Tag Archives: Muslim

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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Rescuing A Girl Who Fell Off A Cliff

On Sunday evening, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Samr Salama was in his home in the town of Ein Naqquba when his emergency communications device began alerting him of an active medical emergency. A 16-year-old girl had been hiking in the … Continue reading

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Jewish Factory Manager Saves The Life Of An Electrocuted Arab Worker

 Ehud Yardeni lives in Kiryat Gat and works as a section manager at a factory that makes juices in the nearby Kibbutz with the same name, Kibbutz Gat. In addition to his regular job, Ehud volunteers as a United Hatzalah … Continue reading

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Muslim Man Saves His Neighbor’s Life Just Before Friday Prayers

On Friday, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Muhammad Aliyan was at his home in the Beit Safafa neighborhood of Jerusalem preparing to go to noon prayers when the emergency application on his phone alerted him to a medical emergency occurring in … Continue reading

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Saving a Woman I’ve Saved Before

Late Wednesday afternoon, Bashir Abu Ata, a Muslim volunteer with United Hatzalah was driving on the highway near the entrance of the town after returning from transporting a patient back home from a medical checkup. Just as Bashir entered the … Continue reading

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Amid the Tensions, Jewish EMTs Perform CPR In East Jerusalem, Save A Muslim Man’s life

Early Sunday morning, Shimon Afgin and Avi Gian, two Jewish volunteer EMTs with United Hatzalah, were on their scheduled ambulance shift in Jerusalem, when they were alerted to a nearby emergency. The location was on A-Sahl Aljadid street, in the … Continue reading

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Muslim Doctor Lightly Injured After Protecting A Jewish Man With His Own Body During An Attempted Lynch in Tamra

Amid the violence plaguing numerous cities in Israel in the past week, a throng of Muslims attempted to lynch a Jewish man who entered the Muslim city of Tamra in the Galilee. In the incident which occurred on Wednesday night, … Continue reading

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