Tag Archives: Resuscitation

And They Went Together – United Hatzalah EMTs Avraham and Yitzchak Leave Early in The Morning To Save The Life Of A Holon Resident

On Sunday morning at around 7:30 AM, an 89-year-old man lost consciousness in his apartment on Sokolov street in Holon. When his caretaker found him unresponsive, he called emergency services for help, the closest medical volunteers were notified and dispatched … Continue reading

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Two Successful CPR’s in One Weekend

On Friday just before noon, Roey Ido, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT was at home getting ready for Shabbat, when his emergency communication device began to sound alerting him to a medical emergency taking place nearby. Without hesitating, Roey dropped … Continue reading

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Early Morning CPR Saves a Life in Be’er Sheva on Sunday

Early Sunday morning at around 1:00 a.m., a man in his 70s collapsed in his home on Har Boker Street. The man’s son called emergency services for help when he found his father unconscious, not breathing, and without a pulse. … 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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Sunday In Holon With A Dying Man

This past Sunday night, just after 7:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Meir Turgeman was at his home in Holon with his family, when he received an emergency alert from his communications device. A 71-year-old man had collapsed in his … Continue reading

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In EMS in Israel One Can Never Give Up On A Life – The Story of Paramedic Yehezkel Yitzchak Gabbai

A baby in Israel is alive today thanks to Yehezkel Yitzchak Gabbai, a paramedic and the Deputy Chapter Head of the Galil chapter of United Hatzalah. Yehezkel lives in Tzefat with his wife and 11 children. In addition to providing for his … Continue reading

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