Tag Archives: Rescue

Amid Earthquakes, A Pillar of Kindness in Tevaria Saves A Life

Yair Nachum is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT in Teveria and runs a free lending society (gemach) that provides tables and chairs to people who are having family celebrations. In addition, he is involved in providing food for the needy … Continue reading

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EMT comes to the rescue of patient in ambulance transport

On Friday afternoon at around 12:00 p.m., at the Ar’ara BaNegev Junction, an ambulance driver from a private ambulance company called Israel’s emergency services for help. The man he was transporting, a 60-year-old man who was on dialysis, lost consciousness … Continue reading

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EMTs go from responding to car accident to a cardiac arrest in one busy evening

On Wednesday evening at around 8:30 p.m., a 60-year-old gentleman collapsed on Ha’Atzmaut boulevard in Bat Yam after suffering a cardiac arrest.  United Hatzalah volunteers Beni Mizrachi and Raziel Bney Israeli, had just finished treating patients at the scene of … 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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One Of Those Days Where I Save A Life

At around 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, a 70-year-old man collapsed unconscious after suffering from a cardiac arrest on Hanitah Street in the Neve Sha’anan neighborhood of Haifa. As a result of the fall, he also sustained a large laceration on … Continue reading

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EMT saves a woman’s life then visits her in the hospital the following day

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shahak Barel lives in the city of Akko. On Wednesday afternoon at around 3:15 p.m., as he was resting on his living room sofa after a hard day of work, he heard his emergency communication device … Continue reading

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EMT Treats Woman On Board A Flight from Israel to Newark

On Sunday morning, on a flight from Tel Aviv to Newark, NJ, a 60-year-old woman started suffering from symptoms alluding to a stroke. Avi Nefoussi, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, was the only medical personnel on the flight.   As … Continue reading

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Saving a Life Amid Hanukkah Preparations

A 73-year-old man who was suffering from a number of prior medical conditions collapsed on Sunday morning just after 11:00 a.m. on Zangvil Street in Jerusalem. Worried family members called emergency services for help in order to try to save … Continue reading

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Rescuing A Teen From A Pit With No Water

  Last week on Wednesday afternoon, a young teenager fell into an open pit approximately 4-5 meters deep at a construction site near the Kibbutz of Ma’ayan Baruch in the northern Galilee. His uncle called emergency services for help after … Continue reading

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Performing CPR Alone For 20 Minutes

At around 4:00 a.m. on Friday morning, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Monir Kawas was awakened by an alert to a medical emergency that was occurring nearby. An 83-year-old man had fallen down the stairs from a height of around one … Continue reading

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