Tag Archives: first responder

Between Delivery and Deliverance

46-year-old Gili Gahuzi is a married man and father of three who has been working as a delivery man for 20 years now. On a regular workday, Gili covers approximately 16 kilometers of ground, drinks a few liters of water, … Continue reading

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16-Year-Old Son Of EMT Initiates CPR On Collapsed Victim Saves His Life

Just after 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening in the city of Afula a woman in her 60s collapsed on Arlozorov Street in Afula. A crowd had gathered around the woman and people were unsure what to do.   16-year-old Shaked … Continue reading

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EMTs Save Afula Man In Successful CPR

Just after 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, a man in his 60s suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed on Mishmar HaYarden Street in Afula. His worried family members called emergency services for help.   United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Tomer Ben Yehuda was … Continue reading

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Reuniting with a burn victim two years later

On Sunday afternoon, the town Adam, otherwise known as Geva Binyamin, held a community day for all residents in the town and surrounding area. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Meir Mescriz arrived at the community fair in an ambulance with his … Continue reading

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Giving A Bit More Time

On Wednesday night, at 9:45 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Eric Barel was in his home in Carmiel when he was alerted to a nearby emergency. A few houses down from Eric’s house, a 60-year-old man lost consciousness in his … Continue reading

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Dispatchers Called Upon To Leave Shift In Order To Save A Life

On Monday morning just before 1:00 a.m., United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center’s shift was coming to an end, when the dispatchers received an emergency phone call from a patient complaining of difficulty breathing. The patient was located just outside … Continue reading

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After a Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Quick Intervention By EMTs Saves Rehovot Man’s Life

Volunteer EMT Micah Shalom hails from the bustling city of Rehovot, just south of Tel Aviv. At approximately 12:30 A.M. on Friday morning, Micah returned home exhausted from a late-night business meeting. The EMT was just about to hop in … Continue reading

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EMT Gets Help From Some Neighbors To Locate A Suffering Woman and Save Her Life

On Monday afternoon on Yefe Nof Street in Tiberias (Tevaria), a woman in her 50s began to feel unwell and called her son to tell him that he should call for help. The son, who did not live at home … Continue reading

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From Providing Care At A Corona Hotel To Saving A Life in A Cemetery In A matter Of Minutes

On Monday afternoon, just after 11 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Tova Shtiglitz was finishing up a shift at the local Corona hotel in Ofakim when she was suddenly alerted to a nearby medical emergency. United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command … Continue reading

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Doing Everything I Can to Help

Just before 3:00 a.m. on Monday morning, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shadi Shawar, who lives in the largely Muslim neighborhood of Beit Hanina and works as a manager in customer service in a supermarket, was just finishing his shift when … Continue reading

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