MDA preparing for this year's limited Lag BaOmer events at Meron

Amid coronavirus pandemic, medical teams preparing for scaled-down festivities at Meron in northern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2020, 3:16 PM

MDA ambulances maintain 8-minute average response during peak of coronavirus in Israel

Analysis finds MDA able to maintain 8-minute average response time throughout Israel, roughly equal to its response prior to coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2020, 7:24 PM

Father and son from MDA donate plasma after recovering from coronavirus

After suffering from coronavirus, then recovering, senior MDA medic and his son, an MDA dispatcher, donate plasma to help COVID-19 patients.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2020, 8:46 AM

New drive-thru coronavirus testing center opened at Tapuah Junction in Samaria

'Within weeks we'll test all residents of Samaria' says Yossi Dagan, Samaria Regional Council head.Orly Harari, 4/13/2020, 3:03 PM

MDA volunteers serving Meah Shearim pelted with rocks

Magen David Adom crew dispatched to gather virus test specimen from ill resident attacked by assailant who fled; police complaint submitted.Mordechai Sones, 3/30/2020, 3:52 PM

Israeli preparedness and coronavirus

How an obsession with preparedness and a healthy dose of paranoia gave Israel's EMS organization a leg up on combatting coronavirusOrli Harrari, 3/25/2020, 8:25 PM

Magen David Adom: At the forefront of the war on coronavirus

'MDA is 80 years old, so we have much experience in wars, but not against a thing we don't know where and when it will hit, like the virus.'In cooperation with MDA, 3/24/2020, 11:14 PM

Support Magen David Adom's national effort

It is the fight for our lives - the national combat against the coronavirus.In cooperation with MDA, 3/23/2020, 12:56 PM

Magen David Adom sends 2,000 protective masks to Chabad of China

MDA sends protective masks and kits to Chabad Houses in China.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2020, 2:22 PM

MDA screens passengers arriving at Ben Gurion Airport for coronavirus

MDA opens up stand at Ben Gurion Airport to check passengers who visited China or came in contact with people who have been to China.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2020, 9:23 PM

MDA volunteer Yossi Shmulevich celebrates his Bar Mitzvah at age 48

MDA volunteer Yossi Shmulevich never heard a Torah reading before or donned Tefillin. At age 48, he finally celebrated his Bar Mitzvah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2020, 2:45 PM

Magen David Adom offers assistance to Turkish Red Crescent rescue forces

Following Turkey earthquake, Magen David Adom offers supplementary aid to Turkish rescue forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2020, 10:49 PM

Medic treats accident victims while on way to his own wedding

Dressed in his groom's suit, Mordechai Avot, 22, of Tzfat didn't think twice before rushing to treat car accident victims.Orli Harari, 1/21/2020, 3:23 PM

MDA emergency update - stormy weather in Israel

Watch: Chaim Rafalowski, MDA disaster management coordinator, updates on recent events throughout the countryArutz Sheva, 1/8/2020, 10:13 PM

Magen David Adom provides medical treatment to 11 victims of Saturday's storms

MDA teams provide medical treatment to 11 victims of the severe weather conditions, including two who were rescued from a Tel Aviv elevator.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2020, 12:01 AM

13-year-old Shalom Dov Ber Yona sees dream fulfilled - after suffering cardiac arrest

Shalom Dov Ber Yona suffered cardiac arrest three years ago - now he has his dream fulfilled, meeting his favorite singer and going on stageArutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2019, 5:22 PM

MDA announces it won't reduce level of service provided to citizens of Judea, Samaria

Magen David Adom director-general speaks with YESHA Council Chairman, says he ordered reduction of services to be canceled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2019, 9:01 PM

"MDA is putting settlers' lives in danger"

MDA to reduce emergency response activities in Judea and Samaria once again, amid budget battle with Finance Ministry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2019, 11:02 AM

Haredi teens trained to serve as MDA emergency responders

15 haredi teenagers complete MDA training program in Yavniel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2019, 3:17 PM

Woman suffocates on piece of bread

70-year-old found unconscious at the Geula neighborhood of Jerusalem, pronounced dead at the scene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2019, 11:30 PM

Two dead in Jerusalem apartment

Two young men found dead in Jerusalem apartment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2019, 9:55 PM

Woman drives recklessly, shot by security guards

Driver shot in Ashdod Port after security guards thought she was carrying out ramming attack. Police: Incident not terror-related.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2019, 11:12 PM

Hundreds take part in blood drive at Israeli-Arab town

MDA blood drive nets 560 donations from town of Sakhnin in northern Israel, along with organ donors, hair donations for cancer patients.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2019, 1:19 PM

Doctors from Canada join MDA's International Emergency Unit

Specialists in emergency medicine, internal medicine, general practitioners, neurology, orthopedic surgery arrive to undergo MDA training.Mordechai Sones, 11/7/2019, 2:39 PM

10-year-old in Ashkelon saves his father's life

Ten-year-old Yarin summoned MDA, who arrived at his home a moment before his father collapsed due to cardiac arrest.Orly Harari, 10/27/2019, 10:16 PM

MDA's 'Wish Ambulance' fulfills a dream

Ohr Wilhelm, a 14-year-old boy from Eilat, fulfilled his dream of meeting his favorite gamer with the help of MDA's Wish Ambulance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2019, 9:09 PM

Man dead after electrocuting himself in Jordan River

Man electrocutes himself while fishing, paramedics forced to declare him dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2019, 8:47 PM

MDA: 1,852 people evacuated to hospitals on Yom Kippur

The count includes two children who were killed in car accidents while riding their bikes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2019, 8:06 PM

Suspected murder and attempted suicide near Jerusalem

The dead body of a woman about 30 is found in Motza as well as a man in serious condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2019, 8:02 PM

66-year-old drowns at Michmoret Beach

MDA staff forced to determine death of 66-year-old man who drowned this afternoon on Kushi Beach in Michmoret, after CPR efforts failed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2019, 10:34 PM

2 weeks after surviving bombing, Dvir Shnerb becomes a medic

Just days after being released from hospital after suffering serious injuries in terrorist bombing, Israeli teen becomes certified medic.Sam Sokol, JTA, 9/6/2019, 10:03 AM

"My father collapsed": 11-year-old boy saves his father's life

A young boy saves his father's life after he loses consciousness on a hiking trail in an isolated location, aided by the MDA 101 hotline.Orly Harari, 9/5/2019, 6:51 PM

'I was clinically dead 3 times - but was saved each time'

Ilan Keshet has been dead, clinically speaking, three times. Yet each time he has cheated death, being revived to life again.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2019, 11:01 AM

One birth after another

MDA medic delivers baby for the first time, then just minutes later, delivers another baby.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2019, 1:12 PM

MDA holds annual beach emergency training for the public

Program aims to raise awareness of risks at beach during summer, and give the public tools to handle drowning cases until MDA teams arrive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2019, 4:42 PM

35-year-old man killed in a factory in the Lower Galilee

An MDA team called to the factory carried out CPR but eventually had to declare his death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2019, 7:27 PM

MDA's 'First Seven Minutes' project reaches the US

Project aims to impart MDA knowledge and experience in communities around the world, providing them with tools for dealing with emergencies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2019, 11:29 AM

Third generation in saving lives

Fifteen-year-old Goni Grisaro dreamed from early age of being like parents, grandfather, older sister - saving lives. 'Great satisfaction.'Orli Harari, 7/15/2019, 7:28 PM

Young Jews from around the world volunteer for 'MDA Overseas'

Hundreds of young adults volunteer in Israel to save lives as part of the MDA Overseas project, which recently marked its 28th year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2019, 7:26 PM

Crane operator loses consciousness, MDA team climbs to rescue

Crane operator loses consciousness at height of 50 meters. MDA teams climb, give medical treatment, evacuate to hospital.Mordechai Sones, 7/11/2019, 2:59 PM

First female Druze MDA Medi-cycle paramedic

23-year-old Golan Heights resident is first Druze woman ever to serve as medi-cycle paramedic with MDA first response organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2019, 2:40 PM

'In the right place at the right time'

Medics, guests at event, save life of 71 year old man during his grandson's Bar Mitzvah after hearing cries for help from adjacent hall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2019, 6:20 PM

Female paramedic delivers her own baby

MDA paramedic delivers her own baby. Daughter: 'It wasn't something I'd imagined could happen.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2019, 2:37 PM

70-year-old man seriously injured in Bat Yam fire

Magen Dovid Adom paramedics evacuate two people to Wolfson Hospital and treat two others at the scene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2019, 3:54 PM

Three-year-old run over by bus in front of family

Baruch Eisenberg, who arrived with family from NY for Passover visit, hit by bus on after suddenly descending from sidewalk to road.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2019, 10:34 PM

Bus rolls over in the south, one critically injured

The bus, which was empty of passengers at the time, rolled over for an unknown reason.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2019, 9:59 PM

Ayelet Shaked: Discrimination against Judea and Samaria will end

'Putting the residents of Judea and Samaria in danger due to a Ministry of Finance failure is out of the question,' Shaked says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2019, 10:05 AM

Crisis averted as emergency services for settlements to continue

PM intervenes to end ongoing crisis with MDA's operations in Judea and Samaria, securing deal to ensure funding for emergency services.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2019, 4:21 PM

MK Yogev: Transfer MDA's budget to United Hatzalah

MK Yogev speaks to PMs Bureau Director attempting to reach solution for MDA in Judea/Samaria.Mordechai Sones, 3/24/2019, 5:14 PM

What if Magen David Adom stopped its services in Tel Aviv?

MDA's next step could be stopping services anywhere if they are allowed to cancel services in parts of Judea and Samaria without a problem. Leonie Ben-Simon, 2/17/2019, 12:51 PM

Magen David Adom reduces activity in Judea and Samaria

MDA announces it will reduce activity in Judea and Samaria due to budget cuts by the Ministry of Health.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2019, 1:05 AM

2 women killed in road accident near Jerusalem

2 killed, 41 injured in a severe road accident between a bus and a private vehicle on Route 443 near Beit Horon. Road closed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2019, 10:43 AM

MK Folkman's mother killed outside Kulanu headquarters

Folkman, active in Kulanu election headquarters, was run over at party headquarters in Tel Aviv. MDA team at scene determined death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2019, 10:57 PM

Drowning victim declared dead on Ashkelon beach

Medical team forced to declare death of young man pulled out of sea at the Ashkelon beach.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2019, 8:16 AM

'Judea and Samaria residents have been taken hostage'

Yossi Dagan on closing of MDA stations: 'Yet again, residents are hostages of internal battles between the finance and health ministries.'Rafael Levy, 1/22/2019, 8:46 AM

MDA to drastically cut back services in Judea and Samaria

According to report, ambulance service to shutter five stations and cut back on services in Judea and Samaria amid a budget shortfall.Tzvi Lev, 1/18/2019, 8:43 AM

Teenage girl airlifted after falling down ravine

High school student in moderate condition after falling more than 30 feet during a school hike in southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2019, 3:26 PM