Tag Archives: Israel

Giving An Elderly Man One More Shabbat

On Friday afternoon at around 2:30 p.m., a man of 95-years-old was found unconscious in his home on HaShaked street in Beit Aryeh. His caretaker came to serve him lunch and then realized that the elderly man lay unresponsive. The … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah’s Women’s Unit Holds Mass Casualty (MCI) Incident Training Drill

On Tuesday evening in the valley of Emek Ha’Arazim between Mevaseret and Jerusalem, United Hatzalah of Israel held a mass casualty incident (MCI) training exercise for its women’s unit. The simulated drill scenario, which was planned in July, was surprisingly … Continue reading

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Quick Acting First Responders Prevent Injuries After Car Fire Erupts In Holon Near Residential Building

A parked car erupted in flames at around 1:00 in the morning on Tuesday on HaTayasim street in a Holon neighborhood. The explosion was seemingly caused by a gas leak. The flaming car was parked in a lot adjacent to … Continue reading

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Olim Find Purpose and Community Volunteering With United Hatzalah

As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, we will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who give of themselves and their time to help others each and every day. It is time to recognize these heroes for … Continue reading

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“In the Name of Her Husband”

About two years ago, Avishalom Yankovitz, a volunteer from United Hatzalah, died suddenly. He left behind his wife, Rivka (37), and their ten children, who live in Ashdod. Rivka decided to continue on the path of her husband and volunteer … Continue reading

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Early Morning CPR Saves a Life in Be’er Sheva on Sunday

Early Sunday morning at around 1:00 a.m., a man in his 70s collapsed in his home on Har Boker Street. The man’s son called emergency services for help when he found his father unconscious, not breathing, and without a pulse. … Continue reading

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Saving A Choking Woman in Kiryat Ata

On Monday morning at approximately 10:00 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Naftali Rotenberg, who also volunteers as the director of the organization’s Carmel region, was working in his office in Kiryat Ata when he was notified that a 70-year-old woman … Continue reading

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Father and son EMT team save a life on Simchat Torah

On Simchat Torah morning at around 7:00 a.m., a 35-year-old man in the city of Petah Tikva fell unconscious as he was standing on his porch. His wife heard the fall and called emergency services straight away. Dispatchers gave instructions … Continue reading

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Highlighting Some Of Our Heroic Teacher EMTs

As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, we will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who give of themselves and their time to help others each and every day. It is time to recognize these heroes for the … Continue reading

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Miracle in Modi’in: Young Boy Riding A Scooter Hit By Car And Trapped Underneath, Sustains Only Minor Injuries

A little after 7:30 a.m., on Monday morning, a 10-year-old boy was run over from behind by a passing car as he was riding to school on his scooter on Nakhal Tsalmon Street in Modiin. The driver of the car, … Continue reading

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