Tag Archives: Rescue

Saving A Life In A Kfar Saba Library

On Sunday morning, just after 10:00 a.m., a man in his 60s was browsing through some book in the municipal library of Kfar Saba when he suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed on the floor. Worried staff members rushed to … Continue reading

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From Death To Life in 10 Minutes

On Monday night at 10:50 p.m. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shalom Belchamo from Kiryat Gat was at home cleaning his house for Pesach when he received an urgent alert from United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center notifying him that he … Continue reading

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Responding in 20 Seconds To Save A Woman Who Collapsed In Front Of Her Own Children

On Monday morning, just after 9:00 a.m., a 57-year-old woman was walking down Ben Gurion Street in Ma’alot-Tarshiha, taking her child to an extracurricular class, when she collapsed on the sidewalk. The incident happened to take place right across the … Continue reading

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A Burning Passion To Help

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Sophie Donio who works and lives in the southern city Eilat, rescued an older woman on Sunday after the woman lost control of her mobility scooter and crashed on a major thoroughfare in the city. The … Continue reading

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Stepping Up To Save A Life When No One Else Is Around

On Shabbat morning, just after 10 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avraham Farkash was walking to synagogue in the town Ma’ale Hever when he was alerted to a nearby medical emergency. Avraham’s communications device notified him of the address, which … Continue reading

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These Contagious Acts Of Lifesaving and Loving Kindness

On Monday afternoon, just after 3:00 p.m. a man in his 60s  standing in the check-out line of a local supermarket on Jabotinsky Street in Ramat Gan suddenly collapsed. As the man fell, he hit his head on the check-out … Continue reading

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When the Ambulance Is Too Far Away To Help

Last Thursday evening, a woman was in her home in Akko, preparing dinner in the kitchen when she suddenly collapsed and lost consciousness. Her alarmed husband screamed and thus alerted their neighbor who then called United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command … 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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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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