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Early morning CPR saves a life in Beer Sheva

Early morning CPR saves a life in Beer Sheva

Son helps save his elderly father with CPR, while waiting for emergency first responders to arrive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2021 17:08
From the hospital to the chuppah, an incredible act of kindness

From the hospital to the chuppah, an incredible act of kindness

United Hatzalah transports ill grandmother from her hospital bed to her granddaughter's wedding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2021 13:09
Miracle in Modi'in: Boy hit by car suffers only minor injuries

Miracle in Modi'in: Boy hit by car suffers only minor injuries

10-year-old boy was hit and trapped under car while riding his scooter in Modi'in - yet miraculously only suffered minor injuries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/10/2021 13:36
Bride and groom respond to road accident hours before wedding

Bride and groom respond to road accident hours before wedding

Nour Abu Asi and Mohamed Byadsi, dressed in their wedding attire, didn't hesitate to provide emergency treatment to injured 9-year-old.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2021 10:16
Saving a life on the side of a highway

Saving a life on the side of a highway

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT performs a successful CPR on an unconscious man on the side of a major roadway near Nof Hagalil - Har Yonah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2021 22:59
2 Hatzalah ambucycles stolen on first day of Sukkot

2 Hatzalah ambucycles stolen on first day of Sukkot

2 ambucycles stolen in Jerusalem neighborhood, 3rd theft attempt foiled in Tel Aviv. 1 ambucycle recovered so far.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/09/2021 23:53
Volunteer EMTs save man's life at dentist's office

Volunteer EMTs save man's life at dentist's office

Dentist office staff initiates CPR - with instruction over the phone - helping to save patient's life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2021 12:54
Ukraine: Israeli man seriously hurt on way back from Uman

Ukraine: Israeli man seriously hurt on way back from Uman

46-year-old man in serious condition in traffic accident while returning from Uman after Rosh Hashannah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2021 18:04
'Incredible' to save a life right at beginning of new year, volunteer paramedic

'Incredible' to save a life right at beginning of new year, volunteer paramedic

Jerusalem woman saved after near-fatal allergic reaction to pomegranates and honey on Rosh Hashanah night.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2021 13:26
Muslim EMTs in Israel receive special earthquake training from IDF and United Hatzalah

Muslim EMTs in Israel receive special earthquake training from IDF and United Hatzalah

United Hatzalah and IDF Homefront Command train Muslim volunteers in earthquake response.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2021 15:40
Five minutes to save a life: EMTs revive man who suffered sudden cardiac arrest

Five minutes to save a life: EMTs revive man who suffered sudden cardiac arrest

Her husband collapsed, she called for help - and five later, United Hatzalah EMTs had brought back a healthy pulse.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 17:25
EMT performs two successful CPRs in Eilat - in one day

EMT performs two successful CPRs in Eilat - in one day

Eilat EMT saves 35-year-old woman and 74-year-old woman with CPR in the same day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2021 14:57
From serological testing to lifesaving

From serological testing to lifesaving

First responders In Afula respond to a cardiac arrest and save an elderly woman’s life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2021 13:20
Quick intervention by EMTs saves disabled Holon man's life

Quick intervention by EMTs saves disabled Holon man's life

Volunteer first responders save life of elderly Holon man who was seriously injured after falling out of his wheelchair.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2021 13:24
Girl resuscitated after accidentally ingesting prescription drugs

Girl resuscitated after accidentally ingesting prescription drugs

Volunteer EMTs in northern Israel perform CPR on young girl, saving her life after she accidentally took prescription painkillers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/08/2021 12:24
From Selichot - to saving a life

From Selichot - to saving a life

Volunteer on his way home from selichot early Sunday morning saves a life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/08/2021 16:03
United Hatzalah hits back after poster claims religious 'transgression'

United Hatzalah hits back after poster claims religious 'transgression'

Eli Beer responds to pashkvillim decrying United Hatzalah as transgressing laws of modesty by training women EMTs.United Hatzalah, 19/08/2021 12:08
Eli Beer: From the trauma of terror to the mission of saving lives

Eli Beer: From the trauma of terror to the mission of saving lives

Watch: 'Real Talk' - with United Hatzalah founder and president Eli Beer.Hadassah Chen, 11/08/2021 15:46
Two sisters and a friend save a life at a Beit Shemesh pool

Two sisters and a friend save a life at a Beit Shemesh pool

Two sisters and their friend, volunteer first responders from the US and Canada, save a drowning man at a public pool in Beit Shemesh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2021 13:47
"Thanks to his wife he is alive"

"Thanks to his wife he is alive"

EMT responds to early morning cardiac arrest, performs CPR with the man’s wife, and saves his life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2021 14:54
Pre-Shabbat tragedy prevented on the Kinneret

Pre-Shabbat tragedy prevented on the Kinneret

After a teenage girl is dragged by current to the middle of the lake, United Hatzalah aquatic team makes dramatic rescue and saves her life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/08/2021 16:12
EMTs save cardiac arrest patient near Haifa

EMTs save cardiac arrest patient near Haifa

United Hatzalah volunteer saves Kiryat Yam man suffering from cardiac arrest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/08/2021 17:16
Teenage son of EMT saves elderly woman's life in Afula

Teenage son of EMT saves elderly woman's life in Afula

Emergency first responder's teenage son gets inspired by father, performs CPR on elderly woman, saving her life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/08/2021 18:40
IDF launches third strike along Lebanon border

IDF launches third strike along Lebanon border

Responding to rocket fire earlier, IDF strikes along Lebanese border - for the third time in two hours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2021 15:48
EMTs save Afula man in successful CPR

EMTs save Afula man in successful CPR

United Hatzalah emergency first responders save man in his 60s from northern Israel who suffered cardiac arrest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2021 10:39
Reuniting with a burn victim two years later

Reuniting with a burn victim two years later

Volunteer EMT meets with a child burn victim he treated at a community fair two years after he helped the boy survive a terrible accidentArutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2021 12:46
Emergency dispatchers leave shift to save a life in Jerusalem

Emergency dispatchers leave shift to save a life in Jerusalem

United Hatzalah volunteers manage to be both dispatchers and responders in emergency call to Jerusalem center.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 14:12
Collaborative effort of EMTs saves Jerusalem man’s life

Collaborative effort of EMTs saves Jerusalem man’s life

First responders save the life of Jerusalem man in his 70s who passed out while taking a shower.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2021 07:45
Neighbors help EMT save Tiberias woman's life

Neighbors help EMT save Tiberias woman's life

EMT in northern Israel gets help from some neighbors to locate a suffering woman and save her life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2021 14:14
EMT rushes from COVID hotel to save a life at a cemetery

EMT rushes from COVID hotel to save a life at a cemetery

United Hatzalah emergency first responders rush to Netivot cemetery to save 70-year-old woman's life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 14:35
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