'Hottest Yom Kippur In a Decade' Expected

Temperatures will soar Wednesday - testing the mettle of the millions of Israelis who will be fasting on Yom Kippur,Moshe Cohen, 9/22/2015, 12:13 AM

MDA on High Alert Ahead of Yom Kippur

Synagogues now being equipped with defibrillators and other equipment ahead of 25-hour fast; average of 2,000 people treated every year.Menachem Schwartz, 9/16/2015, 6:12 PM

Young Israeli Medic Saves Life of American Tourist at Yad Vashem

While on school visit, Yam Carmel, 17, succeeded in reviving a man who collapsed from a heart attack at the Yad Vashem museum.Cynthia Blank, 9/10/2015, 3:53 PM

Dust Begins to 'Settle' Over Israel, But Not Quite Gone

Israelis should not expect clear skies until right before Rosh Hashana early next week.Moshe Cohen, 9/10/2015, 7:45 AM

80% Increase in Dust Storm-Related Injuries

Magen David Adom urges public to stay alert, indoors as over 600 people treated during dust storm; temperatures at record highs.Tova Dvorin, 9/9/2015, 11:15 PM

Over 255 Israelis Treated Amid Major Dust Storm

Magen David Adom paramedics provided medical treatment on Tuesday to hundreds of Israelis suffering from asthma, heart disease.Cynthia Blank, 9/8/2015, 6:54 PM

Ambulance Pelted with Rocks in Jordan Valley

Terrorists throw rocks at Magen David Adom ambulance in the Jordan Valley. No one hurt, vehicle sustains damage.Elad Benari, 8/7/2015, 12:44 AM

Chandelier Accident Kills 1, Injures 21

Light fixture crashes to the floor in crowded events hall last night in Yavneh, killing a 50 year-old woman and injuring fellow attendees.Uzi Baruch, 6/23/2015, 9:56 AM

'We Immediately Gave Border Policeman Medical Treatment'

Magen David Adom paramedic Aharon Adler recounts frenzied first few minutes after stabbing attack in Jerusalem on Sunday.Shimon Cohen, 6/21/2015, 2:10 PM

Three Dead in Head-On Collision in the Negev

Three men killed, and two others seriously injured, after bus and private vehicle collide on Route 40, near Lehavim Junction.Cynthia Blank, 5/21/2015, 8:23 AM

Israel Suffers First Extreme Heat Wave of the Season

Temperatures rise into the upper 30s (90s Fahrenheit) and low 40s (100s) as a heavy heat permeates across Israel on Monday.Cynthia Blank, 5/18/2015, 7:52 AM

Second Shooting Thursday: One Killed in Haifa Gangland Hit

One man was killed and two more injured in what police believe was a targeted criminal shooting in Haifa.Orly Harari, Cynthia Blank, 4/30/2015, 11:34 AM

Photos: First Israelis Return from Nepal

Magen David Adom escorts five surrogate families from Kathmandu as rescue operation continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2015, 5:45 PM

Magen David Adom: Kathmandu 'In Chaos'

MDA paramedic reveals how the situation in Nepal has deteriorated since Sunday, adds that no Israelis are seriously injured.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 4/27/2015, 3:57 PM

Son of Prominent Rabbi Victim in Possible 'Car Terror' Incident

The Israeli killed when he and a companion were hit by an Arab driver is Shalom Yohai Sherki, the son of the well-known Rabbi Uri Sherki.Moshe Cohen, 4/16/2015, 9:00 AM

15 Injured at Bnei Brak Funeral

Despite police presence to maintain calm, at least one person was moderately injured after falling from a cemetery wall.Yoni Kempinski and Tova Dvorin, 4/12/2015, 2:40 PM

Rabbi Wosner Laid to Rest; One Killed in Trampling Incident

Huge funeral in Bnei Brak overnight for leading haredi Rabbi; crowds, congestion kills one and injures 11 others.Tova Dvorin, 4/5/2015, 7:31 AM

Tel Aviv Marathon Halted After 75 People Injured

After two runners collapse from heat stroke, Tel Aviv halts marathon; 75 injured total.Avi Haim and Tova Dvorin, 2/27/2015, 10:43 AM

Two Killed in Plane Crash Near Rishon Lezion

Two people were killed after their plane crashed and caught on fire near the Superland amusement park in Rishon Lezion.Uzi Baruch, 1/25/2015, 10:17 AM

137 Injured in New Year's Celebrations Across Israel

Magen David Adom paramedics on standby for New Year's Eve provided treatment to 500 sick and/or wounded people across Israel.Orly Harari, Cynthia Blank, 1/1/2015, 8:18 AM

Israeli National League Cricket Umpire Dies During Game

Hillel Oscar, 55, declared dead after being knocked unconscious from foul ball; police launch investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2014, 6:35 PM

MDA Scaling Back Services

Despite terror wave, emergency services in Judea and Samaria are being cut because of budgetary difficulties.Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen, 11/23/2014, 8:59 PM

Tragedy: 12 Year Old Boy Collapses at School; Dies Shortly After

Paramedics found 12-year-old boy in critical condition. Gave him CPR en route to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.Orli Harari, Cynthia Blank, 10/20/2014, 5:16 PM

Mobster's Car Explodes Killing 1 in Netanya

A known criminal's car was blown up on Geva Street in Netanya. Emergency medics arrived on the scene and determined the death of the driver.Cynthia Blank, 10/8/2014, 3:45 PM

'Silent Intifada' Continues as Jerusalem Man Wounded by Rocks

44-year-old moderately wounded by large rocks hurled at his car by Arabs, leaving him with wounds to the face, eye, jaw and teeth.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 9/17/2014, 7:42 AM

50 Days of Operation Protective Edge: 842 Israeli Casualties

Magen David Adom paramedics praised for professional, life-saving work under difficult conditions.Shlomo Pitriokovsky, 8/26/2014, 10:43 PM

Elderly Man Seriously Injured in Mortar Attack on Eshkol

77-year-old taken to Soroka Medical Center in serious condition; 631 civilians injured from rocket fire so far.Orly Harari, Tova Dvorin, 8/2/2014, 9:03 PM

Over 300 People Treated for Medical Injuries in Meron

Medical teams still stationed in Meron to treat additional injuries after hundreds treated at crowded bonfire site.Avi Yogev, 5/18/2014, 8:24 AM

Miracle in Jerusalem: Infant Survives 3-Story Fall

A window screen and tree combine to save 3-year-old from potentially fatal fall, in what medics call 'an open miracle.'Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 4/24/2014, 6:15 PM

Woman Dies in Apartment Fire

Sixty year-old woman dies in Kiryat Arba; second death from an apartment fire in 24 hours.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 4/13/2014, 10:14 AM

'The First Time I Put On Tefillin Since The War'

MDA holds moving bar mitzvah ceremony at Western Wall for 87 Holocaust survivors who were robbed of the experience by the Nazis.Ari Yashar, 4/9/2014, 3:37 PM

Baby Killed in Jerusalem Fire

One-year old dies in apartment fire in Geulah neighborhood, death pronounced after rushed to hospital.Ari Yashar, 3/13/2014, 8:46 PM

Price of an Ambulance Ride Rises - and the Public Pays

5.7% increase in ambulance prices due to Magen David Adom's debts, hospital crisis.Tova Dvorin, 3/10/2014, 10:45 PM

Canadian Jews Stop Donating to MDA Over Yesha Ambulances

Canadian Jews announce they will stop donating to MDA due to the removal of the Jewish star from its ambulances in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 3/6/2012, 1:15 AM

Hershkowitz Lone Minister to Back ‘Magen David Adom' Bill

Hershkowitz is the lone Cabinet minister backing a bill requiring the Star of David on Magen David ambulances in Judea and Samaria.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/4/2012, 1:44 PM

MDA Head Defends Controversial Agreement With Red Cross

Magen David Adom Director General Eli Bin tries to defend the agreement signed between the first aid organization and the Red Cross.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 2/19/2012, 4:15 PM

Shomron Residents Place 'Star of David Flags' on Ambulances

Magen David Adom volunteers in Judea and Samaria fly red Star of David flags over ambulances.Elad Benari, 12/7/2011, 8:55 AM

MK Eldad: Stop Donating to Magen David Adom

MK Aryeh Eldad calls on donors to stop donating money to Magen David Adom because of their refusal to operate in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 12/6/2011, 6:16 AM

Samaria Residents: No More Blood to MDA!

Blood donated directly to hospital in protest of Magen David Adom's removal of Jewish symbol from ambulances.Gil Ronen, 11/27/2011, 10:04 PM

Council Heads Call for Knesset Meeting on MDA Emblem

Judea and Samaria council heads request a Knesset discussion on Magen David Adom's agreement with the Inernational Red Cross.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/25/2011, 10:19 PM

MDA to Provide Care to "Shabbat Hevron" Participants

Magen David Adom to sent up medical tent in Hevron, for visitors who come to the Cave of the Patriarchs for Shabbat Parshat Chayei Sarah.Elad Benari, 11/18/2011, 5:16 AM

'Star of David will Not Bow before the Cross'

Grassroots Judea and Samaria groups are fighting Magen David Adom over removal of the Jewish Star from ambulances.Gil Ronen, 11/6/2011, 9:15 PM

Magen David Adom Presents: On-Car War-Room & 4X4 Ambulances

Israel's first aid organization participates in ISDEF 2011 and proudly presents its latest technologies.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 11/1/2011, 6:16 AM

Bloomberg Inaugurates MDA Station in Jerusalem

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg was in Jerusalem where he inaugurated the city’s new Magen David Adom station, named after his father.Elad Benari, 10/24/2011, 9:51 AM

Mayor Bloomberg to Dedicate New Magen David Adom Center

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is in Jerusalem to dedicate a renovated Magen David Adom Center named in memory of his father. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/23/2011, 12:13 PM

MDA Volunteers Bring Back Star of David to Ambulances

Magen David Adom volunteers in Judea and Samaria re-paint local ambulances with the trademark red Star of David.Elad Benari, 10/16/2011, 5:15 AM

Paramedic Found His Wounded Family in the Hospital

A paramedic who rushed to the scene of a Grad attack, later discovered members of his own family had been wounded in the same attack.Elad Benari, 8/21/2011, 5:15 AM