Gavy-Friedson
Gavy Friedson | Biography

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  • Full Name Gavy Friedson
  • Occupation Emergency Medical Expert
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Florida, USA
  • Birth Date Dec 30, 1988
  • Age 33 Years, 4 Months
Emergency Medical Expert, Husband of Fox News Political Commentator Katie Pavlich

Gavy Friedson | Biography

Gavy Friedson was promoted to the Director of International Emergency Management and United Hatzalah of Israel's Global Ambassador in 2020

Friedson made headlines in 2017, after saving a ten-year-old boy from seizures while on a lecture in Wyoming. He was on the Hatzalah's Road Show for Life Lecture Tour with a regional representative. The team informed that a plane was making an emergency landing in that region because of a medical emergency. After hearing the news, he volunteered with the paramedics to aid the child while being transported to the hospital.


Gavy Friedson is an emergency medicine expert. He is also well-recognized as the husband of FOX News political commentator Katie Pavlich.

Who is Gavy Friedson?

Gavy Friedson started his professional career in the Israeli defense forces. He was an infantry soldier from 2007 to 2009 and defense's spokesperson from 2009 to 2010.

After that, he briefly worked in New York. He was one of the public speakers for Our Soldiers Speak and also interned at Sunshine Sachs from 2010 to 2011. From 2011 to 2012, Friedson worked as a media associate at Set Public Relations, Tel Aviv.

Further, in 2008, Friedson began working at the non-profit, independent emergency medical service agency, United Hatzalah of Israel. He was an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), First Responder, and International Spokesperson from 2008 to 2016. He also worked as the special assistant to the President of the organization, a spokesperson who briefed important dignitaries and conducted press conferences during high casualty events. For his contribution to the city of Jerusalem, he was given a 'Special Award' by the Mayor of Jerusalem.

Subsequently, in 2016, he was promoted to Deputy Director of International Operations and again as the Director of International Emergency Management and United Hatzalah of Israel's Global Ambassador in 2020.

In 2017, Friedson made headlines after saving a ten-year-old boy from seizures while on a lecture in Wyoming. He was on the Hatzalah's Road Show for Life Lecture Tour with a regional representative. The team informed that a plane was making an emergency landing in that region because of a medical emergency. After hearing the news, he volunteered with the paramedics to aid the child while being transported to the hospital.

Early Life and Education

Gavriel Friedson was born on 30 December 1988 in Florida, Miami. His family moved to Israel when he was 10 years old. Thereafter, he continued his studies in Israel.

Friedson studied bachelor's degree in communications and media studies from Reichman University (ISC Herzliya) between 2011 and 2014. In 2014, he joined Tel Aviv University and graduated in 2015 with a master of public health (MPH) degree in crisis/emergency/disaster management.

Wedding with Katie Pavlich

Friedson married Katie Pavlich in 2017 after being in a relationship for several years.

Pavlich is a journalist and author, mostly recognized as the conservative political commentator of FOX News in Washington, D.C. Besides, she is an editor for Townhall.com and frequently appears as a guest host on Fox News PrimetimeThe Ingraham AngleHannity, and Fox and Friends

She has authored 'Barack Obama's Bloodiest Scandal and Its Shameless Cover-Up 'released in 2012 and 'Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women' released in 2014. 

Gavy Friedson with his wife Katie Pavlich
Gavy Friedson with his wife Katie Pavlich celebrating Halloween 2021 (Photo: Instagram)

Net Worth

Friedson's net worth has not been disclosed as of 2021. However, his major source of net income is through his 14-year long career at United Hatzalah of Israel.

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