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From Pain To Empathy, EMT Overcomes Pain From His Own Accident To Aid Other Accident Victims

On a recent Wednesday afternoon, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yitzchak Levinger received an alert to a serious accident on Keren HaYesod Street in Beit Shemesh, which was right near his location. He immediately dashed to his ambucycle and raced over … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Had A Feeling So Great It Is Difficult To Put Into Words?

A week ago on Shabbat morning, an elderly woman aspirated half-an-hour after eating breakfast in her home in Holon. Her raspy coughing alerted her daughter, who quickly ran to her side. At first, the daughter didn’t realize the seriousness of … Continue reading

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Developing Positivity In The Community

One recent afternoon, a worker fell off a newly casted concrete ledge at a water park under construction in Modi’in, landing on a pile of wooden beams. Coworkers urgently called for help. Yigal’s ambucycle outside of the waterpark in Modi’inUnited … Continue reading

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What and Why Does United Hatzalah Use Ambucycles?

An ambucycle is a motorcycle that has been specially equipped with all of the medical supplies and equipment that an ambulance carries, with the exception of a stretcher, bed, and stair-chair.   The purpose of the ambucycle is to circumvent … Continue reading

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Religious Muslim Woman Ambucycle EMT Saves Children From Trapped Car

One recent early afternoon, Sanaa Mahameed, a religious Muslim woman who volunteers with United Hatzalah, was at her home in Umm al-Fahm when the dispatch center alerted her to a car accident that had occurred on the road to the … Continue reading

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Rushing Out To an Emergency At All Hours of The Day Or Night

Eran Moshe is one of United Hatzalah’s dedicated volunteers in the city of Sderot who provides emergency medical services to people both in the city and the surrounding region in the troubled Gaza periphery. Like all United Hatzalah volunteers, all … 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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