on Thursday morning when Arab terrorists threw rocks at vehicles on a highway outside of the Arab village of Tuqu’ in Gush Etzion. Rachel was driving a United Hatzalah … Continue reading

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Rabbi Suffers Cardiac Incident During Prayers in Shul, Saved By Congregant EMT

On Shabbat morning in the neighborhood of Neve Yaakov, a rabbi at one of the local shuls suffered a cardiac incident and collapsed on the floor. The incident took place just after the Torah reading had concluded. One of the … Continue reading

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Herzliya Man In Serious Condition After Shooting Incident, Saved by EMTs

On Monday evening, a man in Herzliya was badly injured in an act of violence that took place on Ben Gurion Boulevard, the man suffered 5 gunshot wounds to his torso and legs. United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center alerted … Continue reading

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Beit Shemesh Man Revived by United Hatzalah’s EMT’s After Suffering Cardiac Arrest

On Tuesday afternoon, a man in his 60s suffered a cardiac arrest in an open park on Nahar Hayarkon Boulevard in Beit Shemesh. Worried passersby called the United Hatzalah Dispatch Center for assistance. The dispatch center automatically notified the closest … Continue reading

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Of Fire, Ladders, and Leaps Of Faith

Being trapped in a burning building is a nightmare that thankfully few people ever have to face. Jumping out of windows to escape is usually a scene reserved for movies. Real life, though, can sometimes be just as dramatic as … Continue reading

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At 40 Weeks Pregnant She Delivered Someone Else’s Baby

Last week Thursday, Rachel Feld, who has been a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah for just over a year, received an emergency notification from United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center that she was in close proximity to a medical emergency. … Continue reading

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Early Morning Rescue Saves The Life of Jerusalem Man Who Suffered A Cardiac Arrest in Front of His Family

Early Sunday morning, just before 4:00 a.m., a man in his late 60s was not feeling well at an apartment on Abulafya Street near Nachalot. He began to make gurgling sounds and his wife and daughters woke up from the … Continue reading

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Sexagenarian Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Resuscitated By First Responders

Friday morning just after 9:00 A.M, a woman in her 60s suffered a cardiac arrest in her home in Netanya, prompting her son to call for help.  Rahamim Cohen, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, was driving to work when the … Continue reading

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Venture Capitalist Eric Reiner Joins U.S. National Board of United Hatzalah, Appointed President of Young Leadership for the Organization

In an effort to expand awareness and support for emergency medical services in Israel, Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel is pleased to announce that the Founder and Managing Partner of Vine Ventures,  Eric Reiner, has joined the organization’s U.S. National … Continue reading

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Empowering Communities in The Aftermath of Disaster – Mission Leader Gavy Friedson discusses relief missions in response to both Hurricane Fiona and Hurricane Ian

On September 18th, just after Hurricane Fiona made landfall in Puerto Rico, I received a phone call that would drastically change the next few weeks of my life. I was about to embark on not one, but two, major relief … Continue reading

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