Tag Archives: India

The Emergency Rescue That Took 4 Days

On Wednesday last week, an Israeli hiker began a popular three-day trek in India in the Himalayan mountains known as the Brighu Lake Trek. The trek is located close to the village of Manali where Chabad Rabbi and United Hatzalah … Continue reading

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Israeli Rabbi and EMT Saves Life of a Drowning Victim in India

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and Chabad Rabbi Menachem Bakush was called upon to save the life of a local Indian man who drowned in a nearby village named Majach.  Bakush, who lives in Manali, keeps a fully stocked medical kit … Continue reading

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Israeli EMT Rescues Injured Hiker in India’s Himalayan Mountains

This past Friday just before Shabbat began, an Israeli hiker fell approximately 40 meters down while trekking up the Bashisht mountains near the town of Old Manali, India. Chabad Rabbi, Menachem Bakush, who works out of the Chabad house in … Continue reading

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Israeli Expertise Used To Train India and Sri Lanka First Responders

The AJC and United Hatzalah are teaming up to train first responders in India and Sri Lanka in mass casualty incidents and disaster management. The mission, which is being funded by the AJC, is bringing five experts from United Hatzalah … Continue reading

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India Wants to Build EMS System Modeled After Israel’s United Hatzalah

United Hatzalah has been working together with the AJC to build a community-based EMS response model in India. The two organizations aim to build a similar first responders model to the one that has been so effective in Israel. In … Continue reading

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