Tag Archives: Tel Aviv

Saving A Suspected Overdose Patient

On Friday morning at around 9:00 a.m., a 35-year-old man suddenly lost consciousness in his room in a hostel in Tel Aviv. Guests of the establishment called emergency services for help as the man was not responding to them, and … Continue reading

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Small Acts Can Make A Big Difference

On Monday at around 2:30 p.m., a 60-year-old man sitting on a chair in a subterranean parking garage in Tel Aviv suddenly lost consciousness and keeled over. To the horror of the surrounding people, the man was completely unresponsive. They … Continue reading

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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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EMT Treats Woman On Board A Flight from Israel to Newark

On Sunday morning, on a flight from Tel Aviv to Newark, NJ, a 60-year-old woman started suffering from symptoms alluding to a stroke. Avi Nefoussi, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, was the only medical personnel on the flight.   As … Continue reading

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Following Up A Life-Saving Rescue With A Birth

This morning at around 11:00 a.m., a 75-year-old man collapsed while on Levanda Street in Tel Aviv. It appeared that the man suffered from a sudden cardiac arrest. Passersby called emergency services for help while others who have previous CPR … Continue reading

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Thankful Family Gives Mishloach Manot To First Responder Who Helped Two Brothers In Separate Instances

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yagel Bar Kama, makes his living as a dog-walker in northern Tel Aviv. Whenever he receives an emergency alert, he drops what he is doing and rushes out to provide emergency medical care to those in … Continue reading

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One of Those Days That Make It All Worthwhile

On Sunday morning, just after 8:00 a.m. passersby spotted a woman sprawled on a mattress in an alleyway just off of Bnei Brak Street in Tel Aviv. Worried about her well-being, the concerned citizens called emergency services and requested assistance.  … Continue reading

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Helping A Coworker Through a Heart Attack

One month ago, at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday night, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Guy Ezer was at home in Northern Tel-Aviv when his communications device alerted him to a nearby medical emergency. Continue reading

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Early Morning Rescue At Tel Aviv Train Station

At 8:07 a.m. on Wednesday morning, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Avraham Levy was returning home from staffing an all-night municipal election vote-count in the city of Tel Mond. He was driving one of the organization’s ambulances back from the event … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Head of Strategy Saves Local Grocery Store Owner

When Moti Elmaliach is not working as the head of strategy and PR at United Hatzalah, he is out saving lives as one of the organization’s 6,000 volunteer EMTs. Moti lives with his family in Tel Aviv and often responds … Continue reading

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