Tag Archives: Ukraine

B’nai Jeshurun Congregants Meet With Refugee They Helped Rescue From Ukraine

Congregants from the Reform synagogue Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, in New Jersey, met with Alexei, a Ukrainian refugee who was brought to Israel on an emergency flight arranged by United Hatzalah and sponsored by the congregation. The emotional meeting happened last … Continue reading

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Dramatic Erev Yom Kippur Rescue: Holocaust Survivor Rescued From Donestk Ukraine

A few days before Yom Kippur, Naftali Rabinovitch, who serves as United Hatzalah Chief of Operations in Ukraine, received an urgent phone call. The woman on the other end of the phone said that she is the granddaughter of an … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Teams Preparing in Uman For Arrival of Rosh Hashanah Pilgrims

United Hatzalah volunteers have been increasing activity in Uman ahead of the Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year’s) holiday. The town is a popular pilgrimage site during the holiday as many people go to visit the gravesite of Rabbi Nachman of … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Refugees Train To Become EMTs in Israel

Ten members of Uman’s Breslov community who fled to Israel at the onset of the war trained to become EMTs with United Hatzalah in hopes of returning to Ukraine and assist their community.  On Thursday last week, a very special … Continue reading

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Muslim Paramedic Joins Collaborative Operation To Rescue Jewish Ukrainian Refugees

On June 21st, two Ukrainian refugees began the final leg of their journey to a new home in Israel. In a collaborative operation run by the JDC, The Jewish Agency, and United Hatzalah, the two refugees, each suffering from a … Continue reading

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Telling The Story Of How I Survived The Holocaust Through Art

Written by Sarah Bechor and Daniel Yaron. Adapted from the original translation by Raphael Poch.  In this picture, you see Jenny Rosenstein a Holocaust survivor, with Daniel Yaron, a 26 years old first-year medical student at Tel Aviv University. In … Continue reading

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Adelson Family Sponsors Flights for 500 Ukrainian Refugees to Israel With Operation Orange Wings, Reuniting Many With Israeli Family Members

Members of the Adelson family, Children of Dr. Miriam Adelson and the late Sheldon Adelson, recently sponsored flights for more than 500 Jewish Ukrainian refugees to find sanctuary in Israel. The flights, which were part of United Hatzalah’s Operation Orange … Continue reading

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Helmsley Trusts Donates Over $1 Million in aid for Ukrainian refugees

On Wednesday, a cargo plane full of medications, medical supplies, food, and humanitarian aid departed Ben Gurion airport in Israel and headed for Kosice, Slovakia. The cargo plane carried 16 tons of supplies that would be used on the ground … Continue reading

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Sheryl Sandberg, Meta COO and Founder of Lean In and Option B, Donates $1 Million to Support United Hatzalah’s Relief Efforts For Ukrainian Refugees

United Hatzalah, the volunteer-based emergency medical services organization based in Israel with a standing presence across the U.S., announced today that it has received a generous $1 million donation from Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Meta and Founder of … Continue reading

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After A Month Without Medication Ukrainian Refugee In Serious Condition Receives Medical Care At Moldova Border

On Saturday, a team operating today on the Palanca border between Ukraine and Moldova identified long queues on the Ukrainian side and requested to enter to see if there were refugees that required medical attention inside the border. Vicky Tiferet, who … Continue reading

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