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Learning Appreciation From A Miraculous Delivery

On a recent Shabbat at 3:00 a.m. Dov Bash was fast asleep when the broadcast of his United Hatzalah communications device jolted him awake, alerting him to a nearby medical emergency.The volunteer quickly jumped out of bed, threw on some … Continue reading

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A Birth on Highway 4 — A Truly Meaningful Way To Start One’s Day

On Monday morning, one of the most inspiring medical emergencies that can happen took place on Highway 4 just outside of the city of Ashkelon in southern Israel. A husband and wife were on their way to the hospital in … Continue reading

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Family Of Boy Who Drowned in Sedot Michah and Miraculously Survived Thanks First Responders Who Saved Their Son

On Tuesday morning a week ago, United Hatzalah volunteers were dispatched to a private pool at a vacation home in Sedot Michah where a two-year-old boy had drowned in a private pool. The volunteers who arrived performed CPR on the … Continue reading

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Druze Park Ranger and EMT Saves Jewish Choking Infant In Nachal Amud

Afiw Bkreia lives in the town of Peki’in and works as a park ranger in the national park of Nachal Amud in Israel’s Galilee. He is married with one son and is a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah. On Tuesday, … Continue reading

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The Joy That Came From A Baby’s Cry

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Daniel Bokovza had just finished his Shabbat meal with his family when he was alerted by dispatch to a medical emergency. An infant was choking on a street nearby. Immediately, Daniel ran outside to his ambucycle … Continue reading

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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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