Tag Archives: Mother

I Became An EMT To Help My Daughter, Last Night I Saved Someone Else’s

My name is Chagit Biton, I live in Kiryat Malachi and I make wigs for a living. Thank G-d I have 8 children. Five years ago, my daughter Shaina was born with a severe case of epilepsy. Aside from when … Continue reading

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Mother, Daughter, and Guest, Leave Mimouna Celebration To Save A Life

 On Sunday morning, just after 12:45 a.m., a 35-year-old mother of two collapsed during the traditional Mimouna celebration. The unfortunate woman had suffered a heart attack and fell unconscious in front of her family and friends.  Nearby, United Hatzalah volunteers … Continue reading

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Saving a Man’s Life, For The Second Time

On Tuesday morning, at 10:30 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Alan Malka was in his home in Petah Tikva getting his day started after a late-night shift when he heard the ringing sound coming from his emergency communications device. With … Continue reading

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When Volunteering Becomes Personal

27-year-old Yhoodit Mazooz is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and resident of the city Holon. Since she was a young girl, Yhoodit has always been fascinated with the world of volunteers and emergency medicine. Volunteering from a young age, Yhoodit … Continue reading

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Woman Saves The Life Of Her Own Daughter Thanks To Her EMT Training

Towards the end of 2019, Roxanne Weinberg took an EMT training course to become a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT so that she could help others. Little did she know that what she learned in the course would save the life … Continue reading

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“I Would Do It All Over Again” – Volunteer First Responder Forced Into Isolation After Treating New Mother Who Tested Positive For Corona

One month ago, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Daniel Katzenstein received an alert from his communication device, notifying him about a medical emergency occurring near his home in Neve Yaakov. Daniel headed to the address in his emergency flycar. As per … Continue reading

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Helping People Sometimes Involves Going Beyond Medical Treatment

By Devo Klein Recently one Thursday afternoon, a United Hatzalah volunteer was driving his ambucycle when he received an alert to a medical emergency on the very street that he was currently on. The volunteer quickly zipped over to the … Continue reading

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Druze Park Ranger and EMT Saves Jewish Choking Infant In Nachal Amud

Afiw Bkreia lives in the town of Peki’in and works as a park ranger in the national park of Nachal Amud in Israel’s Galilee. He is married with one son and is a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah. On Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Helping Others: The Satisfaction Of A Mother, Teacher, And Her Son

By: Deena Horenstein United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Osnat Reuven, willingly devoted her time over the past couple of months to provide humanitarian assistance on top of her regular EMS duties. Already by Purim, just at the beginning of the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Saving My Own Mother

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Noa Salant was shocked when she responded to an emergency incident to find her mother to be the patient in need of medical care. The family was supposed to get together for some quality time and … Continue reading

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