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A Shining Light and a Breath of Fresh Air

Suzanna Sharivker-    Suzanna is a University student studying water industry engineering. She originally hails from the city of Ashdod but currently lives in a kibbutz called Tel Katzir, located to the south of the Kinneret. Suzanna volunteers for Ten … Continue reading

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Choking During Snack Time

On Monday afternoon at around 4:30 p.m., a 3-and-a-half-year-old boy was visiting his grandparents in Beit Shemesh and eating an orange with them in the kitchen when a piece of the fruit got stuck in his throat. His grandparents panicked … Continue reading

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After Nearly Drowning in a Local Pool, 4-Year-Old Boy Saved By a Lifeguard and First Responders

At around 1:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon, a 4-year-old boy was swimming in a pool in Pardes Chana when he suddenly suffered a seizure and began to consume a lot of water, causing him to start drowning. The people around … Continue reading

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Psychotrauma Support Following Saturday’s Fatal Accident – A Delicate Balance

On Shabbat morning at around 5:00 a.m., 4 drunken teenagers were driving in a fast-moving vehicle down the highway and quickly approaching a sobriety checkpoint near the Beit Dagan intersection. Instead of slowing down, they crashed straight through the blockade … Continue reading

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Nahariya Man Collapses Mid-Exercise At A Local Gym

On Wednesday in Nahariya, at around 8:00 p.m., a 50-year-old man was performing his intense exercise regimen in a local gym when he suffered a sudden cardiac arrest and collapsed. His fellow gym mates stopped their respective workouts, rushed to … Continue reading

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Small Acts Can Make A Big Difference

On Monday at around 2:30 p.m., a 60-year-old man sitting on a chair in a subterranean parking garage in Tel Aviv suddenly lost consciousness and keeled over. To the horror of the surrounding people, the man was completely unresponsive. They … Continue reading

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Saving A Life With The Press of a Button

 On Friday night at around 9:00 p.m, a 64-year-old man lost consciousness in a synagogue in the Ezrat Torah neighborhood of Jerusalem during the Friday evening prayer service. A congregant who was a witness to the collapse ran over to … Continue reading

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A Thousand Little Shards

By Dvir Adani I arrive at the scene, turn off my siren, and cut the engine of my ambucycle.   The sight is a difficult one to look at. A young girl, lying on the asphalt helplessly. We do everything … Continue reading

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Teenage Arab Boy Injured in Umm al-Fahm Firefight Rescued By Jewish and Arab First Responders

Just before midnight on Tuesday in Umm al- Fahm, sounds of gunshots blared through the city. The attack was on one house in particular, for reasons unknown. A 19-year-old boy was injured and sustained a wound from a flying piece … Continue reading

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A Heart Stopping Talmud Lesson

On Monday evening at around 8:00 p.m., a man in his seventies lost consciousness during a Gemara lesson in a synagogue in Kfar Chabad. He fell over sideways onto the person sitting next to him. When the man tried waking … Continue reading

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