Tag Archives: Support Israel with United Hatzalah

Deceased Man Triggers Tough Memories for Responding EMT

On Sunday night a man was found unconscious in his car on Ben-Zvi Street in Tel Aviv. Police responded to the incident and called for emergency medical services to come and assist and try to resuscitate the man.    United … Continue reading

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“The Angel of Death” Paramedic Reflects on Meron One Year Later

By Avi Marcus I felt like the angel of death last year in Meron. I was supposed to leave the mountain and the festival at 12:00 a.m. as that is when my shift ended. I am the Deputy Head of … Continue reading

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Dramatic Helicopter Rescue Saves 12-Year-Old Boy After Remote Hiking Injury

On Wednesday, a little bit before 1:00 p.m., a group of hikers in the Arbel Nature Reserve near Migdal called emergency services when a 12-year-old boy from their group was hit on the head by a falling rock.  United Hatzalah … Continue reading

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“Real Life Angels Exist”

By Dina Shoval Last Friday night was one of the most harrowing nights that I have ever experienced in my life. It began like any other regular Friday night, I was with my family, we made Kiddush, ate our meal, … Continue reading

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After Collapsing In Her Own Kindergarten, Ashdod Teacher Successfully Resuscitated by First Responders

Just after 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, a kindergarten teacher in her 40s lost consciousness and collapsed in front of the children in a local kindergarten in Ashdod. Children shrieked as other staff members hurriedly called emergency services for help. One … Continue reading

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Holocaust Survivors Reunite With Long Lost Family Members, Hold Bar Mitzvah Celebration at age of 92

Walter and Oscar Blau, a pair of Holocaust survivor brothers from Israel, were sure they were the only ones in their family who survived the Holocaust and World War II. To their surprise, they discovered that they have an entire … Continue reading

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Being There For Others In Their Time of Need – The Story Of A Pesach Rescue

On Thursday night (Erev Shvi’i Shel Pesach), Rabbi Shalom Zohar was at synagogue in Kfar Saba in the middle of evening prayers, when his United Hatzalah comm device started buzzing. A man from the neighborhood had collapsed suddenly at his … Continue reading

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Baby Girl Born Three Years After Her Father’s Life Was Saved, Both By The Same EMT

On Monday night, a woman went into labor at her home in one of Jerusalem’s northern neighborhoods. Her husband quickly called emergency services for help. The family, who was familiar with some of the first responders in their neighborhood, waited … Continue reading

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Visiting The Elderly Has Made Me a Better Person – Ten Kavod Project Be’er Sheva

Menachem Ashash-    Menachem Ashash is 30-years-old and volunteers as a part of United Hatzalah’s Ten Kavod project. He is originally from Netanya but currently resides in Be’er Sheva where he’s studying to become an electrical engineer.    Last year, … Continue reading

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More Than 500 Seniors Living Alone Receive Gift Packages For Pesach As Part of National Drive To Care For The Elderly Ahead of the Holiday

During the past week, more than 500 senior citizens who live by themselves, received gift packages containing matzah and wine for the Pesach seder, as well as a special holiday blessing. The country-wide initiative is part of a national drive … Continue reading

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