Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Jewish Business News


Knicks Forward Amar’e Stoudemire Scores Points for Hatzalah

Amar'e Stoudemire

New York Knicks forward, Amar’e Stoudemire, who keeps kosher and identifies as Jewish, has started a campaign to score points for Hatzalah, the volunteer-based ambulance service started in Israel, as reported by the Forward. The program called “Amar’e Saves” allows donors to pledge money for every point the player makes. In the first two games of the season so far, the six-time all star scored 20 points, which has made $10, 960, and when combined with direct donations, the campaign has raised $29, 970 so far for Hatzalah.

United Hatzalah is a free emergency medical service that was started in Israel and has other branches worldwide. It is often faster than traditional ambulances. Stoudemire commented, “In today’s society, which is so fast, we need to be doing something about saving lives quicker, and Hatzalah is doing just that.”



You May Also Like

World News

In the 15th Nov 2015 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:   ·         A new Israeli treatment brings hope to relapsed leukemia...


The Movie The Professional is what made Natalie Portman a Lolita.


After two decades without a rating system in Israel, at the end of 2012 an international tender for hotel rating was published.  Invited to place bids...

VC, Investments

You may not become a millionaire, but there is a lot to learn from George Soros.