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News and updates about United Hatzalah

At United Hatzalah gala:

Eric Adams declares ‘Eden Golan Day’

NYC mayor honors Israeli singer Eden Golan, adds, 'We know you should have won the total contest.'

Eric Adams declares ‘Eden Golan Day’

Los Angeles:

Gala held to support Israel’s volunteer first responders

United Hatzalah Los Angeles Gala raises $12 million to fund lifesaving in Israel.

Gala held to support Israel’s volunteer first responders

Floyd Mayweather given Hatzalah 'Lifesaver Award'

Former boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather visits United Hatzalah headquarters in Jerusalem, says he hopes "the entire world adopts the Hatzalah model of providing medical treatment within 90 seconds."

Floyd Mayweather given Hatzalah 'Lifesaver Award'

PM visits United Hatzalah headquarters

Prime Minister Netanyahu and his wife Sara tour headquarters of United Hatzalah, see footage captured from October 7 attacks.

PM visits United Hatzalah headquarters

In fallen soldiers' memory:

Tiberias first responders get new equipment

‘In your blood you shall live’: Five defibrillators donated in memory of Tiberias fallen soldiers.

Tiberias first responders get new equipment

Shabbat Retreat Rescue:

EMTs and Physician save woman from allergic reaction

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yehuda Levi was resting at home when his son informed him that someone at the door needed assistance. He quickly ran over, immediately recognizing that the young woman was experiencing a severe anaphylactic episode.

EMTs and Physician save woman from allergic reaction

PA crew found with stolen Israeli medical equipment

Following foiled terrorist attack in Binyamin region, Palestinian Authority ambulance crew found to possess stolen United Hatzalah vests, helmets, and other equipment.

PA crew found with stolen Israeli medical equipment

Physician saves passenger during mid-flight medical crisis

Patient loses consciousness twice, flight makes emergency landing at recommendation of doctor traveling on the same flight.

Physician saves passenger during mid-flight medical crisis

Man revived after being found lifeless in Jerusalem playground

United Hatzalah volunteers save man lying on ground in Ezrat Torah neighborhood after resident sees him from his window.

Man revived after being found lifeless in Jerusalem playground

Two injured after rocket hits residential building in Ashkelon

Two women injured by shrapnel, several suffer shock, after rocket strikes Ashkelon residential building, causing significant damage.

Two injured after rocket hits residential building in Ashkelon

Philadelphia:

Jewish-owned falafel shop mobbed by anti-Israel activists

Pro-Palestinian protesters target falafel shop owned by Jewish celebrity chef Michael Solomonov, following donation to United Hatzalah.

Jewish-owned falafel shop mobbed by anti-Israel activists

United Hatzalah holds mass casualty training in Arab village

United Hatzalah Muslim volunteers oin IDF and hold training drill simulating missile attack in Kafr Qassem.

United Hatzalah holds mass casualty training in Arab village

After battle on Gaza border:

IDF soldier meets ambulance team who saved his life

United Hatzalah volunteer ambulance team reunites with soldier after Gaza periphery rescue.

IDF soldier meets ambulance team who saved his life

'I was deeply moved':

United Hatzalah President recalls meeting with President Biden

United Hatzalah President Eli Beer met Biden during his visit to Israel: He was shocked by the horrors our volunteers witnessed.

United Hatzalah President recalls meeting with President Biden

Unprecedented challenges

United Hatzalah Calls for Support

Israel stands on the precipice of a profound challenge, and United Hatzalah of Israel is at the forefront. Click here to help.

United Hatzalah Calls for Support

'We stopped counting the dead'

Haredi first responders recount horrors of massacre

First responder says Hamas's goal was not only to murder but to cause indescribable suffering.

Haredi first responders recount horrors of massacre

Despite war with Hamas:

Netivot EMT celebrates wedding with help of Jerusalem vendors

Netivot EMT's wedding celebrated despite war, with help from United Hatzalah, Jerusalem vendors.

Netivot EMT celebrates wedding with help of Jerusalem vendors

IDF rescues Muslim doctor held hostage by Hamas

Muslim doctor shot and held hostage by Hamas, used as human shield, rescued by IDF.

IDF rescues Muslim doctor held hostage by Hamas

7 hurt in rocket attack on Jerusalem area

Multiple people injured by 3 direct hits from rockets in towns surrounding Jerusalem.

7 hurt in rocket attack on Jerusalem area

EMT and Rabbi shot by Hamas sniper while attempting rescue

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Rabbi Chaim Sassi was shot and seriously wounded in Sderot while attempting to rescue a police officer.

EMT and Rabbi shot by Hamas sniper while attempting rescue

United Hatzalah raises preparedness to highest level

The medevac helicopters of United Hatzalah and Lahak Aviation evacuated some of the injured to hospitals in central Israel

United Hatzalah raises preparedness to highest level

United Hatzalah:

This is how to have a safe and happy Sukkot

With volunteers already treating several Sukkot-related injuries, the organization asks to follow a few guidelines during the holiday.

This is how to have a safe and happy Sukkot

President Herzog:

'When I hear 'start-up nation' I think of Hatzalah volunteers'

United Hatzalah kicked off its 18th year with a ceremony at the President’s Residence.

'When I hear 'start-up nation' I think of Hatzalah volunteers'

Baby suffers severs allergic reaction, is revived by EMTs

10-month old girl suffers reaction to milk following end of Yom Kippur fast, begins to cry again after receiving Epipen injection.

Baby suffers severs allergic reaction, is revived by EMTs

Jerusalem:

Woman saved by 3 consecutive EpiPen injections

Woman suffers severe allergic reaction after accidentally consuming fish in a Jerusalem restaurant.

Woman saved by 3 consecutive EpiPen injections

Tragedy in Petah Tikva:

Baby suffocates, mother not informed

Hodaya Cohen, a 4-month-old baby, dies after allegedly suffocating while in nursery. Her mother hears about it from the hospital.

Baby suffocates, mother not informed

Morocco earthquake:

Israeli volunteers open medical clinics in remote villages

United Hatzalah opens medical clinics in Atlas Mountains to aid victims of Morocco earthquake.

Israeli volunteers open medical clinics in remote villages

United Hatzalah completes preparations for Rosh Hashanah in Uman

Many thousands of Hasidim visit grave of sage Rabbi Nachman of Breslov in Ukraine every Rosh Hashana.

United Hatzalah completes preparations for Rosh Hashanah in Uman

Groom injured during wedding ceremony in Bnei Brak

A groom was rushed from his wedding to hospital care after a part of the wedding ceremony went awry.

Groom injured during wedding ceremony in Bnei Brak

IDF, United Hatzalah drill simulates response to shooting attack

Amidst wave of terror attacks, IDF medical teams and United Hatzalah hold joint drill simulating response to shooting.

IDF, United Hatzalah drill simulates response to shooting attack

Elderly man saved after being trapped for over 24 hours

78-year-old rescued by United Hatzalah volunteer after falling and becoming trapped in his bathroom for over a day.

Elderly man saved after being trapped for over 24 hours

Woman revived after suffering cardiac arrest at nursing home

63-year-old woman revived after undergoing 30 minutes of resuscitation efforts.

Woman revived after suffering cardiac arrest at nursing home

Dimona girl nearly drowns in home pool - and is revived by EMTs

'The young girl was already blue, it was miraculous that her pulse came back,' EMTs recall.

Dimona girl nearly drowns in home pool - and is revived by EMTs

3-year-old revived after suffering cardiac arrest in Ashdod park

Regains consciousness in hospital, hours after being revived by defibrillator administered by United Hatzalah volunteers.

3-year-old revived after suffering cardiac arrest in Ashdod park

'Don't leave kids in the car'

United Hatzlah founder fries chicken in his car

Eli Beer, President and Founder of United Hatzalah cooked schnitzel in his car to show how hot a car can become in the summer sun.

United Hatzlah founder fries chicken in his car

United Hatzalah gets new emergency car in memory of Dee sisters

Emergency car donated in memory of terror victims Lucy, Maia, and Rina Dee.

United Hatzalah gets new emergency car in memory of Dee sisters

Lifeguards and EMTs team up to save drowning man in Bat Yam

70-year-old suffered a stroke while swimming at HaSela Beach, Lifeguards and United Hatzalah EMTs brought him back from the brink of death.

Lifeguards and EMTs team up to save drowning man in Bat Yam

Haredi medic insulted by anti-reform protester

A haredi medic treating those injured at a protest was verbally abused by one of the demonstrators.

Haredi medic insulted by anti-reform protester

US Jewish teenagers graduate emergency medical response training

50 teenagers from US and Canada complete NCSY Hatzalah Rescue program

US Jewish teenagers graduate emergency medical response training

Ashdod woman revived after being found unresponsive in her bed

Elderly woman's life saved after relatives find her unresponsive and call emergency services

Ashdod woman revived after being found unresponsive in her bed

Haredi and Arab EMTs work together to save hiker's life

Young man sustains head injury while jumping into Jordan River, is rescued by volunteer EMT on nearby school trip.

Haredi and Arab EMTs work together to save hiker's life

Pilot program flies cancer patients from periphery to center

United Hatzalah launches pilot program to use helicopter fleet to bring cancer patients to hospitals in central Israel.

Pilot program flies cancer patients from periphery to center

Man collapses at bus stop, is revived by nearby EMT

Passerby witnessing man in his 50s collapsedat a bus stop at the Trifrach Junction on Highway 25 call emergency services.

Man collapses at bus stop, is revived by nearby EMT

US Amb. visits United Hatzalah headquarters: 'Marvelous'

Amb. Nides visits United Hatzalah headquarters, speaks with teens in EMS summer program. 'You'll look back and say, 'That was really cool.''

US Amb. visits United Hatzalah headquarters: 'Marvelous'

United Hatzalah bolsters medical response during protests

Volunteers instructed to prioritize cases on blocked or congested access roads.

United Hatzalah bolsters medical response during protests

Jerusalem man suffers cardiac arrest while calling for help

United Hatzalah EMTs revive man who collapsed after calling emergency services over unusual pains.

Jerusalem man suffers cardiac arrest while calling for help

4-year-old dies after being left in hot car

Doctors unable to revive boy after he suffers severe heatstroke from being left in a hot car for an extended time.

4-year-old dies after being left in hot car

84-year-old man in rural town saved by neighbor first responder

Elderly man saved by United Hatzalah EMTs after suffering heart attack in his home in Gan Ner.

84-year-old man in rural town saved by neighbor first responder

EMTs Reunite with Man Revived After Synagogue Cardiac Arrest

United Hatzalah EMTs lose 1 patient in synagogue on Shabbat, resuscitate another man minuted later at nearby synagogue.

EMTs Reunite with Man Revived After Synagogue Cardiac Arrest

Volunteer EMT saves life of British tourist on Cyprus vacation

Israeli EMT on vacation in Cyprus saves the life of another guest at her hotel. 'I'm grateful we were able to revive her.'

Volunteer EMT saves life of British tourist on Cyprus vacation

In Memory Of Late Daughter:

Family donates 1300 dolls to help children in medical emergencies

Jerusalem family donates over 1300 dolls to United Hatzalah, in memory of their daughter who died of a rare disease at age 11.

Family donates 1300 dolls to help children in medical emergencies

Choking baby saved by restaurant owner

Restauranteur, who also volunteers as EMT, saves baby who choked on ice cube in apartment near his restaurant.

Choking baby saved by restaurant owner

Kiryat Ata:

Man collapses in the street at night, is saved by cop and EMTs

Elderly man suffers cardiac arrest while walking down the street in northern Israeli town, is saved by police officer and EMTs.

Man collapses in the street at night, is saved by cop and EMTs

Man who suffered cardiac arrest reunites with EMTs who saved him

The man's wife, Chedva, recognized early signs of a potential heart attack and called for an ambulance before it happened.

Man who suffered cardiac arrest reunites with EMTs who saved him

Israeli man collapses and dies in Uman

An 80-year-old man visiting the shrine of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov in Ukraine abruptly collapsed and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Israeli man collapses and dies in Uman

Beit Dagan man suffers cardiac arrest, is revived by EMTs

In the town of Beit Dagan on Tuesday a 63-year-old man suffered cardiac arrest before midnight. Relatives called emergency services for help

Beit Dagan man suffers cardiac arrest, is revived by EMTs

Ukraine war:

Elderly woman is flown to Israel for lifesaving treatment

Rescue mission brings elderly Jewish woman from war-torn Ukraine to Israel for lifesaving treatment.

Elderly woman is flown to Israel for lifesaving treatment

Medics hurt in gas ballon explosion while performing CPR

United Hatzalah volunteers taken to hospital after breathing in noxious fumes from gas balloon explosion in Be'er Sheva.

Medics hurt in gas ballon explosion while performing CPR

British Jews raise funds for new EMS command center in Sderot

Days after Operation Shield and Arrow, British Friends of United Hatzalah raises £630,000 for future Southern Command Center.

British Jews raise funds for new EMS command center in Sderot

PA man brought lifeless to crossing, revived by guards, EMTs

Family brings man suffering cardiac arrest to Hashmonaim Crossing. Crossing guards call emergency forces and start CPR, saving his life.

PA man brought lifeless to crossing, revived by guards, EMTs