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United Hatzalah’s Women’s Unit Holds Mass Casualty (MCI) Incident Training Drill

On Tuesday evening in the valley of Emek Ha’Arazim between Mevaseret and Jerusalem, United Hatzalah of Israel held a mass casualty incident (MCI) training exercise for its women’s unit. The simulated drill scenario, which was planned in July, was surprisingly … Continue reading

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Muslim and Jewish EMTs Join Together To Save a Life In Pisgat Zeev

On Sunday night just before midnight, a couple from the Pisgat Zeev neighborhood in Jerusalem was about to go to sleep when the husband suddenly started hearing his wife’s breathing become erratic. He tried to get her to sit up … Continue reading

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Jewish Factory Manager Saves The Life Of An Electrocuted Arab Worker

 Ehud Yardeni lives in Kiryat Gat and works as a section manager at a factory that makes juices in the nearby Kibbutz with the same name, Kibbutz Gat. In addition to his regular job, Ehud volunteers as a United Hatzalah … Continue reading

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Muslim Man Saves His Neighbor’s Life Just Before Friday Prayers

On Friday, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Muhammad Aliyan was at his home in the Beit Safafa neighborhood of Jerusalem preparing to go to noon prayers when the emergency application on his phone alerted him to a medical emergency occurring in … Continue reading

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Amid the Tensions, Jewish EMTs Perform CPR In East Jerusalem, Save A Muslim Man’s life

Early Sunday morning, Shimon Afgin and Avi Gian, two Jewish volunteer EMTs with United Hatzalah, were on their scheduled ambulance shift in Jerusalem, when they were alerted to a nearby emergency. The location was on A-Sahl Aljadid street, in the … Continue reading

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Muslim Doctor Lightly Injured After Protecting A Jewish Man With His Own Body During An Attempted Lynch in Tamra

Amid the violence plaguing numerous cities in Israel in the past week, a throng of Muslims attempted to lynch a Jewish man who entered the Muslim city of Tamra in the Galilee. In the incident which occurred on Wednesday night, … Continue reading

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Ramadan Rescue Of Muslim Man In Jewish Town of Neriya

A Muslim construction worker in his 40s was working on a new construction site near the horse ranch in the town of Neriya in western Binyamin. During his work with a cement mixer, he was accidentally electrocuted, causing a power … Continue reading

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An Unlikely Encounter with a Holocaust Survivor

  Namah Abohaikal is a 22-year-old volunteer EMT living in the Arab village of Ein Naqquba, located 15 kilometers west of Jerusalem. She is the only Arab woman in the Mevaseret Zion chapter and has been volunteering with United Hatzalah for … Continue reading

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“Our Common Goal Is Saving Lives”- Jewish and Muslim EMTs Leave Training Class To Save A Life

On Monday night at 9:30 p.m., four United Hatzalah volunteers were participating in an advanced EMT training class. Three of them were Jewish men, Alon Goldenberg, Yoni Butbul, and Israel Yaakov Avitan, and one, Sanaa Mahameed is a religious Muslim … Continue reading

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New Pesach Haggadah Just Released from United Hatzalah Chairman Mark Gerson

We are delighted to announce that Mark Gerson, our great friend and the co-founder and Chairman of United Hatzalah,  has just published a book on the Haggadah: The Telling: How Judaism’s Essential Book Reveals the Meaning of Life.  This book, … Continue reading

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