Tag Archives: Galilee

Blessings From The Sky – United Hatzalah’s Tiberias Chapter Introduces Aquatic Rescue Drone

Last month, United Hatzalah’s Tiberias chapter received a special life-saving tool, a brand new aquatic rescue drone. The new drone is powerful enough that it is capable of carrying and safely dropping life preservers for drowning victims anywhere in the … Continue reading

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Pre-Shabbat Tragedy Prevented on The Kinneret

 On Friday afternoon around 3:30 in the afternoon, a young woman who was wearing a lifejacket began to swim away from the beaches in Tiberias in order to enjoy the cool water of the Kinneret. After swimming for a short … Continue reading

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Cyclist Suffers Cardiac Arrest Mid-Ride and is Saved By Group Doctor and First Responders

On Monday morning just before 11:00 a.m., a group of pensioners was cycling on a bicycle trail through the woods near Alonim in the Galilee when all of a sudden, one of them, a man in his late 60s suddenly … Continue reading

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Running a Tourist Hotel And Saving Lives

Dalton resident, Orly Ezra is a woman of many talents, in addition to running her own tourism business and renting out tzimmerim (guesthouses) in her hometown of Dalton, she is also a mother of eight children aged 27-11 and volunteers … Continue reading

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Two Neighbors Save The Life Of A Third

A woman in her 70s was eating lunch this past Friday in the town of Nof HaGalil in northern Israel when she suddenly choked on her food, suffocated, and collapsed. Her son immediately called for help, and two United Hatzalah … Continue reading

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The Korenvaes Miracle Award – 4th Night of Hannukah Recipient – The EMT Trainer From Mitzpe Netofa – Shaun Shlomo Spruch

Every night throughout Hanukkah, United Hatzalah will be awarding one highly dedicated volunteer with the annual Korenvaes Miracle Award. Tonight’s recipient, on the fourth night of Hanukkah, is Shaun Shlomo Spruch from Mitzpe Netofa. Shaun Shlomo Spruch lives in Mitzpe … Continue reading

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Saving A Life On The Edge Of A Cliff

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Moshe Raveh was attending to a medical emergency in the town of Shlomi on Shabbat afternoon and was just packing up his equipment after having finished treating the patient when he received another emergency alert regarding … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Tests Out New Sonar Device For Locating Drowning Victims Ahead of Swimming Season

On Monday, United Hatzalah completed its successful testing of the new Sonar device that is now fully operational aboard its ambuboat, Salty Mec II. The boat is the newest addition to its fleet of water rescue vehicles on the Kinneret … Continue reading

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This Man is Alive Because of You

Naor Cohen is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT in Shlomi, a small town near Israel’s border with Lebanon. Cohen was recently alerted to an emergency that occurred in a nearby kibbutz. A man had suddenly lost consciousness. Dashing out of … Continue reading

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New Group Of Bedouin Women Become EMTs In Israel’s Galilee

A new team of 13 Bedouin women and four men from the Arab towns of Shibli and Umm al-Ghanam have just completed their training to become EMS first responders and respond to medical emergencies in their vicinity. The new graduates … Continue reading

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