Tag Archives: EMT

Jerusalem Woman Saves Taxi Driver

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Kayla Zur resides in Jerusalem and is one of the organization’s electric bicycle or E-Bike drivers. A few weeks ago, a 70-year-old taxi driver with two passengers in his vehicle suffered a heart attack and lost … Continue reading

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Brazilian President Bolsonaro Expresses Interest in Opening United Hatzalah in Brazil

CEO of United Hatzalah Moshe Teitelbaum met with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and his entourage on Tuesday morning in Jerusalem and presented the United Hatzalah model to them, emphasizing how its cost-free system has democratized access to emergency health care. … Continue reading

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60 Seconds to Begin CPR – Go!

Recently one Thursday evening, a man was driving home when he suffered a cardiac arrest and lost consciousness in the middle of his evening commute. The man’s vehicle crashed into another car on the busy roadway; terrified witnesses dialed the … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Issues Letter of Defense to Court after Being Sued by MDA

Following the lawsuit issued by Magen David Adom against United Hatzalah, United Hatzalah, the smaller volunteer and free emergency medical service organization, issued a letter of defense to the court responding to accusations of slander from Magen David Adom. In … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Opens New Chapter in Colombia

United Hatzalah is expanding its operations to include a new country, Colombia. Adding to the organization’s international branches which already include Panama, Ukraine and Jersey City in the United States, Colombia is set to become the fifth country in the … Continue reading

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Rushing Out To an Emergency At All Hours of The Day Or Night

Eran Moshe is one of United Hatzalah’s dedicated volunteers in the city of Sderot who provides emergency medical services to people both in the city and the surrounding region in the troubled Gaza periphery. Like all United Hatzalah volunteers, all … Continue reading

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In Winter Weather The Right Vehicle Saves The Day

One of the lesser-known vehicles that United Hatzalah uses to save lives is the ATV or All-Terrain-Vehicle. The organization has close to 40 of these vehicles distributed across the country in locations where there is a lot of need for … Continue reading

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A Shabbat Search and Rescue Mission

On Shabbat (Saturday, March 2nd) during the stormy morning hours, United Hatzalah volunteers EMTs from Kiryat Gat and the surrounding region were asked by the Israeli Police to participate in the search for an older gentleman who had gone missing … Continue reading

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Saving Lives in Memory of My Brother

Beer Sheva resident Guy Yekutiel lost his brother four years ago in a tragic accident. Following the trauma of losing his beloved brother, Yekutiel began to volunteer as an emergency medical technician (EMT) with United Hatzalah in his hometown as … Continue reading

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Saving a Life on a Bicycle

In addition to using regulars cars, ambucycles, ATVs, and other vehicles, United Hatzalah first responders also use electric bicycles.  Elie Becher is one such electric bicycle rider. Through his own struggles with Crohn’s Disease, Elie was inspired to study medicine … Continue reading

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