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Save An Uncle, Save a City – How One Muslim EMT Created a Revolution In His City

For more than sixteen years Marwan Masarwe has worked as an ambulance driver and EMT. He used to go to work, help people while doing his job and then head home. But three years ago his daily routine changed, and … Continue reading

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Muslim First Responder Eulogizes Sgt. Shiloh Siman Tov Who Died of His Injuries Sustained in a Fatal Car Accident on Highway Six

Muawia Kabha was the first responder at the fatal car accident on Highway 6 on February 13th that claimed the lives of three Golani soldiers. Kabha, who is Muslim, is a United Hatzalah volunteer paramedic. He had been driving his … Continue reading

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On The Way To The Office, EMS Responders Saves 9-Month Old From Choking

On Sunday morning, United Hatzalah Dispatch and Command Center in Jerusalem received a call that a baby was choking in the Neve Yaakov neighborhood of Jerusalem. Volunteer EMT first responders Yechiel Gurfein and Daniel Katzenstein who live in the neighborhood … Continue reading

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Newly Placed Equipment In Mall Aids In Saving The Life Of Man Who Collapsed In Mevaseret On Saturday

As part of their mission to further develop life-saving operations in the Mevaseret Zion region, local United Hatzalah volunteers entered into negotiations with the Rami Levy mall in Mevaseret to set up a first aid cabinet complete with an EMT … Continue reading

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Israeli Volunteer Doctor Talks About Her Experiences Helping People in Texas After Harvey

My name is Dr. Miriam Staub and I was one of the Psychotrauma and Crisis Response team members that were sent to help evacuees in Houston by the Israel Rescue Coalition (IRC) and United Hatzalah (UH). While in the Houston … Continue reading

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Rushing Into a Terror Attack – An Open Letter From the First Responder On Scene at the Halamish Attack

On Friday Night United Hatzalah volunteer EMS personnel left their families at their dinner tables and ran into, not away from, a terror attack that took place right next to their homes.   Doron Mah Tov lives in the town … Continue reading

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EMT Treats Girl for Allergic Reaction to Lotion, Develops Same Reaction In Spite of Following Protocol

An allergic reaction is not something that is contagious, however, an unlikely situation occurred on Wednesday, when EMS teams were called to help treat a young woman who developed a severe allergic reaction to a tanning cream that she had … Continue reading

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Perhaps My Words or My Actions Will Save a Life

“Perhaps my words or my actions will save a life.” This is not a statement that each of us can make on a daily basis, but for some people, people who volunteer as first responders such as Mordechai Mammon, these … Continue reading

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