Tag Archives: Family

Mother, Daughter, and Guest, Leave Mimouna Celebration To Save A Life

 On Sunday morning, just after 12:45 a.m., a 35-year-old mother of two collapsed during the traditional Mimouna celebration. The unfortunate woman had suffered a heart attack and fell unconscious in front of her family and friends.  Nearby, United Hatzalah volunteers … Continue reading

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From Giving a Bath To Giving Breath

On a recent evening at 8:30 PM, a 47-year-old man from Givat Ko’ach, a small moshav bordering the Judean hills, went out for an evening jog. In the middle of his run, the man suddenly collapsed to the ground and … Continue reading

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The Korenvaes Miracle Award – 6th Night of Hannukah Recipient – The Druze EMT From Julis Who Believes In Good Hearted People

Every night throughout Hanukkah, United Hatzalah will be awarding one highly dedicated volunteer with the annual Korenvaes Miracle Award. Tonight’s recipient, on the sixth night of Hanukkah, is Monir Kawas from Julis.   Monir Kawas is a Druze volunteer EMT … Continue reading

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A Family Who Rides Together Saves Lives Together

Yisrael Tzairi, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT is often seen driving his ambucycle around the city of Petah Tikva where he lives. Responding to medical emergencies all around the city, Yisrael is often accompanied by his two brothers. Eliyah Tzairi … Continue reading

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Sharing My Husband For The Greater Good

By Ruth Hametz, (This article first appeared in a blog on Times of Israel and is reprinted here with the author’s permission)  Before the title provokes errant thoughts, just know, we are not polygamists. Although, after watching a few episodes of … Continue reading

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Assisting A Psychiatric Patient In A Police Station

Roman Firas is a father of four and a dedicated United Hatzalah volunteer, hailing from the town of Ein-Rafa, located near Jerusalem. Roman serves as a dispatcher at United Hatzalah’s headquarters in Jerusalem and the co-head of the Muslim East-Jerusalem … Continue reading

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The Importance of Always Having Backup When Needed

Two months ago, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Salah Majad was in his home in the village of Beit Hanina, celebrating a family event, when he received an emergency alert to a nearby car accident. The report from dispatch that came … Continue reading

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Saving Lives While Vacationing On A Moshav

Nechama and Tom Eisenman live in Ramat Beit Shemesh and are United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs. One week they decided to go up north on a short break with their family for the weekend. On their way to the moshav they … Continue reading

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In Israel, Emergency First Responders Are A Family

This past week marked both Memorial Day and Independence Day in Israel. Due to the Covid-19 Coronavirus threat, the Israeli government placed a lockdown on the country, and people were not allowed to congregate or visit the graves of their … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah and Nurofen To Train 500 Residents of Sderot in First Aid

United Hatzalah has teamed up with Nurofen for Children and it has set a goal to train 500 parents and residents of Sderot in providing basic first aid to their families and neighbors in the case of a medical emergency. … Continue reading

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