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Interrupting Prayers To Save A Choking Infant

United Hatzalah volunteer Yisrael Shavit saved a young girl in Hadera from choking on Sunday evening. After arriving in less than a minute at the scene of the incident, Shavit managed to single-handedly treat and rescue an infant from what … Continue reading

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Dramatic Rescue Saves Infant Locked in A Hot Car

Last Thursday a dramatic car rescue took place after an infant was accidentally locked inside a hot car. The mother of the child wrote the following after the lifesaving rescue.   “ Even while writing this, hours after the incident, … Continue reading

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A New Birth A New Beginning

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, and Director of the organization’s women’s unit, Gitty Beer was cooking soup for dinner when she was alerted to a woman in labor in her community in Jerusalem. Gitty almost forgot to turn off the stove … Continue reading

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From One Mother To Another… Your Son Will Be Okay

Dana Attias is a single mother of three. She works as a beautician at her own company and volunteers as a United Hatzalah EMT.   One night last week at 2:00 am, Dana was jarred awake by her United Hatzalah … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Introduces New Midwives Division

As of July 1st, United Hatzalah of Israel introduced a new division of services that will now dispatch trained midwives and OB-GYN nurses to incidents of unexpected home births. Midwives and nurses who have joined the program will now be … Continue reading

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From Relaxation to Life Saving – Rescuing a Choking Victim in 60 Seconds

The following was written by  Yoni Uziyahu – Rehovot, EMT-B, “Yesterday, I was sitting in my garden enjoying the afternoon sun and a snooze, when I suddenly heard the muffled screams of a woman from nearby. It took me a second … Continue reading

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Volunteer EMT Saves the Same Baby From Choking Twice in One Night

On the first night of Chanukah, Yosef Asor and his wife Efrat joined their preschooler for a festive classroom celebration in their hometown of Dimona. In the middle of the Chanukah party, Yosef’s United Hatzalah radio suddenly crackled to life. … Continue reading

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From Postal to Post Trauma – EMT Saves Child’s Life Amid Visit to Post Office

On Monday afternoon, United Hatzalah’s dispatch center received an emergency call just after 1:00 p.m. regarding a child who was choking. The child was at daycare when he choked on a piece of a cookie that he was eating. United … Continue reading

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Leaving his prayers and family behind, EMT rushes to infant burn-victim’s aid

Ariel Amrani is a husband, father of two, and a student. He also works as an emergency room volunteer, and is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT who races to medical emergencies whenever he is called. Just over a week ago, … Continue reading

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