Tag Archives: Rehovot

After a Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Quick Intervention By EMTs Saves Rehovot Man’s Life

Volunteer EMT Micah Shalom hails from the bustling city of Rehovot, just south of Tel Aviv. At approximately 12:30 A.M. on Friday morning, Micah returned home exhausted from a late-night business meeting. The EMT was just about to hop in … Continue reading

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Saying Thank You 13 Years Later

This past Monday evening, United Hatzalah volunteer and Rehovot resident Micha Shulem walked into one of the shuls in the city to daven Maariv and noticed a man from the corner of his eye looking intensely at him. At the … Continue reading

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Being Prepared Mentally Can Help You Save A Life

Earlier this week on a Wednesday night, just after 9 p.m. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Chani Vaknin, was returning from her nightly run, when a neighbor approached her, just as she was walking into her apartment building. He told her … Continue reading

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Sderot Hero Reunites With Man Who Saved His Life 12 Years Ago

Twelve years ago, Yaakov Bar Yochai, a resident of Sderot who is active in assisting those in need in the city no matter what time of day or night, was involved in a water ski accident in Eilat that left … Continue reading

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A Tractor-Trailer Crash and The Man Who Saved The Day

Bezalel Sebag lives with his family in Rehovot and works for Elbit Systems. Bezalel is a very devoted volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah and is always ready to respond to any medical emergency at a moment’s notice. Betzalel (Middle) on … Continue reading

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Light Amid The Darkness – Some Thoughts On Chanukah By a First Responder

Monday was a particularly difficult day for our team of first responders in Rehovot. Early in the morning, our team responded to a fatal car accident that saw one person killed and others injured. Soon afterward, another call came over … Continue reading

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Rehovot Fire Department, City and United Hatzalah Make Sick Child’s Dream Come True

Last week, a number of rescue organizations banded together with the city of Rehovot to make a sick child’s dream come true. A letter was received by United Hatzalah rescue service asking that they help a sick child feel first … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Volunteers Leave Appreciation Event To Respond To A Murder

On Thursday, members of United Hatzalah volunteer EMS services were in the middle of an appreciation event hosted by the Deputy Mayor of Rehovot when they were called to respond to a shooting. The incident took place in the fields … Continue reading

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Rehovot Resident Donates Same Model of Defibrillator to United Hatzalah as was Used to Save Her Life

6 months ago, Yoel Gal-Dor, a paramedic with the Israeli national volunteer emergency medical services (EMS) organization United Hatzalah, saved the life of his neighbor, Vered Becher. Gal-Dor used a defibrillator to resuscitate Becher. Now Becher is joining United Hatzalah’s … Continue reading

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