Tag Archives: Tel Aviv

United Hatzalah Augments Tel Aviv Team Ahead of Eurovision and White Night

Tonight, from all over the country, United Hatzalah volunteer ambucycle drivers are heading to Tel Aviv to provide emergency medical coverage at the plethora of cultural events taking place in the city over the weekend. With the semi-final and final … Continue reading

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Why I Can’t Drink My Cup of Coffee This Morning

My name is Yagel Bar-Kama, I live in Tel Aviv and I like to walk in Park Hayarkon in the mornings. I work as a dog walker in the city and I am often in the park in the mornings … Continue reading

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EMT Delivers New Year’s Baby On His Own Birthday

My name is Avner Ben David, and I learned this week that there is nothing better than helping to bring a new life into the world in the middle of your workday, especially when that workday is your own birthday … Continue reading

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Meeting Scenes of Chaos With Clarity

Noa Berger lives in a small Moshav called Beit Arif near Shoham. She loves singing and helping others, that is why she volunteers with United Hatzalah. She completed her training a year and a half ago and immediately began saving … Continue reading

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A Life-Saving Couple That Saved A Couple Of Lives Over The Weekend

Miri Shvimmer and Lior Eskenasy are an engaged couple who both live in Holon and are both United Hatzalah volunteer responders.  In fact, they often ride to emergencies together on Lior’s ambucycle. “Whenever there are calls that need ALS we … Continue reading

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Israelis To Benefit From New “Doubling of Ambulances” Initiative From United Hatzalah and United Ambulance of Israel

United Hatzalah recently announced a plan that will eventually see 600 private ambulances, operated by United Ambulance of Israel, that will now be alerted to those in need by United Hatzalah’s dispatch. This new initiative, referred to as “600+600,” means … Continue reading

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How I Found Myself a New Family

Dana Attias is a United Hatzalah EMT volunteer in training. On Wednesday night, Attias helped deliver a baby girl, the first delivery  that she has ever participated in as an emergency medical technician (EMT). Just as Valentine’s Day was coming to a … Continue reading

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Going The Extra Mile After a Bus Ride Goes Wrong

Last Sunday afternoon, a 92-year-old woman was riding the bus in Ramat Gan when it suddenly jolted to a stop, sending her crashing to the floor. Witnesses called emergency services for help as it appeared that the woman was badly … Continue reading

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Dramatic Rescue: Eli Beer Saved a Man’s Life Mid-Flight This Morning

“This morning I had the privilege to save a life in mid-air.” so said the President and Founder of United Hatzalah Eli Beer, who treated a man on an El Al flight from Newark to Tel Aviv for severe hypoglycemia. … Continue reading

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Doing Well By Doing Good

On Thursday night, in the Tel Aviv convention center, WeWork held their bi-annual Creator Awards presentation in Israel. Entrepreneur Assaf Luxembourg who was heavily involved in the promotion and success of the MyMDband wrist strap received a creator award from … Continue reading

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