Tag Archives: Volunteer

‘’Being in the right place at the right time’’

On Sunday morning around 10 am, a young boy approximately eight years old was crossing the street when he was struck by a car and severely injured. The accident took place at the Hapikud intersection, near Nazareth during rush hour. … Continue reading

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Be’er Sheva Man Resuscitated After Wife Finds Him Unconscious At Home

On Wednesday afternoon in Be’er Sheva, a woman found her 79-year-old husband lying unconscious in his bed. He had seemingly suffered a heart attack just a moment prior and was unresponsive. His panicked wife immediately called emergency services for help. … Continue reading

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Treating An Injured Motorcyclist Amid A Field Transfer

On Sunday night at around 11:00 p.m., a 35-year-old motorcyclist was racing along the dimly lit streets in the northern town of Jadeidi-Makr. All of a sudden, he lost control of the vehicle, crashed, and flew off of it, sustaining … Continue reading

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Visiting The Elderly Has Made Me a Better Person – Ten Kavod Project Be’er Sheva

Menachem Ashash-    Menachem Ashash is 30-years-old and volunteers as a part of United Hatzalah’s Ten Kavod project. He is originally from Netanya but currently resides in Be’er Sheva where he’s studying to become an electrical engineer.    Last year, … Continue reading

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Saving a Life Across The Street From My Home

On Monday at around 8:15 a.m., an 88-year-old woman lost consciousness in the retirement home of Ma’ale Adumim. Her husband, who is also a resident in the home, immediately called United Hatzalah’s dispatch center to send help. He only speaks … Continue reading

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Three Weeks At The Ukrainian Border – There and Back Again

By Vicki Tiferet-   Three weeks ago, I flew out of Israel with a pioneer team of United Hatzalah volunteers as part of a delegation to the Moldova-Ukraine border to provide humanitarian aid and medical care for refugees who were … Continue reading

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New Muslim EMT Performs First Successful CPR on a Jewish Woman and Saves Her Life

On Wednesday evening at around 7:30 p.m., a 70-year-old woman lost consciousness in her home on Simtat Tamari street in Kiryat Motskin. The woman’s son arrived at her home a few minutes later upon returning from work and found her … Continue reading

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EMT Rescues Five People From Burning Building In Bedouin Town

Late Sunday afternoon, a fire broke out in a residential building in the Bedouin town of Kuseife. Two women and three children were stuck inside the burning improvised building, petrified by fear, and were unable to get out.  United Hatzalah … Continue reading

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EMTs Perform Successful CPR on Karmiel Woman

On Wednesday evening at around 8:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteers received an emergency alert informing of a 72-year-old woman suffering from shortness of breath and in need of immediate medical attention on Sha’ar HaGai street in Karmiel.  United Hatzalah volunteer … Continue reading

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Shabbat Rescue in Karnei Shomron

On Friday at around 5:10 p.m., during the evening prayer service, a 47-year-old man lost consciousness and collapsed onto the floor of the synagogue in Karnei Shomron. Two men davening in the shul, a congregant with EMT training and a … Continue reading

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