Fire Commissioner: worst blaze in Jerusalem area caused by Man

August 16, 2021 by  
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The worst blaze to wreak havoc on the forests surrounding Jerusalem in decades was caused by man, firefighting investigators estimate. Read more

Israelis fight despair while aiding survivors, rescuers in Florida calamity

June 30, 2021 by  
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“I saw in the news that you were coming from Israel for us, and I was waiting for you,” says a tearful young woman in Surfside, Florida, to members of the Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit  (PCRU) from United Hatzalah of Israel…writes Abigail Klein Leichman. Read more

Happy 90th birthday MDA!

June 9, 2020 by  
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The story of Israel’s ambulance service Magen David Adom began exactly 90 years ago, on June 7, 1930, when the British High Commissioner approved the registration of the Association for Rapid Assistance as an association. Read more

Zion meets Yuval

October 25, 2019 by  
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About 6 months ago, 3½ Zion Amit from Lod was diagnosed with leukemia and has now met Yuval HaMebulbal the star of the children’s TV show who put a smile on her face. Read more

MDA moves national dispatch centre to reinforced facility

February 28, 2019 by  
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Magen David Adom, Israel’s national EMS organization, has dedicated its new National Operations Centre… a dispatch centre east of Tel Aviv that’s housed in a reinforced and partially subterranean facility designed to be protected against missile, chemical and biological attack. Read more

65% of Israel’s LGBT community willing to donate blood under new plan

January 11, 2018 by  
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Israel’s Ministry of Health procedures have been changed to include donations from male members of the LGBT community under condition that 12 months have passed since donors had sexual relations. Read more

Baby milk bank

November 28, 2017 by  
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In April of 2018, the first national Breast Milk Bank is set to open in Israel. Read more

Magen David Adom launches electric bike squad

March 8, 2017 by  
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Magen David Adom is introducing electric bikes into its array of vehicles in Israel with each bike equipped with resuscitation equipment. Read more

World wide call for emergency response seminar

January 31, 2014 by  
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Israel’s Magen David Adom has invited medical practitioners from around the world to a specialised seminar being held in Israel at the end of March focusing on emergency response. Read more

Triple Dose of David

August 15, 2012 by  
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Australian business luminary David Gonski has participated in three communal functions in less than 24 hours…a Magen David Adom lunch, a cocktail party for the Moriah Foundation and breakfast with the JNF. Read more