Tag Archives: EMT

Disabled EMT Saves Lives In Israel With Specialized EMS Vehicle

Dan Shmuel heads the Tel Aviv branch of United Hatzalah, a volunteer EMS organization that provides all of its services free fo charge to anyone who needs it, regardless of nationality, race, religion or gender. Dan was injured in a … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah’s Emergency Room Assistance Program Expands to Rabin Medical Center – Rabin Becomes 21st Hospital To Adopt Program

On Monday, United Hatzalah and Rabin Medical Center in Petach Tikvah announced a partnership that will see the two entities work together to cut down the waiting time and the overload of patient intake in the medical center’s emergency room … Continue reading

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The Tools And Knowledge To Make A Difference

On Sunday evening just before 6:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Eli Koon had just gotten home from work when he received an alert from the organization’s dispatch and command center. The notification told him that there was a serious … Continue reading

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An Angel In Orange And A Midnight Car Accident

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Asheri Angel lives in the quiet town of Nehalim, located next to Petach Tikvah. Ashri has been a volunteer EMT for quite some time and is married and a proud father.  One night a few weeks … Continue reading

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A Not-So-Typical Day of Life-Saving In Bnei Brak

Menachem Shechter lives in the city of Bnei Brak in Israel, is a devoted husband and father of three. Menachem runs a shoe store in Bnei Brak and also volunteers as a United Hatzalah EMT and as a Psychotrauma and … Continue reading

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My Saturday of Saving The Elderly

One recent Saturday morning, Adir received an alert about a 90-year-old man who sustained head and back injuries when he fell in his bathroom. Racing to the given location on his ambucycle, Adir arrived at the victim’s apartment just three … Continue reading

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Treating Each Person As Their Own World

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Betzalel Sabag lives in Rehovot with his family. Betzalel works in an office in Ramat Gan near the Aluf Sadeh interchange. One recent Sunday morning, traffic across the center of the country was at a crawl. … Continue reading

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Developing Positivity In The Community

One recent afternoon, a worker fell off a newly casted concrete ledge at a water park under construction in Modi’in, landing on a pile of wooden beams. Coworkers urgently called for help. Yigal’s ambucycle outside of the waterpark in Modi’inUnited … Continue reading

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Saving Lives on Highway 505

Mordechai Ben-Or lives in the town of Rechelim in Samaria with his wife and three children. The town lies near the junctions of Highway 60 and Highway 505.   The highways are both critical access roads each one connecting between towns … Continue reading

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17-Year-Old Studies Entire Bible To Raise Money For A LifeSaving Emergency Vehicle In Israel

A few weeks ago, Ayelet Wasserman, a 17-year-old girl originally from Los Angeles who now lives with her family in Jerusalem, visited the Jerusalem headquarters of United Hatzalah of Israel to donate an emergency ambucycle. Ayelet started raising money for … Continue reading

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