Tag Archives: Family

Father and son EMT team save a life on Simchat Torah

On Simchat Torah morning at around 7:00 a.m., a 35-year-old man in the city of Petah Tikva fell unconscious as he was standing on his porch. His wife heard the fall and called emergency services straight away. Dispatchers gave instructions … Continue reading

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The Added Joy of Saving a Life on a Holiday

On Simchat Torah morning at around 7:00 a.m., a 35-year-old man in the city of Giv’at Shmuel fell unconscious as he was standing on his porch. His wife heard the fall and called emergency services straight away. Dispatchers gave instructions … Continue reading

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Two Torontonian Sisters and a Teanecker Friend Save A Life At A Beit Shemesh Pool

On Tuesday afternoon, just after 3:00 p.m., a man in his fifties was swimming in the community pool in Beit Shemesh. The man began to feel faint and grabbed one of the ropes on the side of the swimming lane … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Holds Commemorative Ceremony for the Fallen in the Meron Tragedy

President and Founder of United Hatzalah Eli Beer did during the event which took place at the Toldos Aharon section of Meron in front of 300 volunteer first responders and family members of the fallen: “When I first heard the … Continue reading

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EMT Performs CPR On His Father, Saves His Life

Roi Ido is a United Hatzalah volunteer hailing from the city Kfar Saba. On Tuesday morning at 7:50 a.m., Roi was heading out of his home on Moshe Dayan street on his way to work. Already upset that he was … Continue reading

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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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