Tag Archives: Volunteer

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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Continuing His Legacy — Volunteer EMT Barak Shlush Saves Lives In Memory Of His Grandfather

By Devorah Klein United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Barak Shlush hails from the city of Netanya. Barak is a very active first responder and has participated in saving many lives over the course of the past two years. This of course … Continue reading

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Oldest Active United Hatzalah Volunteer Celebrates His 80th Birthday Under The Shadow of Corona

This week, Eli Mizrachi is turning 80-years-old and is the oldest active volunteer EMT first responder in United Hatzalah and perhaps in Israel.  At a time when people of his age bracket are most commonly found staying at home due … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah’s Emergency Room Assistance Program Expands to Rabin Medical Center – Rabin Becomes 21st Hospital To Adopt Program

On Monday, United Hatzalah and Rabin Medical Center in Petach Tikvah announced a partnership that will see the two entities work together to cut down the waiting time and the overload of patient intake in the medical center’s emergency room … Continue reading

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My Saturday of Saving The Elderly

One recent Saturday morning, Adir received an alert about a 90-year-old man who sustained head and back injuries when he fell in his bathroom. Racing to the given location on his ambucycle, Adir arrived at the victim’s apartment just three … Continue reading

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Being There To Help Before An Ambulance

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shir Caspi is one of the most active EMTs in her area. Shir rides an emergency E-bike in order to arrive at medical emergencies and provide assistance as fast as she can. One recent evening, Shir … Continue reading

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Arab EMTs Join Medical Team in Uman

What brings an Israeli Arab to Uman for Rosh Hashanah? Ayman Ibrahim, an Israeli Arab from Abu Gosh went to Uman for the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah. He was asked to be part of a special team of volunteers … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Honors Local EMS Volunteers For Saving Lives

The Jerusalem Municipality honored exemplary first responders on Thursday at a special ceremony that took place at City Hall. Among the honorees presented with citations from the city for their exemplary service were select volunteers from the police, fire department, … Continue reading

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