Tag Archives: Jerusalem

United Hatzalah Holds Mass-Casualty-Incident Training Drill in Conjunction With Israeli police, Jerusalem Soccer Team

(This article was originally written by Eliana Rudee and published on the JNS website🙂 In conjunction with the Israeli police and the Beitar Yerushalayim soccer team, United Hatzalah hosted a large-scale training drill on Monday at Teddy Stadium to simulate … Continue reading

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Jewish Music Stars Help Raise More Than $1,000,000 In Support of United Hatzalah at Annual Benefit Concert

Three Jewish Music superstars, Avraham Fried, Mordechai Shapiro, and Simcha Leiner wowed the gathered crowd of more than 3,000 people at the annual United Hatzalah benefit concert that took place in Jerusalem’s Binyanei Ha’Uma International Convention Center on Thursday night. … Continue reading

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Woman Nine Months Pregnant Performs Lifesaving CPR

On Friday at approximately 1:30 a.m. two young people were reported electrocuted in a pool. One of the young men was pulled out of the pool unconscious. He was not breathing and had no pulse or signs of life. A … Continue reading

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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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