Tag Archives: lifesaving

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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