The screening of the film 93Queen tells the story of the founding of the first female EMT organization in New York, Ezras Nashim. It is sponsored by Moshe and Vivian Spierer on the occasion of the 25th yahrtzeits of their mothers. The film will be followed by a presentation and discussion by Gitty Beer, founder of the Women’s Division of United Hatzalah of Israel, which is not affiliated with Hatzalah of the US. Ezras Nashim, as portrayed in the film, is a controversial subject to this day. We invite you to see the film and learn the facts.
New York Times, July 24, 2018 “….the movie’s upshot is heartening, even inspiring”
New York Post, Oct. 30, 2019 “New York’s all women Hasidic EMT’s are requesting an ambulance license…sparking outrage from an Orthodox men-only crew that doesn’t want them to exist in the first place”
New York Daily News Nov. 20, 2019 “they (Hatzoloh) don’t want women to join at the same time they don’t want women to have their own ambulance company”
Jewish Press Nov. 27, 2019 “It is the steadfast position of leading rabbis of…Brooklyn Boro Park community…that granting Ezras Nashim ambulance service would be detrimental to our community and culture”