Tag Archives: EMT

United Hatzalah’s Annual Concert Puts Family in the Spotlight

As we get closer to the beginning of the holiday season, United Hatzalah is gearing up for their annual concert that will take place on Chol Hamoed Sukkot in Binyanei Ha’Umah. As opposed to previous years, this year the organization … Continue reading

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When The Emergencies Keep Coming – EMS Volunteer Responds to 8 Calls In One Evening

Late one evening last week, Avner was alerted to a fire at a store in Tel Aviv and immediately raced to the scene on his ambucycle. A few minutes later, he received an alert that another fire had broken out … Continue reading

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Volunteer EMT Saves a Life Mid-Haricut

On Tuesday, in the middle of receiving a haircut in her hometown of Ra’anana, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shiran Finder received a notification from the national dispatch center alerting her that a person nearby had collapsed and was unconscious. Shiran … Continue reading

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EMT Saves Life of Relative of Deceased At Funeral

Yossi Kurt is a sixth-grade teacher in Kiryat Atta, the town where he lives together with his family. Kurt recently attended a funeral of a fellow teacher in the school when a man in the crowd, a relative of the … Continue reading

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On Jewish Holiday of Love EMS Couples Reflect On Saving Lives Together

Tu b’Av is the Jewish holiday of love and what better way to celebrate your connection with another person then by saving lives together. Among the 3,500 volunteers of Israel’s national EMS volunteer organization United Hatzalah are more than a … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Opens Supply Depot in Uman Enabling Travelling EMS Personnel to Treat Tourists and Locals

Israel’s national volunteer EMS organization continues to expand its international operations for communities around the globe. United Hatzalah has opened a new medical supply depot in Uman, Ukraine, ahead of the annual mass pilgrimage that takes place during the High … Continue reading

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Cognizant United Hatzalah Ambucycle Driver Helps IDF Prevent Gush Etzion Terror Attack Wednesday Afternoon

On Wednesday afternoon a terror attack was prevented from being carried out by an aware ambucycle driver and volunteer EMT from United Hatzalah and the IDF. The incident occurred near the Gush Etzion junction, a location that has seen numerous … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Adds Teams to Western Wall in Preparation for Tisha B’av Services

In preparation for the many visitors expected to attend prayers at the Western Wall during the Fast of the 9th of Av, United Hatzalah EMS volunteers will be on duty throughout the day at the site in order to provide … Continue reading

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Story From the Streets Yishai Gavra – A Solomonic Tale of Two Children

I remember the incident like it was yesterday. Some incidents you simply don’t forget, especially when they involved the birth of your first son.   On July 11th, I was at home in Zichron Yaakov with my very pregnant wife … Continue reading

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EMS Volunteer Revives Traveler Who Suffered Heart Attack at Ben Gurion Airport

Early Thursday morning, a man in his fifties traveling to Ben Gurion airport suffered a heart attack right outside the front gate to the departures lounge. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yoni Uziyahu, was at the airport, rushed over, and together … Continue reading

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