Tag Archives: first responder

Choking During Snack Time

On Monday afternoon at around 4:30 p.m., a 3-and-a-half-year-old boy was visiting his grandparents in Beit Shemesh and eating an orange with them in the kitchen when a piece of the fruit got stuck in his throat. His grandparents panicked … Continue reading

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After Nearly Drowning in a Local Pool, 4-Year-Old Boy Saved By a Lifeguard and First Responders

At around 1:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon, a 4-year-old boy was swimming in a pool in Pardes Chana when he suddenly suffered a seizure and began to consume a lot of water, causing him to start drowning. The people around … Continue reading

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Two Severe Anaphylactic Shock Victims Are Saved in Less Than An Hour By EMTs Carrying Epipens

On Tuesday morning just after 11:00 a.m., a young girl suffered an anaphylactic reaction to milk products while attending classes in a school on Modiin St. in Tiberias. The young girl went into shock as her body reacted severely to … Continue reading

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Nahariya Man Collapses Mid-Exercise At A Local Gym

On Wednesday in Nahariya, at around 8:00 p.m., a 50-year-old man was performing his intense exercise regimen in a local gym when he suffered a sudden cardiac arrest and collapsed. His fellow gym mates stopped their respective workouts, rushed to … Continue reading

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Man Collapses on Shabbat Morning In Pisgat Ze’ev, Wakes Up on Shavuot, Thanks To Quick Acting EMTs

On Shabbat morning at approximately 11:00 a.m. a man in his late 40s suffered a sudden cardiac arrest and collapsed on the floor of his home in front of his wife and son on Shlomo Street in Pisgat Ze’ev. The … Continue reading

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Right Before my Eyes

On Wednesday at around 10:00 p.m., a young man riding an electric scooter was involved in a crash with a car that took place at the busy intersection of Bnei Brith Boulevard and Palmach Street. The crash left the 19-year-old … Continue reading

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Strength to Overcome The Hardships of Life – Ten Kavod Ashdod The story of Rivka Yankovitz and Tamar Felish

Strength to Overcome The Hardships of Life – Ten Kavod Ashdod  The story of Rivka Yankovitz and Tamar Felish   Rivka Yankovitz-   Rivka is the Ten Kavod coordinator in Ashdod and works hard to grow the program and build … Continue reading

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Beginning Yom Yerushalayim With Saving A Life and Hallel

On Sunday morning just after 8:30 a.m., a worker in a school on Shalom Sharabi Street told one of his colleagues that he wasn’t feeling well. He sat down on a bench and keeled over. His fellow staff members, having … Continue reading

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The Cherry on Top

On Sunday, a few minutes before midnight, a 77-year-old woman was found by her caretaker unconscious in her bed in Rishon LeTsiyon. The caretaker was distraught and frantically called the woman’s son to help her. As soon as he heard … Continue reading

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“The Angel of Death” Paramedic Reflects on Meron One Year Later

By Avi Marcus I felt like the angel of death last year in Meron. I was supposed to leave the mountain and the festival at 12:00 a.m. as that is when my shift ended. I am the Deputy Head of … Continue reading

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