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A double rescue in Tel Aviv's Dizengoff Center

A double rescue in Tel Aviv's Dizengoff Center

Muslim and Jewish EMTs pair up to help two people suffering medical emergencies in quick succession in Tel Aviv shopping center.

Shabbat morning rescue thanks to quick-thinking EMT and aspirin

Early Shabbat morning rescue thanks to quick-thinking EMT and aspirin

United Hatzalah EMT in Efrat saves friend during emergency call - with some quick thinking and some aspirin.

United Hatzalah lauds bill to unify emergency call numbers

United Hatzalah lauds bill to unify emergency call numbers in Israel

United Hatzalah celebrates government's support for bill which would create single, unified phone number for calls for ambulances.

Ministers spar over bill to combine emergency call centers

Ministers spar over bill to combine emergency call centers

Most support move but doubt wisdom of instituting "dramatic change during time of crisis."

Coalition chairwoman pushes for joint emergency call centers

Coalition chairwoman pushes for joint emergency call centers

MK Idit Silman is pushing for joint MDA and United Hatzalah call centers, to the chagrin of the MDA.

'Happy to be alive'

'Happy to be alive'

After an EMT saves A Be’er Sheva man’s life on Monday, the pair reunited during a moving hospital visit on Tuesday.

United Hatzalah distributes winter blankets to Ashdod homeless

United Hatzalah distributes winter blankets to Ashdod homeless

United Hatzalah volunteers from Ashdod drive around the city in ambulance distributing warm blankets to the homeless.

Giving an 80-year-old another lease on life

Giving an 80-year-old another lease on life

EMTs in Ofakim save an octogenarian who suffered a sudden cardiac arrest.

Jerusalem: Bus driver hurt in firebomb attack

Jerusalem: Bus driver hurt in firebomb attack

Bus attacked with firebomb near Mt.Scopus, driver taken to hospital.

United Hatzalah to get first foldable Ambucar

United Hatzalah to get first foldable Ambucar

New York-based Gindi Equities, a mission-driven multi-family investment company, donates first foldable Ambucar to United Hatzalah.

EMT runs out in the rain to save man who choked on hamburger

EMT runs out in the rain to save man who choked on hamburger

EMTs save unconscious man in Ra'anana after he chokes on hamburger. 'It's an incredible feeling saving a life.'

Muslim and Jewish EMTs team up to save a collapsed woman’s life

Muslim and Jewish EMTs team up to save a collapsed woman’s life

50-year-old woman collapses in town of west of Jerusalem - and is saved by teamwork of Jewish and Muslim first responders.

Top Facebook exec donates $5m to Israeli rescue organization

Top Facebook executive donates $5m to Israeli rescue organization

Sheryl Sandberg leans into United Hatzalah, donates $5 million to honor her parents.

Knesset committee: A single number for all emergencies

Knesset committee: Establish single number for all emergency dispatch centers

Knesset Health Committee members: 'Time to establish one emergency medical dispatch center with one emergency number.

Air Rescue: EMT treats woman on flight from Israel to Newark

Air Rescue: EMT treats woman on board a flight from Israel to Newark

Israeli EMT provides life-saving medical treatment on a transatlantic flight. 'I was in the right place at the right time.'

Volunteer paramedic, EMT team up to save long-term-care patient

Volunteer paramedic, EMT team up to save long-term-care patient

Thankful To Help: Volunteer Paramedic and EMT perform successful CPR on a long-term-care patient.

Three EMTs team up to save a life in Rishon Lezion

Three EMTs team up to save a life in Rishon Lezion

Emergency volunteers from different cities come together to help save a life in Rishon Lezion.

Kashrut supervisor saves motorcycle accident victim's life

Kashrut supervisor saves motorcycle accident victim's life

Jumping From Emergency To Emergency: EMTs save two lives in Ashdod in separate incidents following crash and cardiac arrest.

Woman in critical condition after choking on donut

Woman in critical condition after choking on donut

Second incident of its kind this Hanukkah.

60-year-old man saved after choking on jelly donut

60-year-old man saved after choking on jelly donut

Young children and the elderly are at higher risk of choking on spongy foods, United Hatzalah chief says.

Following up a life-saving rescue with a birth

Following up a life-saving rescue with a birth

Volunteer EMT leaves work to save a man with miraculously quick resuscitation and continues on to help a pregnant woman with contractions.

Saving the same man twice in 24 hours

Saving the same man twice in 24 hours

EMT responds to emergency calls only to find an old friend suffering from a drug overdose - and saves his life twice in the same day.

EMTs save Akko man who collapsed in front of family

EMTs save Akko man who collapsed in front of family

"Last week I received this emergency E-Bike and already today it was instrumental in helping me arrive quickly at the emergency scene."

Saving a life - while still in pajamas

Saving a life - while still in pajamas

First responders save the life of a woman who lost consciousness while riding in a car with her daughter and granddaughter in Modi'in.

One EMT, two successful CPRs

One EMT, two successful CPRs

Volunteer emergency first responder in central Israel carries out two successful CPRs in a single weekend.

Jewish Federations donate medical gear to United Hatzalah

Jewish Federations of North America donate lifesaving medical equipment to United Hatzalah

Representatives from the Jewish Federations of North America visited United Hatzalah’s logistics and equipment center in Israel.

Newly minted EMT delivers her own nephew on the side of highway

Newly minted EMT delivers her own nephew on the side of a highway

After just finishing her EMT training course, woman responds to emergency call - only to discover it was her sister.

EMTs save unconscious man after he suffers a traumatic fall

EMTs save an unconscious man’s life after he suffered a traumatic fall

EMTs in Ramat Gan save an unconscious man’s life after he suffered a traumatic fall .

Saving a life in time for Shabbat

Saving a life in time for Shabbat

EMTs save life of unconscious Ashkelon man who suffered cardiac arrest just prior to Shabbat.

EMT saves choking baby In Hod HaSharon

EMT saves choking baby In Hod HaSharon

Frantic mother calls for help after she finds her baby boy choking.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

'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.

Muslim EMTs in Israel receive special earthquake training

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.