Tag Archives: first responder

The E-Bike That Keeps On Saving

United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs use a variety of vehicles to arrive at medical emergencies in the shortest time possible. Among these vehicles are ambucycles (motorcycles with medical gear that an ambulance has on it in a box on the back,) … Continue reading

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Treating A Groom In Distress

On a recent Saturday night, Ariel Yonatan was alerted to an accident on the highway between Safed (Tzefat) and Meron. A high impact collision occurred between two private vehicles that caused the airbags to deploy and the windows to shatter … Continue reading

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Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel raised $15 million at the second annual Los Angeles Gala event with Keynote Address by Dr. Miriam Adelson

Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel (www.israelrescue.org) hosted the 2nd Annual Gala in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on Feb. 27th, 2020 with over 1,100 people in attendance. The gathered crowd contributed to the success of the organization by … Continue reading

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The Impulse to Bring Back a Pulse

On Sunday, February 23rd, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yossi Vaknin was eating breakfast at his home in Migdal HaEmek when he received an emergency alert on his phone and was dispatched to help a 30-year-old woman with diabetes who had … Continue reading

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You Saved My Life, You Are My Angels

Shai Romano and Moti Tzulshan are volunteer EMTs with United Hatzalah in Netanya. On Sunday they went to visit Elirav Zarchia, a patient at Laniado hospital whom they treated a week previously.    A week earlier, the pair received an … Continue reading

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Disabled EMT Saves Lives In Israel With Specialized EMS Vehicle

Dan Shmuel heads the Tel Aviv branch of United Hatzalah, a volunteer EMS organization that provides all of its services free of charge to anyone who needs it, regardless of nationality, race, religion or gender. Dan was injured in a … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah’s Emergency Room Assistance Program Expands to Rabin Medical Center – Rabin Becomes 21st Hospital To Adopt Program

On Monday, United Hatzalah and Rabin Medical Center in Petach Tikvah announced a partnership that will see the two entities work together to cut down the waiting time and the overload of patient intake in the medical center’s emergency room … Continue reading

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My Saturday of Saving The Elderly

One recent Saturday morning, Adir received an alert about a 90-year-old man who sustained head and back injuries when he fell in his bathroom. Racing to the given location on his ambucycle, Adir arrived at the victim’s apartment just three … Continue reading

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Developing Positivity In The Community

One recent afternoon, a worker fell off a newly casted concrete ledge at a water park under construction in Modi’in, landing on a pile of wooden beams. Coworkers urgently called for help. Yigal’s ambucycle outside of the waterpark in Modi’inUnited … Continue reading

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Religious Muslim Woman Ambucycle EMT Saves Children From Trapped Car

One recent early afternoon, Sanaa Mahameed, a religious Muslim woman who volunteers with United Hatzalah, was at her home in Umm al-Fahm when the dispatch center alerted her to a car accident that had occurred on the road to the … Continue reading

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