Name : Rabbi Michoel Bloom
Occupation: Director of Special Operations for Hatzolah in Los Angeles
Home Town: Valley Village, San Fernando Valley
Kids: Three very cute girls.
How did you get from rabbinics to paramedics?
“I always wanted to help people. When I was younger, I was a lifeguard in Jewish summer camps. Then I later got my EMT license and ran the infirmary at Camp Gan Israel in Parksville, New York. Eventually I became in charge of Special Operations for Hatzolah in Los Angeles.”
How many calls have come in this year?
“1825. One caller said he was getting abducted by aliens.
But it turned out he was just severely dehydrated.