Tag Archives: Volunteer

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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EMT Saves Neighbor With Hour-Long CPR Effort

On Monday morning just before 9:00 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Or Krigman was in his home in the city of Ariel with his wife and two sick daughters. With both daughters under the age of three, Or was helping … Continue reading

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Two Muslim Ambulance Drivers Save The Life Of a Collapsed Neighbor

On Wednesday morning, just before 9:00 a.m. in the town of Jadeidi-Makr in the Galilee, Farok Dabas was sleeping after a long ambulance shift the previous night, when his United Hatzalah communication device begins to chime, alerting him to a … Continue reading

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From Death To Life in 10 Minutes

On Monday night at 10:50 p.m. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shalom Belchamo from Kiryat Gat was at home cleaning his house for Pesach when he received an urgent alert from United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center notifying him that he … Continue reading

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Getting A New Chance At Life, Just Before Pesach

On Thursday morning, just after 9:00 a.m., a man in his 70s was eating breakfast at his home on Herzl Street in Rosh Ha’ayin when he suddenly choked on a piece of orange. His caretaker saw what had happened and … Continue reading

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Saving a Man’s Life, For The Second Time

On Tuesday morning, at 10:30 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Alan Malka was in his home in Petah Tikva getting his day started after a late-night shift when he heard the ringing sound coming from his emergency communications device. With … Continue reading

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Seeing The Result Of My Lifesaving Actions

On Monday night, just after 10 p.m. in the northern city of Tzfat (Safed), A 60-year-old handyman began suffering acute chest pains and decided to take a break and lay down on a park bench nearby. Shortly thereafter, the pain … Continue reading

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The Korenvaes Miracle Award – 8th Night of Hannukah Recipient – The Bedouin Doctor From Tel Sheva

Every night throughout Hanukkah, United Hatzalah will be awarding one highly dedicated volunteer with the annual Korenvaes Miracle Award. Tonight’s recipient, on the eighth night of Hanukkah, is Dr. Yasser Alsheich from Tel Sheva. Yasser Alsheich is a 40-year-old Bedouin … Continue reading

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In a Real Feat of Magic – Jewish Magician Saves A Muslim Boy At His Own Magic Show

Aharon Avital, a magician who lives in Elad and works most of the time in the city of Hod Hasharon, performing live magic shows and goes by the name Aharon HaKosem (the Hebrew word for Magician). In addition to stunning … Continue reading

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