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  • Witnesses to tragedy

    By Ryan Torok

    November 13, 2013 | 2:39 pm

    Emergency care doctors who have experienced some of the greatest tragedies in American history, from 9/11 to the Sandy Hook shooting, gathered in Los Angeles on Oct. 28 for a symposium organized by the American Committee for Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem (ACSZ). 

    The...

  • Lights out (and sirens off) for Hatzolah?

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    June 12, 2013 | 5:09 pm

    In March 2011, Hatzolah of Los Angeles, the Orthodox Jewish volunteer emergency response corps, celebrated its 10th anniversary in this city. The celebratory dinner offered a chance for the group to thank some of its supporters, and the hundreds who attended — including elected...

  • Egyptian protesters defy curfew, attack police stations

    January 28, 2013 | 4:09 pm

    Egyptian protesters defied a nighttime curfew in restive towns along the Suez Canal, attacking police stations and ignoring emergency rule imposed by Islamist President Mohamed Morsi to end days of clashes that have killed at least 52 people.

    At least two men died in overnight...

  • Israel’s fast, free and innovative way to save lives

    July 11, 2012 | 5:07 pm

    Minutes after the words “fainting in Mamilla Mall” appeared on his pager, paramedic Arie Jaffe was defibrillating the heart of a man lying on the floor of a Jerusalem pedestrian mall.

    The patient, a man in his early 60s who had been walking through the popular Jerusalem site...

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  • Israeli leaders criticized over deadly 2010 Carmel forest fire

    June 20, 2012 | 8:49 am

    Israeli leaders were sharply criticized in a government watchdog’s report on Wednesday into emergency services’ lack of preparedness for a 2010 forest fire that killed 44 people, but there were no calls for dismissal.

    The fire, the deadliest in Israel’s history, raced through the...

  • U.S.-bound plane makes emergency landing at Ben Gurion

    November 9, 2011 | 10:31 am

    A plane bound for the United States made an emergency landing at Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport after smoke was detected in the rear of the plane.

    The Continental Airlines Boeing 777 had taken off from Ben Gurion at noon, but it returned a half-hour later after pilots told air traffic...

  • Super Bowl XLV

    By Julia Bendis

    February 8, 2011 | 12:42 pm

    As we all sat around watching Super Bowl last Sunday, and I watched the commercials, I couldn’t help but cringe every time an inappropriate commercial came on.  I wouldn’t even care so much if the kids around the country weren’t watching it, including my 5 and 11-year-olds.  The...

  • American Red Cross Seeks Image Rehab

    By Marc Ballon

    October 14, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Howard Parmet is on a mission.

    Parmet, community outreach consultant for the American Red Cross (ARC) of Greater Los Angeles, wants to build bridges to a Jewish community that has largely shunned the organization because of a belief that it is anti-Israeli at best and anti-Semitic at...

  • Hatzolah Expands Emergency Service

    By Julie G Fax

    August 5, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    After midnight one Sunday last December, Motty Stock found his wife, Freda, unconscious on the bedroom floor. He picked up two phones and simultaneously called 911 and Hatzolah, an all-volunteer emergency first-response service.

    While Stock was still on the phone giving information...

  • Be Prepared

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    February 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    The following tips on properly preparing for unexpected emergencies have been gathered from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Web site (www.dhs.gov/dhspublic/interapp/editorial/editorial_0287.xml ).



    Assemble an Emergency Kit

    A person should be...

  • Mixing Science and Politics Brews Hate

    By Dr. Benjamin Sachs

    January 2, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    It's bad enough that Israeli doctors are spending their lives in emergency rooms treating Jewish and Arab victims of suicide bombers. What really makes them heartsick these days, however, is that they also have to fend off mindless attacks from their scientific colleagues,...

  • Fearing Fear

    By Jane Ulman

    January 3, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    My husband, Larry, and I had been training, or so I thought, for the Avon Breast Cancer Three-Day, a 60-mile walk in from Santa Barbara to Malibu last October.

    But now I realize that we were really training for a grave new world -- for when an act of God, or more likely an act of...

  • Economic Emergency

    By Larry Derfner

    November 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    On top of being in a military state of emergency for over a year, Israel is now in an "economic state of emergency" as well, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon announced last week. He was about the last person in the country to say the words out loud.

    The arrival of Israel's economic...

  • Mobilizing Local Efforts

    By Michael Aushenker

    September 13, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Barely three hours after the massive acts of terrorism began unspooling in the East on Sept. 11, officials at the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles representing an array of affiliated departments, agencies and partners assembled to discuss emergency strategies to help those...

  • Emergency Meeting

    By Michael Aushenker

    February 24, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Experts from Turkey, Uzbekistan and Los Angeles converged in Tel Aviv last month to trade disaster response strategies with Israelis. United by a shared history of disasters -- natural and man-made -- specialists in the forefront of emergency care attended the week-long International...
  • Mideast

    By Eric Silver

    August 13, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Israeli

    rescue

    crews

    are

    heroes

    to

    Kenyans

     

    'Saving Lives Is Just Something That's in Our Blood'

    By...