Tag Archives: EMTs

Going Beyond the Call of Duty, Dedication Without Borders

Volunteers always go beyond the call of duty as that is what volunteering means. But there are some cases in which even volunteers go well beyond what is and can be expected of a volunteer. Just such an occasion occurred … Continue reading

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Only 10% of Israelis Know How to Properly Administer CPR

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you had a serious medical emergency and collapsed on the street? Who would help you? Sadly, according to a new study that was carried out by the Smith Institute, only 10% of … Continue reading

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Volunteer EMT Goes Extra Mile and Provides for Infant of Patient Left at Home

On Thursday night, just after Midnight, United Hatzalah received an emergency alert about a woman who had given birth a week and a half prior who was suffering from gynecological complications. Two minutes after the call came in two United … Continue reading

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Ashdod EMS Vets Help Train New Generation Of Recruits

Veteran Volunteer Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel from the Ashdod chapter of United Hatzalah took part in a special evening that brought together veteran responders and new recruits in the city. The educational evening was focused on exposing the new … Continue reading

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10-Year-Old Sends Sentimental Letter to EMS Organization – Touches the Heart of Thousands of First Responders

On Tuesday, United Hatzalah of Israel received a letter from a 10-year-old boy thanking them for saving the lives of people in Israel. The organization, which serves as Israel’s fully volunteer community-based EMS organization, also received a donation of 50 … Continue reading

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American University Students Inspired by Israel EMS Volunteers

“In Israel, No One Is Left Alone in the Dark” On Monday, more than a dozen students from Yeshiva University decided to spend their winter break in Israel learning about the effects that volunteering can have on a community. As … Continue reading

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Arab Doctor in Israel Saves Fellow EMS Responder on His First Day

In a continuing effort to expand operations to every community in Israel, United Hatzalah welcomed its newest doctor last Thursday. Dr. Murad Issam Odeh joined the East Jerusalem chapter of United Hatzalah at a special evening held to honor the … Continue reading

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Arab And Jewish Cooperation Leading To Improved Emergency Medical Response In The Negev And Galilee

On Tuesday, Interior Minister and Minister of the Development of the Periphery, Negev and Galilee Aryeh Deri together with United Hatzalah and Alumni of the Wexner Foundation for the Propagation of Excellence in the Public Sector, inaugurated a special project … Continue reading

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Forget Batman and Superman, Ultra-Orthodox children in Israel dress up as United Hatzalah EMTs for Purim

“The kids look up at United Hatzalah medics as real life role models and superheroes. They are the real life Batman and Superman for these children, people who race to the scenes of emergencies to help save lives.” Continue reading

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