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Assisting A Psychiatric Patient In A Police Station

Roman Firas is a father of four and a dedicated United Hatzalah volunteer, hailing from the town of Ein-Rafa, located near Jerusalem. Roman serves as a dispatcher at United Hatzalah’s headquarters in Jerusalem and the co-head of the Muslim East-Jerusalem … Continue reading

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First Responder Acts Quickly To Save a Life In East Jerusalem

By – Devo Klein Mohammed Ahbeed is a Muslim volunteer EMT living in East Jerusalem who joined United Hatzalah last year. He has quickly proven himself as an active and dedicated volunteer who selflessly gives of his time and energy … Continue reading

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Volunteer EMT Saves Two Lives In One Night

Marwan Masarwe volunteers as an EMT and runs United Hatzalah’s chapter in the Muslim city of Taibe. Last Friday night, Marwan received an emergency notification on his communication device regarding a serious road accident at a nearby intersection. The devoted … Continue reading

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Hotel Security Guard Saves Six Lives

Jamal Veraki is 29-years-old and works as a security guard in a hotel in the southern city of Eilat. Jamal recently graduated from his EMT training course and has been a volunteer with United Hatzalah for just six months. In … 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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Arab EMTs Join Medical Team in Uman

What brings an Israeli Arab to Uman for Rosh Hashanah? Ayman Ibrahim, an Israeli Arab from Abu Gosh went to Uman for the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah. He was asked to be part of a special team of volunteers … Continue reading

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Gunshot Victim Thanks First Responder Who Saved His Life

Last Saturday afternoon a young Arab man was attacked in the Ein el-Maghara neighborhood of Umm al-Fahm, an Arab town that lies just south of Afula in northern Israel. The man was shot several times and seriously injured by unknown … Continue reading

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Israel’s Ramadan Responders – Fasting and Saving Lives

On June 13th, the penultimate day of the month of Ramadan, the holiest month in the Muslim calendar, five United Hatzalah emergency medical volunteers responded to a large-scale fire in Umm al-Fahm. The blaze took place in an auto-body parts … Continue reading

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Save An Uncle, Save a City – How One Muslim EMT Created a Revolution In His City

For more than sixteen years Marwan Masarwe has worked as an ambulance driver and EMT. He used to go to work, help people while doing his job and then head home. But three years ago his daily routine changed, and … Continue reading

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