Tag Archives: United Hatzalah

Corona Care Israel Offers Virtual Mental Health Aid to U.S. Health Workers and First Responders Battling Covid

This story was written by Abigail Klein Leichman and was originally published in the Jewish Standard A group of Israeli mental-health professionals is offering free anonymous psychological first aid for New Jersey healthcare and law-enforcement personnel on the covid frontlines. … Continue reading

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The Psychotrauma And Crisis Response Unit To The Rescue

One Tuesday Morning Elad Tomer, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and member of the Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit (PCRU) had just finished buying his groceries at the supermarket when he was alerted by dispatch to a traffic accident nearby. … Continue reading

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Having The Tools To Save A Life

One recent evening United Hatzalah volunteer Meidan Ben Yoash provided medical coverage during a football game in Ashdod. After the game, Meidan was headed home on his ambucycle when the organization’s dispatch alerted him to a road accident at the … Continue reading

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Keep Fit And Save Lives – The Race To Save Lives 5K

From July 12th until August 16th, United Hatzalah of Israel is inviting people from all across the globe to participate in an international race that is taking place in local parks, streets, and even in the comfort of one’s own … Continue reading

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The Craziest Thing I Have Ever Done The Night Before An Exam

By – Ravit Staub Last Tuesday night I participated in an ambulance shift on one of United Hatzalah’s mobile intensive care units that was stationed in Tel Aviv. In addition to being a volunteer EMT, I’m a medical student, and … Continue reading

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Two Women Save Their Neighbor’s Life After He Collapsed In Front Of His Children

Last Tuesday, Talia Brauer and Tina Berkowitz, two United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs from the town of Ein Hod, which is located in a remote area of the Hof HaCarmel region, saved the life of one of their neighbors. The incident … Continue reading

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London Community Donates Off-Road Ambucycle to Volunteer Who Saved One Of Their Own

This story begins on Friday, July 19th, 2019, at 6:45 AM. United Hatzalah volunteer Eilon Lubiner, who worked on a farm for youth at risk, had just finished milking the goats. The early morning quiet, normally punctuated only by quaint … Continue reading

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When Individuals Band Together To Help The Results Can Be Herculean

Since the Covid-19 pandemic began in Israel, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Tomer Grinzaid has been hopping from call to call whether it’s to provide medical or humanitarian assistance. On a recent medical call, Tomer was alerted to a young bicycle … Continue reading

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Volunteer EMT Saves Two Lives In One Night

Marwan Masarwe volunteers as an EMT and runs United Hatzalah’s chapter in the Muslim city of Taibe. Last Friday night, Marwan received an emergency notification on his communication device regarding a serious road accident at a nearby intersection. The devoted … Continue reading

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The Joy That Came From A Baby’s Cry

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Daniel Bokovza had just finished his Shabbat meal with his family when he was alerted by dispatch to a medical emergency. An infant was choking on a street nearby. Immediately, Daniel ran outside to his ambucycle … Continue reading

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