Tag Archives: Terror Attack

Attending The Wedding Of The Soldier He Saved Six Years Prior

On a Wednesday, October 21st, 2015, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Michael Cohen was on his way home to the town of Adam from Jerusalem, on his ambucycle, when his communications device alerted him to a medical emergency that occurred just … Continue reading

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EMS and Checkpoint Security Teams Hold Terror Attack Drill in Tarkumiah

United Hatzalah first response volunteers participated in a training drill with the Crossing Points Authority (CPA) security team and the Fire Department that simulated a series of terror attacks against the Tarkumiah checkpoint on Wednesday. The drill simulated a shooting … Continue reading

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Collaborative Terror Drill Held in Tevaria’s IDF Conscription Base

Last Wednesday, Ambulance Merizan and United Hatzalah joined forces with the local and national police forces in a combined drill that simulated a terror attack in the city of Tevaria, Israel’s largest city on the Kineret, or Sea of Galilee. … Continue reading

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Muslim First Responder in Har Adar Had Treated Slain Officer a Year Prior in Separate Terror Attack

The Muslim volunteer EMT who was the first responder at yesterday’s terror attack in Har Adar recognized one of the slain as being someone whom he had treated for a stab wound at a different terror attack a year prior. … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Volunteers Respond to Terror Attack in Har Adar

United Hatzalah EMS volunteers treated 4 people following a terror attack on the outskirts of Har Adar on Tuesday morning. Volunteer Doctors, paramedics and EMTs from the Mevaseret chapter treated the injured, three of whom who were listed as being … Continue reading

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Cognizant United Hatzalah Ambucycle Driver Helps IDF Prevent Gush Etzion Terror Attack Wednesday Afternoon

On Wednesday afternoon a terror attack was prevented from being carried out by an aware ambucycle driver and volunteer EMT from United Hatzalah and the IDF. The incident occurred near the Gush Etzion junction, a location that has seen numerous … Continue reading

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Rushing Into a Terror Attack – An Open Letter From the First Responder On Scene at the Halamish Attack

On Friday Night United Hatzalah volunteer EMS personnel left their families at their dinner tables and ran into, not away from, a terror attack that took place right next to their homes.   Doron Mah Tov lives in the town … Continue reading

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In mass terror attacks, psychologists on the heels of EMTs

First responders include trained psychologists and social workers to help witnesses reconnect to reality in the face of trauma As reported by the Times of Israel Emergency first responders weren’t the only people speeding towards the terror attack on the … Continue reading

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Why We Need A Countywide EMS Network – How an EMT Responded to a Stabbing Victim Over 100 Miles Away in Under 2 Minutes

On Friday night, a 50-year-old man was stabbed by a Palestinian attacker in the Dekel neighborhood of the town of Efrat, near the victim’s home. The town’s security force, as well as the IDF, were called in to locate the … Continue reading

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Memory of fallen friend motivates life-saving

Following the successful donation of an ambucycle in honor of his good friend Yoni Jesner, Ben Casper and others have once again taken up the mantel of commemorating their friend, who was murdered in a terror attack. The fatal attack, … Continue reading

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