Tag Archives: Hanukkah

Bringing Light to Israel’s Seniors On Hanukkah

In honor of Hanukkah, volunteers from United Hatzalah’s Ten Kavod project across Israel took the initiative to distribute sets of menorahs (hanukkiahs) and candles to over 500 senior citizens, most of whom are elderly and live on their own or … Continue reading

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95-year-old Ofakim woman choked at a family Chanukah party, saved by her own grandson

On Monday evening, Rafael Ifergan, a United Hatzalah EMT, was at a family Hanukkah party with his family when suddenly family members called him over for help. Rafael rushed over and found his 95-year-old grandmother pale and choking on some … Continue reading

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Presenting The Korenvaes Miracle Awards

Our sages wrote the famous line that the Israelites were redeemed from Egypt based on the merit of the women of that generation. Jewish women have always played an important role in the development of our unbelievable and challenging history. … Continue reading

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Health and Safety Tips From United Hatzalah For A Happy and Safe Hanukkah

Use a special location and apparatus to light the candles.  Many times fires occur due to the use of makeshift menorahs. Please use a proper stable menorah and stable table or shelf and avoid proximity to any flammable items, including … Continue reading

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