Tag Archives: Israel

Corona Care Israel Offers Virtual Mental Health Aid to U.S. Health Workers and First Responders Battling Covid

This story was written by Abigail Klein Leichman and was originally published in the Jewish Standard A group of Israeli mental-health professionals is offering free anonymous psychological first aid for New Jersey healthcare and law-enforcement personnel on the covid frontlines. … Continue reading

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Keep Fit And Save Lives – The Race To Save Lives 5K

From July 12th until August 16th, United Hatzalah of Israel is inviting people from all across the globe to participate in an international race that is taking place in local parks, streets, and even in the comfort of one’s own … Continue reading

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The Craziest Thing I Have Ever Done The Night Before An Exam

By – Ravit Staub Last Tuesday night I participated in an ambulance shift on one of United Hatzalah’s mobile intensive care units that was stationed in Tel Aviv. In addition to being a volunteer EMT, I’m a medical student, and … Continue reading

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Volunteer EMT Saves Two Lives In One Night

Marwan Masarwe volunteers as an EMT and runs United Hatzalah’s chapter in the Muslim city of Taibe. Last Friday night, Marwan received an emergency notification on his communication device regarding a serious road accident at a nearby intersection. The devoted … Continue reading

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Quick Intervention Prevents Catastrophe at Herzliya Health Club

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Dina Klatis works at the Herzliya Country Club, a large fitness and sports center. One day, prior to the corona pandemic, while working at the club, Dina noticed a woman entering the building while examining her … Continue reading

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Were You The Man Who Saved My Son’s Life?

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Levi Yitzchak Ben David, originally from Union City, New Jersey,  lives with his family in Tzefat. He works as a caterer and is often seen around the city rushing to help people suffering from medical emergencies. … Continue reading

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The Near-Death Experience That Changed My Life

Six years ago Amnon Ben-Yair had a life-altering experience. Amnon nearly died after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was so inspired by the first responders who had arrived so quickly and saved his life that he was determined to do … Continue reading

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Preparing To Meet With A New Client – But Saving a Life Instead

On Monday, at 3:58 PM, Tom Eisenman​, who works as the Director of Business Development for Cause Match Israel, was sitting in the company’s Jerusalem office. He was preparing for a 4 PM Zoom meeting with a new prospective client … Continue reading

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International Auction In Support of EMS Workers In Israel

United Hatzalah of Israel has launched an international online auction to support the work of its emergency medical service (EMS) volunteers in Israel. The online auction includes once-in-a-lifetime experiences in North America, Israel, and the United Kingdom.  Items include tickets … Continue reading

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Jay Leno and Others To Lead “Saving Lives Sunday” Event To Raise Funds For Fight Against Coronavirus

-An all-star team of international celebrities is putting on a virtual event of music and comedy to honor first responders and support the United Hatzalah Coronavirus Emergency Response Fund.   The event will take place on Sunday, May 3rd, and include … Continue reading

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