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Light Amid The Darkness – Some Thoughts On Chanukah By a First Responder

Monday was a particularly difficult day for our team of first responders in Rehovot. Early in the morning, our team responded to a fatal car accident that saw one person killed and others injured. Soon afterward, another call came over … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Honors First Responders

 The Jerusalem Municipality honored exemplary first responders on Wednesday 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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Fire and Rescue Department Commissioner: “Fire Fighters should Also Be EMTs”

Israel’s Fire and Rescue Department Commissioner Rav Tefser Dedi Simchi visited United Hatzalah headquarters last week to learn about how the two organizations can help each other. “I see it as an important goal that among the firefighters there should … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Opens New Chapter in Samaria

At the beginning of January, United Hatzalah opened its second new chapter in Judea and Samaria in as many weeks. The newest chapter known as Western Binyamin, covers the area of the south-west part of Samaria and includes the towns … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Christian, Druze and Muslim Volunteers Display Brotherhood in Nazareth At Christmas Time

For the past five years, United Hatzalah volunteers from the Galilee have provided EMS coverage for the annual Christmas Market and accompanying parade that takes place prior to the holiday in Nazareth. With United Hatzalah’s newly inaugurated chapter in the … Continue reading

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The Life Saver from Nazareth – Volunteer EMT Helps Rescue Family Trapped by House Fire

On Sunday evening in the quiet Galilean town of Kfar Kana, a fire broke out in a residential house in the middle of the community. Five people were trapped inside the house and began suffering from smoke inhalation. Emergency response … Continue reading

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Arab And Jewish Cooperation Leading To Improved Emergency Medical Response In The Negev And Galilee

On Tuesday, Interior Minister and Minister of the Development of the Periphery, Negev and Galilee Aryeh Deri together with United Hatzalah and Alumni of the Wexner Foundation for the Propagation of Excellence in the Public Sector, inaugurated a special project … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Celebrates 10th Anniversary, and 30 Years of Hatzalah in Israel With Mega-Event Saluting EMS Volunteers Across the Nation

In one of the largest events that has ever been held by the organization, Israel’s national emergency medical services (EMS) organization, United Hatzalah, is inviting all 3,000 of their volunteers, together with their families, to gather together and enjoy a … Continue reading

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New Group Discounts for United Hatzalah and ZAKA Volunteers

“Volunteers do holy work around the clock and sacrifice so much for others. Now is the time when they should receive our recognition for their continued work.” Continue reading

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