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United Hatzalah issues summer water safety tips

United Hatzalah issues summer water safety tips

Drowning can happen anywhere, especially with small children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2021 14:17
'Falling Into The Right Hands': Stabbed Jerusalem man saved by shopkeeper

'Falling Into The Right Hands': Stabbed Jerusalem man saved by shopkeeper

Meah Shearim-area shopkeeper and volunteer EMT help save the life of man wounded in stabbing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2021 07:15
Dr. Miriam Adelson inaugurates 150 new ambucycles in Jerusalem

Dr. Miriam Adelson inaugurates 150 new ambucycles in Jerusalem

'In your hands, these two-wheeled vehicles will work for the good of all,' Dr. Adelson tells United Hatzalah volunteers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2021 10:40
The beauty of humanity brought out by a therapy dog in Surfside

The beauty of humanity brought out by a therapy dog in Surfside

United Hatzalah offers assistance to families of the missing in Surfside building collapse - with the aid of animals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2021 09:13
United Hatzalah in Miami: 'The families feel helplessness'

United Hatzalah in Miami: 'The families feel helplessness'

United Hatzalah's Dov Maisel tells Arutz Sheva that Miami's Jewish community sees Israelis helping them as the "family hugging them."Yoni Kempinski, Miami, 28/06/2021 19:12
Easing the ongoing trauma of not knowing - together

Easing the ongoing trauma of not knowing - together

United Hatzalah's psychotrauma and crisis response team aids community of Miami in rallying around those affected by the building collapse.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2021 09:59
EMT saves a life on the way to his son’s graduation

EMT saves a life on the way to his son’s graduation

Haim Gil and his family were heading out to his son's 8th-grade graduation when he was alerted to a nearby medical emergency.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/06/2021 10:25
EMT uses new defibrillator and medical kit to save a life

EMT uses new defibrillator and medical kit to save a life

After the Meron tragedy he was issued a defibrillator and new medical kit. Today, he used them to save a life in Beitar Illit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2021 12:58
Performing CPR in crowded Tel-Aviv flea market

Performing CPR in crowded Tel-Aviv flea market

Man collapses in the middle of a busy Friday afternoon at the Carmel Market in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2021 08:01
“Untraditional party crashers”: Saving a life at a wedding

“Untraditional party crashers”: Saving a life at a wedding

After groom's grandfather collapses during wedding Modi'in Illit, EMT 'crashes' the party to save the man's life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2021 12:51
Muslim man saves his neighbor’s life just before Friday prayers

Muslim man saves his neighbor’s life just before Friday prayers

Muslim, Jewish, EMTs work together to save life of Muslim man who suffered cardiac arrest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 11:34
NYC Driver who crashed into Hatzalah ambulance faces multiple charges

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.Dan Verbin, 11/06/2021 16:45
Woman, 91, dead in Beitar Illit bus accident

Woman, 91, dead in Beitar Illit bus accident

Investigation opened after bus fatally hits elderly woman in Beitar Illit.Ben Shaul, 07/06/2021 16:55
'Saving a life in the building where I was standing'

'Saving a life in the building where I was standing'

After finishing a long day of training and emergency response, 2 EMTs save a life in an exhaustive CPR in Holon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 12:29
Doing CPR on a treadmill

Doing CPR on a treadmill

United Hatzalah emergency responder finds 50-year-old man collapsed on treadmill in Ashdod.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/06/2021 14:58
United Hatzalah holds commemorative ceremony for Meron victims

United Hatzalah holds commemorative ceremony for Meron victims

United Hatzalah founder Eli Beer: My heart broke when I heard about what took place. You the volunteers showed bravery and strength.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2021 23:30
Givat Ze'ev: For some victims, it was the second time

Givat Ze'ev: For some victims, it was the second time

United Hatzalah volunteers who were at the scene of the bleachers collapse: "We heard a lot of screaming for help from people inside"Arutz Sheva, 19/05/2021 09:47
Performing CPR during a rocket attack

Performing CPR during a rocket attack

First-hand account from EMT who rushed out to perform CPR on cardiac arrest patient during an air raid last night in central Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/05/2021 13:01
United Hatzalah raises $1.3 million during Saving Lives Sunday telethon

United Hatzalah raises $1.3 million during Saving Lives Sunday telethon

In virtual event honoring volunteers, Israel's largest fully volunteer EMS organization raises over $1.3 million to fund medical equipment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2021 15:20
'I see their faces before my eyes, they never leave me'

'I see their faces before my eyes, they never leave me'

Dozens of United Hatzalah volunteers return to Meron to attempt to process their traumatic experiences. 'I still wonder if I did enough.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2021 08:57
After Meron, rescue team trains with IDF for mass casualty event

After Meron, rescue team trains with IDF for mass casualty event

Days after Meron catastrophe, United Hatzalah and IDF hold mass casualty training event.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 15:10
'One of Israel's worst disasters. People were crushed to death'

'One of Israel's worst disasters. People were crushed to death'

Dov Maisel, Director of Operations at United Hatzalah, on Meron tragedy: One of Israel’s worst disasters, I have no words.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/04/2021 03:11
Man in critical condition after collapsing at Meron

Man in critical condition after collapsing at Meron

Man in his 60s collapses at Rashbi's grave in Meron ahead of Lag B'Omer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 19:49
Jerusalem baby revived after near-drowning

Jerusalem baby revived after near-drowning

Infant rushed to hospital after nearly drowning in bathtub in Jerusalem apartment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2021 12:11
'10 more minutes and the child would have died'

'10 more minutes and the child would have died'

Haredi EMT saves Ashdod toddler who choked on a large piece of candy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2021 11:18
United Hatzalah completes emergency preparations for Lag Ba'omer

United Hatzalah completes emergency preparations for Lag Ba'omer

United Hatzalah completes preparations for safeguarding Lag Ba'omer event at Meron.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/04/2021 11:13
'He essentially died and was brought back to life in 30 minutes'

'He essentially died and was brought back to life in 30 minutes'

Pre-Shabbat rescue in Ashdod: Man in his 50s saved after near-death experience.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2021 11:06
EMTs save life of Arab boy with chronic heart condition

EMTs save life of Arab boy with chronic heart condition

United Hatzalah team saves two-year-old Arab boy from northern Israel, after he suffered heart complication and passed out.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2021 09:20
Man successfully resuscitated at Kfar Saba library

Man successfully resuscitated at Kfar Saba library

Elderly man saved after suffering cardiac arrest while browsing at library in central Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 22:54
Beit Shemesh: 6-year-old in critical condition after being found in car

Beit Shemesh: 6-year-old in critical condition after being found in car

MDA, United Hatzalah paramedics resuscitate child found with no pulse in vehicle in Beit Shemesh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 17:29
Haredi EMT's last video before his fatal accident

Haredi EMT's last video before his fatal accident

Chaim Har Kesef, the Hatzalah volunteer killed in tragic accident yesterday, is laid to rest. 'Father, we'll take care of everything'Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 16:08
Eli Beer: 'We need to prepare ourselves to respond in mass casualty incidents'

Eli Beer: 'We need to prepare ourselves to respond in mass casualty incidents'

Surprise joint training exercise between United Hatzalah and the Galilee Medical Center is held in Nahariya.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2021 14:56
Trio of Muslim and Jewish EMTs save disabled woman’s life

Trio of Muslim and Jewish EMTs save disabled woman’s life

After disabled woman suffers a heart attack in care facility, 3 EMTs from United Hatzalah’s Mevaseret region come together to save her life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2021 15:00
15-year-old drowns in river

15-year-old drowns in river

MDA, United Hatzalah pull boy from river in Judean Desert, evacuate him to Hadassah hospital where he was declared dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2021 16:26
1 killed, 3 hurt in car crash in north

1 killed, 3 hurt in car crash in north

Man killed, teen girl in serious condition, and toddler hurt in serious accident on Highway 6.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2021 15:57
'I tried to save his life - then realized it was my friend'

'I tried to save his life - then realized it was my friend'

United Hatzalah chief recalls attempt to save a driver's life following a crash - only to realize it was his friend.Eli Beer, 31/03/2021 08:50
Here's how you can keep your family safe on Passover

Here's how you can keep your family safe on Passover

First response organization issues tips for a safe, healthy, Passover.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2021 13:13
Balcony of residential building collapses in Herzliya

Balcony of residential building collapses in Herzliya

Four injured after balcony collapses in residential building in central Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/03/2021 14:33
Responding in 20 seconds to save a woman who collapsed in front of her own children

Responding in 20 seconds to save a woman who collapsed in front of her own children

Emergency medical first responders in northern Israel save a woman's life amid hectic morning of non-stop emergencies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/03/2021 09:52
Disabled EMT performs successful CPR on the streets of Tel Aviv

Disabled EMT performs successful CPR on the streets of Tel Aviv

Losing one of his legs in a motorcycle accident two decades ago didn't stop Dan from saving a man's life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/03/2021 07:19
Israeli EMS organization is 100% vaccinated

Israeli EMS organization is 100% vaccinated

United Hatzalah discontinues service of 288 volunteers who have chosen not to receive the coronavirus vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2021 12:19
Saving a man’s life - for the second time

Saving a man’s life - for the second time

Petach Tikvah EMT performs successful CPR on a cardiac arrest patient for the second time in two months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/03/2021 10:17
3:00 A.M. rescue in Jerusalem

3:00 A.M. rescue in Jerusalem

EMTs perform successful CPR on Jerusalem mother who collapsed on Sunday morningArutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2021 22:44
Bnei Brak transports elderly to vaccine centers

Bnei Brak transports elderly to vaccine centers

Municipality teams with United Hatzalah to ensure elderly people who would otherwise be stuck at home can be vaccinated against COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/03/2021 17:09
First aid training center opened by United Hatzalah in Kfar Qassem

First aid training center opened by United Hatzalah in Kfar Qassem

United Hatzalah president: "We hope to establish in Kfar Qassem a regional hub for all of United Hatzalah’s activities in the triangle."Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2021 09:21
'The strangest life-saving CPR I've ever encountered'

'The strangest life-saving CPR I've ever encountered'

EMT responds to a CPR call that defied all expectations and ended up saving a life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/03/2021 14:32
A Purim Miracle - EMTs pulled from Purim meal to perform successful CPR and save a life

A Purim Miracle - EMTs pulled from Purim meal to perform successful CPR and save a life

'It feels like I won the lottery.' United Hatzalah EMTs in Holon get pulled from Purim Seudah to perform successful CPR and save a life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2021 15:02
United Hatzalah to suspend all unvaccinated volunteers

United Hatzalah to suspend all unvaccinated volunteers

We are going to be the first national organization that is 100% vaccinated. I want every single person in Israel to be vaccinated.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2021 10:07
Family gives Purim gifts to first responder who helped sons

Family gives Purim gifts to first responder who helped sons

Thankful family gives 'mishloach manot' to first responder who helped two brothers in separate instances.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/02/2021 17:21
One of those days that makes it all worthwhile

One of those days that makes it all worthwhile

Three veteran EMTs from different cities save a homeless woman in Tel Aviv this morning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/02/2021 19:12
Performing CPR on the way to work

Performing CPR on the way to work

First responders from different towns in the Golan converge to perform successful CPR on a collapsed man in Bnei Yehuda this morning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2021 13:24
Early morning rescue in Jerusalem

Early morning rescue in Jerusalem

72-year-old man collapses suddenly early Sunday morning in eastern Jerusalem. Despite having no pulse EMTs manage to resuscitate him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/02/2021 16:43
Man in serious condition after car collides with bus on major highway

Man in serious condition after car collides with bus on major highway

Bus accident on Highway 446 leaves driver of private vehicle in serious condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/02/2021 12:21
19-year-old woman killed in car accident at Yitzhar Junction

19-year-old woman killed in car accident at Yitzhar Junction

Palestinian Arab driver detained after fatally striking woman on the road. Terrorism not suspected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2021 23:45
Father resuscitated in the rain after collapsing in front of son just before Shabbat

Father resuscitated in the rain after collapsing in front of son just before Shabbat

After taking his son to the hospital a man collapses just before Shabbat in Efrat leading to a dramatic rescue that saved his life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/02/2021 10:11
Decorated EMT becomes first female head of United Hatzalah chapter

Decorated EMT becomes first female head of United Hatzalah chapter

Woman on disability becomes the first woman to head one of the organization’s chapters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2021 13:54
Paramedic tells of miracle: The circumcision that almost wasn't

Paramedic tells of miracle: The circumcision that almost wasn't

EMT who rescues pregnant woman is asked by the family to perform the circumcision of the infant whose life he helped save.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2021 14:19