Tag Archives: Tiberias

Two Successful CPRs in as Many Days in Tiberias

On Thursday night, a woman in her late 20s was eating dinner when she started choking on her food on Beit Hillel Street in Tiberias. Worried eyewitnesses called emergency services for help. Yair Nahom, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT was … Continue reading

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Wrestling With the Angel of Death and Prevailing

On Sunday morning just after 2:00 AM, an elderly man suffered a cardiac arrest on Hiya Ubanav Street in Tiberias. His panicked daughter alerted emergency services and also made sure to call Yair Nahum, a family acquaintance and volunteer EMT … Continue reading

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Getting The Call Before The Heart Attack

On Monday morning a man in his late 60s, who had previous medical conditions, was lying in bed in his home on Ohel Yaakov Street and told his family that he was feeling some pain in his chest. His worried … Continue reading

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Highlighting Some Of Our Heroic Teacher EMTs

As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, we will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who give of themselves and their time to help others each and every day. It is time to recognize these heroes for the … Continue reading

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Blessings From The Sky – United Hatzalah’s Tiberias Chapter Introduces Aquatic Rescue Drone

Last month, United Hatzalah’s Tiberias chapter received a special life-saving tool, a brand new aquatic rescue drone. The new drone is powerful enough that it is capable of carrying and safely dropping life preservers for drowning victims anywhere in the … Continue reading

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Pre-Shabbat Tragedy Prevented on The Kinneret

 On Friday afternoon around 3:30 in the afternoon, a young woman who was wearing a lifejacket began to swim away from the beaches in Tiberias in order to enjoy the cool water of the Kinneret. After swimming for a short … Continue reading

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EMT Gets Help From Some Neighbors To Locate A Suffering Woman and Save Her Life

On Monday afternoon on Yefe Nof Street in Tiberias (Tevaria), a woman in her 50s began to feel unwell and called her son to tell him that he should call for help. The son, who did not live at home … Continue reading

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Ambulance Driver Saves Three Lives In One Day

On Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m. in Teveria, United Hatzalah volunteer Paramedic David Merizan began a day of lifesaving that would see him save the lives of three people in separate incidents. The first emergency which David was alerted to, … Continue reading

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Bringing Good Deeds Into The World

Shimrit Cohen is a United Hatzalah EMT from Tiberias who also volunteers with the organization’s emergency room (ER) assistance program at the Poriya Medical Center. As hospitals are approaching peak capacity with the influx of COVID patients, Shimrit knows that … Continue reading

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The Korenvaes Miracle Award – 4th Night of Hannukah Recipient – The EMT Trainer From Mitzpe Netofa – Shaun Shlomo Spruch

Every night throughout Hanukkah, United Hatzalah will be awarding one highly dedicated volunteer with the annual Korenvaes Miracle Award. Tonight’s recipient, on the fourth night of Hanukkah, is Shaun Shlomo Spruch from Mitzpe Netofa. Shaun Shlomo Spruch lives in Mitzpe … Continue reading

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