Tag Archives: Israel

A Tractor-Trailer Crash and The Man Who Saved The Day

Bezalel Sebag lives with his family in Rehovot and works for Elbit Systems. Bezalel is a very devoted volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah and is always ready to respond to any medical emergency at a moment’s notice. Betzalel (Middle) on … Continue reading

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A Day Off Turns Into A Day of Lifesaving

A couple of weeks ago, United Hatzalah volunteer Moshe Miller was at home enjoying his day off from work when he received an alert that there was a semi-conscious person on the street. The dedicated volunteer dashed out to his … Continue reading

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What and Why Does United Hatzalah Use Ambucycles?

An ambucycle is a motorcycle that has been specially equipped with all of the medical supplies and equipment that an ambulance carries, with the exception of a stretcher, bed, and stair-chair.   The purpose of the ambucycle is to circumvent … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Volunteers Take Over As Emergency Room Auxiliary Workers For A Day

On Monday, the medical auxiliary team from an emergency room (ER) in one of the hospitals in the Sharon region took a day to work on team building and left their duties in the emergency room. They were able to … Continue reading

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Early CPR Intervention Saves Truck Driver

On a recent Sunday in Ramla, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Levi Yitzchak Ofen was alerted to an adult male with seizures.  Within seconds, Levi, who drives one of the organization’s iconic ambucycles, was racing to the location on the other … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah of Israel To Honor Local Floridians For Their Dedication To Israel and Saving Lives

Israel’s largest all-volunteer EMS organization will be honoring three local Floridians in an upcoming Gala for their dedication to Israel and to saving lives. The Gala will be the first annual event held by the organization in Miami.    The … Continue reading

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Unity In An Emergency – Serving Felafel To Save a Family

On Friday, November 15th, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Tal Cooperstein was on his way to a medical emergency on Mivtza Sinai Street in Bat Yam when a woman struck his ambucycle while driving her car. He was treated at the … Continue reading

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Being There To Help Before An Ambulance

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shir Caspi is one of the most active EMTs in her area. Shir rides an emergency E-bike in order to arrive at medical emergencies and provide assistance as fast as she can. One recent evening, Shir … Continue reading

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Training Foreign Workers To Be Initial Responders During Medical Emergencies

A new project has been created by United Hatzalah, together with Hakeren, the Israel Foreign Workers Fund, that will significantly contribute to saving more lives. The project aims to train foreign workers located in Israel who work in the field … Continue reading

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Daughter’s Rescue Leads A Father To Become An EMT

Two years ago, Hila Zohar, aged 17 at the time, fell off of the roof of her home in Or Yehuda after she suffered a seizure. The fall, more than 8 meters, caused a serious head injury, massive bleeding and … Continue reading

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