Hatzolah’s First Paramedic Dies

09/09/2013 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Steve “Shlomo” Zakheim, a businessman and Orthodox community activist who was a longtime member of the Flatbush Hatzolah emergency medical service, died of cancer Sept. 5 in Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. A resident of Brooklyn’s Flatbush neighborhood, he was 60.

Hatzolah Aids Quinn Intern After Long 911 Delay

07/16/2013 - 20:00
Jewish Week Correspondent

Hatzolah came to the rescue Tuesday when an ambulance failed to arrive to a spot on the New York mayoral campaign trail. The incident contributed to the debate over emegency response time in the city.

‘We Are Reclaiming Our Job’

Taking back the task of delivering babies, an all-female EMT group will soon hit the streets in Borough Park. Just don’t call Ruchie Freier a feminist.
Special To The Jewish Week
06/18/2012 - 20:00

Giving birth in Borough Park is about to get easier.

Ruchie Freier, right, and her mother, Sarah Gluck, during an ER rotation last month at Methodist Hospital.
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