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Choking Baby in Umm al-Fahm Saved By Her Aunt’s Quick Intervention

On Sunday afternoon just after 3:30 p.m., a seven-month-old baby choked on some food that she was eating. Her worried mother, knowing that her own sister-in-law is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT called her and asked for help.  United Hatzalah … Continue reading

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Sweet Success For The Second Time

On Friday afternoon in Rechovot, a 5-year-old girl was enjoying a lollipop on the street with her parents. The candy got stuck in her throat and she started to choke. Her panic-stricken parents immediately called emergency services while desperately crying … Continue reading

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First Time’s a Charm

At around 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, a 2-year-old girl with a background of medical illnesses and complications and several catheterizations was in her home in Nof HaGalil and was given her regular prescribed medications by her parents. As the minutes … Continue reading

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My 64-Hour Mission Two Save Two Newborn Babies In War-Torn Ukraine

On Friday night, just before Shabbat (the sabbath), I received a phone call from my dear father-in-law Eli Beer, the President and Founder of United Hatzalah. He told me that there is a two-day-old baby whose mother is in Israel … Continue reading

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Team of women first responders helped deliver a baby in Leshem

On Sunday night at around 8:00 p.m., a woman went into labor in her home in Yishuv Leshem which is located in Samaria. She had visited the hospital that same morning because she had felt like she was nearing labor … Continue reading

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Newly Minted EMT Delivers Her Own Nephew On The Side of A Highway

Late Friday night at around 11:30 p.m., a woman in her 40th week of pregnancy began to feel contractions in her home in the Galil. After a short deliberation, she and her husband decided to drive down to Poriya Hospital … 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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I Became An EMT To Help My Daughter, Last Night I Saved Someone Else’s

My name is Chagit Biton, I live in Kiryat Malachi and I make wigs for a living. Thank G-d I have 8 children. Five years ago, my daughter Shaina was born with a severe case of epilepsy. Aside from when … Continue reading

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EMT Arrives in 35 Seconds To Save A Neighbour’s Choking Baby

On Sunday afternoon, just before 1:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Ron Cohen was in his home in northern Tel Aviv when his communications device began to ring, alerting Ron of a medical emergency occurring nearby. Just a few buildings … Continue reading

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Finding the Motivation To Keep Going, Even When We Don’t Succeed

On Wednesday afternoon in Givat Ze’ev, a young boy just under two years old was playing in his backyard when he tripped and landed on the family’s jacuzzi. The jacuzzi was covered but due to the recent rains, a large … Continue reading

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