United Hatzalah recognized as official EMS organization

Government recognizes United Hatzalah as official rescue organization, police say recognition will improve overall emergency response.Hezki Baruch, 9/4/2017, 3:17 PM

Haredi woman helps Houston's victims

Miriam Ballin pioneers psychological first aid in Israel, travels to Houston to help hurricane victims.JTA, 8/31/2017, 7:23 AM

3-year-old badly injured in fall from bed

Toddler falls from bed, suffers severe blow to head. Police investigate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2017, 7:33 AM

New NREMT training program for gap year/MASA students

US students spending time in Israel now have an opportunity to participate in Israel’s first officially recognized NREMT training program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2017, 9:19 AM

How did a car's refusal to start save a life?

Cars which don't start, and car accidents, are sometimes perfectly timed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2017, 10:34 AM

EMS couple saves two on Friday

'One might say we had a productive day.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2017, 2:41 PM

Refrigerator falls in stairwell, crushing man behind it

Man helps friend bring a refrigerator upstairs, dies in the process.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2017, 3:30 PM

EMS volunteer saves traveler's life at departure gate

Volunteer successfully revives traveler who suffered heart attack at Ben Gurion Airport.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2017, 2:56 PM

Two new EMTs deliver baby on first-ever call

2 Israeli emergency medical volunteers finish training course - and deliver a baby on their very first day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2017, 10:02 AM

How compensation from Iran will save lives in Israel

Family of terror victim which won lawsuit against Iran for terror financing uses funds to donate intensive care unit to United Hatzalah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2017, 5:59 PM

United Hatzalah surprises Ambassador Friedman

United Hatzalah dedicates ambucycles to President Trump and Ambassador David Friedman.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/26/2017, 8:14 PM

United Hatzalah medic killed while responding to emergency call

Effi Gadassi, a volunteer first-responder for United Hatzalah, hit by taxi while en route to medical emergency in Jerusalem.Orly Harari, 5/19/2017, 10:51 AM

Worker electrocuted in Jerusalem

Worker falls off ladder, gets electrocuted, while working on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2017, 10:04 AM

'What's most important is saving the patient'

Medics from 'competing' organizations work together in brotherhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2017, 10:29 AM

'I never imagined I'd be helping my sister's baby'

Newly trained EMT responds to first call, saves own nephew.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2017, 8:52 AM

70 year old woman killed in Afula house fire

Senior citizen succumbs In apartment fire in Afula. 11 injured in Bnei Brak fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2017, 3:35 PM

Disabled passengers trapped inside burning car

United Hatzalah team rescues disabled passengers from vehicle on Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highwayDavid Rosenberg, 2/22/2017, 10:46 AM

EMT saves mom and son within two days of each other

United Hatzalah EMT saves mother, son, in two separate incidents over two days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2017, 1:57 PM

Why EMS volunteers never call it quits

EMS volunteer refuses to give up on woman in cardiac arrest and saves her life.Arutz Sheva, 1/24/2017, 4:04 PM

MDA to cut services in Judea/Samaria - Hatzalah to fill in

MDA has announced that it will greatly reduce its service to communities in Judea and Samaria. Hatzalah has said it would fill in the gap.Shlomo Vile, 12/29/2016, 11:36 PM

Hassan Nasrallah - Israeli lifesaver?

His infamous namesake notwithstanding, Arab Israeli has chosen to dedicate his life to saving the lives of others as an Israeli EMT.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2016, 10:29 AM

Gush Etzion medics treat Arab injured in car crash

Two United Hatzalah medics treated an Arab who was injured in a traffic accident near Gush Etzion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2016, 7:56 PM

How United Hatzalah responds to a mass casualty incident

The United Hatzalah EMS psychotrauma unit responded to two major incidents over the course of 72 hours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2016, 4:40 PM

Hatzalah marks 30 years of saving lives

Hatzalah thanks thousands of volunteers with 30th anniversary event featuring Jerusalem Mayor, performances by Avraham Fried and Ishay Ribo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2016, 12:53 PM

'He went to sleep - but never woke up'

Tragedy in the capital: Jerusalem toddler passes away in his sleep.David Rosenberg, 5/29/2016, 11:15 AM

Snake bites man cleaning his backyard

36-year-old from region west of Jerusalem evacuated to hospital in moderate condition, after being bitten by a poisonous snake in his yard.Orli Harari, 5/13/2016, 2:04 PM

How haredi kids are dealing with terror on Purim

First-responder medic costumes are in highest demand in haredi areas, as children dress up as 'superheroes' saving victims' lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2016, 7:53 PM

Watch: Arab clothing and Jewish Tzitzit in Dubai

Why was United Hatzalah's president walking around the streets of Dubai dressed in Arabic and Jewish clothing?Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2016, 6:45 AM

Bus stop collapses in Jerusalem during rush hour, injuring four

Truck hits bus stop causing it to collapse on top of rush hour commuters. Bus picked up group of school children moments earlier.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 1/11/2016, 12:04 PM

Rabbi Kanievsky instructs paramedics: Don't save terrorists

In meeting with heads of United Hatzalah, leading haredi rabbi says that if it is clear who the terrorist is, don't save him.Hezki Baruch, 12/31/2015, 3:54 PM

Defibrillators desperately needed to ‘save the pulse’ in Israel

30,000 Israelis are affected by heart attacks annually; United Hatzalah needs your help to save lives.Promotional content, 12/17/2015, 2:50 PM

Medic in Jerusalem: 'We Saw Bloody Tzitzit'

Local business owner and volunteer medic Hezi Roth was horrified to see bodies across the road after Tuesday's car attack.Benny Toker and Yoni Kempinski, 10/13/2015, 5:20 PM

Two Children in Serious Condition After Being Left in Hot Car

3 and 5 year-old boys in critical and serious condition after being found in a car outside Beit Shemesh.Orly Harari, 9/25/2015, 4:29 PM

Fried, Shwekey to Star in United Hatzalah Benefit Concert

Tickets now on sale for Oct. 1 show at Jerusalem International Convention Center, featuring two of the biggest names in Jewish music.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2015, 5:39 PM

11-Year-Old Falls to His Death From School Roof in Jerusalem

Tragedy strikes the capital as boy enters school to play with friends on the roof only to fall down stairway shaft.Orli Harari, 6/27/2015, 10:23 PM

Chandelier Accident Kills 1, Injures 21

Light fixture crashes to the floor in crowded events hall last night in Yavneh, killing a 50 year-old woman and injuring fellow attendees.Uzi Baruch, 6/23/2015, 9:56 AM

Nepal: Unprecedented Relief Effort 'Shows Israel's True Face'

Israel medical NGOs embark on unprecedented joint-mission to earthquake-struck Nepal; 'This is tikkun olam at its best.'Ari Soffer, 4/26/2015, 3:34 PM

United Hatzalah: Bigger Funerals Have Been Held Without Incident

United Hatzalah notes vital role of ambucycles in funeral trampling, says incident should not have happened in the 'safe environment.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2015, 8:51 PM

How to Beat an Ambulance to an Emergency

United Hatzalah head tells how Israelis' volunteering spirit is so crucial to the success of his organization's life-saving work.Yoni Kempinski, 3/4/2015, 3:47 PM

Watch: Beating Ambulances to Save Lives

United Hatzalah recognized at AIPAC for revolutionizing emergency medical care, reaching astounding 3 minute response time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2015, 8:40 PM

United Hatzalah Raises Readiness in North

Emergency readiness levels for rescue units in the Carmel, Asher, Galilee and Golan regions are up.Arutz Sheva staff, 1/28/2015, 3:20 PM

Watch: United Hatzalah's Ambucycle Chanukiah

Special hannukaiah lights up Schneider's Children's Hospital in whimsical, emotional ceremony.Yoni Kempinski, 12/23/2014, 12:56 PM

MK Maklev: Let Hatzalah Aid Members Carry Guns

MK Uri Maklev (UTJ) said Sunday that volunteers of the United Hatzalah emergency rescue organization should be allowed to carry weapons.Yaakov Levi, 11/30/2014, 5:32 PM

Motorcycles and a Song for One Brave Child

New "ambucycle" dedicated to seven-year-old Raphael Assoulin, who is battling cancer for the second time in his young life.Yoni Kempinski, 10/23/2014, 3:42 AM

Sukkah Building Tragedy: Man Falls and Dies in Modi'in Illit

A man in his 30s fell from his balcony in Modi'in Illit. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition and died of his injuries.Nir Har Zahav, Cynthia Blank, 10/7/2014, 12:06 AM

Baby Boom: Record Number of Women Give Birth on Rosh Hashanah

Over four times as many women give birth at Bnei Brak's Maayanei Yeshua hospital during Jewish New Year than annual average.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2014, 6:31 PM

Body 'Fitting Aharon Soffer's Description' Found in Jerusalem

Uncorroborated reports say the body is indeed Soffer's, as rescue effort teams mourn 'tragic ending.'Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 8/28/2014, 7:14 PM

United Hatzalah Develops 'Anti-Kidnap' App

'SO' app developed in response to abduction of three Israeli teens, provides police with coordinates to allow rapid response.Ari Soffer, 6/19/2014, 3:54 PM

United Hatzalah Honors Pope With 'Ambucycle' Dedication

United Hatzalah head Eli Beer gave Pope Francis a miniature silver 'ambucycle,' and dedicated a real one in his honor.Yosef Berger, 5/26/2014, 9:17 PM

Giant Snake Bites 70-Year-Old Man

Six-and-a-half foot long snake bites elderly man in moshav west of Jerusalem, medics transfer him to hospital.Ari Yashar, 5/26/2014, 2:11 PM

Groom Undaunted by Deep Cut Breaking Glass

Tragedy under a Tel Aviv chuppah as groom cut breaking glass according to Jewish tradition; decides to keep celebrating.Ari Yashar, 5/11/2014, 10:29 PM

Infant Wounded in Jerusalem Rock Attack

Infant left with light injuries by stones thrown at bus in Givat Ze'ev neighborhood, police searching for perpetrators.Ari Yashar, 5/2/2014, 12:54 PM

Miracle in Jerusalem: Infant Survives 3-Story Fall

A window screen and tree combine to save 3-year-old from potentially fatal fall, in what medics call 'an open miracle.'Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 4/24/2014, 6:15 PM

Passover Concert to Honor United Hatzalah Medics

Eli Beer discusses how his teenage experiences in Jerusalem inspired him to found the volunteer group that save lives.Ben Bresky, 4/13/2014, 9:46 PM

Meet United Hatzalah's Youngest Volunteer

For six-year-old cancer patient Rafael Asulin, Purim was chance to realize his dream of saving lives like his dad.Ari Yashar, 3/19/2014, 10:47 AM

Baby Killed in Jerusalem Fire

One-year old dies in apartment fire in Geulah neighborhood, death pronounced after rushed to hospital.Ari Yashar, 3/13/2014, 8:46 PM

Car Crash Rescuers Hail Family's 'Miraculous' Escape

Horrendous accident as cars trapped between two buses, victims were returning from family wedding.Ari Yashar, 2/10/2014, 8:44 AM