Tag Archives: Tel Aviv

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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EMT Saves Two Choking Victims At One Emergency

On Sunday evening United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Gavriel Bitton rescued two people, a father and a daughter from choking at the same incident. Gavriel who hails from Tel Aviv and serves as the team leader for United Hatzalah in the … Continue reading

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Finding A Missing Elderly Woman In The Coronavirus Era

Liran Mazkereth is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT living in Tel Aviv and serving with the Herzliya team. On a recent Wednesday night, United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center was alerted to an 80-year-old woman who was reported missing in … Continue reading

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Rescue In A Yarkon Hotel

A few weeks ago on Tuesday, at 12:30 p.m. United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center received a phone call regarding a serious injury that had just taken place in a Tel-Aviv hotel on HaYarkon Street. The dispatching system automatically alerted … Continue reading

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Muslim Helps Charedi Woman Suffering From Corona Light Candles On Erev Chag

A 90-year-old Charedi woman from Bnei Brak was diagnosed with Covid-19 Coronavirus just before the last day of Pesach. On Tuesday afternoon she was brought to the hotel in Tel Aviv set aside for those diagnosed with Corona and remained … Continue reading

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Disabled EMT Saves Lives In Israel With Specialized EMS Vehicle

Dan Shmuel heads the Tel Aviv branch of United Hatzalah, a volunteer EMS organization that provides all of its services free of charge to anyone who needs it, regardless of nationality, race, religion or gender. Dan was injured in a … Continue reading

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Dramatic CPR on Train Saves A Life

United Hatzalah paramedic Liad Ohana was traveling by train from his home in Ofakim to Tel Aviv on Monday morning when he heard screams coming from the seat behind him. A man had collapsed and was unconscious. Liad immediately rushed … Continue reading

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Woman Nine Months Pregnant Performs Lifesaving CPR

On Friday at approximately 1:30 a.m. two young people were reported electrocuted in a pool. One of the young men was pulled out of the pool unconscious. He was not breathing and had no pulse or signs of life. A … Continue reading

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