Tag Archives: Jerusalem

When A Doctor Arrives To Deliver A Baby On The Side Of The Road

Recently one Thursday afternoon, an 18-year-old man was involved in a car accident in Jerusalem. Having witnessed the accident, a 35-year-old woman had to stop her car behind the vehicles involved. While waiting for the incident to clear, she went … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Museum Of Tolerance Holds Concert Honoring United Hatzalah and Danielle Foundation

Last week, popular Israeli rock-band Ethnix performed at a tribute concert for Israeli emergency medical service organization United Hatzalah and the Danielle Foundation. The concert was organized by the founder and donors of the newly opened Museum of Tolerance in … Continue reading

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Fighting Fire With More Than EMS

United Hatzalah’s network of first responders provides more than emergency medical services (EMS). While the EMS component of the organization is certainly the flagship project, another service which the organization provides for free is the work of the PSychotrauma and … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Honors Local EMS Volunteers For Saving Lives

The Jerusalem Municipality honored exemplary first responders on Thursday 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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Standing Guard At Jerusalem’s Crossings – A Ramadan Initiative To Safeguard Palestinians Wishing To Enter Jerusalem

A new project has been taking place over the past few weeks in Jerusalem. During the hot days of Ramadan, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs have been asked to join Israel’s border police and the military police in safeguarding the passage … Continue reading

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EMS Vehicle Donated To Israel In Memory Of Poway Shooting Victim On Yom Hazikaron

Just two weeks ago, Lori Gilbert Kaye was shot and killed in a synagogue in Poway, California on the seventh day of Pesach. The attack which claimed her life and injured several others was so horrific that it has impacted … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Woman Saves Taxi Driver

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Kayla Zur resides in Jerusalem and is one of the organization’s electric bicycle or E-Bike drivers. A few weeks ago, a 70-year-old taxi driver with two passengers in his vehicle suffered a heart attack and lost … Continue reading

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Former Psychotrauma Director Of United Hatzalah Wins Prestigious Bonei Zion Prize

The Founder and Former Director of United Hatzalah’s Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit (PCRU) Miriam Ballin was awarded the Young Leadership Award among the recipients of the Bonei Zion prize from Nefesh B’Nefesh for her work in founding the new … Continue reading

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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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