Tag Archives: Fall

Rescuing A Girl Who Fell Off A Cliff

On Sunday evening, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Samr Salama was in his home in the town of Ein Naqquba when his emergency communications device began alerting him of an active medical emergency. A 16-year-old girl had been hiking in the … Continue reading

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Helping a Young Girl After A Three Storey Fall

On Tuesday night, at 19:45 p.m., a 12-year-old girl was with her friends in the Sarig outdoor mall, located in the city of Binyamina. The young adults were enjoying playing around the mall, when the girl got on a moving … Continue reading

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The Strangest Life Saving CPR I’ve Ever Encountered

On Monday morning, just after 10:00 a.m. a woman in her 80s slipped in the shower and lost consciousness in her home on Sokolov Street in Ramat Gan.   United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avi Wilman was out shopping with his wife … Continue reading

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Saving A Life On The Edge Of A Cliff

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Moshe Raveh was attending to a medical emergency in the town of Shlomi on Shabbat afternoon and was just packing up his equipment after having finished treating the patient when he received another emergency alert regarding … Continue reading

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Using Memories And Trusting Your Instinct To Save A Life

Yehezkel Gabay is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT hailing from the city of Tzfat (Safed). A few weeks ago, Yehezkel was learning Talmud in his local synagogue when he received an alert from his communications device, notifying him about a … Continue reading

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Being A Part Of a New Beginning

Just before Rosh Hashanah, a two-year-old boy was playing with the family’s laundry line, which was hanging outside their third-floor window in Bnei Brak, when the laundry line broke. The boy lost his balance and fell out of the window, … Continue reading

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From Quarantine To Watermelon Rescues – An EMT Saving Lives After Being Exposed to Covid-19

Gilad Auerbach is a veteran United Hatzalah volunteer EMT from Kiryat Malachi in southern Israel. In mid-July, Gilad had entered a period of voluntary self-quarantine, after he was exposed to a fellow first responder who later tested positive for Covid-19 … Continue reading

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If You Call I Will Answer and If You Fall I’ll Pick You Up

United Hatzalah emergency medical service (EMS) volunteers respond to more than 1,000 emergencies per day in Israel. But some rescue stories rise above the others. This is one such story. EMT Dov Bash lives in Telshe Stone with his family. … Continue reading

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