Tag Archives: Miriam Ballin

United Hatzalah EMS Couple and Pair of Twins Receive Citation of Excellence From Mayor of Jerusalem

On Wednesday, the citation for excellence was presented to volunteers of each branch of emergency services in Jerusalem. In the field of EMS, the award was presented to Miriam and Dr. Adam Ballin for their dedication and devotion as United … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Inaugurates New Ambulance for Psychotrauma Unit and Central Jerusalem

On Friday morning, at the Wolfson buildings on Diskin Street,  United Hatzalah inaugurated a new ambulance. “The new ambulance will be a dual purpose ambulance,” said Miriam Ballin, Director of the organization’s Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit. “The ambulance will … Continue reading

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The Jewish Voice Interviews United Hatzalah at AIPAC 2017

The Jewish Voice Newspaper interviewed Eli Beer, Miriam Miedzinski-Ballin, and Dovie Maisel of United Hatzalah at the AIPAC Conference in Washington D.C. United Hatzalah’s delegation is attending the conference and has a booth in the conference lobby where they are … Continue reading

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Community Responders Save Woman Long Before Ambulances Arrive

Last Thursday evening while traveling on Highway One near the Ein Hemed interchange, Davidi Dahan and Moshe Feuer received an emergency alert from United Hatzalah’s dispatch and command center notifying them that there was a case of extreme exhaustion and … Continue reading

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In mass terror attacks, psychologists on the heels of EMTs

First responders include trained psychologists and social workers to help witnesses reconnect to reality in the face of trauma As reported by the Times of Israel Emergency first responders weren’t the only people speeding towards the terror attack on the … Continue reading

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Trauma expert tells of ‘horrific’ scene at suspected Jerusalem murder-suicide

From the Jerusalem Post: One day after witnessing the immediate aftermath of a mother who reportedly killed her four young daughters, then took her own life in the family’s Jerusalem apartment, the head of United Hatzalah’s Trauma and Crisis Response … Continue reading

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The Couple that Saves Lives Together on Shabbat

Amazing Shabbat story from Jerusalem United Hatzalah volunteer Miriam Miedzinski-Ballin. “Last night I was preparing shabbat dinner when my MIRS radio started talking. It was the familiar voice of the United Hatzalah dispatch operator delivering information about a serious call, … Continue reading

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Caring for the Caregivers – Emergency Psychotrauma Unit Supports EMS Responders After Traumatic Car Accident

On Saturday night, following a vehicular accident that tragically claimed the lives of two people and shocked the communities of Kiryat Gat and Moshav Uza, United Hatzalah’s Psychotrauma Unit provided a critical incident debrief for the EMTs and paramedics who … Continue reading

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Prime Minister, President, Chief Rabbi and Mayor Recognize Lifesaving Activities of United Hatzalah During 10th Anniversary Ceremony

United Hatzalah marked its tenth anniversary on Monday evening at a celebratory event, which also marked 30 years of Hatzalah’s lifesaving activities in Israel. The mega-event took place at Jerusalem’s Pais Arena and brought together 12,000 people, which included 3,000 … Continue reading

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