Israel’s largest independent, non-profit, fully volunteer Emergency Medical Service organization is expected to raise thousands to support lifesaving of people of Israel regardless of race, religion, or national origin

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(Photo: Alan Dershowitz (left) Ambassador Friedman (Center) and Eli Beer (Right) at a recent event in Israel
Credit: United Hatzalah)

Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel ( announced today that U.S. Ambassador David Friedman will be honored with the Jerusalem Award at the 2nd Annual Gala taking place on May 30th at Chelsea Pier in New York.  The Ambassador will be recognized for making history and playing a prominent role in moving the U.S Embassy to Jerusalem, the home of United Hatzalah of Israel. For more information on the gala  WWW.UHLAGALA.COM.


More than 1,000 people are expected to attend the philanthropic event, including elected officials, civic figures and community leaders. The evening will pay tribute to the 5,000 volunteers around the country that are the core of United Hatzalah of Israel and the organizations’ capabilities of providing service to an entire country around the clock – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

“Ambassador Friedman has been a proud supporter of United Hatzalah. Bringing unity to the region through lifesaving is one of the goals and mission of the organization — something that the Ambassador values as well,” said Eli Beer, President and Founder of United Hatzalah.  Over the past ten years, the Ambassador has recognized the importance of saving lives in Israel by providing quick treatment by highly trained medical responders.

Following the fundraising success in London and Los Angles where the organization was able to increase its medical support in various communities throughout Israel, United Hatzalah is excited by the tremendous support they have already received from the New York Community, and are looking forward to hosting its’ 2nd Annual gala in the Big Apple.

The event will be chaired by United Hatzalah Gala Chairman and supporter Ami Pomeranc, and co-chaired by Mitchell Moinan with a performance by Israeli singer Dudu Aharon and hosted by Rona – Lee Shimon, star of the Netflix hit series Fauda.

The gala will take place at Chelsea Piers on May 30th and begin at 6:30 pm. Tickets are available online at