Tag Archives: Jerusalem

An Early-Morning Rescue in East Jerusalem

This morning, (Sunday) just after 2:30 a.m., a 72-year-old man collapsed in his apartment in the A-Tur neighborhood of the Mount of Olives in east Jerusalem. The man’s wife saw what happened and was terrified. She quickly called emergency services … Continue reading

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Blinded By The Will To Help, Volunteer Rushes Into Muslim Quarter To Help Arab Woman

United Hatzalah volunteer Neorai Tzemach works as a security guard at the Jerusalem Central Bus Station. Whether on or off duty, Neorai is always ready with his medical skills to help a person in distress. However, there are occasions when … Continue reading

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U.S. Ambassador David Friedman Kicks Off ‘Farewell Week’ By Visiting United Hatzalah

 “We are deeply touched.” These were the words that U.S. Ambassador David Friedman told the President and Founder of United Hatzalah Eli Beer during a visit to the organization’s headquarters on Sunday. Ambassador Friedman said that both he and his … Continue reading

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Searching For A Missing Woman In The Jerusalem Forest

On Tuesday night, just after 11 p.m., a 30-year-old woman was declared missing from her home. The worried family reported her absence at the local police station. The woman’s possible whereabouts spanned a large area of the Jerusalem forest, an … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah is greatly saddened by the passing of American philanthropist Sheldon Adelson.

United Hatzalah is greatly saddened by the passing of American philanthropist Sheldon Adelson. Sheldon was a visionary business and philanthropic leader and a great supporter of Israel. He and his wife Dr. Miriam Adelson were also instrumental in helping United … Continue reading

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Giving Back To Society By Saving Lives

Two weeks ago, on Monday around noon in Jerusalem, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yakov (who wishes to leave out his last name) was just finishing transferring an unconscious patient to an ambulance crew, when he received another alert from his … Continue reading

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Dealing With The Aftermath Of An Emergency

On Wednesday morning just after 3:00 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Hanoch Re’em, a resident of Jerusalem’s Neve Yaakov neighborhood, was returning home from a night shift when he heard his communications device buzzing. A medical emergency had occurred a … Continue reading

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Always Ready To Help A Person In Need – After Returning To Israel, United Hatzalah International Ambassador Saves A Life On the First Day Out Of Isolation

Gavy Freidson started volunteering as a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT in 2006 when he was just 17-years-old. Receiving one of the organization’s first ambucycles, Gavy grew passionate to the act of jumping on his vehicle and arriving at the scene … Continue reading

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EMT Sick With Corona and Residing At Corona Hotel Brings Medical Relief and Joy To Other Patients

Elkana Breuer, a resident of Beitar Illit, works as a singer and keyboardist and teaches in an elementary school. On Rosh Hashanah, he prayed in a small minyan where the congregation strictly adhered to all of the rules of the … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Volunteers Provided Medical Care At Corona Hotels For Yom Kippur

The IDF Home Front Command in partnership with United Hatzalah set up a special project for Yom Kippur that saw dozens of emergency first responders from the EMS organization stay at the Corona hotels over the course of the holiday. … Continue reading

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