Tag Archives: Rescue

EMT Sick With Corona and Residing At Corona Hotel Brings Medical Relief and Joy To Other Patients

Elkana Breuer, a resident of Beitar Illit, works as a singer and keyboardist and teaches in an elementary school. On Rosh Hashanah, he prayed in a small minyan where the congregation strictly adhered to all of the rules of the … Continue reading

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EMT Saves Two Choking Victims At One Emergency

On Sunday evening United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Gavriel Bitton rescued two people, a father and a daughter from choking at the same incident. Gavriel who hails from Tel Aviv and serves as the team leader for United Hatzalah in the … Continue reading

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Baby Rescued From Hot Car in Petach Tikvah

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Alan Malka, saved the life of an infant girl on Sunday morning when he pulled her from a locked hot car on Aharonovitz Street in Petach Tikvah. “I was working at my job in the Municipality … Continue reading

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The Importance of Always Having Backup When Needed

Two months ago, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Salah Majad was in his home in the village of Beit Hanina, celebrating a family event, when he received an emergency alert to a nearby car accident. The report from dispatch that came … Continue reading

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Saving A Choking Baby- A Truly Meaningful Yom Kippur

On Yom Kippur evening, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Mordecai Holtz, who lives in the town of Neve Daniel, was praying in shul during the special holiday service, when his emergency communication device alerted him to a medical emergency that was … Continue reading

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How Adapting Vehicles To The Emergency Lowers Response Times And Saves Lives

Earlier this month on a Tuesday afternoon, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Daniel Bakovza, received an emergency alert to a medical emergency that had taken place nearby. A man was swimming in the ocean near the beach in Ashdod when he … Continue reading

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Not Your Typical Saturday At The Zoo

By – Devo Klein One Shabbat afternoon at 3 pm, David Badar was enjoying an afternoon nap when he awoke to the buzzing of his United Hatzalah communication device. The dispatch was alerting him to a child who had sustained … 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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The Shot That Saved A Woman’s Life

Rabbi Menachem Bakush hails from the town of Adei Ad in the Shilo region. He rides an ambucycle, drives a rescue ATV in the rocky hills of Samaria, and serves as assistant team leader for United Hatzalah’s lifesaving activities in … Continue reading

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Druze Park Ranger and EMT Saves Jewish Choking Infant In Nachal Amud

Afiw Bkreia lives in the town of Peki’in and works as a park ranger in the national park of Nachal Amud in Israel’s Galilee. He is married with one son and is a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah. On Tuesday, … Continue reading

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