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EMTs Save Afula Man In Successful CPR

Just after 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, a man in his 60s suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed on Mishmar HaYarden Street in Afula. His worried family members called emergency services for help.   United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Tomer Ben Yehuda was … Continue reading

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Prayers And Medical Intervention Save A Life In Petach Tikvah

On Monday evening, just after 5:00 p.m., a man in his 60s was taking a walk on Jerusalem Street in Petach Tikvah in order to get some exercise. The man began to feel weak and stopped his walk to catch … Continue reading

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EMT Saves Two Choking Victims At One Emergency

On Sunday evening United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Gavriel Bitton rescued two people, a father and a daughter from choking at the same incident. Gavriel who hails from Tel Aviv and serves as the team leader for United Hatzalah in the … Continue reading

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Racing To Save Lives: Global 5K Run Keeps People Active Raises $300,000 for United Hatzalah

Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel launches its first-ever virtual run/walk/race to help people stay connected to each other while supporting the lifesaving efforts of EMS volunteers in Israel.    On August 16th, United Hatzalah is holding its first-ever virtual … Continue reading

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A Dance of Life

By: Dvir Adani My name is Dvir Adani and I am a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah. I am a person who often participates in quite a few parties. Living in Israel’s cultural center in the greater Tel Aviv area, … Continue reading

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Inscribe Yourself In The Book of Lifesaving

Every single day, more than 1,000 people in Israel find themselves in the worst scenario that they have ever been in their lives. They are facing severe medical crises and are in need of emergency assistance. When these moments happen, … Continue reading

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Israelis Asked to Save Lives While Grocery Shopping

Israel’s largest supermarket chain Shufersal has teamed up with United Hatzalah to help save lives in Israel. The supermarket chain is currently holding a campaign until Saturday night that allows shoppers to add an additional 10 shekels to their shopping … Continue reading

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A Life-Saving Couple That Saved A Couple Of Lives Over The Weekend

Miri Shvimmer and Lior Eskenasy are an engaged couple who both live in Holon and are both United Hatzalah volunteer responders.  In fact, they often ride to emergencies together on Lior’s ambucycle. “Whenever there are calls that need ALS we … Continue reading

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Here’s What 9 Million Shekels Look Like In EMS Vehicles

Last week Thursday night, as Israel’s Independence Day was coming to a close, a few hundred people gathered in a banquet hall on the edge of the coastal city of Bat Yam. The banquet hall, Sunset Hall, is one of … Continue reading

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34 New Charedi Women To Serve Their Communities As First Responders

34 Charedi Women graduated a United Hatzalah EMT course on Thursday, joining the Women’s Unit of the organization. The newly trained EMTs will be tasked with providing emergency medical care as first responders to women in the Charedi communities of … Continue reading

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