Tag Archives: EMT

“We Are Here To Help; Today Is no Different”

Early one Friday afternoon in the middle of February, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Netanel Moyal was preparing for Shabbat in his hometown of Ashdod, when he was suddenly alerted to a motor vehicle accident involving a truck and a motorcycle … Continue reading

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A Burning Passion To Help

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Sophie Donio who works and lives in the southern city Eilat, rescued an older woman on Sunday after the woman lost control of her mobility scooter and crashed on a major thoroughfare in the city. The … Continue reading

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Thankful Family Gives Mishloach Manot To First Responder Who Helped Two Brothers In Separate Instances

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yagel Bar Kama, makes his living as a dog-walker in northern Tel Aviv. Whenever he receives an emergency alert, he drops what he is doing and rushes out to provide emergency medical care to those in … Continue reading

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Stepping Up To Save A Life When No One Else Is Around

On Shabbat morning, just after 10 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avraham Farkash was walking to synagogue in the town Ma’ale Hever when he was alerted to a nearby medical emergency. Avraham’s communications device notified him of the address, which … Continue reading

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No One Gets Left Behind

With more than a quarter of its citizens fully vaccinated, and nearly half of the country having received their first vaccination, Israel is currently leading the world in the race to vaccinate its entire population.    United Hatzalah volunteers, from … Continue reading

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These Contagious Acts Of Lifesaving and Loving Kindness

On Monday afternoon, just after 3:00 p.m. a man in his 60s  standing in the check-out line of a local supermarket on Jabotinsky Street in Ramat Gan suddenly collapsed. As the man fell, he hit his head on the check-out … Continue reading

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Performing CPR On The Way To Work

At 7:30 on Monday morning a man collapsed on the street in Moshav Bnei Yehuda in the Golan Heights. An eye-witness who saw the man collapse ran up to a nearby building to alert a local resident whom he knew … Continue reading

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For This Couple, Saving Lives Is Just Another Part Of Marital Bliss

46-year-old Vered Amir and 55-year-old Yossi Amir are a married couple who both volunteer as  United Hatzalah EMTs. They live and volunteer in Rosh HaAyin, a city located in central Israel and near a major Highway junction. Vered works at … Continue reading

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Bringing Good Deeds Into The World

Shimrit Cohen is a United Hatzalah EMT from Tiberias who also volunteers with the organization’s emergency room (ER) assistance program at the Poriya Medical Center. As hospitals are approaching peak capacity with the influx of COVID patients, Shimrit knows that … Continue reading

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Finding the Motivation To Keep Going, Even When We Don’t Succeed

On Wednesday afternoon in Givat Ze’ev, a young boy just under two years old was playing in his backyard when he tripped and landed on the family’s jacuzzi. The jacuzzi was covered but due to the recent rains, a large … Continue reading

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