Tag Archives: Israel

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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Precautions For a Safe Lag Ba’Omer

Lag Ba’omer is a holiday during which many people have a tradition to light bonfires. It is with this in mind that United Hatzalah has issued the following precautions to help people avoid injuries big or small, and provide instructions … Continue reading

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International Philanthropist Miles S Nadal, Dedicates Major Section of Building For Israeli EMS Organization

The Miles S Nadal Family Square  Renowned International Philanthropist Miles S Nadal and his Family, who previously donated 10 ambucycles to Israel’s national volunteer EMS organization United Hatzalah, has now donated the new Miles S Nadal Family Square outside the … Continue reading

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Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel to Honor U.S. Ambassador David Friedman with the Jerusalem Award at its 2nd Annual New York Gala

Israel’s largest independent, non-profit, fully volunteer Emergency Medical Service organization is expected to raise thousands to support lifesaving of people of Israel regardless of race, religion, or national origin Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel (www.israelrescue.org) announced today that U.S. … Continue reading

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EMS Vehicle Donated To Israel In Memory Of Poway Shooting Victim On Yom Hazikaron

Just two weeks ago, Lori Gilbert Kaye was shot and killed in a synagogue in Poway, California on the seventh day of Pesach. The attack which claimed her life and injured several others was so horrific that it has impacted … Continue reading

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CEO of United Hatzalah Responds to State Comptroller Report on Emergency Medicine

United Hatzalah CEO Moshe Teitelbaum responded to the State Comptroller’s Report concerning the organization, Magen David Adom and the state of pre-hospital emergency medicine in Israel that was published on Monday. “We are pleased that the State Comptroller raised the … Continue reading

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It Is All Worth It

My name is Lahav Peled and I’ve been a United Hatzalah volunteer for a bit more than a year. I live in Kiryat Tivon, a town near Haifa, in northern Israel. My family and I were visiting my wife’s parents … Continue reading

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From R&R To Rescuing – An EMT Getting Treatment At The Dead Sea Saves An Unconscious Child

Sholem Hack a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, injured his knee a few weeks ago and received a recommendation from his physiotherapist that the salt-water in the Dead Sea would be helpful to prevent further swelling. He traveled to the Dead … Continue reading

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Why I Can’t Drink My Cup of Coffee This Morning

My name is Yagel Bar-Kama, I live in Tel Aviv and I like to walk in Park Hayarkon in the mornings. I work as a dog walker in the city and I am often in the park in the mornings … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Volunteers Donate Six Tons of Food To Needy Families in Carmel Region

United Hatzalah volunteers from the Carmel region once again organized their annual “Kimcha DePischa” food drive and helped to organize the collection of foods for Pesach/Passover to be handed out to needy members of their communities. United Hatzalah volunteers gathered … Continue reading

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