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KIDDUSH HASHEM: United Hatzalah President Eli Beer Performs CPR On Arab Woman In Ben-Gurion Airport

On his way to a dinner in London, the president of United Hatzalah, Eli Beer, performed CPR on a cardiac arrest victim in Ben-Gurion International Airport.

Beer, who was on his way to London for a fundraising event, was present in the airport when a woman collapsed and was in cardiac arrest. Beer began CPR until additional emergency medical personnel arrived on the scene.

Beer told the press, “Just after I passed through the security checkpoint at Ben-Gurion I heard people screaming for help. I rushed over to the crowd which was just in front of me and found an 80-year-old Arab woman who was surrounded by her children and had collapsed and was unconscious. She had no pulse and was not breathing. I immediately began CPR and called our dispatch center and asked them to send an intensive care ambulance and other first responders to my location. A volunteer paramedic from United Hatzalah who works as part of the medical team in Ben-Gurion also joined and together, we continued the resuscitation. The woman was taken by ambulance to the hospital and as they were the loading the woman onto the stretcher, I gave her children each a hug and tried to comfort them.”

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(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)

4 Responses

  1. really? a kiddush haShem?

    The Arabs look at us with total stupidity. Most Arabs want us dead and can not understand why we treat them so well when they hate us.
    Kiddush haShem? more like a professional response….

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