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An Unlikely Encounter with a Holocaust Survivor

  Namah Abohaikal is a 22-year-old volunteer EMT living in the Arab village of Ein Naqquba, located 15 kilometers west of Jerusalem. She is the only Arab woman in the Mevaseret Zion chapter and has been volunteering with United Hatzalah for … Continue reading

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Small-Town EMT Goes The Distance To Save A Woman’s Life

On Saturday night, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Hen Rotenberg, who has been recently volunteering in the Jerusalem vaccination center administering Covid-19 vaccines, was at her home Srigim, a small town located south of Beit Shemesh. She was preparing to entertain … Continue reading

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Bringing Good Deeds Into The World

Shimrit Cohen is a United Hatzalah EMT from Tiberias who also volunteers with the organization’s emergency room (ER) assistance program at the Poriya Medical Center. As hospitals are approaching peak capacity with the influx of COVID patients, Shimrit knows that … Continue reading

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Decorated EMT Becomes First Woman Head Of a Chapter For United Hatzalah

Vicky Tiferet, who is a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah in the northern town of Moshav Yuval, was appointed as the head of the organization’s Emek HaHula chapter last week, becoming the first woman in the organization to hold such … Continue reading

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The Korenvaes Miracle Award – 7th Night of Hannukah Recipient – The Ultra-Orthodox Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit Responder From Beitar Illit

Every night throughout Hanukkah, United Hatzalah will be awarding one highly dedicated volunteer with the annual Korenvaes Miracle Award. Tonight’s recipient, on the seventh night of Hanukkah, is Esther Flax from Beitar Illit. Esther Flax grew up in Gateshead, England. … Continue reading

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The Korenvaes Miracle Award – 5th Night of Hannukah Recipient – The Muslim Woman Living Her Dream From Kfar Qassem

Every night throughout Hanukkah, United Hatzalah will be awarding one highly dedicated volunteer with the annual Korenvaes Miracle Award. Tonight’s recipient, on the fifth night of Hanukkah, is Miriam Bader from Kfar Qassem Miriam Bader is a Muslim woman living … Continue reading

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The Korenvaes Miracle Award – 1st Night of Hannukah Recipient – Deputy Chapter Head of Hulla Valley Chapter – Vicki Tiferet

Every night throughout Hanukkah, United Hatzalah will be awarding one highly dedicated volunteer with the annual Korenvaes Miracle Award. Tonight’s recipient, on the first night of Hanukkah, is Vicki Tiferet from Moshav Yuval. Vicki Tiferet is a secular Jewish woman … Continue reading

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Why I’m Proud To Call These Women My Friends

At 1:30 a.m. on Saturday night, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT and Deputy Chapter Head of the Emek HaHula region of the organization, Vicki Tiferet, was alerted to a medical emergency involving a threat to human life and three missing people. … Continue reading

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Listen To Your Intuition And Save Lives

Osnat Reuven, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, is unwavering in her commitment to lifesaving and is constantly responding to emergencies. Last Shabbat, a group of children were playing in the family yard when a four-year-old was struck on the head … Continue reading

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Two Women Save Their Neighbor’s Life After He Collapsed In Front Of His Children

Last Tuesday, Talia Brauer and Tina Berkowitz, two United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs from the town of Ein Hod, which is located in a remote area of the Hof HaCarmel region, saved the life of one of their neighbors. The incident … Continue reading

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