Tag Archives: lifesaving

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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“Dear Rabbi, Please Excuse My Son for Being Late to School Today, His Father Was Performing CPR on a Stranger.”

United Hatzalah volunteers work across the country and treat close to 900 people per day. Yesterday morning a story occurred that gave us a glimpse into the less talked about side of how their volunteering can affect their lives and … Continue reading

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An Extraordinary Meeting Takes Place in Dimona

Two weeks ago, a meeting took place on a bus in Dimona that was quite out of the ordinary. The thing that made it extraordinary was not that only one of the people recognized the other, nor was it that … Continue reading

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Saving Lives is All in the Family: Elderly Man Saved By Grandson’s EMT Colleagues Lives to See Granddaughter Marry Volunteer EMT

On November 8th, an 82-year-old man collapsed on the street in Holon, he was standing near a shop window when he suffered a heart attack. Emergency services were called and volunteers from Israel’s national volunteer emergency medical services (EMS) organization … Continue reading

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