Tag Archives: Women

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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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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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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Providing Emotional Care In a Stressful Situation

On Wednesday night at around 10:30 p.m., after an 88-year-old man suffered a cardiac arrest in his bedroom on Ramban Street in Haifa, a group of United Hatzalah volunteers rushed over to his house to save him.    Three of … Continue reading

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Newly Minted EMT Delivers Her Own Nephew On The Side of A Highway

Late Friday night at around 11:30 p.m., a woman in her 40th week of pregnancy began to feel contractions in her home in the Galil. After a short deliberation, she and her husband decided to drive down to Poriya Hospital … Continue reading

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Not Letting Israel’s Elderly Fall Through The Cracks

On Monday afternoon, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Talia Asher from Mevaseret Zion visited an elderly woman as part of the organization’s Ten Kavod project. Talia went to check on the woman’s vital signs and spend some time with her in … Continue reading

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Eli Beer Responds To Pashkvillim Decrying United Hatzalah As Transgressing Laws of Modesty By Training Women EMTs

Earlier this week, posters went up in the more Charedi sections of Beit Shemesh accusing United Hatzalah of transgressing the prohibition of yichud by training female EMTs to respond to medical emergencies. Extremist elements in the Charedi community of Ramat … Continue reading

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Two Torontonian Sisters and a Teanecker Friend Save A Life At A Beit Shemesh Pool

On Tuesday afternoon, just after 3:00 p.m., a man in his fifties was swimming in the community pool in Beit Shemesh. The man began to feel faint and grabbed one of the ropes on the side of the swimming lane … Continue reading

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From Providing Care At A Corona Hotel To Saving A Life in A Cemetery In A matter Of Minutes

On Monday afternoon, just after 11 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Tova Shtiglitz was finishing up a shift at the local Corona hotel in Ofakim when she was suddenly alerted to a nearby medical emergency. United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command … Continue reading

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