Tag Archives: First Responders

Report of United Hatzalah’s Activities During The Second Wave of Corona

Israel began its second wave of the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic back in July as the number of people infected with the virus began to drastically rise once again. After reaching a meteoric rise in September, with nearly 10,000 people being … Continue reading

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A Special Bar Mitzvah At A Corona Hotel

On Saturday night, A special Bar Mitzvah celebration was held at the Ya’arim Hotel in Ma’aleh HaHamisha, which has been designated as a “Corona Hotel” housing people who have been diagnosed as being ill with the virus.  One of the … Continue reading

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Beitar Yerushalayim Signs With United Hatzalah For Another Season

Beitar Yerushalayim, one of Israel’s premier soccer clubs, has signed United Hatzalah on to their team for another season. The management of the two organizations met on Monday in United Hatzalah’s headquarters in Jerusalem in order to ratify their continued … Continue reading

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Coronavirus COVID-19 State of Affair In Israel and How United Hatzalah is Helping

Being a first responder with the current worldwide outbreak raging in many countries is not easy. We hear about tragedies from all over the world on a daily basis of people being diagnosed with and many times succumbing to the … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Holds Special Training and Social Gathering For Women’s Unit in Jerusalem

On Monday evening, a special event took place at United Hatzalah of Israel’s headquarters in Jerusalem.  The organization held a special training session and social gathering for the women who comprise the women’s unit and the midwives unit in the … Continue reading

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Sheryl Sandberg and Family Honors United Hatzalah Volunteers in Israel

Sheryl Sandberg and Family Honors United Hatzalah Volunteers in Israel Visit coincides with family’s donation of an ambulance to aid volunteer first responders Sheryl Sandberg and her parents, Joel and Adelle Sandberg, honored first responders at the national headquarters of … Continue reading

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Volunteer EMTs and Midwife Deliver Two Babies In 24 Hours on Tisha B’Av

Motzei Shabbat saw the beginning of a very active day for a few United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs and a midwife who delivered two babies over the course of 24 hours. The first call took place just after Shabbat ended and … Continue reading

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A Shabbat Search and Rescue Mission

On Shabbat (Saturday, March 2nd) during the stormy morning hours, United Hatzalah volunteers EMTs from Kiryat Gat and the surrounding region were asked by the Israeli Police to participate in the search for an older gentleman who had gone missing … Continue reading

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Lawyer Collapses on Way to Work Rescued By Volunteer EMTs

A week ago, an emergency call came in to United Hatzalah’s Dispatch center regarding a man in need of medical assistance on Hamgshimim Street in Petach Tikvah. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shimi Ezer from Elad, was the first responder to … Continue reading

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Helping a Gentleman Who Can No Longer Help Himself

“Never in my life did I think that I would rely upon volunteers to come to my house once a month in order to take me to my favorite spot in the world. The place where I feel the most … Continue reading

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