Tag Archives: Heimlich Maneuver

An Immigrant Doctor, A Soldier, and His Father, Save A Life During Friday Night Dinner

Last Friday night, a woman choked while having dinner with her family in a well-known restaurant in Modi’in. Her relatives immediately alerted emergency services, and were relieved to see two United Hatzalah EMTs arrive at the scene within mere seconds. … Continue reading

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Good Neighbor: United Hatzalah Volunteer Saves Her Neighbor’s Life

Last week, Tamar Grunebaum Ben Ari, a United Hatzalah volunteer in Kfar Saba, was at her home when she received a call about a suffocation victim. What would normally be a routine event for a woman who has been an … Continue reading

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I Saved My Sister’s Life Thanks To a First Aid Course I Took With The Ten Kavod Project

My name is Moriah Dorfman. I am an 18-year-old girl from Bat Yam and I recently saved the life of my 6-year-old sister. This past June I completed a first-aid course that I took through United Hatzalah as part of … Continue reading

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Older Petach Tikvah Man Chokes on Falafel, Successfully Resuscitated by First Responders Who Were Passing By

On Tuesday afternoon at around 12:30 p.m., a man in his 80’s choked while eating falafel outside a shop on Chaim Ozer street in Petach Tikvah.   United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Neria Cohen had just checked out of the store right … Continue reading

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Dramatic Rescue At Jerusalem Senior’s Residence Saves The Life Of A Choking Man

At 7:30 p.m. on Monday evening, Shalom Klein was working at Yeshivat Ohel Shimon Erloi in Katamon when he was suddenly alerted to a medical emergency occurring nearby. Shalom in addition to being a manager at the Yeshiva also volunteers … Continue reading

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EMT Saves Choking Baby In Hod HaSharon

Just before 11:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command center received notification of a young child who was choking at his home. The frantic mother of the child called emergency services for help. The incident took place … Continue reading

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Saving A Choking Baby- A Truly Meaningful Yom Kippur

On Yom Kippur evening, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Mordecai Holtz, who lives in the town of Neve Daniel, was praying in shul during the special holiday service, when his emergency communication device alerted him to a medical emergency that was … Continue reading

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