Tag Archives: Jerusalem

Shalom Avitan’s Amazing Week of Lifesaving

On Monday night at around 11:00 p.m., a man suffering from intense chest pains in his home on Monbaz Street in Jerusalem called the United Hatzalah dispatch center for help. Luckily enough for him, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shalom Avitan … Continue reading

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In Memory of Eli Kay

During a special memorial that took place on Monday evening, the second night of Chanukah, the family of terror victim Eli Kay participated in the candle lighting ceremony at the Western Wall together with some of the first responders who … Continue reading

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Saving a Life Amid Hanukkah Preparations

A 73-year-old man who was suffering from a number of prior medical conditions collapsed on Sunday morning just after 11:00 a.m. on Zangvil Street in Jerusalem. Worried family members called emergency services for help in order to try to save … Continue reading

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The Minister of Social Equality’s visit to the United Hatzalah Headquarters

The Minister of Social Equality, Meirav Cohen, took a tour of the United Hatzalah headquarters in Jerusalem with the staff of her bureau on Tuesday. United Hatzalah’s CEO Eli Polak, together with VP of Operations Dov Meisel, Israel Director of … Continue reading

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Making a House a Home for a Family in Need

Two weeks ago, on Saturday night, United Hatzalah volunteers helped a woman give birth to her sixteenth child in her home in Geula, Jerusalem.            United Hatzalah volunteer Avi, who was one of the first responders … Continue reading

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From Learning Torah to Saving a Life

A little before 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, a 97-year-old woman collapsed unconscious in her home on Bezalel Ashkenazi street in Jerusalem. Her caretaker called the United Hatzalah Dispatch and Command Center which promptly located and notified all the closest volunteer … Continue reading

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Falling From a Tower

On Monday afternoon, Hoshanah Rabbah, at around 12:00 p.m., a 47-year-old man fell from the height of around 7 meters while on a ropes course at the Tower of David in the Old City of Jerusalem. He was rappelling down … Continue reading

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Performing CPR In Nursing Home

On Monday afternoon, just before 2:00 p.m., a 61-year-old man was sitting down for a meal with his wife in the dining hall of their nursing home on Malachi Yisrael Street in Jerusalem. The elderly couple were enjoying lunch when … Continue reading

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From Selichot To Lifesaving

On Sunday morning at 3:40 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Hillel Hamoi was just preparing to go to bed. He had just come home from Jerusalem, where he attended Selichot prayers with a number of friends from Holon. As he … Continue reading

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Going the Distance To Save a Life

On Wednesday morning, just after 4:00 a.m., United Hatzalah Dispatch and Command Center was notified about a serious medical emergency taking place in the southern neighborhood of Gilo in Jerusalem. An older woman has been found by her loved ones … Continue reading

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