Tag Archives: Volunteer

Man Reunites With The Rescuers Who Saved Him From Death

Last week Tuesday, Itai Shukrun, a healthy 35 -year-old from Kiryat Atta with no previous cardiac issues, suddenly collapsed at home. Worried family members called United Hatzalah emergency services and the organization’s Dispatch and Command Center sent an alert to … Continue reading

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A Speedy Volunteer Assists in Delivering a Speedy Baby

Last Sunday morning, United Hatzalah volunteer Koby Absturdy helped a woman give birth to her sixth child in the family’s bathtub. “The entire thing happened so fast that just a few minutes after I arrived the baby had been born,” … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Lived and Those Who Saved Him

Last Wednesday night in the pre-dawn hours at approximately 4:30 a.m. an emergency call was received by United Hatzalah’s national dispatch and command center hotline at 1221. The call came in alerting the dispatch that a 15-year-old boy had lost … Continue reading

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Doing Whatever It Takes to Save a Life

“My name is Adiel Agassi and I am a United Hatzalah volunteer first responder. I drive an ambucycle, (hybrid between an ambulance and a motorcycle) and live in the town of Alei Zahav in Samaria. On the last day of … Continue reading

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Newly Sworn-in Knesset Member Maintaining His Previous Commitments

Newly sworn-in Yinon Azoulai, took the oath of office last Wednesday in place of his father David Azoulai who served and still serves as the Minister of Religious Services. Yinon Azoulai took his father’s place as part of the Shas … Continue reading

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Training Them To Respond

Avi Marcus is married with five children and lives in Petach Tikva, a city located to the northwest of Tel Aviv. He is the Chief Paramedic for United Hatzalah, Israel’s national volunteer community-based EMS services organization. One of the main … Continue reading

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ER Volunteer Finishes Shift And Heads Home To Deliver A Baby

 On Monday night, after an incredibly long day, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Bentzi Goldberg arrived home and was about to relax, when his radio alerted him to a woman giving birth two blocks away. He turned around raced to the … Continue reading

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Newly Placed Equipment In Mall Aids In Saving The Life Of Man Who Collapsed In Mevaseret On Saturday

As part of their mission to further develop life-saving operations in the Mevaseret Zion region, local United Hatzalah volunteers entered into negotiations with the Rami Levy mall in Mevaseret to set up a first aid cabinet complete with an EMT … Continue reading

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Minister Erdan Inaugurates United Hatzalah’s National Dispatch and Command Center in Israel’s Capital

Internal Security Minister of Israel MK Gilad Erdan, inaugurated the national dispatch and command center for United Hatzalah at the organization’s national headquarters in Jerusalem early Monday afternoon.   The dispatch and command center provides the first response to medical … Continue reading

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Religious Muslim Woman Spends Her Time Saving Lives In Israel

On Wednesday morning, one of the more active emergency medical service (EMS) volunteers in Umm al-Fahm, an Arab town located in Wadi Ara, responded to a car accident that saw two people lightly injured. The volunteer EMT treated both of … Continue reading

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