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        4/29/2013, Iyar 19, 5773

      MDA: Meron Incidents More than Double

      The Magen David Adom (MDA-Red Star of David) emergency service announced, Monday, that it took care of 387 people between Saturday night and Sunday night in Lag Ba'Omer observances around the Tomb of Rabbi Shim'on Bar Yochai near the central Galilee town of Meron. MDA had 60 other Lag Ba'Omer-related incidents in other parts of the country.

      Last year, MDA treated 150 people at Meron.