Tag Archives: Jerusalem

Child Who Died, Dances on Stage 5 Days Later

On Thursday a two-year-old boy left his family’s sukkah in the French Hill neighborhood of Jerusalem just after lunch and made his way to a nearby pond where he slipped and drowned. The missing boy was underwater for sometime before … Continue reading

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Rav Chaim Kanievsky Surprises United Hatzalah With Sukkot Visit, Blessing and Donation

In a moving surprise visit by Maran Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky Shlita, the leaders of United Hatzalah were honored to welcome the great sage for a short visit to the organization’s national headquarters in Jerusalem and to receive a blessing for … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Puts Family in the Spotlight at Annual Concert

As we get deeper into the holiday season, United Hatzalah is putting the finishing touches on their annual concert that will take place in Binyanei Ha’Umah on Monday, October 9th, the 4th day of Chol Hamoed Sukkot. As opposed to previous … Continue reading

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Ministry of Public Security Recognizes United Hatzalah as a National Rescue Organization

The Ministry of Public Security run by Minister Gilad Erdan has officially recognized the non-profit EMS organization United Hatzalah as a national rescue organization.   The organization will now officially join the ranks of other national rescue organizations in the … Continue reading

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From Pizza to Life Saving, Newly Trained Volunteer Gets Crash Course in How to Drop Everything and Run

This past Saturday night, Yechiel was enjoying pizza with a fellow volunteer when the pair received an urgent alert from United Hatzalah Command Center. A motorcyclist had collided with a car at a nearby intersection. Hearing their radios crackle, the … Continue reading

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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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