Tag Archives: Israel

Tisha B’Av Rescue in Oranit

Just before the end of Tisha B’av on Sunday, United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center received an emergency phone call regarding a man choking in the town of Oranit.  The emergency application automatically alerted David Nagar, a United Hatzalah volunteer … Continue reading

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Delivering a Baby In the Middle of the Desert, In a Different Language

My name is Avigail Beer and I am a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah. I was recently headed to Sinai for a vacation with my friend Naomi Lasry, who is also a volunteer EMT when we received an alert to … Continue reading

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More Than Just A Winch

Menachem Goldberg volunteers as an EMT with United Hatzalah and serves as the chapter head for the Nahariya chapter. Two weeks ago, Goldberg responded to an emergency where the rescue he undertook involved a different type of lifesaving.    The … Continue reading

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Fighting Fire With More Than EMS

United Hatzalah’s network of first responders provides more than emergency medical services (EMS). While the EMS component of the organization is certainly the flagship project, another service which the organization provides for free is the work of the PSychotrauma and … Continue reading

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One Active Friday

Ram Oz is a 2-meter-tall combat veteran and extreme-sport enthusiast from Hod Hasharon who volunteers as a United Hatzalah EMT and drives one of the organization’s ambucycles.    Recently this past Friday night, Ram responded to a stabbing incident. He … Continue reading

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An Inspiring Story from the Ethiopian Protests

A lot of news sources reported on the violence and the traffic that transpired during the Ethiopian protests across Israel yesterday. The protests caused a lot of difficulty for many people around the country as major thoroughfares were blocked by … Continue reading

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Disabled EMT Serves as Head of Search and Rescue Unit

Last week, United Hatzalah volunteer Eli Almoznino orchestrated the successful search and rescue operations which found three missing people. This is something Almoznino, who heads the organization’s Search and Rescue Unit, is quite used to doing. What is astounding is … Continue reading

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French Immigrant Become First Tel Aviv Woman To Ride An Ambucycle

Aely Haccoun immigrated from France to Israel eight years ago. Like most immigrants, she worked hard to learn the language, find a job and an apartment in a good neighborhood and has been happy living in Tel Aviv, the city … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Honors Local EMS Volunteers For Saving Lives

The Jerusalem Municipality honored exemplary first responders on Thursday at a special ceremony that took place at City Hall. Among the honorees presented with citations from the city for their exemplary service were select volunteers from the police, fire department, … Continue reading

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Following A Medical Emergency One EMT Became A Kindergarten Teacher For A Day

This past Monday, a medical emergency took place in Haifa that ended with an interesting twist. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Raphael Israel was on his way to his Mechanical engineering class at the Technion University when he received an emergency … Continue reading

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