Tag Archives: Israel

Drummer at Event Hall, Chokes and is Saved By Fellow Guest Who is a Volunteer EMT – Live Footage

A resident of Ma’alot and volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah Mordechai Mammon attended a friend’s party last week on Monday in a wedding hall in Acre. During the event, the drummer of the hall, Avraham Shitrit, choked on a piece … 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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Learning CPR is So Important Even the Knesset Is Getting Into It

It is one of the most important things that a person can learn and hope that they never use it. CPR, the Heimlich Maneuver, and other basic life-saving procedures can and do save lives when people need them the most. From … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah and IDF 669 Unit Hold Collaborative Training Drill in Multiple Locations

On Monday evening, the IDF’s elite search and rescue unit known as 669 held an active drill in cooperation with United Hatzalah EMS  personnel and Israel’s Search and Rescue Units. Volunteers from Beit Shemesh, Rehovot, Ramla and Lod, joined together … Continue reading

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I Saved My Daughter’s Life Because My Grandmother Collapsed in Front of Me

“I will never forget the image of my daughter choking before my very eyes.” This statement was made recently by Yisrael Amar, a United Hatzalah volunteer who decided to become a volunteer EMT and first responder because of a personal … Continue reading

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EMTs Leave Their Own Lecture To Save A Life

My name is Jonathan Chiche and I am a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT as well as the head of the French division of the organization. I was invited today by a friend of United Hatzalah, Axel Reby, to speak in … Continue reading

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Doing Well By Doing Good

On Thursday night, in the Tel Aviv convention center, WeWork held their bi-annual Creator Awards presentation in Israel. Entrepreneur Assaf Luxembourg who was heavily involved in the promotion and success of the MyMDband wrist strap received a creator award from … Continue reading

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Psychotrauma First Responder Tells of Treating Fellows After Officer Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

“It is Monday afternoon and I am at work in Jerusalem. I get an alert that a motor vehicle accident has occurred at the Nayot intersection and that a Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit team is needed to treat some … Continue reading

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Rav Chaim Kanievsky Surprises United Hatzalah With Sukkot Visit, Blessing and Donation

In a moving surprise visit by Maran Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky Shlita, the leaders of United Hatzalah were honored to welcome the great sage for a short visit to the organization’s national headquarters in Jerusalem and to receive a blessing for … Continue reading

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Introducing the Mini-Lance United Hatzalah’s Newest Innovation in EMS Metro Response

Welcome to the next step in EMS innovation. United Hatzalah Israel’s largest all-volunteer EMS organization, has been at the pinnacle of EMS innovation for the past decade, having introduced the ambucycle, a motorcycle with all of the medical equipment an … Continue reading

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