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  4/17/2014, Nissan 17, 5774

MDA: 35 Received Medical Treatment during Birkat Cohanim


Magen David Adom medics, paramedics and on-call staff supervising the Birkat Cohanim (Priestly Benedictions) event this morning (Thursday) at the Kotel (Western Wall) have provided medical care to over 35 people suffering from weakness, fainting and minor wounds thus far.

The teams transported 2 people for further treatment, including a 76-year-old man suffering from chest pain to Shaarei Tzedek Hospital and a 49-year-old man suffering from a slight head wound to Hadassah Ein Kerem.