Tag Archives: Rescue

The Craziest Thing I Have Ever Done The Night Before An Exam

By – Ravit Staub Last Tuesday night I participated in an ambulance shift on one of United Hatzalah’s mobile intensive care units that was stationed in Tel Aviv. In addition to being a volunteer EMT, I’m a medical student, and … Continue reading

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Two Women Save Their Neighbor’s Life After He Collapsed In Front Of His Children

Last Tuesday, Talia Brauer and Tina Berkowitz, two United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs from the town of Ein Hod, which is located in a remote area of the Hof HaCarmel region, saved the life of one of their neighbors. The incident … Continue reading

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In Israel, Emergency First Responders Are A Family

This past week marked both Memorial Day and Independence Day in Israel. Due to the Covid-19 Coronavirus threat, the Israeli government placed a lockdown on the country, and people were not allowed to congregate or visit the graves of their … Continue reading

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EMT Saves Choking Baby He Helped Deliver a Week Prior Then Extricates Stuck Ambulance That Was Trying To Transport The Infant To The Hospital

On Monday evening just after 9:00 p.m., an infant, just barely one-week-old choked and suffered severe aspiration in a small town in Gush Etzion. His mother screamed for help and a neighbor called emergency services. Within less than one minute … Continue reading

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Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel raised $15 million at the second annual Los Angeles Gala event with Keynote Address by Dr. Miriam Adelson

Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel (www.israelrescue.org) hosted the 2nd Annual Gala in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on Feb. 27th, 2020 with over 1,100 people in attendance. The gathered crowd contributed to the success of the organization by … Continue reading

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The Impulse to Bring Back a Pulse

On Sunday, February 23rd, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yossi Vaknin was eating breakfast at his home in Migdal HaEmek when he received an emergency alert on his phone and was dispatched to help a 30-year-old woman with diabetes who had … Continue reading

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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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