Tag Archives: Israel

Shalom Avitan’s Amazing Week of Lifesaving

On Monday night at around 11:00 p.m., a man suffering from intense chest pains in his home on Monbaz Street in Jerusalem called the United Hatzalah dispatch center for help. Luckily enough for him, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shalom Avitan … Continue reading

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Helping Others With A Smile – Ten Kavod Rishon LeZion

Guy Digmy is a United Hatzalah volunteer from Rishon LeTzion who is not only the deputy chapter head of the region but also the coordinator of the Ten Kavod – Giving Honor project. He spearheads a group of nine Ten … Continue reading

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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

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Treating a victim of a fallen tree branch

On Sunday morning, at around 10:00 a.m., an Arab construction worker was hit in the head by a falling tree branch while working at a construction site on Ben Ish Chai Street in Beit Shemesh. The branch fell from a … Continue reading

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Youngest Life-saver in Israel

A certificate of appreciation from United Hatzalah was awarded to a Bar Mitzvah boy (13-years-old) who saved the life of his four-year-old sister this past week. Rafael Rahamim, the son of United Hatzalah volunteer Yonatan Bellalou, brings his sister back … Continue reading

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Early Shabbat Morning Rescue Thanks To Quick Thinking EMT and Aspirin

On Friday night at around 1:45 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Kalanit Taub was awakened from her sleep by her communication device alerting her to a medical emergency occurring nearby. A woman was experiencing extreme chest pains at her home … Continue reading

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EMTs go from responding to car accident to a cardiac arrest in one busy evening

On Wednesday evening at around 8:30 p.m., a 60-year-old gentleman collapsed on Ha’Atzmaut boulevard in Bat Yam after suffering a cardiac arrest.  United Hatzalah volunteers Beni Mizrachi and Raziel Bney Israeli, had just finished treating patients at the scene of … Continue reading

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Team of women first responders helped deliver a baby in Leshem

On Sunday night at around 8:00 p.m., a woman went into labor in her home in Yishuv Leshem which is located in Samaria. She had visited the hospital that same morning because she had felt like she was nearing labor … Continue reading

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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

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Giving An 80-Year-Old Another Lease on Life

On Monday morning at around 9:00 a.m., a man in his 80s who was sitting on his front porch on Hazemorah street in Ofakim suffered from a heart attack in his chair. When his family members found him slumped unconscious … Continue reading

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