Tag Archives: Jerusalem

Saving Lives in Unexpected Ways

Yechiel Gurfein continues his amazing work as a United Hatzalah volunteer, saving lives with his emergency electric bicycle. Sometimes, Yechiel saves lives in unexpected ways. Recently, Yechiel was staying at a friend’s home in the central Nachlaot neighborhood of Jerusalem. … Continue reading

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In Less Than a Minute He Saved a Woman’s Life

On a recent Sunday afternoon, a 70-year-old woman was crossing the street in Jerusalem when she was struck and run over by a massive truck, severely injuring her legs. Horrified witnesses quickly called for help. Nati Osteri, a volunteer United … Continue reading

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Man Successfully Revived at Western Wall During IDF Swearing in Ceremony

On Thursday evening during the swearing-in ceremony of the Kfir Brigade at the Kotel, a man spontaneously collapsed to the floor.   Tair Aviani Carmi whose son was participating in the swearing-in ceremony, was in the crowd and standing just … Continue reading

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Carrying on the Miracles of Jewish Midwives

My name is Yaffa Goldschmiedt and I am a member of United Hatzalah’s Women’s Unit. One recent morning I was sitting down to have my morning coffee it was my minute to unwind without children without work, just a few … Continue reading

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The Man Who Really Puts The Uber Into Lifesaving

The network of emergency medical services operated by United Hatzalah is often referred to as the Uber of lifesaving. This is even more true in the case of Hadad Ischak, a taxi driver by trade who also serves as one … Continue reading

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Prime Minister Netanyahu Expresses Support for United Hatzalah

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met with CEO of United Hatzalah Moshe Teitelbaum on Wednesday evening to discuss the lifesaving activities of the organization’s 5,000 volunteers across Israel. During the meeting, Teitelbaum presented Netanyahu with some of the many success stories … Continue reading

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Top Jewish Music Artists Proud To Support Life-Saving EMS Organization

“United Hatzalah needs no introduction.” So said Yaakov Shwekey in front of a sold-out audience at the Israel Convention Center in Jerusalem on Thursday night during the benefit concert for United Hatzalah. More than 3,000 people were in attendance at … Continue reading

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The Difference An Ambucycle Makes

When it comes to first responders in the field of emergency medical services, getting somewhere and getting somewhere fast can be the difference between life and death, or between agonizing pain and relief for a patient. That is why United … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and Minister of Jerusalem Affairs and Heritage Ze’ev Elkin Praise the Inauguration of 30 New Rescue Vehicles in Jerusalem

On Wednesday evening as the sun was setting over the city, United Hatzalah of Israel inaugurated 30 new emergency electric bicycles that will be spread throughout Jerusalem. The inauguration took place in the presence of the guests of Honor Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Honors First Responders

 The Jerusalem Municipality honored exemplary first responders on Wednesday 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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