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EMTs Perform Successful CPR On Woman 39 Weeks Pregnant – Save Mom And Baby

On Motzei Shabbat before Rosh Hashanah, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs Aharon Avital, Tomer Tzenani, Yossi Cohen, Naftali Friedman, Adi Avivi, and Lior Filshteiner were summoned to the home of Yaron and Limor Golan in Hod Hasharon. Limor had just suffered … Continue reading

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Coming Full Circle – Some Holiday Inspiration From A UH Rescue Vehicle

  Rina and Yacov Kauffman dedicated an ambucycle a number of years ago in honor of Rina’s brother Leon Lebor who was killed in the September 11th attack on the Twin Towers. The couple knew that the donation would go … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Treats 3,000 people over yom Kippur

United Hatzalah volunteers across Israel and Ukraine treated more than 3,000 people on Yom Kippur. Emergency calls included fainting, weakness, low blood sugar and several people losing consciousness due to the fast as well as hundreds of bicycle injuries and … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah/Rescue Opens New Chapter in Englewood New Jersey

United Rescue, United Hatzalah’s affiliate organization in the United States, is launching its second U.S. chapter in Englewood, New Jersey. This new addition will be the sixth international chapter directly run by United Hatzalah/United Rescue and will join existing chapters … Continue reading

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Arab EMTs Join Medical Team in Uman

What brings an Israeli Arab to Uman for Rosh Hashanah? Ayman Ibrahim, an Israeli Arab from Abu Gosh went to Uman for the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah. He was asked to be part of a special team of volunteers … Continue reading

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Woman Nine Months Pregnant Performs Lifesaving CPR

On Friday at approximately 1:30 a.m. two young people were reported electrocuted in a pool. One of the young men was pulled out of the pool unconscious. He was not breathing and had no pulse or signs of life. A … Continue reading

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The Emergency Rescue That Took 4 Days

On Wednesday last week, an Israeli hiker began a popular three-day trek in India in the Himalayan mountains known as the Brighu Lake Trek. The trek is located close to the village of Manali where Chabad Rabbi and United Hatzalah … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Holds Special Training and Social Gathering For Women’s Unit in Jerusalem

On Monday evening, a special event took place at United Hatzalah of Israel’s headquarters in Jerusalem.  The organization held a special training session and social gathering for the women who comprise the women’s unit and the midwives unit in the … Continue reading

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Kiev and Israel Prepare For Uman

On Monday, a preparatory meeting took place in the Israeli consulate in Kiev ahead of the annual mass pilgrimage of Jews to Uman for Rosh Hashanah.  Organizers expect that the annual pilgrimage to the gravesite of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov, … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Holds Self Defense Classes For First Responders Following Wave Of Violence

Following numerous instances where volunteer first responders from United Hatzalah were physically attacked while responding to medical emergencies in the cities of Kfar Saba and Ra’anana, the organization has begun free self-defense training sessions for volunteers in these cities. The … Continue reading

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