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Beachgoers, here's how to keep your children safe

United Hatzalah issues list of safety regulations to prevent drowning on the Kinneret during peak vacation time.

Beachgoers, here's how to keep your children safe

Saving a life - under rocket fire

Be'er Sheva man who suffered cardiac arrest after rocket barrage from Gaza is fired towards the city is successfully revived in seconds.

Saving a life - under rocket fire

Man collapses in Silwan, revived by first responders

Volunteer EMT diverts to emergency, succeeds in saving life of 60-year-old man.

Man collapses in Silwan, revived by first responders

United Hatzalah raises 200k in first-ever Tel Aviv summer event

'If there is one organization I can get behind and support, it is United Hatzalah,' attendee says.

United Hatzalah raises 200k in first-ever Tel Aviv summer event

Tourist resuscitated after collapsing in Zichron Yaakov

United Hatzalah volunteer performs CPR for 3 minutes on man who collapsed right outside restaurant.

Tourist resuscitated after collapsing in Zichron Yaakov

American teens help save life of Ashdod resident

'Having my first CPR be a successful one is something that I will never forget.'

American teens help save life of Ashdod resident

Against All Odds: EMTs save man in his 90s in Rishon Letzion

EMTs perform successful CPR on a man in his 90s with a severe medical background

Against All Odds: EMTs save man in his 90s in Rishon Letzion

Kiryat Ono man rescued after nearly drowning in pool

Lifeguard rescues man seen floating unmoving in public pool.

Kiryat Ono man rescued after nearly drowning in pool

US and Canadian teens train in Israel to become lifesavers

NCSY Teams Up With United Hatzalah to train 50 teens as first responders culminating in a major mass-casualty-incident training drill.

US and Canadian teens train in Israel to become lifesavers

Be’er Sheva man begins breathing on his own after 50 minutes of CPR

Be’er Sheva man resuscitated after wife finds him unconscious at home.

Be’er Sheva man breathes on his own after 50 minutes of CPR

Medical staff and EMTs save life of choking resident in Kiryat Ata seniors' home

Man, 62, chokes on boureka in seniors home, is saved by nearby EMTs and alert nurses.

Medical personnel save life of man choking in seniors' home

Infant girl dies after being left in hot car

Alert passersby noticed the infant and brought her into a nearby synagogue, alerting emergency services.

Infant girl dies after being left in hot car

Be'er Sheva: Government worker saves man who collapsed outside office

Septuagenarian collapses outside government office in Be’er Sheva, is saved by EMT who works in the building.

Government worker saves man who collapsed outside office

Muslim paramedic joins operation to rescue Jewish Ukrainian refugees

Muslim paramedic joins collaborative operation to rescue Jewish Ukrainian refugees.

Muslim paramedic joins operation to rescue Jewish refugees

4-year-old boy saved by EMTs after nearly drowning in Pardes Chana

Lifeguard, first responders save four-year-old boy who suffered seizure while swimming in pool in Pardes Chana.

4-year-old nearly drowns after suffering seizure in pool

Bicyclist killed in car accident in central Israel

Car crashes into bicyclist near Sha'alvim in Modi'in area, leaving one dead.

Bicyclist killed in car accident in central Israel

Man suffers cardiac arrest mid-workout, saved by gym members

2 United Hatzalah volunteers save man who collapsed at Givat Shmuel gym.

Man suffers cardiac arrest mid-workout, saved by gym members

Multi-faith mass casualty incident training exercise held in Ramle

Drill brings together Muslim, Christian, and Jewish, EMS volunteers in a show of brotherhood and professionalism.

Multi-faith mass casualty incident training exercise

EMTs save 2 suffering anaphylactic shock from dairy

Two severe anaphylactic shock victims are saved in less than an hour by EMTs carrying Epipens.

EMTs save 2 suffering anaphylactic shock from dairy

London gala raises £1.3M for Israeli first response organization

London gala includes artist auction, raises £1.3 million for United Hatzalah of Israel.

London gala raises £1.3M for Israeli first response organization

Pyschotrauma support following deadly crash that killed cop

After volunteer cop was killed by drunk Arab driver, doctor from United Hatzalah provides psychological first aid to those affected.

Pyschotrauma support following deadly crash that killed cop

Nahariya man collapses mid-exercise at a local gym

A hospital staffer and volunteer EMT arrived in less than a minute, and began CPR, successfully reviving the man.

Nahariya man collapses mid-exercise at a local gym

60-year-old man collapses without warning, swift response saves his life

United Hatzalah volunteer and MDA team performed CPR for 30 minutes to restore pulse & breathing.

Man collapses without warning, swift response saves his life

Saving a life - with the press of a button

Congregant alerts emergency services to a cardiac arrest in a synagogue, EMTs and a first response physician respond, saving the man’s life.

Saving a life - with the press of a button

Man collapses Shabbat morning - wakes up on Shavuot

Man collapses on Shabbat morning in Pisgat Ze'ev, wakes up on Shavuot, thanks to quick acting EMTs.

Man collapses Shabbat morning - wakes up on Shavuot

Jewish, Arab EMTs save teen wounded in Umm al-Fahm gun battle

19-year-old wounded by gunfire in Israeli Arab town. Jewish and Arab emergency first responders team up to treat him.

Jewish, Arab EMTs save teen wounded in Umm al-Fahm gun battle

Parachutist dies in crash in central Israel

Man in his 30s killed when parachuting near Beit Shemesh.

Parachutist dies in crash in central Israel

A heart-stopping Talmud Lesson

EMTs save the life of a Kfar Chabad man who collapsed during a Talmud lesson in a local synagogue.

A heart-stopping Talmud Lesson

Givatayim jogger collapses mid-stride

Jogger in his 30s suffers sudden cardiac arrest, only recovers after two defibrilator shocks plus CPR.

Givatayim jogger collapses mid-stride

Marking Jerusalem Day with Hallel - and saving a life

A school worker in Petach Tikvah suffers a sudden cardiac arrest and is revived by EMTs

Marking Jerusalem Day with Hallel - and saving a life

Greater New York community raises $6 million for United Hatzalah of Israel

Over 1,000 people gather at the third annual United Hatzalah gala in New York - and donate $6 million.

Greater New York community raises $6m for United Hatzalah Israel

Saving a life: The best reason to get out of bed in the morning

Woman in Tur'an suffers cardiac arrest during breakfast and is successfully resuscitated by EMTs.

Saving a life: The best reason to get out of bed in the morning

Tel Aviv: CPR rescue on Platform 2

A man waiting for his train suffers a cardiac arrest and was resuscitated by a fellow waiting passenger, a volunteer EMT

Tel Aviv: CPR rescue on Platform 2

The cherry on top: Helping both the patient and caretaker

Woman in her 70s loses consciousness in Rishon Lezion, is revived by an ambulance crew just finishing their shift.

The cherry on top: Helping both the patient and caretaker

Of Cows, Coffee, and Successful CPR

EMT saves the life of a cowshed worker who collapsed while drinking his morning coffee

Of Cows, Coffee, and Successful CPR

United Hatzalah: 47 people treated so far in Meron

United Hatzalah EMS volunteers treat 47 people in Meron, mostly for minor injuries.

United Hatzalah: 47 people treated so far in Meron

Deceased man triggers tough memories for responding EMT

'It was very similar to how my brother was found after he died, the wave of sadness hit me really hard,' EMT says.

Deceased man triggers tough memories for responding EMT

United Hatzalah gearing up for Meron pilgrimage

United Hatzalah completes preparations for providing medical security to the pilgrims of Meron.

United Hatzalah gearing up for Meron pilgrimage

Man shot in gas station saved by EMT’s quick response

Shooting in Arab town leaves one wounded, perpetrator is still on the loose.

Man shot in gas station saved by EMT’s quick response

Search for missing man on Ashkelon coast results in dramatic ATV rescue

A report of a missing man leads to an hours-long search among sand dunes on the beach - and a dramatic ATV rescue.

Search for missing man on coast results in dramatic ATV rescue