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Shalom Avitan’s Amazing Week of Lifesaving

On Monday night at around 11:00 p.m., a man suffering from intense chest pains in his home on Monbaz Street in Jerusalem called the United Hatzalah dispatch center for help. Luckily enough for him, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Shalom Avitan … Continue reading

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Youngest Life-saver in Israel

A certificate of appreciation from United Hatzalah was awarded to a Bar Mitzvah boy (13-years-old) who saved the life of his four-year-old sister this past week. Rafael Rahamim, the son of United Hatzalah volunteer Yonatan Bellalou, brings his sister back … Continue reading

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Early Shabbat Morning Rescue Thanks To Quick Thinking EMT and Aspirin

On Friday night at around 1:45 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Kalanit Taub was awakened from her sleep by her communication device alerting her to a medical emergency occurring nearby. A woman was experiencing extreme chest pains at her home … Continue reading

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EMTs go from responding to car accident to a cardiac arrest in one busy evening

On Wednesday evening at around 8:30 p.m., a 60-year-old gentleman collapsed on Ha’Atzmaut boulevard in Bat Yam after suffering a cardiac arrest.  United Hatzalah volunteers Beni Mizrachi and Raziel Bney Israeli, had just finished treating patients at the scene of … Continue reading

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Team of women first responders helped deliver a baby in Leshem

On Sunday night at around 8:00 p.m., a woman went into labor in her home in Yishuv Leshem which is located in Samaria. She had visited the hospital that same morning because she had felt like she was nearing labor … Continue reading

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The Quick Arrival of two EMTs saves cardiac arrest victim

 On Thursday afternoon at around 9:30 a.m., a 65-year-old man lost consciousness while spray painting his bike in the park on Daniel Street in Bat Yam. A passerby who witnessed his collapse immediately called emergency medical services for help. United … Continue reading

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Giving An 80-Year-Old Another Lease on Life

On Monday morning at around 9:00 a.m., a man in his 80s who was sitting on his front porch on Hazemorah street in Ofakim suffered from a heart attack in his chair. When his family members found him slumped unconscious … Continue reading

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New Batch Of EMTs To Begin Training in Uman, Ukraine

At the beginning of the week, United Hatzalah held an event for first responders in the city of Uman in recognition and appreciation of their life-saving work during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. As part of the event, the active volunteers … Continue reading

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Ambulance Teams Save Life Of Haifa Man Who Suffered A Cardiac Arrest

At approximately 11:00 p.m., last night, a 75-year-old man fell unconscious in his home on HaGefen Street in Haifa. His wife found him sprawled out on the floor and immediately called emergency services for help.   One of United Hatzalah’s … Continue reading

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Presenting The Korenvaes Miracle Awards

Our sages wrote the famous line that the Israelites were redeemed from Egypt based on the merit of the women of that generation. Jewish women have always played an important role in the development of our unbelievable and challenging history. … Continue reading

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