Tag Archives: Rescue

Religious Muslim Woman Ambucycle EMT Saves Children From Trapped Car

One recent early afternoon, Sanaa Mahameed, a religious Muslim woman who volunteers with United Hatzalah, was at her home in Umm al-Fahm when the dispatch center alerted her to a car accident that had occurred on the road to the … Continue reading

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Daughter’s Rescue Leads A Father To Become An EMT

Two years ago, Hila Zohar, aged 17 at the time, fell off of the roof of her home in Or Yehuda after she suffered a seizure. The fall, more than 8 meters, caused a serious head injury, massive bleeding and … Continue reading

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Getting Off a Bus To Save A Life

Monday started out as a regular morning for Avi Vilman, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT from Bnei Brak. He got up, went about his normal morning routine and headed out to morning prayers at sunrise. When he finished his prayers, … Continue reading

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Sheryl Sandberg and Family Honors United Hatzalah Volunteers in Israel

Sheryl Sandberg and Family Honors United Hatzalah Volunteers in Israel Visit coincides with family’s donation of an ambulance to aid volunteer first responders Sheryl Sandberg and her parents, Joel and Adelle Sandberg, honored first responders at the national headquarters of … Continue reading

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More Than Just A Winch

Menachem Goldberg volunteers as an EMT with United Hatzalah and serves as the chapter head for the Nahariya chapter. Two weeks ago, Goldberg responded to an emergency where the rescue he undertook involved a different type of lifesaving.    The … Continue reading

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One Active Friday

Ram Oz is a 2-meter-tall combat veteran and extreme-sport enthusiast from Hod Hasharon who volunteers as a United Hatzalah EMT and drives one of the organization’s ambucycles.    Recently this past Friday night, Ram responded to a stabbing incident. He … Continue reading

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Interrupting Prayers To Save A Choking Infant

United Hatzalah volunteer Yisrael Shavit saved a young girl in Hadera from choking on Sunday evening. After arriving in less than a minute at the scene of the incident, Shavit managed to single-handedly treat and rescue an infant from what … Continue reading

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An Inspiring Story from the Ethiopian Protests

A lot of news sources reported on the violence and the traffic that transpired during the Ethiopian protests across Israel yesterday. The protests caused a lot of difficulty for many people around the country as major thoroughfares were blocked by … Continue reading

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Saving My Own Mother

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Noa Salant was shocked when she responded to an emergency incident to find her mother to be the patient in need of medical care. The family was supposed to get together for some quality time and … Continue reading

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Israeli EMT Rescues Injured Hiker in India’s Himalayan Mountains

This past Friday just before Shabbat began, an Israeli hiker fell approximately 40 meters down while trekking up the Bashisht mountains near the town of Old Manali, India. Chabad Rabbi, Menachem Bakush, who works out of the Chabad house in … Continue reading

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