Tag Archives: Yom Kippur

Report of United Hatzalah’s Activities During The Second Wave of Corona

Israel began its second wave of the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic back in July as the number of people infected with the virus began to drastically rise once again. After reaching a meteoric rise in September, with nearly 10,000 people being … Continue reading

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Saving A Choking Baby- A Truly Meaningful Yom Kippur

On Yom Kippur evening, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Mordecai Holtz, who lives in the town of Neve Daniel, was praying in shul during the special holiday service, when his emergency communication device alerted him to a medical emergency that was … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Volunteers Provided Medical Care At Corona Hotels For Yom Kippur

The IDF Home Front Command in partnership with United Hatzalah set up a special project for Yom Kippur that saw dozens of emergency first responders from the EMS organization stay at the Corona hotels over the course of the holiday. … Continue reading

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London Community Donates Off-Road Ambucycle to Volunteer Who Saved One Of Their Own

This story begins on Friday, July 19th, 2019, at 6:45 AM. United Hatzalah volunteer Eilon Lubiner, who worked on a farm for youth at risk, had just finished milking the goats. The early morning quiet, normally punctuated only by quaint … Continue reading

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EMTs Perform Successful CPR On Woman 39 Weeks Pregnant – Save Mom And Baby

On Motzei Shabbat before Rosh Hashanah, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs Aharon Avital, Tomer Tzenani, Yossi Cohen, Naftali Friedman, Adi Avivi, and Lior Filshteiner were summoned to the home of Yaron and Limor Golan in Hod Hasharon. Limor had just suffered … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Treats 3,000 people over yom Kippur

United Hatzalah volunteers across Israel and Ukraine treated more than 3,000 people on Yom Kippur. Emergency calls included fainting, weakness, low blood sugar and several people losing consciousness due to the fast as well as hundreds of bicycle injuries and … Continue reading

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A Chazzan’s Prayers Interrupted on Yom Kippur

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Menachem Eisenbach is looking forward to an uninterrupted tefillah this year on Yom Kippur. However, those rarely occur for first responders. Last year, Eisenbach had his tefillot interrupted in a way that he will never forget. … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Opens Supply Depot in Uman Enabling Travelling EMS Personnel to Treat Tourists and Locals

Israel’s national volunteer EMS organization continues to expand its international operations for communities around the globe. United Hatzalah has opened a new medical supply depot in Uman, Ukraine, ahead of the annual mass pilgrimage that takes place during the High … Continue reading

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How Volunteering as an EMT Has Changed Our Lives – The Story of Eliana and Avner Ben David

Becoming a volunteer EMT is certainly not a vocation that is suited for all people. It is a job that is not for the faint of heart nor the squeamish nor for those with a bad bedside manner. It is … Continue reading

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