Tag Archives: Israel Ambulance

“The Angel of Death” Paramedic Reflects on Meron One Year Later

By Avi Marcus I felt like the angel of death last year in Meron. I was supposed to leave the mountain and the festival at 12:00 a.m. as that is when my shift ended. I am the Deputy Head of … Continue reading

Posted in Press, Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, UH Volunteer Features | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Real Life Angels Exist”

By Dina Shoval Last Friday night was one of the most harrowing nights that I have ever experienced in my life. It began like any other regular Friday night, I was with my family, we made Kiddush, ate our meal, … Continue reading

Posted in Press, UH Volunteer Features | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Being There For Others In Their Time of Need – The Story Of A Pesach Rescue

On Thursday night (Erev Shvi’i Shel Pesach), Rabbi Shalom Zohar was at synagogue in Kfar Saba in the middle of evening prayers, when his United Hatzalah comm device started buzzing. A man from the neighborhood had collapsed suddenly at his … Continue reading

Posted in Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Hand Account – Israeli Relief Delegation Goes 24 Hours Without Sleep, Establishes Medical Clinic For Refugees in Kishinev

My name is David Krispil, I am an EMT and the commander of the United Hatzalah mission providing aid to the refugees of Ukraine. We are now ready for the start of the second day and are preparing to leave … Continue reading

Posted in Community Outreach, International Rescue Missions, Press, UH Volunteer Features | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Press, UH Volunteer Features | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Volunteer of the Month December 2021 – Moshe Oref

Moshe Oref is a volunteer EMT for United Hatzalah. He is 26 years old, married to Shira, and is a father to two beautiful children, Neveh and Tohar. They live in Esh Kodesh, a small town located in the Shiloh … Continue reading

Posted in Year Of The Volunteer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Volunteer EMT Donates Ambulance Then Performs Successful CPR During Vehicle’s First Shift

On Sunday afternoon at around 12:30 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs, Kenneth Staub and Yossi Horovitz were driving the newly donated ambulance #63 on its first shift in the city of Beitar Illit. Suddenly, they were notified of an emergency … Continue reading

Posted in Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Help Was Just 30 Second Away

Just after 7:00 p.m. on Monday evening a man in his 40s was chatting with a friend in his home on Shalom Tzalach Street in Petach Tikvah when he experienced sharp chest pains and collapsed. The worried friend called emergency … Continue reading

Posted in Press, UH Volunteer Features, Vehicles | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Happy To Be Alive

On Monday morning, a man in his 40s was shopping when he suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed inside a storefront on Ye’elim Boulevard in Be’er Sheva. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and Deputy Chapter Head of the Be’er Sheva region … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

EMTs Save Unconscious Man in Ra’anana After He Choked on A Hamburger

Just before 7:00 p.m. on Sunday evening, a man ordered a hamburger in a restaurant on Rambam Street in Ra’anana. The man exited the restaurant and took a bit of the burger which got lodged in his throat. He choked … Continue reading

Posted in Education and training, Press, UH Volunteer Features, Women Volunteers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment