Tag Archives: Volunteer

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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Following A Medical Emergency One EMT Became A Kindergarten Teacher For A Day

This past Monday, a medical emergency took place in Haifa that ended with an interesting twist. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Raphael Israel was on his way to his Mechanical engineering class at the Technion University when he received an emergency … Continue reading

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Saving Lives in Unexpected Ways

Yechiel Gurfein continues his amazing work as a United Hatzalah volunteer, saving lives with his emergency electric bicycle. Sometimes, Yechiel saves lives in unexpected ways. Recently, Yechiel was staying at a friend’s home in the central Nachlaot neighborhood of Jerusalem. … Continue reading

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In Less Than a Minute He Saved a Woman’s Life

On a recent Sunday afternoon, a 70-year-old woman was crossing the street in Jerusalem when she was struck and run over by a massive truck, severely injuring her legs. Horrified witnesses quickly called for help. Nati Osteri, a volunteer United … Continue reading

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Dying From a Broken Heart

Netanel Samoh of Beersheba is a busy father, husband, therapist, soccer coach and United Hatzalah volunteer EMT. Samoh works at the Jewish Agency, counseling new immigrants to Israel. Despite his many other personal and professional commitments, Samoh is always tuned … Continue reading

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