Tag Archives: Jerusalem

United Hatzalah Adds Teams to Western Wall in Preparation for Tisha B’av Services

In preparation for the many visitors expected to attend prayers at the Western Wall during the Fast of the 9th of Av, United Hatzalah EMS volunteers will be on duty throughout the day at the site in order to provide … Continue reading

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Florida Cycling Organization Donates Electric Bicycle to Save Lives in Israel

This past week, two members of the Jewish Latin American cycling group from Aventura known as Beitzim, visiting United Hatzalah headquarters to learn more about how the organization uses electric bicycles to save lives. Isaac and Tania Murciano, founding members of … Continue reading

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What is an Angel in Orange?

When one thinks of an angel they might think of the color white. However, in Israel, the color of angels is actually orange. When people need emergency medical help and they are sitting and waiting with tears in their eyes … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Honors City’s Security and Life Saving Institutions

On Sunday evening at the Jerusalem Theater in Katamon, the city of Jerusalem honored the various emergency services organizations that help save lives every day in the city. More than 800 people attended this special event representing the various branches … Continue reading

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Breaking and Entering to Save a Life

Late Saturday night, three weeks ago, United Hatzalah dispatch alerted Dov Eichler to a medical emergency in Jerusalem’s Rehavia neighborhood. The dedicated volunteer immediately jumped on his ambucycle and raced to the address. He had left from the string bridge … Continue reading

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Patient Awaiting Liver Transplant Patient Transported by New ICU Ambulance to Son’s Wedding for Free

A man awaiting a liver transplant in Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital in Jerusalem wished to attend the wedding of his son which was scheduled to take place in Bnei Brak some 70 kilometers away. The drive which usually takes over … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah EMS Couple and Pair of Twins Receive Citation of Excellence From Mayor of Jerusalem

On Wednesday, the citation for excellence was presented to volunteers of each branch of emergency services in Jerusalem. In the field of EMS, the award was presented to Miriam and Dr. Adam Ballin for their dedication and devotion as United … Continue reading

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Turning Terror into Acts of Loving-kindness

Family of Terror Victim Sued Iran Dedicates Ambulance in Honor of Fallen Loved One 14 years ago, on June 11th, 2003, Alan Beer and 16 other people were murdered by a terrorist who blew himself up on the 14a bus … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Inaugurates New Ambulance for Psychotrauma Unit and Central Jerusalem

On Friday morning, at the Wolfson buildings on Diskin Street,  United Hatzalah inaugurated a new ambulance. “The new ambulance will be a dual purpose ambulance,” said Miriam Ballin, Director of the organization’s Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit. “The ambulance will … Continue reading

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Saying Thank You

On Thursday, a man walked into United Hatzalah’s headquarters in Jerusalem. He asked the first person he saw, “When someone calls in an emergency who answers the phone? Where is your dispatch center?” Moshe Levy, a volunteer EMT with the … Continue reading

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