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NY-based Jewish ambulance service sues Florida counterpart

Hatzalah sues another Jewish ambulance service in Florida for trademark infringement.

NY-based Jewish ambulance service sues Florida counterpart

Emergency medical staff in Ukraine operating under curfew

"HATZALAH Ukraine" teams are currently operating in major cities of Kiev and Odessa, assisting in emergencies.

Emergency medical staff in Ukraine operating under curfew

NYC Hatzalah crew runs 1.2 miles in waist-deep water to aid trapped woman in labor

A healthy baby was safely delivered by Hatzalah on a flooded NYC highway in the middle of Wednesday's historic rainfall.

NYC Hatzalah crew runs 1.2 miles to aid trapped woman in labor

Torah scrolls rescued from flooded Williamsburg, NY synagogue by Hatzalah

After being rescued from basement entrance, Torah scrolls were unrolled on tables to dry out and remove any chance of further damage.

Torah scrolls rescued from flooded NYC synagogue by Hatzalah

Massive NYC search finds missing 6-year old Jewish camper who disappeared during day trip

Search by NYPD and hundreds of volunteers finds boy who failed to get on bus after day camp trip to Flatbush park.

Massive NYC search finds missing 6-year old Jewish camper

25 of 99 missing people in Miami condo collapse may be Jewish

Hatzalah, Chesed Shel Emes and Miami Police Chaplain Rabbi Mark Rosenberg at the scene trying to locate missing victims.

25 of 99 missing people in Miami condo collapse may be Jewishplayer

DeSantis on collapsed Miami tower deaths: 'We are bracing for some bad news'

Former Surfside mayor and building resident Barry Cohen witnesses the building turning into "a gaping hole of rubble."

DeSantis on tower collapse: 'We are bracing for some bad news'

Gov DeSantis signs bill allowing Hatzalah to operate in Florida

Bill will allow volunteer EMT services such as Hatzalah the use of lights and sirens when responding to emergencies as official ambulances.

Gov DeSantis signs bill allowing Hatzalah to operate in Florida

NYC Driver who crashed into Hatzalah ambulance faces multiple charges

Driver faces 10 charges including multiple assault charges, reckless driving, driving without a proper license and excessive speed.

NYC Driver who crashed into Hatzalah ambulance arrested

Remembering Hatzolah's role in the rescue operations on September 11, 2001

Remembering the role Hatzalah played in the September 11th rescue operations - when the very first ambulance to respond was from Hatzalah.

Hatzolah at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001player

Hatzala-Thon Celebration Draws Millions of Viewers and Dollars

Hatzalah raises $15 million with 24-hour Hatzalah-Thon in 24 hours amidst coronavirus crisis.

Hatzala-Thon Celebration Draws Millions of Viewers and Dollars

Help our volunteers get the emergency equipment they need today!

In recent weeks, Hatzala Beit Shemesh has started to run out of key equipment needed to continue saving lives...

Breaking :Hatzala Beit Shemesh volunteers need your help today!

The potato menorah lit in memory of the Holocaust

New Jersey Hatzalah paramedics of New Jersey come to aid of elderly woman whose family lights an extra Hanukkah candle in a potato.

The potato menorah

'MDA saves lives both in Israel and around the world'

For the first time, Magen David Adom hosts an International Hatzalah Conference.

'MDA saves lives both in Israel and around the world'

Free measles vaccines to be available in Brooklyn

Hatzalah to offer free measles vaccines in haredi parts of Brooklyn amid outbreak.

Free measles vaccines to be available in Brooklyn

Emergency services treat dozens in Israel's south for shock

The United Hatzalah Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit are treating Israelis in the line of rocket fire for emotional stress.

Emergency services treat dozens in Israel's south for shock

LA Fire Department declines help from Jewish ambulance corps

Los Angeles Fire Department refuses to allow Hatzalah to assist in 911-type calls, citing county regulations.

LA Fire Department declines help from Jewish ambulance corps

Tragedy in New York: Dr. Richie Friedman killed

Dr. Friedman, medical director of Hatzalah in NYC, was walking home from synagogue after Shabbat when he was hit by a vehicle and killed.

Tragedy in New York: Dr. Richie Friedman killed

How to treat strangers in need: Israeli version, Palestinian version

How to treat strangers in need: Israeli version, Palestinian version

All emergency responders to be called via MDA Dispatch Center

1221 no longer to be advertised, yet will still operate; all calls to be routed through integrated system.

All emergency responders to be called via MDA Dispatch Center

Israeli found unconscious in Uman

Medics treat haredi youth found unconscious in Uman, transfer him to hospital in critical condition.

Israeli found unconscious in Uman

4 year old seriously injured dismantling sukkah

A four year old boy was evacuated to Hadassah Ein Kerem after falling from a second story window while helping to dismantle a sukkah.

4 year old boy seriously injured after fall taking down sukkahplayer

Sukkah saves lives

in two separate incidents, two children fell from windows in their houses and were saved by sukkahs that belonged to their neighbors

Sukkah saves lives

Week before new year plagued by infant deaths

The week before the Jewish New Year tragically saw the deaths of 4 infants in as many days.

Week before Rosh Hashanah plagued by infant deaths

Hatzalah medics save a boy - by making him laugh

A five year-old who had been struck by a car hysterically refused treatment - until a medical clown and EMT saved the day.

Hatzalah medics save a boy - by making him laugh

Bride was in Route 1 tragedy, Groom hit last night

Sarah Sperling was seriously wounded in tragic collision half a year ago; her fiance Yakov Kestelnitz was hit by a bus last night.

Bride wounded in Route 1 tragedy, Groom hit by bus last night

Jewish groups continue search for missing man

Hatzalah and Shomrim continue search for 41-year old paddle boarder. Public urged to recite Psalms for his safe return.

Jewish groups continue search for missing Nassau County resident

Jewish Dems rip Trump's business record in Israel

National Jewish Democratic Council questions Trump's sincerity on Israel, noting business record with Arab world, not Israel.

Jewish Democrats rip Trump over business record in Israel

Four Men Found Unconscious; Drugs Suspected

Men found in critical condition with no signs of external injuries behind warehouse; police open investigation.

Four Men Found Unconscious in Ashdod; Drugs Suspected

Anti-Semites Attack ZAKA Official in Ukraine

Deputy Commander hospitalized with stab wounds in latest incident of anti-Semitic violence.

Anti-Semites Attack ZAKA Official in Ukraine

Grenade Injures 5 in Petah Tikva

Attack took place in the Petah Tikva open air market on Tuesday afternoon, hitting a currency exchange on Guttman street.

Grenade Injures 5 in Petah Tikva

MDA, Hatzalah to Make Peace, Cooperate

Ministry of Health decides to unite competing medic services, to reduce strife between the two groups.

Magen David Adom and Hatzalah to Make Peace, Cooperate

Philippines: 'Settlers' Among First Responders

Hatzalah YOSH among first organizations arriving in Philippines to save lives following typhoon Haiyan's destruction.

'Settlers' Among the First to Respond to Philippines Typhoonplayer

United Hatzalah of Israel Rescue Team

United Hatzalah's motto: "'The Faster you Respond, the More Lives you Save"

A Glimpse into United Hatzalah Israeli Rescue Squad player

Nemo: Prayers in Homes, and Awe of Creation

While the storm presents many dangers, it is also a source of wonder. Time-lapse videos offer some glimpses of its intensity.

Nemo: Prayers in Snowed-In Homes, and Awe of G-d's Creationplayer

Ichud Hatzalah: We'll Sue MDA for Defamation

A long-standing rivalry between Israeli rescue services Magen David Adom and Ichud (United) Hatzalah came to the fore Monday

Ichud Hatzalah: We'll Sue MDA for Defamation

Rabbi Dovid Price of Flatbush Passes Away

Rabbi Dovid Price, a renowned and beloved member of the Flatbush community passed away on Wednesday at the age of 77.

Rabbi Dovid Price of Flatbush Passes Away

150 Children in ‘Miraculous’ Rescue from Fire

150 children are saved from a fire in a massive Bnei Brak daycare center. Emergency exit saved lives.

150 Children Saved in ‘Miraculous’ Rescue from Fire

Hatzalah to Help Accident Victims in India

The Jewish United Hatzalah organization is hoping to replicate its emergency services in India, provide medical treatment to thousands.

Hatzalah to Help Accident Victims in India

Denied Inclusion in Hatzalah,Women Take Initiative

Orthodox women establish 'Ezrat Nashim,' aimed at providing volunteer medical emergency services to female Jewish community.

Denied Inclusion in Hatzalah, Orthodox Women Take Initiative