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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

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

Jerusalem Man Wounded in Rock Attack

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

US MDA Raises $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

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

Meron: 300 People Treated by MDA

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

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

Defense Drill in Israeli Schools 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

'Chemical Weapon' Suspected in Jerusalem Poisoning

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 '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

MDA, 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 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 Break, But to 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 MDA ‘Outrage’

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 on Blood Controversy: What About the UK?

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: Don't Mess With the Ethiopian MKs

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 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

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

Earthquake Doomsday Scenario: Hospitals Collapse

Massive Home Front earthquake drill continues with scenario in which hospitals collapse in Eilat, Afula and Haifa.Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2012, 9:52 AM

Three Family Members Dead in Megiddo Crash

Three members of one family were killed in a crash outside Megiddo. A baby was found alive but hurt in the backseat. Maayana Miskin, 9/9/2012, 8:38 PM

Blood Donations Hall Opens in Jerusalem

A new facility for blood donations has been opened at the Magen David Adom center in Jerusalem.Gil Ronen, 8/17/2012, 2:16 PM

MDA Issues Water Safety Guidelines

MDA issues safety rules for swimming following drowning deaths.Maayana Miskin, 8/8/2012, 6:41 PM

MDA Teams 'Met with Applause' by Victims

The MDA crews that arrived at Burgas were met with "a lot of emotions, something we are not used to."Yoni Kempinski & Gil Ronen, 7/19/2012, 9:06 PM

Ad in Newspaper Hits Magen David-Red Cross Pact

Residents of Samaria use a newspaper ad to ask US supporters of Magen David to withhold funds because of a pact with the Red Cross.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/1/2012, 12:38 PM

Canadian Jews Stop Donating to MDA

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

Bill for Magen David on MDA Ambulances Falls Flat

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

Proposal: Bring MDA to Judea and Samaria

A proposed law would obligate MDA to provide services in Judea and Samaria.Maayana Miskin, 3/2/2012, 11:26 AM

MK Ben-Ari: MDA Won't Get My Blood!

MK Michael Ben-Ari refused to participate in an MDA blood drive in protest over the removal of Magen David symbols from ambulances in Yesha.David Lev, 11/30/2011, 7:56 PM

Red Magen David Explains Emblem Change

Red Magen David has responded to A7 's report. Below is MDA's response, the link to the article and the entire document signed in 2005.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2011, 11:10 PM

MDA, PA, Red Cross Agree: Israel is an "Occupier"

MDA signed a Red Cross document saying it "will ensure that it has no chapters outside the internationaly recognized borders of..Israel." Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2011, 10:09 PM

Compromise Reached on Ambulance Star of David

Red Star of David to first be removed from ambulances in other parts of Israel, and only then in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 8/24/2011, 1:05 AM

MDA Red Star of David Out – But Why?

Magen David Adom is removing its symbol from ambulances used east of the 1949 armistice line, known also as the pre-1967 line. Maayana Miskin, 8/22/2011, 10:44 PM