Tag Archives: Paramedic

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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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 Angel of Death” Paramedic Reflects on Meron One Year Later

By Avi Marcus I felt like the angel of death last year in Meron. I was supposed to leave the mountain and the festival at 12:00 a.m. as that is when my shift ended. I am the Deputy Head of … Continue reading

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Heartfelt Thoughts on Being Dispatched To The Ukraine Border

By Avi Marcus On Thursday just around noon, I was notified that I would be leading a medical and humanitarian expedition to the Ukraine border with Moldova to assist the refugees fleeing the conflict in Ukraine. This would be the … Continue reading

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Responding From Home And En Route

On Monday morning at around 7:30 a.m, an older woman suffered a cardiac arrest on Matityahu Street in the town of Gan Yavneh. Worried family members called emergency services for help. Seconds later, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs Tal Mor and … Continue reading

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Soccer Fan Suffers Cardiac Arrest Mid-Game Rescued By On-Scene Paramedic

Almost three weeks ago, on Monday evening at the soccer game between Hapoel Be’er Sheva and Maccabi Haifa in the Yaakov Turner Toto Stadium in Be’er Sheva, Yossi Cohen, a 42-year-old man, suffered a cardiac arrest. Fortunately, United Hatzalah volunteer … Continue reading

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Shabbat Rescue in Karnei Shomron

On Friday at around 5:10 p.m., during the evening prayer service, a 47-year-old man lost consciousness and collapsed onto the floor of the synagogue in Karnei Shomron. Two men davening in the shul, a congregant with EMT training and a … Continue reading

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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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One Year After Being Injured In An Act of Violence, EMT Saves Car Accident Victim

Eiad Azem is a United Hatzalah volunteer from the city of Tayibe, an Arab city in central Israel, and the deputy head of the team there. He is an incredible person who is always willing to help others. Eiad continues … Continue reading

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Thankful To Help

On Monday morning just after 9:00 a.m. a man in his 40s who lives in a long-term medical care facility for those with pre-existing medical conditions in Neve Michael, was eating his breakfast together with the assistance of a staff … Continue reading

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