Tag Archives: Muslim

Choking Baby in Umm al-Fahm Saved By Her Aunt’s Quick Intervention

On Sunday afternoon just after 3:30 p.m., a seven-month-old baby choked on some food that she was eating. Her worried mother, knowing that her own sister-in-law is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT called her and asked for help.  United Hatzalah … Continue reading

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Neighborly in Nazareth

On Sunday evening, just before 11:00 p.m., a man in his 40s with a long medical history wanted to take a walk outside. As he left his home in the neighborhood of Yafa an-Naseriyye in Nazareth, he suffered a sudden … Continue reading

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Treating An Injured Motorcyclist Amid A Field Transfer

On Sunday night at around 11:00 p.m., a 35-year-old motorcyclist was racing along the dimly lit streets in the northern town of Jadeidi-Makr. All of a sudden, he lost control of the vehicle, crashed, and flew off of it, sustaining … Continue reading

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Arab Man Shot in Tamra, Rescued By First Responders

On Wednesday night at around 9:30 p.m., a 45-year-old man was in the soccer field in Tamra, an Arab city in the lower Galilee, when he was shot by an armed gunman. He sustained serious injuries having been shot five … Continue reading

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Nahariya Man Collapses Mid-Exercise At A Local Gym

On Wednesday in Nahariya, at around 8:00 p.m., a 50-year-old man was performing his intense exercise regimen in a local gym when he suffered a sudden cardiac arrest and collapsed. His fellow gym mates stopped their respective workouts, rushed to … Continue reading

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The Best Reason To Get Out Of Bed in The Morning – Saving a Life

Just after 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning, a woman in her 50s with a complicated medical history was about to eat breakfast at her home in the Galilean city of Tur’an. Her sister was bringing her some food when the … Continue reading

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After a Shooting in the Arab-Israeli Community or Arraba, Violence Boils Over as First Responders Are Attacked, Again

A few minutes before 10:00 p.m., on Sunday evening a 20-year-old man was found shot in the Arab city of Arraba in the Northern District of Israel. All emergency responders in the surrounding vicinity were alerted to the act of … Continue reading

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A True Friendship Between a Muslim and Jew

Written by Sarah Bechor: I met Ranya Abu Sha’ban a few years back. I was told that out of all of United Hatzalah’s 6000+ volunteers, she was the only woman Muslim medic who spoke English. And she still is.    … Continue reading

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New Muslim EMT Performs First Successful CPR on a Jewish Woman and Saves Her Life

On Wednesday evening at around 7:30 p.m., a 70-year-old woman lost consciousness in her home on Simtat Tamari street in Kiryat Motskin. The woman’s son arrived at her home a few minutes later upon returning from work and found her … Continue reading

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Acts of Kindness Day

Today, February 17th, we celebrate Acts of Kindness Day.  In this honor, we wanted to highlight some of the incredible acts of kindness performed by United Hatzalah. The entire organization is built on kindness, so what we are talking about … Continue reading

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