Tag Archives: first responder

A Jab Of Love

30-year-old Yogev and 22-year-old Noa Ben-Yehuda are a married couple living in Ashdod. The couple volunteer as United Hatzalah EMTs in the Ashdod chapter. The two have been volunteering since they met a year-and-a-half-ago, Noa volunteers as a paramedic and … 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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Talking a Former Student Down Off A Ledge

On Monday, just after 9:00 p.m., a man who was suffering from a mental health condition climbed the White Mosque in Ramle and threatened to commit suicide by jumping off the building. People on the street called the police as … Continue reading

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Seeing The Result Of My Lifesaving Actions

On Monday night, just after 10 p.m. in the northern city of Tzfat (Safed), A 60-year-old handyman began suffering acute chest pains and decided to take a break and lay down on a park bench nearby. Shortly thereafter, the pain … Continue reading

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Holon Woman Resuscitated on Her Birthday

On Monday morning at 11:30, Yaniv Abayov, who usually studies in a Kollel, was learning at his home in Holon, due to the pandemic, when his United Hatzalah communications device alerted him to a medical emergency occurring nearby on Arlozorov … Continue reading

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Helping A Coworker Through a Heart Attack

One month ago, at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday night, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Guy Ezer was at home in Northern Tel-Aviv when his communications device alerted him to a nearby medical emergency. Continue reading

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The Post Office Can Wait

Two months ago, on Monday afternoon, an accident had occurred on Ramatayim Street in Hod Hasharon. A motorcyclist had crashed into the back of a truck, causing the rider to be thrown onto the pavement. A passerby immediately called United … Continue reading

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Taking A Break From Coffee To Save A Life

Ebud Beker is a Muslim United Hatzalah volunteer EMT hailing from the Al-Bustan neighborhood in East Jerusalem. This past Friday, Ebud was enjoying a coffee with his two brothers at a local coffee shop when his emergency communications device began … Continue reading

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A Touching Start To The Day

On Sunday morning just after 7:00 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yoel Sarfati was returning home from synagogue when he was alerted by his communications device to a nearby medical emergency. Throwing his coat back on, Yoel rushed over to … Continue reading

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The Korenvaes Miracle Award – 7th Night of Hannukah Recipient – The Ultra-Orthodox Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit Responder From Beitar Illit

Every night throughout Hanukkah, United Hatzalah will be awarding one highly dedicated volunteer with the annual Korenvaes Miracle Award. Tonight’s recipient, on the seventh night of Hanukkah, is Esther Flax from Beitar Illit. Esther Flax grew up in Gateshead, England. … Continue reading

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