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Jewish EMT Saves Young Bedouin Girl

At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Sunday evening, a young girl, 3-years of age, was playing in her home in the Bedouin town of Abu Queider when she fell and hit her head causing her to lose consciousness. The girl had … Continue reading

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“Thanks To His Wife He Is Alive”

Early on Tuesday morning, just before 1:00 a.m. a man in his 50s suffered a cardiac arrest in his home in Kfar Yonah. The man’s wife initiated CPR immediately and told their daughter to call for help.    Baruch Maclof … Continue reading

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Petah Tikva EMT Performs CPR On Foreigner And Saves His Life

On Monday afternoon, just after 12:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Gilad Sharaby was in his home in Petah Tikva when he was suddenly alerted to a nearby medical emergency. A few blocks away, a young man had collapsed in … Continue reading

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EMTs Help A 90-Year-Old Woman Leave Her Home For The First Time in Five Years

Miriam is a 90-year-old woman who lives in Rishon LeZion and has not left her home for the past five years. Recently, Miriam’s granddaughter Meital turned to the mayor of Rishon LeZion, Raz Kinstlich, and to the Director of the … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah of Israel Sending Delegation To Provide Psychological First Aid and Support to Surfside Community Following Condo Collapse

United Hatzalah of Israel working in conjunction with El Al Airlines is sending a team from its Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit to provide psychological support and stabilization to the families and neighbors of those injured, killed, or affected by … Continue reading

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EMT Saves A Life On The Way To His Son’s Graduation

On Monday night, just after 7:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Haim Gil David was on his way out of his apartment in Netanya. Haim Gil and his family were heading out to the graduation of Haim’s son’s 8th-grade graduation … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Phone Call That Saved A Life

Early Sunday morning, at 2:30 a.m., three United Hatzalah volunteers were finishing an ambulance shift. The driver, Niv Bohbot had just dropped his fellow EMTs Lior Tzubari and Elad Mimran off at their homes in Moshav Kadima when Niv received … Continue reading

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Saving a Life In The Building Where I Was Standing

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Lior Eskenasy was riding his ambucycle down Ha’Amoraim Street in Holon just before 1:00 a.m. on Monday morning when all of a sudden he received an emergency alert of a medical emergency in the building right … Continue reading

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Saving a Life In A Cemetery

On Monday evening, just before 6:00 p.m., a 43-year-old man had gone to The New Cemetery in Be’er Sheva to visit his mother’s grave when he suddenly suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Ariel Pahima works … Continue reading

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Pre-Shabbat Rescue in Ashdod

On Friday afternoon, a man in his mid-fifties was sitting in his living room in his apartment in Ashdod relaxing, just before Shabbat began. He began to feel constricting pains in his chest, and after a few minutes told his … Continue reading

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