Tag Archives: First Responders

Treating An Injured Motorcyclist Amid A Field Transfer

On Sunday night at around 11:00 p.m., a 35-year-old motorcyclist was racing along the dimly lit streets in the northern town of Jadeidi-Makr. All of a sudden, he lost control of the vehicle, crashed, and flew off of it, sustaining … Continue reading

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Arab Man Shot in Tamra, Rescued By First Responders

On Wednesday night at around 9:30 p.m., a 45-year-old man was in the soccer field in Tamra, an Arab city in the lower Galilee, when he was shot by an armed gunman. He sustained serious injuries having been shot five … Continue reading

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Givat Shmuel Man Suffers Cardiac Arrest Mid-Workout, Saved By Fellow Gym Members

On Sunday morning just after 6:00 a.m. a man who was exercising in a gym HaZetitim Street in Givat Shmuel suddenly collapsed in the middle of his workout. A personal trainer from the gym who saw what had happened ran … Continue reading

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Saving A Suspected Overdose Patient

On Friday morning at around 9:00 a.m., a 35-year-old man suddenly lost consciousness in his room in a hostel in Tel Aviv. Guests of the establishment called emergency services for help as the man was not responding to them, and … Continue reading

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Multi-Faith Mass Casualty Incident Training Exercise Held In Ramla

United Hatzalah of Israel held a mass casualty incident training exercise on Wednesday evening in Park Ofer in Ramla. The goal of the exercise was to train volunteers from the Coastal region and allow them to experience the chaos of … Continue reading

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Psychotrauma Support Following Saturday’s Fatal Accident – A Delicate Balance

On Shabbat morning at around 5:00 a.m., 4 drunken teenagers were driving in a fast-moving vehicle down the highway and quickly approaching a sobriety checkpoint near the Beit Dagan intersection. Instead of slowing down, they crashed straight through the blockade … Continue reading

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Small Acts Can Make A Big Difference

On Monday at around 2:30 p.m., a 60-year-old man sitting on a chair in a subterranean parking garage in Tel Aviv suddenly lost consciousness and keeled over. To the horror of the surrounding people, the man was completely unresponsive. They … Continue reading

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Saving A Life With The Press of a Button

 On Friday night at around 9:00 p.m, a 64-year-old man lost consciousness in a synagogue in the Ezrat Torah neighborhood of Jerusalem during the Friday evening prayer service. A congregant who was a witness to the collapse ran over to … Continue reading

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A Thousand Little Shards

By Dvir Adani I arrive at the scene, turn off my siren, and cut the engine of my ambucycle.   The sight is a difficult one to look at. A young girl, lying on the asphalt helplessly. We do everything … Continue reading

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Teenage Arab Boy Injured in Umm al-Fahm Firefight Rescued By Jewish and Arab First Responders

Just before midnight on Tuesday in Umm al- Fahm, sounds of gunshots blared through the city. The attack was on one house in particular, for reasons unknown. A 19-year-old boy was injured and sustained a wound from a flying piece … Continue reading

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