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Magen David Adom to change forms to say 'mother' and 'father'?

Magen David Adom to change forms to say 'mother' and 'father'?

A few months ago, MDA changed its registration forms to accommodate LGBT families. Now, that decision may be reversed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/11/2021 09:59
Two youths suspected of stealing MDA ambulance

Two youths suspected of stealing MDA ambulance

Police investigating after youths take ambulance on a joyride to northern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/11/2021 15:48
Yeshiva deans ban students from donating blood until 'normal' version of forms is restored

Yeshiva deans ban students from donating blood until 'normal' version of forms is restored

Several Zionist yeshivas discovered students would have to enter names of "Parent 1" and "Parent 2" on MDA forms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/10/2021 15:54
Two dead in one morning on Israel's roads

Two dead in one morning on Israel's roads

Private car overturns after colliding with truck, trapping driver inside.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2021 13:52
6 hurt in wall collapse in Kafr Kanna

6 hurt in wall collapse in Kafr Kanna

2 seriously hurt, including a man trapped under rubble for 2 hours, in collapse at construction site in northern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/09/2021 19:49
Magen David Adom on high alert as Yom Kippur begins

Magen David Adom on high alert as Yom Kippur begins

MDA stations throughout the country reinforced on Yom Kippur. Hospitals will operate in an emergency format.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 15/09/2021 18:49
MDA teams in Uman report high percentage of positive tests

MDA teams in Uman report high percentage of positive tests

MDA teams running the testing centers in Uman report a high percentage of positive COVID-19 test results.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/09/2021 21:38
MDA sends 70 EMTs to Uman for Rosh Hashanah

MDA sends 70 EMTs to Uman for Rosh Hashanah

MDA anticipates administering 10,000 Covid tests to ensure people returning from Uman do not spread Delta variant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 18:47
SIx-year-old is forgotten in vehicle - and dies

SIx-year-old is forgotten in vehicle - and dies

In southern Israel, Magen David Adom forced to declare death of a 6-year-old who was forgotten in a vehicle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2021 14:59
Tel Aviv and Magen David Adom ensure COVID-19 vaccinations are accessible to all

Tel Aviv and Magen David Adom ensure COVID-19 vaccinations are accessible to all

Special MDA operation allows Israelis, non-Israelis, and anyone interested, to receive a free coronavirus vaccine in central Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/08/2021 20:52
A rapid coronavirus test - and results within 15 minutes

A rapid coronavirus test - and results within 15 minutes

Magen David Adom will activate an array of rapid COVID-19 tests across the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2021 12:51
Fire department launches new cutting-edge dispatch system, bringing it onto MDA's platform

Fire department launches new cutting-edge dispatch system, bringing it onto MDA's platform

Israel National Fire and Rescue Authority launches new dispatch system designed for it by Magen David Adom, the country’s EMS organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 09:06
First MDA MICU to serve Galilee Druze community opens

First MDA MICU to serve Galilee Druze community opens

Mobile intensive care unit dedicated in special ceremony in presence of Druze spiritual leader in town of Julis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2021 16:00
Coronavirus in Israel: Nearly 90 in serious condition

Coronavirus in Israel: Nearly 90 in serious condition

MDA announces new vaccination stations for teens as number of vaccinated youth remains static, while number of new coronavirus cases rises.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2021 22:12
MDA's new paramedics - a father and son

MDA's new paramedics - a father and son

'When we travel together in an ambulance, the feeling is very special - not something that happens to everyone,' son Amir says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2021 15:00
Temperatures to reach over 100 degrees

Temperatures to reach over 100 degrees

Forecasters predict continued heat wave as Magen David Adom warns at-risk populations to avoid sun exposure as much as possible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2021 10:50
Children hurt in explosion at Mitzpe Ramon home

Children hurt in explosion at Mitzpe Ramon home

4-year-old girl, 10-year-old boy moderately hurt while playing with explosive device. 3 other children hurt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2021 19:49
3 PA Arabs killed in collision with Israeli car

3 PA Arabs killed in collision with Israeli car

2 vehicles overturn after colliding in Samaria. Woman in Israeli vehicle hospitalized in critical condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/06/2021 22:14
Man killed in traffic accident: 'Car was torn apart'

Man killed in traffic accident: 'Car was torn apart'

Driver killed in serious collision between car and truck in Jordan Valley.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 23:02
Which Israeli city donates the most blood?

Which Israeli city donates the most blood?

International Blood Donor Day at MDA: How many blood units have been donated this year? Which city is at the top of the list?Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 14:18
Public urged to take precautions ahead of heat wave

Public urged to take precautions ahead of heat wave

Magen David Adom issues warning ahead of expected heat wave, urges public to act responsibly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/05/2021 15:01
Israel under fire: Sgt. Omer Tabib killed by Gaza terrorists

Israel under fire: Sgt. Omer Tabib killed by Gaza terrorists

Hamas launches mortars at medical personnel attempting to treat victims of attack near Gaza border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/05/2021 17:29
MDA paramedic: 'We removed the injured from piles of people'

MDA paramedic: 'We removed the injured from piles of people'

Meron tragedy 'one of the greatest civilian disasters the State of Israel has ever known,' MDA Director General says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/04/2021 11:19
Beit Shemesh: 6-year-old in critical condition after being found in car

Beit Shemesh: 6-year-old in critical condition after being found in car

MDA, United Hatzalah paramedics resuscitate child found with no pulse in vehicle in Beit Shemesh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 17:29
15-year-old drowns in river

15-year-old drowns in river

MDA, United Hatzalah pull boy from river in Judean Desert, evacuate him to Hadassah hospital where he was declared dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2021 16:26
1 killed, 3 hurt in car crash in north

1 killed, 3 hurt in car crash in north

Man killed, teen girl in serious condition, and toddler hurt in serious accident on Highway 6.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2021 15:57
Bride dies 10 days before her wedding

Bride dies 10 days before her wedding

Young woman dies after colliding with glass door days before her wedding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/02/2021 16:37
'Despite Mengele ... I got vaccinated'

'Despite Mengele ... I got vaccinated'

Woman who has never received a vaccine in her life because of what her mother suffered under Josef Mengele receives COVID-19 vaccine.Hezki Baruch, 22/02/2021 15:34
Magen David Adom vaccinates 469 within hours - in mobile 'vaccination caravan'

Magen David Adom vaccinates 469 within hours - in mobile 'vaccination caravan'

Magen David Adom's mobile 'vaccination caravan' provides nearly 470 people with spontaneous vaccinations - in just four hours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/02/2021 12:52
19-year-old woman killed in car accident at Yitzhar Junction

19-year-old woman killed in car accident at Yitzhar Junction

Palestinian Arab driver detained after fatally striking woman on the road. Terrorism not suspected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2021 23:45
MDA has tested 4 million people since start of pandemic

MDA has tested 4 million people since start of pandemic

Magen David Adom says it sampled 70,776 people to test for coronavirus last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2021 21:51
Man electrocuted in Kiryat Malachi by cable knocked down by wind

Man electrocuted in Kiryat Malachi by cable knocked down by wind

26-year-old man dies after accidentally touching cable which was knocked off of power pole by the wind.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/01/2021 20:31
MDA summarizes the year 2020 in numbers

MDA summarizes the year 2020 in numbers

Israeli national rescue organization presents in numbers its main activities over the past year., 03/01/2021 12:55
MDA discontinues ambulance services to Judea & Samaria, northern border, Gaza envelope

MDA discontinues ambulance services to Judea & Samaria, northern border, Gaza envelope

Magen David Adom says it cannot continue serving communities in Gaza envelope, north of country, Judea & Samaria due to lack of funding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2020 16:39
MDA purchases dozens of refrigerators to store COVID vaccines

MDA purchases dozens of refrigerators to store COVID vaccines

"We purchased dozens of refrigerators which will allow MDA personnel to ensure the safety of the vaccine in every way possible."Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2020 12:49
Marcus Foundation announces $10 million grant for blood center

Marcus Foundation announces $10 million grant for blood center

Marcus Foundation announces $10 million matching grant for completion of Israel’s new national blood centerSponsored Content, 22/12/2020 12:07
9-year-old killed after being run over in Ashkelon

9-year-old killed after being run over in Ashkelon

Boy dies after being run over by truck while riding his bicycle in Ashkelon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/10/2020 15:36
5 workers hurt in Beit Shemesh scaffolding collapse

5 workers hurt in Beit Shemesh scaffolding collapse

One worker in serious condition after scaffolding collapses at Beit Shemesh construction site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/10/2020 20:11
Pirate coronavirus testing ring busted

Pirate coronavirus testing ring busted

5 MDA volunteers arrested for conducting illegal coronavirus tests, charging thousands of shekels to ensure negative test results.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2020 17:38
MDA treats 2,360 people over Yom Kippur

MDA treats 2,360 people over Yom Kippur

305 people faint from dehydration or fasting, 129 people injured in bicycle or similar accidents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/09/2020 19:55
Woman killed in balcony fall

Woman killed in balcony fall

60-year-old woman falls from third-story balcony in Haifa, determined dead at the scene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/09/2020 18:59
MDA tests 152,864 people for coronavirus in 1 week

MDA tests 152,864 people for coronavirus in 1 week

Number of Israelis tested by Magen David Adom for coronavirus surpasses 1.4 million.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2020 21:51
14-year-old boy dies during soccer game

14-year-old boy dies during soccer game

Boy declared dead at Hadassah Hospital after collapsing during soccer game at Jerusalem field.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2020 13:59
MDA tests 88,489 people for COVID-19 in 1 week

MDA tests 88,489 people for COVID-19 in 1 week

Magen David Adom announces that it has tested 1,142,353 people for coronavirus since the beginning of the outbreak in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2020 20:00
Record number of coronavirus samples taken

Record number of coronavirus samples taken

At Health Ministry's request, IDF's Home Front Command, Israel's HMOs, & Magen David Adom test 21,444 people for coronavirus in one day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2020 13:05
Elevator collapses in Tel Aviv, injuring four

Elevator collapses in Tel Aviv, injuring four

Elevator falls six levels in Tel Aviv, injuring four people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/08/2020 21:09
Infant rescued after being forgotten in car

Infant rescued after being forgotten in car

1-month-old baby saved after being locked in car for a half hour.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2020 18:20
Toddler in serious condition after being left in vehicle

Toddler in serious condition after being left in vehicle

2-year-old loses consciousness after being forgotten in car in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2020 17:57
Magen David Adom reports 300% increase in number of calls to hotline

Magen David Adom reports 300% increase in number of calls to hotline

Following spike in coronavirus cases, Magen David Adom reports massive increase in calls to emergency hotline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2020 10:02
MDA ambulances maintain 8-minute average response during peak of Covid-19

MDA ambulances maintain 8-minute average response during peak of Covid-19

Israel’s national EMS organization cites size of ambulance fleet and volunteer base  as crucial factorsR. Devorah Levine, 30/06/2020 20:27
1 killed, 11 hurt as bus collides with car

1 killed, 11 hurt as bus collides with car

Driver killed in collision with bus in southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2020 18:38
Magen David Adom helping Congo set up 'drive thru' coronavirus centers

Magen David Adom helping Congo set up 'drive thru' coronavirus centers

MDA helps medical agencies in Congo set up a 'drive thru' sampling facility. 'From the moment they contacted us, we were ready to help.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2020 13:40
Man killed in collision with camel

Man killed in collision with camel

30-year-old man killed after car collides with camel in southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2020 21:47
4-year-old nearly strangled by string attached to pacifier

4-year-old nearly strangled by string attached to pacifier

Child in critical condition after string attached to pacifier wraps around her neck.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2020 15:38
Magen David Adom stands in solidarity with coronavirus victims around the world

Magen David Adom stands in solidarity with coronavirus victims around the world

Magen David Adom holds international solidarity event for communities affected by coronavirus around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/05/2020 19:50
MDA forces deployed in Meron for Lag B'Omer

MDA forces deployed in Meron for Lag B'Omer

Magen David Adom teams will arrive with two buses, ambulances, intensive care vehicles, command vehicles and other emergency vehicles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2020 17:16
245,460 people tested by Magen David Adom for coronavirus across Israel

245,460 people tested by Magen David Adom for coronavirus across Israel

Magen David Adom reports: 700% rise in number of calls to hotline, 96,065 people tested in 'test and go' stations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2020 10:47