Tag Archives: first responder

Herzliya Man In Serious Condition After Shooting Incident, Saved by EMTs

On Monday evening, a man in Herzliya was badly injured in an act of violence that took place on Ben Gurion Boulevard, the man suffered 5 gunshot wounds to his torso and legs. United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center alerted … Continue reading

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Beit Shemesh Man Revived by United Hatzalah’s EMT’s After Suffering Cardiac Arrest

On Tuesday afternoon, a man in his 60s suffered a cardiac arrest in an open park on Nahar Hayarkon Boulevard in Beit Shemesh. Worried passersby called the United Hatzalah Dispatch Center for assistance. The dispatch center automatically notified the closest … Continue reading

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Of Fire, Ladders, and Leaps Of Faith

Being trapped in a burning building is a nightmare that thankfully few people ever have to face. Jumping out of windows to escape is usually a scene reserved for movies. Real life, though, can sometimes be just as dramatic as … Continue reading

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Netanya Infant Suffering Allergic Reaction Saved By An EpiPen

Two weeks ago, on Sunday, at a gas station near Netanya, a family was out dining in a restaurant with their one-year-old baby girl. After 30 minutes their baby had an allergic reaction to some of the food she had … Continue reading

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“ The Merit of a Good Deed Is Another Good Deed – Mitzvah Goreret Mitzvah” – Or Yehuda Man Resuscitated By EMT Who Drops Torah Shiur To Save A Life

On Monday evening just after 9:00 p.m., a sixty-year-old man had collapsed on HaMif’al Street and worried passersby had called emergency services for help.   United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shlomie Tzadok was on his way to attend a Torah class … Continue reading

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Selflessly Helping Others Is The Best Remedy – A Responder Discusses Providing Psychological First Aid After The David’s Tomb Terror Attack

By Ariel Drei At 1:45 a.m. on Sunday morning, I was dispatched to provide psychological first aid to people suffering from severe emotional stress reactions to the terror attack that took place at David’s Tomb near the old city of … Continue reading

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Be’er Sheva Man Suffers Cardiac Arrest After Rocket Barrage From Gaza Fired Towards The City and Is Successfully Revived By EMTs in Mere Seconds

On Sunday night, just after 11:00 p.m., a man in his 50s in Be’er Sheva who had been feeling ill, asked his wife and son to take him to an urgent care clinic. While on the way, the man suffered … Continue reading

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Motorist Suffers Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Ramat Gan, Successfully Resuscitated By EMS

On Monday morning just after 11:00 a.m., a man in his 40s was driving down Heftman Street in Ramat Gan when he began to feel unwell. According to eye-witnesses at the scene, he stopped his vehicle, got out, and then … Continue reading

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Tel Mond Man Suffers Cardiac Arrest Right in Front of EMT Who Then Proceeded To Save Him

 In most cases of cardiac arrest and the initiation of CPR, the patients do not survive, and even in cases where they do, they most often take some time to regain full consciousness. On Monday morning in the town of … Continue reading

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Man Collapses in Silwan, Revived by First Responders

On Saturday night, just after 10:30 p.m., a man in his late 60s in the neighborhood of Silwan in east Jerusalem suffered a sudden cardiac arrest. His worried family members called emergency services for help.   United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Ameer … Continue reading

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