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Newly Trained EMT Responds to First Call and Saves His Own Nephew

Ben Shetiat just finished his EMT training course two days ago. Yesterday he began volunteering with United Hatzalah as a first responder. His first emergency call will be one that he will never forget.   “On sunday I finished my … Continue reading

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Taking Pride in My EMS Family

It’s Sunday night and I am currently on my way back from a very emotional evening. I have tears in my eyes. The evening began at the graduation ceremony of 25 new EMTs who joined the United Hatzalah family in … Continue reading

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Caring for the Spouses of Volunteer EMTs

United Hatzalah Creates Special Branch to Support Spouses of Volunteer EMTs Israel’s volunteer, community-based, EMS response organization United Hatzalah, has established a special branch for the spouses of its EMS volunteers. The goal of this branch is to provide the spouses … Continue reading

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Volunteer EMT Orders a Pizza and Saves Two Lives

Last week Thursday at 7:00 pm, Yuval Mizrachi, who just two months ago became a father for the first time, was sent out by his wife to pick up a pizza for dinner. He had just picked up a family-sized … Continue reading

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Saving Lives is All in the Family: Elderly Man Saved By Grandson’s EMT Colleagues Lives to See Granddaughter Marry Volunteer EMT

On November 8th, an 82-year-old man collapsed on the street in Holon, he was standing near a shop window when he suffered a heart attack. Emergency services were called and volunteers from Israel’s national volunteer emergency medical services (EMS) organization … Continue reading

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