Tag Archives: Muslim

Treating a victim of a fallen tree branch

On Sunday morning, at around 10:00 a.m., an Arab construction worker was hit in the head by a falling tree branch while working at a construction site on Ben Ish Chai Street in Beit Shemesh. The branch fell from a … Continue reading

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Muslim and Jewish EMTs Save A collapsed Woman’s Life in Ein Naqquba

On Monday night at around 10:30 p.m., a 50-year-old woman collapsed in her front yard in the town of Ein Naqquba, an Arab village west of Jerusalem. Her children found her lying unresponsive on the ground a few minutes later … Continue reading

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Saving a Life While Help Is Far Away

On Friday morning at 5:30 a.m., a woman in her home in Wadi Yasul, a Palestinian neighborhood in East Jerusalem, called United Hatzalah due to her suffering from shortness of breath. They immediately notified the closest first responders to come … Continue reading

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Introducing Zayid Ahiav – Volunteer Of The Month For October 2021

Introducing Zayid Ahiav – Volunteer Of The Month For October 2021   Zayid Ahiav is a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah, he lives in the town of Kfar Mazra’a in northern Galilee with his wife and three children and works … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah’s Women’s Unit Holds Mass Casualty (MCI) Incident Training Drill

On Tuesday evening in the valley of Emek Ha’Arazim between Mevaseret and Jerusalem, United Hatzalah of Israel held a mass casualty incident (MCI) training exercise for its women’s unit. The simulated drill scenario, which was planned in July, was surprisingly … Continue reading

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Bride and Groom Respond To Vehicular Accident Hours Before Their Wedding

On Monday afternoon September 20th, a Muslim bride, Nour Abu Asi, and her groom, Mohamed Byadsi, were driving back from taking pre-wedding photos outside of their hometown of Jatt, an Arab-Israeli town located in the triangle region of Israel when … Continue reading

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Eli Beer Responds To Pashkvillim Decrying United Hatzalah As Transgressing Laws of Modesty By Training Women EMTs

Earlier this week, posters went up in the more Charedi sections of Beit Shemesh accusing United Hatzalah of transgressing the prohibition of yichud by training female EMTs to respond to medical emergencies. Extremist elements in the Charedi community of Ramat … Continue reading

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Doing Everything I Can to Help

Just before 3:00 a.m. on Monday morning, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shadi Shawar, who lives in the largely Muslim neighborhood of Beit Hanina and works as a manager in customer service in a supermarket, was just finishing his shift when … Continue reading

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Muslim and Jewish EMTs Join Together To Save a Life In Pisgat Zeev

On Sunday night just before midnight, a couple from the Pisgat Zeev neighborhood in Jerusalem was about to go to sleep when the husband suddenly started hearing his wife’s breathing become erratic. He tried to get her to sit up … Continue reading

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Knowing What To Do On Shabbat

On a recent Shabbat at the end of May, a two-year-old girl was suffering from a suspected respiratory emergency at her home on HaShophet Haim Cohen Street in Jerusalem. United Hatzalah physician responder Dr. Aviram Zeiler left his synagogue and … Continue reading

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