Tag Archives: Israel

EMTs Perform Successful CPR On Woman 39 Weeks Pregnant – Save Mom And Baby

On Motzei Shabbat before Rosh Hashanah, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs Aharon Avital, Tomer Tzenani, Yossi Cohen, Naftali Friedman, Adi Avivi, and Lior Filshteiner were summoned to the home of Yaron and Limor Golan in Hod Hasharon. Limor had just suffered … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Treats 3,000 people over yom Kippur

United Hatzalah volunteers across Israel and Ukraine treated more than 3,000 people on Yom Kippur. Emergency calls included fainting, weakness, low blood sugar and several people losing consciousness due to the fast as well as hundreds of bicycle injuries and … Continue reading

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Arab EMTs Join Medical Team in Uman

What brings an Israeli Arab to Uman for Rosh Hashanah? Ayman Ibrahim, an Israeli Arab from Abu Gosh went to Uman for the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah. He was asked to be part of a special team of volunteers … Continue reading

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Woman Nine Months Pregnant Performs Lifesaving CPR

On Friday at approximately 1:30 a.m. two young people were reported electrocuted in a pool. One of the young men was pulled out of the pool unconscious. He was not breathing and had no pulse or signs of life. A … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Holds Special Training and Social Gathering For Women’s Unit in Jerusalem

On Monday evening, a special event took place at United Hatzalah of Israel’s headquarters in Jerusalem.  The organization held a special training session and social gathering for the women who comprise the women’s unit and the midwives unit in the … Continue reading

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Kiev and Israel Prepare For Uman

On Monday, a preparatory meeting took place in the Israeli consulate in Kiev ahead of the annual mass pilgrimage of Jews to Uman for Rosh Hashanah.  Organizers expect that the annual pilgrimage to the gravesite of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov, … Continue reading

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Last Night I Hugged A Palestinian I Had Never Met Before

The most important thing to realize is that we are all people. Last night I hugged a Palestinian man whom I had never met before outside the southern gate of Efrat, the town in which I live. I, together with … Continue reading

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When A Doctor Arrives To Deliver A Baby On The Side Of The Road

Recently one Thursday afternoon, an 18-year-old man was involved in a car accident in Jerusalem. Having witnessed the accident, a 35-year-old woman had to stop her car behind the vehicles involved. While waiting for the incident to clear, she went … Continue reading

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Saving Lives In Bat Ayin

Bat Ayin is a small town with roughly 2,000 inhabitants located in Gush Etzion. The town has many unpaved dirt roads and no street numbers, which makes finding people who are suffering from medical emergencies nearly impossible for anyone unfamiliar … Continue reading

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A Jerusalem First Responder Gets A Taste of Sderot During A Rocket Attack

 My name is Eli Pollack and in addition to being the CEO of United Hatzalah, I am also a volunteer first responder and EMT. On Sunday night, I was visiting the southern town of Netivot to spend time with the … Continue reading

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