Tag Archives: Police

Searching For A Missing Woman In The Jerusalem Forest

On Tuesday night, just after 11 p.m., a 30-year-old woman was declared missing from her home. The worried family reported her absence at the local police station. The woman’s possible whereabouts spanned a large area of the Jerusalem forest, an … Continue reading

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Talking a Former Student Down Off A Ledge

On Monday, just after 9:00 p.m., a man who was suffering from a mental health condition climbed the White Mosque in Ramle and threatened to commit suicide by jumping off the building. People on the street called the police as … Continue reading

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Successful Search And Rescue Finds Three Missing Girls In Petah Tikva

On Monday afternoon, the 21st of December, three young girls, all 9-year-olds, were declared missing from their homes in Petah Tikva. After the Petah Tikva police station received a distress call from one of the mothers, an officer called United … Continue reading

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Saving A Life On The Edge Of A Cliff

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Moshe Raveh was attending to a medical emergency in the town of Shlomi on Shabbat afternoon and was just packing up his equipment after having finished treating the patient when he received another emergency alert regarding … Continue reading

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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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United Hatzalah Holds Mass-Casualty-Incident Training Drill in Conjunction With Israeli police, Jerusalem Soccer Team

(This article was originally written by Eliana Rudee and published on the JNS website🙂 In conjunction with the Israeli police and the Beitar Yerushalayim soccer team, United Hatzalah hosted a large-scale training drill on Monday at Teddy Stadium to simulate … Continue reading

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It Is All Worth It

My name is Lahav Peled and I’ve been a United Hatzalah volunteer for a bit more than a year. I live in Kiryat Tivon, a town near Haifa, in northern Israel. My family and I were visiting my wife’s parents … Continue reading

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Kinneret Emergency Training Drill Simulates Marine Rescue From Burning Boat

More than 40 volunteers from United Hatzalah participated in a training drill on the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) that simulated a mass casualty incident on a burning tourist boat. The volunteers, who hailed from Tiberias (Tevaria) and the surrounding area … Continue reading

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Israeli First Responder Faces Emergency While In Transit at Newark Airport

Last week, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and Regional Coordinator Gavy Friedson was traveling through Newark Airport on his way back from a speaking engagement in Vancouver, Canada. Friedson had been talking about how the organization saves lives by having volunteers … Continue reading

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Israeli Delegation of Emergency Services Meet With Ukranian Government to Discuss Preparations For Rosh Hashanah Pilgrimage to Uman –

In preparation for the tens of thousands of Jewish visitors who will be heading to Uman, Ukraine this year for Rosh Hashanah, an Israeli delegation of representatives from emergency services met with representatives of the Ukrainian government. High ranking Ukrainian … Continue reading

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