Tag Archives: Jerusalem

After Losing His Brother-In-Law, Jerusalem Man Vowed To Save Lives

On Monday morning, a man in his early 30s collapsed from an overdose in his home on Ayala Street in Jerusalem. Worried family members call medical services for help. Shimon Uzan, a United Hatzalah EMT volunteer, was just on his … Continue reading

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Report from eyewitnesses to the synagogue shooting and City of David shooting in Jerusalem

Jerusalem synagogue shooting: ————————————- On Friday night at 8:16 P.M., United Hatzalah’s Command and Dispatch Center received reports of several injuries following a shooting incident that took place on Neve Yaakov street in Jerusalem at the entrance to a local … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Ambulance Driver Injured in Palestinian Rock Throwing-Attack Treated By Muslim Volunteer From East Jerusalem

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and ambulance driver Rachel Chuna was injured on Thursday morning when Arab terrorists threw rocks at vehicles on a highway outside of the Arab village of Tuqu’ in Gush Etzion. Rachel was driving a United Hatzalah … Continue reading

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Rabbi Suffers Cardiac Incident During Prayers in Shul, Saved By Congregant EMT

On Shabbat morning in the neighborhood of Neve Yaakov, a rabbi at one of the local shuls suffered a cardiac incident and collapsed on the floor. The incident took place just after the Torah reading had concluded. One of the … Continue reading

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Muslim EMT Who Saved Jewish Child From Choking Recognized by Mayor of Jerusalem 

Several weeks ago, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Rania Abu Shaba’an stopped at the Azrieli Mall in Modi’in to have lunch with her daughter. While walking to the food court, she heard a woman screaming for help. Rania ran towards the … Continue reading

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On the First Anniversary of His Murder, Ambucycle Donated In Memory of Oleh, IDF Veteran and Western Wall Guide Killed In a Terror Attack

In a moving ceremony in Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday morning, a commemorative plaque was unveiled and a new emergency medical service vehicle was dedicated in memory of Eliyahu (Eli) Dovid Kay, who was killed exactly one year ago in … Continue reading

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Early Morning Rescue Saves The Life of Jerusalem Man Who Suffered A Cardiac Arrest in Front of His Family

Early Sunday morning, just before 4:00 a.m., a man in his late 60s was not feeling well at an apartment on Abulafya Street near Nachalot. He began to make gurgling sounds and his wife and daughters woke up from the … Continue reading

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B’nai Jeshurun Congregants Meet With Refugee They Helped Rescue From Ukraine

Congregants from the Reform synagogue Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, in New Jersey, met with Alexei, a Ukrainian refugee who was brought to Israel on an emergency flight arranged by United Hatzalah and sponsored by the congregation. The emotional meeting happened last … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Octogenarian Suffered A Cardiac Arrest, Revived by Volunteer EMTs

On Tuesday morning, a man in his 80 suffered a cardiac arrest on Hahmei Lublin Street in Jerusalem. His worried family members called emergency services for help and United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center alerted the nearby volunteers to the … Continue reading

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Bringing A Smile On Their Face – Ten Kavod Jerusalem: The Story of Yisrael Kama and Simcha and Yosef Oren

Simcha Oren was born in 1942 in Iran to a large family. Due to hard living conditions, Simcha and her family fled Iran to Israel just before the Iranian revolution. Simcha lived in Jerusalem with her family, and later on, … Continue reading

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