Tag Archives: life

A Quick Pit Stop

On November 1st, just after 3:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Aryeh Shavit was on his way home from work on his ambucycle. As he was turning the corner to his street, his communications device alerted him to a medical … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Had A Feeling So Great It Is Difficult To Put Into Words?

A week ago on Shabbat morning, an elderly woman aspirated half-an-hour after eating breakfast in her home in Holon. Her raspy coughing alerted her daughter, who quickly ran to her side. At first, the daughter didn’t realize the seriousness of … 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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As Life Comes and Life Goes We Need to Do Our Best

– By Miriam Ballin, EMT-B, Psychotrauma Director “I’ve just had a mind-blowing 24 hours as a volunteer first responder, it made an incredible impression on me. It was Shavuot night (Feast of Pentecost) and I was preparing to have some … Continue reading

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