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Gas Explosion Injures 4 in Jerusalem

Gas canister near Old City exploded, starting fire; four evacuated to area hospitals with burns, shrapnel wounds.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 5/11/2015, 11:18 AM

170 Require Treatment at Meron Lag B'Omer Celebrations

MDA says hundreds were hurt or dehydrated in massive crowds and bonfires, both at Meron and nationwide.Ari Yashar, 5/7/2015, 8:43 PM

229 Israelis Arrive Home; 11 Still Missing in Nepal

El-Al flight includes 15 infants; two premature babies evacuated to hospital. Netanyahu: we will continue to search for the missing.Tova Dvorin, 4/28/2015, 2:06 PM

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

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

United Hatzalah: Bigger Funerals Have Been Held Without Incident

United Hatzalah notes vital role of ambucycles in funeral trampling, says incident should not have happened in the 'safe environment.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2015, 8:51 PM

Girl and 50-Year-Old Critically Wounded by Ship Capsizing

5-year-old and 50-year-old woman in critical condition along with 9 others lightly wounded by ship accident off Yafo Port.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 3/17/2015, 7:37 PM

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

Woman Gives Birth in Snowstorm on Jerusalem Street

Closed streets and speedy birth force an MDA crew to deliver a baby in an ambulance during the storm.Ari Yashar, 2/20/2015, 8:54 AM

130 People Treated for Breathing Problems from Storm

MDA on high alert and full readiness as haze and heavy winds cause breathing problems; snow and possible flooding anticipated.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 2/10/2015, 8:09 PM

Medics: Beware 'Killer' Jelly Donuts

In two separate incidents, Israelis who indulged in one of Hanukkah's tastiest treats – the jelly donut – got more than they bargained for.Moshe Cohen, 12/22/2014, 1:13 AM

Four Men Found Unconscious in Ashdod; Drugs Suspected

Men found in critical condition with no signs of external injuries behind warehouse; police open investigation.Tova Dvorin, 12/19/2014, 9:33 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

Watch: One Dead in Ashdod Car Bombing

Police suspect crime-world hit, as man killed and another seriously wounded in explosion that rocked the coastal town of Ashdod.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2014, 10:48 PM

Emergency Call of Jerusalem Attack Released

'Urgent, urgent!' a witness to the attack can be heard saying in call to MDA for medical aid after terror attack in capital.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 10/23/2014, 9:16 PM

Police, MDA on High Alert over Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha

Medic, police patrols to increase throughout Israel ahead of joint Jewish and Muslim holidays.Tova Dvorin, 10/3/2014, 8:34 AM

Man in South Killed by a Swarm of Bees

Medics unable to revive 35-year-old from intense allergic reactions after being stung all over his body.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2014, 10:26 AM

'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

Infant Dies After Being Left in Hot Car

Second such incident in two days kills; Magen David Adom warns parents to never leave their children unattended.Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 9/5/2014, 11:21 PM

American MDA has Raised $8 Million for Israel Emergency Aid

American Magen David Adom meets the challenge of rescue services in wartime.Rochel Sylvetsky, 8/4/2014, 4:06 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

MDA, Rescue Workers Treat Over 600 at Meron

For Magen David Adom and other rescue workers, Lag Ba'omer is one of the busiest days of the year, and this year was no differentYaakov Levi, 5/18/2014, 8:47 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

Paraglider Crashes East of Jerusalem

45-year-old parachutist gets tangled in building wires in industrial area near Ma'ale Adumim; medics treating him for light wounds.Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 5/16/2014, 11:27 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

'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

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

Grenade Injures 5 in Petah Tikva

Attack took place in the Petah Tikva open air market on Tuesday afternoon, hitting a currency exchange on Guttman street.Tova Dvorin, 2/25/2014, 2:16 PM

Nation-wide Defense Drills Held In Israeli Schools

Education Ministry holds range of drills to prepare for emergency situation, with cooperation of IDF, police and MDA.Ari Yashar, 2/24/2014, 10:40 AM

National Defense Exercise in Schools Across Israel Monday

Siren to sound at 10:05 am to begin the national defense drill; exercises, simulations to be held.Tova Dvorin, 2/23/2014, 1:04 PM

Car Bomb Kills Two in Petach Tikvah

Explosive device rips apart car early Monday morning, kills two and injures four. Police suspect criminal 'work accident' or assassination.Ari Yashar, 2/3/2014, 8:44 AM

Jerusalem Toddlers Killed by Suspected 'Chemical Weapons Agent'

Infants aged four and two killed in family poisoning; pest exterminator arrested.Tova Dvorin, 1/22/2014, 4:03 PM

Family Poisoned in Jerusalem, Baby Girl Dies

Couple and 4 children evacuated to hospital after being poisoned, pesticide sprayed 2 days earlier suspected as cause.Ari Yashar, 1/22/2014, 1:19 PM

Medics: Blast Scene was 'Eerily Silent, Like an Earthquake'

Magen David Adom paramedics relate first-hand rescue experiences from the gas balloon explosion in Jerusalem Sunday night.Ari Yashar, 1/20/2014, 2:48 PM

Magen David Adom and Hatzalah to Make Peace, Cooperate

Ministry of Health decides to unite competing medic services, to reduce strife between the two groups.Tova Dvorin, 1/7/2014, 9:23 AM

One Killed, 9 Injured in Golan Heights Car Accident

Traffic accident at Shirion intersection in Golan Heights; circumstances of incident still unclear.Tova Dvorin, 1/1/2014, 6:21 PM

MDA Treats 10,000 in 3 Days

MDA reports on snowstorm efforts, injuries, and reminds public to stay safe.Maayana Miskin, 12/15/2013, 2:32 PM

Snow Takes a Short Break, But Will Return in Full Force

After being closed due to snowfall, the main roads to Jerusalem were reopened Thursday afternoon - perhaps temporarily, though.David Lev, 12/12/2013, 3:20 PM

Lapid Slammed for Hypocrisy over Blood-Donation Racism Row

Critics deride Yesh Atid head's 'outrage' over blood donor criteria - which were approved by one of his party’s ministers.Maayana Miskin, 12/12/2013, 2:58 PM

Rabbi Slams 'Racism' Blood Controversy: What About the British?

Rabbi Chaim Navon attacks 'pathetic' allegations of 'racism' over blood donor policy: ‘MDA doesn’t take blood from British, either’.Maayana Miskin, 12/12/2013, 10:56 AM

Lapid: Mess With the Ethiopian MKs and You Mess With All of Us

Yesh Atid head criticizes and threatens Magen David Adom for refusing to let an Ethiopian MK from his party donate blood.Elad Benari, 12/12/2013, 2:44 AM

Crash in Negev Kills Child, Leaves 4 Injured

11 year old boy killed, four teens injured in crash in southern town of Hura. MDA medics recount the scene.Tova Dvorin, 11/24/2013, 3:38 PM

MDA Commits to Continue Serving the Citizens of Israel

American Friends of Magen David Adom CEO speaks with Arutz Sheva TV about the first aid organization which was established before the state.Arutz Sheva TV, 11/12/2013, 7:52 PM

MDA Cancels Service in Judea, Samaria

MDA blames funding cut for decision to shut down 13 emergency response posts, but residents say Red Cross is behind the move.Maayana Miskin, 10/15/2013, 10:33 PM

Star of David Not Allowed on Temple Mount

Cops forced a Magen David Adom volunteer to remove his jacket with the organization’s emblem before entering the Temple Mount.Elad Benari, 10/7/2013, 4:12 AM

Fatal Accident: Truck had Parked at the Roadside

Traffic jams prevented emergency crews from reaching the scene of Highway 6 accident on time.Gil Ronen, 8/4/2013, 5:09 PM

MDA Sticker Campaign on Forgotten Baby Syndrome

MDA staff and workers are handing out stickers countrywide, reminding drivers to check for forgotten kids in cars.Gil Ronen, 7/16/2013, 8:52 AM

Third Time in Two Weeks: Baby Left in Car Dies

A baby has died after being forgotten in a car for five hours – the second incident in as many daysChana Ya'ar, 7/15/2013, 2:41 PM

MDA Gets Hundreds of Jellyfish Complaints

Just in time for summer vacation, the first schools of jellyfish have been observed off Israel's coast.David Lev, 6/23/2013, 8:36 PM

New Yorkers Raise Funds for Israel

The Mashadi Synagogue in Great Neck, New York holds a special market aimed at fundraising for Israeli organizations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2013, 1:44 AM

MDA Preparing Ahead for Lag Ba”Omer at Meron

Magen David Adom is already making preparations for the massive influx of Jews expected for Lag Ba'Omer at Meron.Chana Ya'ar, 4/15/2013, 8:17 PM

Hospitals, MDA Overloaded

Flu and other winter ailments causing overload. MDA places more ambulances on call.Gil Ronen, 1/27/2013, 8:42 PM

Quick Thinking Paramedics Deliver Baby on Side of the Road

Snow forced paramedics from the MDA Kiryat Arba branch to act heroically and swiftly during the roadside delivery of a healthy newborn. Annie Lubin, 1/10/2013, 10:44 AM

Karma? Shas' Deri Seeks Shelter from Missiles

Shas co-leader Aryeh Deri, who made the Oslo Accords possible, comes under fire in Ashdod.Gil Ronen, 11/20/2012, 11:11 AM

Ichud Hatzalah: We'll Sue MDA for Defamation

A long-standing rivalry between Israeli rescue services Magen David Adom and Ichud (United) Hatzalah came to the fore MondayDavid Lev, 10/29/2012, 6:50 PM