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      Archive: 3/19/2013

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        3/19/2013, Nisan 8, 5773

      Magen David Adom to Raise Alert During Obama Visit

      Director Eli Binn of the Magen David Adom (MDA-Red Star of David) emergency service has ordered that the preparedness of the staff throughout the country be raised to Level 2 during the visit of United States President Barack Obama. The raised alert level is scheduled to start at 7:00 Wednesday morning and remain in effect until Friday afternoon at 3:00.

      In addition, MDA will serve as part of the security detail for the presidential entourage.