EMT saves a life - the day after finishing training

'I always heard about stories like this from other medics, but I did not think that I would have such an experience so soon.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2018, 11:00 PM

15-year-old Holon resident saves neighbor’s baby

Baby swallows foreign object that lodged in throat, obstructing airway and causing severe difficulty breathing; EMTs trained son intervenes.Mordechai Sones, 10/2/2018, 8:30 PM

Safety tips for Sukkot

United Hatzalah emergency medics present safety guidelines for the upcoming Sukkot holiday, to prevent injuries during sukkah-building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2018, 4:05 PM

Celebrating Chol Hamoed in J'lem with unique annual concert

United Hatzalah: 'We’re bringing in some of the most popular singers in Jewish music, and we’ve been doing that for almost two decades.'United Hatzalah, 9/16/2018, 10:33 AM

MDA and United Hatzalah to cooperate

Health Ministry launches new information application to bring about cooperation between emergency organizations MDA and United Hatzalah.Mordechai Sones, 8/20/2018, 8:52 PM

Israel, Ukraine, plan for Rosh Hashanah visitors to Uman

Israeli delegation meets with Ukranian government officials to discuss preparations for Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage to Uman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2018, 3:23 PM

Jew murdered in stabbing attack near Jerusalem

Terrorist murders 31-year-old, wounds two, in town of Adam, near the capital. Terrorist eliminated.Gary Willig, 7/27/2018, 1:04 AM

Gunshot victim thanks first responder who saved his life

Victim of shooting attack in Umm al-Fahm thanks first religious female Muslim volunteer with United Hatzalah for saving his life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2018, 3:50 PM

New four-legged volunteer in United Hatzalah psychotrauma unit

'Toffy' passes extensive training to become certified therapy dog and help those suffering psychological stress in Israel's north.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2018, 2:13 AM

A special day made this sick boy's dream come true

Rehovot Fire Department, municipality, and United Hatzalah make sick child's dream come true.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2018, 2:48 PM

United Hatzalah launches new 'Midwives Division' for home births

Emergency first responder organization now offers trained midwives and OB-GYN nurses on call for unexpected home births.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2018, 3:17 PM

Man reunites with rescuers who saved him from death

Man from northern Israel whose life was saved by emergency medics meets them once again after recovering for an emotional reunion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2018, 12:38 PM

8-year-old badly hurt in traffic accident

Child seriously hurt after being struck by car in Elad.Gary Willig, 6/17/2018, 10:59 PM

New initiative alerts private ambulances of medical emergencies

Israelis benefit from new 'Doubling of Ambulances' initiative from United Hatzalah and United Ambulance of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2018, 12:50 PM

Jerusalem honors first responders

Volunteer first responders recognized for unique contribution.Mordechai Sones, 5/31/2018, 2:01 PM

Jewish community aims to break 'cookie flag' record

Atlanta community attempts to break world record, save lives in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2018, 1:58 PM

Medic who responds to car accident finds his friend the victim

Medic responds to serious car accident near community of Kedumim - only to find his neighbor slumped in driver's seat, covered in blood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2018, 12:45 PM

Two international flyboys of EMS saving lives in 90 seconds

United Hatzalah emergency response team 'flyboys' reached more than 120 patients in under 90 seconds on each callArutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2018, 1:23 PM

Daughter of Nazis awarded for saving lives in Israel

EMS volunteer Tina Berkovitz converted to Judaism, works in an Israeli ER - and is the daughter of Nazis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2018, 11:07 AM

2 hurt in stone-throwing attack

5 cars attacked near Beitar Illit in Judea as Israelis mark Yom Hazikaron.Gary Willig, 4/17/2018, 10:13 PM

Great-grandson of Gerrer Rebbe killed in traffic accident

1 killed, six injured when car carrying haredi students overturns on way back from Meron.Gary Willig, 4/13/2018, 10:03 AM

United Hatzalah: New ambucycles in memory of Parkland victims

United Hatzalah dedicates 70 new ambucycles for Israel’s 70th birthday - including nine in memory of Parkland massacre victims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2018, 2:18 PM

Doctor resuscitated by volunteers gives back

Doctor saved by United Hatzalah defibrillator gives new defibrillator to newly graduated Hatzalah EMT.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2018, 7:38 PM

Taking the patient into account - even in emergencies

Over thirty haredi women graduate United Hatzalah course to serve their communities as first responders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2018, 8:59 PM

EMS equipment donated to honor soldier murdered in terror attack

Family of slain IDF soldier Ron Kukia donates life-saving medical equipment to city where brutal terror attack occurred.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2018, 7:47 AM

Meet the 'Haredi Wonder Woman'

Miriam Ballin is the first female haredi ambulance driver, and the founder of United Hatzalah’s Psychotrauma & Crisis Response Unit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2018, 3:40 PM

Philanthropist hands out hundreds in 'Purim money'

Jewish philanthropist Leonardo Farkas hands out Purim gelt to Bnei Brak children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2018, 9:01 AM

Muslim first responder eulogizes soldier killed on Highway 6

'Even when the helicopter landed to transport you, what mattered most to you was your friends who were also injured in the accident.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2018, 6:29 PM

Druze volunteers in Golan train to cut emergency response times

Amid threats looming in Golan, local Druze villages get together to help make a difference in their own communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2018, 1:14 PM

Woman dead in Haifa fire

Apartment fire in Haifa kills one, injures three.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2018, 12:10 PM

United Hatzalah: 79 storm victims since Thursday

United Hatzalah volunteers provide medical treatment, humanitarian aid, to those caught in winter storms throughout Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2018, 12:56 PM

9 injured in Jerusalem fire

Residents injured in apartment blaze in Katamon neighborhood of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2018, 8:33 PM

Money finally released for Judea, Samaria emergency services

MK Smotrich: 'This crisis never should have happened. Nothing justifies playing with the lives of our citizens.'Hezki Baruch, 1/16/2018, 1:05 PM

Gur Hassidic movement bans emergency responders

Gur bans members from volunteering as paramedics or with police department, warns children of volunteers will be removed from school.David Rosenberg, 1/16/2018, 10:03 AM

Baby saved after nearly drowning in bathtub in central Israel

Emergency first responders resuscitate one-year-old boy who nearly drowned in a bathtub.David Rosenberg, 1/15/2018, 6:20 PM

The camp that will have its participants saving lives

New Israeli summer camp for North American teens combines touring and fun with life-saving emergency medical training.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2018, 8:40 PM

New group of Bedouin women become EMTs in Israel’s Galilee

Haredi-run United Hatzalah trains seventeen Bedouin, including thirteen women, as first responders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2018, 1:23 PM

Will United Hatzalah’s angels still have wings next year?

As push-to-talk technology is phased out, emergency responders globally search for a different solution. Will United Hatzalah survive?Infomercial, 1/4/2018, 12:33 PM

MDA resumes operations in Judea and Samaria

Following assurances by Jewish Home MK that funds will be transferred, MDA reopens Judea and Samaria branches.Hezki Baruch, 1/1/2018, 6:48 PM

'Stop playing games with our emergency services'

Yesha Council, representing half a million Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria, rejects offer by United Hatzalah to fill in for MDA.Hezki Baruch, 1/1/2018, 3:47 PM

MDA leaves Judea and Samaria, United Hatzalah enters

Following gov't failure to transfer promised budget, Magen David Adom forced to cut Judea, Samaria. United Hatzalah steps in to help out.Yoni Kempinski, 12/31/2017, 11:35 PM

Israeli baby dies - in Uman

Baby visiting Uman with her parents dies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2017, 1:16 PM

Baby saved from choking on toy

United Hatzalah volunteers remove toy swallowed by 8-month-old baby in Bnei Brak from child's throat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2017, 11:53 AM

Hatzalah adapts to technological revolution

As service ends for 2G smartphones serving defense and medical organizations, Hatzalah develops new communication tools for responders.Infomercial, 12/25/2017, 4:27 PM

United Hatzalah looks to fill in as MDA leaves Judea and Samaria

Following notice that MDA will be forced to halt activities in Judea, Samaria over budget issues, United Hatzalah aims to expand services.David Rosenberg, 12/24/2017, 9:15 PM

Hatzalah treats 20 cold-related emergencies in Uman in past days

'Strongly recommend anyone coming to Uman bring warm clothing and outerwear due to intensely cold weather region is experiencing.'Mordechai Sones, 12/24/2017, 1:06 PM

Toddler in critical condition after daycare accident

1-year-old child in critical condition after being found with object wrapped around her neck in Bnei Brak daycare.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2017, 3:49 PM

Over 100 people treated at mass funeral procession in Bnei Brak

MDA, United Hatzalah treat dozens of people during funeral procession, service for Rabbi Shteinman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2017, 2:45 PM

Beitar building collapse traps workers

Ceiling collapse injures at least six in Beitar Illit, firefighters work to rescue workers trapped in building.Chana Roberts, 12/4/2017, 4:08 PM

'Please excuse my son's tardiness, his dad was performing CPR'

What happens when a father rushes to save a life, causing his son to be late for school?Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2017, 3:45 PM

Newly-trained medic saves her own life

After hospital staff initially ridicule her suspicions, newly-minted medic's persistence pays off - with life-saving treatment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 2:36 PM

Watch: Volunteer medic saves choking drummer at party

Footage captures drummer at event hall in Akko choking on food - and being saved by a party guest with emergency medical training.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2017, 5:00 PM

Watch: Jewish and Muslim medics pray together in Jerusalem

Video catches Jew and Muslim EMS volunteers praying together. 'Volunteering side by side achieves bond of friendship rarely seen today.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2017, 1:46 PM

Tragedy in Beit Shemesh: Child saved by EMTs dies

Child who lost consciousness in Beit Shemesh kindergarten was resuscitated by EMTs - only to lose consciousness again and die at hospital.David Rosenberg, 11/2/2017, 10:17 PM

EMTs save child at Beit Shemesh kindergarten

United Hatzalah volunteers resuscitate child who lost consciousness, stopped breathing in Beit Shemesh kindergarten.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2017, 3:53 PM

'I was able to save my daughter because of grandma's collapse'

Near-tragedy inspired Yisrael Amar to join United Hatzalah emergency team. Two weeks later, he used his training to save his own daughter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2017, 12:20 PM

4 injured in Lod train collision

One person in critical condition after train collides with car.Gary Willig, 10/17/2017, 9:37 PM