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      Archive: 2/17/2012
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        2/17/2012, Shevat 24, 5772

      Magen David Adom Gives Shelter to Homeless TA Africans


      Given the stormy weather forecast, the management of the Magen David Adom (MDA-Red Star of David) emergency service to offer parts of its facility on Yigal Allon Street in Tel Aviv as a shelter, this weekend, to more than 100 refugees from Sudan and Eritrea who currently make their home in the city's Levinsky Park.

      The decision was made in conjunction with the "Marak Levinsky" (Levinsky Soup) organization which provides the refugees with certain necessities. Managing Director Eli Binn of MDA explained, "Anyone without heat and appropriate protection on these cold and stormy nights is risking his or her life."