Welcome To The HatzalaCast

Welcome to the HatzalaCast, the podcast that takes you on an in depth and behind the scenes journey with local Hatzala and EMS volunteers to hear their stories and get a better perspective on the lives of these local heros.

Hosted by Zeesha Littman, the HatzalaCast will offer listeners a chance to really get a better understanding of what goes on from inside the bus!

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HatzalaCast Episode 9 | A Sit down with Tzvi Montrose, Hatzalah Chicago

In this episode, we head over to the Midwest to have a conversation with Tzvi Montrose, the founder and CEO of Hatzalah Chicago. Tzvi talks with Zeesha all about how one traumatic family incident sparked his desire to start Hatzalah in Chicago. Despite people saying it wasn’t needed, Tzvi talks about how he pushed anyways… Read More »HatzalaCast Episode 9 | A Sit down with Tzvi Montrose, Hatzalah Chicago

HatzalaCast Episode 8 | Hatzala In The Wild With Yoav Druyan

In this weeks episode, Zeesha sits down with EMT, phlebotomist and wilderness expert Yoav Druyan to discuss wilderness survival and rescue! Yoav has been working in the EMT world for over 20 years and has also been a trained wilderness guide. He shares some good stories and tips in case you find yourself in this… Read More »HatzalaCast Episode 8 | Hatzala In The Wild With Yoav Druyan

HatzalaCast Episode 7 | How Hatzalah Baltimore Took On Covid-19 | Ft Dovid Heyman

In this episode Zeesha sits down with Dovid Heyman the executive director of Hatzalah Baltimore. We discuss some really interesting points and how they have been on the front lines of helping the community deal with Covid-19. They are also very active and the only private organization in the United States work with monoclonal antibody… Read More »HatzalaCast Episode 7 | How Hatzalah Baltimore Took On Covid-19 | Ft Dovid Heyman

HatzalaCast Episode 6 | The Difference Between Paramedics and EMS Ft. Matan Nitzky

In this week’s episode we touch on a topic that many have wanted to know. What is the difference between a Hatzala volunteer and a paramedic.Zeesha sits down with volunteer, paramedic and registered nurse Matan Nitzky to get the answer. In this episode we touch on the differences in Israel and abroad. This week’s episode… Read More »HatzalaCast Episode 6 | The Difference Between Paramedics and EMS Ft. Matan Nitzky

Season 1 Ep. 4. Dispatch | The Silent EMT Ft. Dr. Zecie Maltz

This week, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Zecie Maltz, head of the dispatch team for Hatzala Beit Shemesh. Zecie has been involved in EMS since she was 17 and hasn’t stopped yet! She shares some wild and interesting stories from the dispatcher point of view and gives us more insight into… Read More »Season 1 Ep. 4. Dispatch | The Silent EMT Ft. Dr. Zecie Maltz

Season 1 Ep. 3 | Stories From Inside The Bus Ft. Lavey Freedman

In episode three Zeesha sits down with longtime Haztala volunteer Rabbi Lavey Freedman, Lavey talks with us about his extensive history as a volunteer EMT. Starting when he was 17, he found a real passion for it and for over 25 years has been volunteering his time saving lives! One of the main points we… Read More »Season 1 Ep. 3 | Stories From Inside The Bus Ft. Lavey Freedman

HatzalaCast Season 1 Episode 2 | Understanding Crisis Management And Being A Hatzala Volunteer Ft. Dovid Cohen

In this episode, Zeesha sits down with Dovid Cohen, the director of operations and volunteer for Hatzala Beit Shemesh.Dovid has a degree in emergency management and before moving to Israel worked heavily in the field. We discuss how that skill can really come in handy when being a volunteer. Dovid also shares an incredible story… Read More »HatzalaCast Season 1 Episode 2 | Understanding Crisis Management And Being A Hatzala Volunteer Ft. Dovid Cohen

Season 1 Ep 1 | Welcome To The HatzalaCast

Welcome to the HatzalaCast, on episode 1, we get the pleasure of sitting down with Moshe Braun, the CEO and director of Hatzala Beit Shemesh. Moshe discusses the history of Hatzala Beit Shemesh, his journey of being an EMT and also a very powerful story of his own personal experience treating patients at Ground Zero… Read More »Season 1 Ep 1 | Welcome To The HatzalaCast