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

Young woman killed after climbing electric pole

Two young persons climb electric pole in central Israeli city of Rishon Letzion. Young woman electrocuted and her death confirmed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2019, 8:10 AM

Indian foreign worker dies in Haifa apartment

One foreign worker dead, another injured after inhaling toxic substances from barbecue lit inside apartment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2018, 10:38 AM

Motorcyclist killed in accident in north

45-year-old driver apparently skidded on Route 89 and was trapped under safety railing. Police investigating.Mordechai Sones, 11/29/2018, 9:52 AM

Viewer discretion: Man jumps to death at train platform

Man of about 30 takes own life at Beit Yehoshua train station; body thrown back onto platform hitting other passengers.Mordechai Sones, 11/26/2018, 6:57 PM

MDA bills widow of murdered terror victim for ambulance ride

Widow of Rabbi Itamar Ben-Gal, who was stabbed to death by terrorist in February, receives bill for ambulance evacuation of slain husband.Orly Harari, 10/17/2018, 2:25 PM

First MDAthon in Israel: 'Start-up to save lives'

New life-saving technologies developed at special gathering of medical volunteers and professionals.Mordechai Sones, 10/8/2018, 6:16 PM

Magen David Adom on high alert for Yom Kippur

MDA raises alert level, prepares helicopters, ambulances, and volunteers for expected spike in medical emergencies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2018, 1:38 PM

Philippines to network with Israeli emergency medical service

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vows cooperation with Israel's largest emergency first response organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2018, 11:45 AM

Paramedic stopped by police after speeding to treat cop's dad

Manhunt ends after speeding paramedic found to be rushing to save policeman's father.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2018, 7:13 PM

MDA and United Hatzalah to cooperate

Health Ministry launches new information application to bring about cooperation between emergency organizations MDA and United Hatzalah.Mordechai Sones, 8/20/2018, 8:52 PM

'Proud to be a part of Israeli delegation helping in Guatemala'

Tal Rabin joins Israeli aid delegation that left for Guatemala following the eruption of the volcano Fuego.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2018, 2:54 PM

Watch: Legendary Colonel Rokney returns to parade grounds

For 34 years, Col. Rokney oversaw the Mount Herzl Independence Day ceremony. Now he returns for a special presentation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2018, 5:41 PM

'I understood this wasn't a routine fire'

Firefighting and Rescue Negev region commander reconstructs Be'er Sheva fire where baby girl was killed and brother seriously injured.Mordechai Sones, 3/26/2018, 10:20 PM

'A pleasant and beloved man'

Matania Stern, Religious High School teacher, stopped his car at roadside, exited and was run over. Gedera mayor eulogizes.Mordechai Sones, 3/14/2018, 7:42 PM

The full guide for safe Passover preparations

As Passover holiday approaches, MDA presents 'the complete guide to celebrating the festival safely.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2018, 2:07 PM

MDA shares knowledge with Ecuadorian Red Cross

Ecuador's Red Cross honors Israeli ambassador, MDA organization, citing assistance in building up Red Cross program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2018, 9:50 PM

Gas tank explosion sparks three fires in Tel Aviv

Three fires sparked in northern Tel Aviv from gas tank explosion leaving 4 injured, forcing evacuation of residential buildings.Mordechai Sones, 2/4/2018, 4:26 PM

Real Madrid soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo joins MDA campaign

Real Madrid's Portuguese-born forward Cristiano Ronaldo joins MDA to help promote life-saving blood drive in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2018, 12:42 PM

Money finally released for Judea, Samaria emergency services

MK Smotrich: 'This crisis never should have happened. Nothing justifies playing with the lives of our citizens.'Hezki Baruch, 1/16/2018, 1:05 PM

Gur Hassidic movement bans emergency responders

Gur bans members from volunteering as paramedics or with police department, warns children of volunteers will be removed from school.David Rosenberg, 1/16/2018, 10:03 AM

Gay men allowed to donate blood without restriction in Israel

In policy change, gay men won't be subject to time frame restriction when donating blood in Israel. MDA: 'Important step towards equality.'JTA, 1/10/2018, 5:54 PM

Judea & Samaria MDA budget saga: Finance Committee gridlocked

Battle for Judea & Samaria MDA funding continues led by MK Bezalel Smotrich; MK Gafni closes meeting after his proposal was voted down.Mordechai Sones, 1/8/2018, 6:39 PM

Two in critical condition at Tiberias Marathon

Two suffer heat stroke during marathon and evacuated to hospital; eleven more injured during event and treated by MDA teams.Mordechai Sones, 1/7/2018, 2:23 PM

Adelsons donate new armored ambulances for Judea, Samaria

MDA inaugurates four new armored ambulances intended for us in Judea and Samaria. 'The point is to save lives.'Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2018, 6:44 PM

Life-saving initiative for those with severe allergic reactions

MDA initiates a revolutionary new project that connects those carrying an epipen with those currently suffering from an allergic reaction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2018, 12:58 PM

MDA resumes operations in Judea and Samaria

Following assurances by Jewish Home MK that funds will be transferred, MDA reopens Judea and Samaria branches.Hezki Baruch, 1/1/2018, 6:48 PM

'Stop playing games with our emergency services'

Yesha Council, representing half a million Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria, rejects offer by United Hatzalah to fill in for MDA.Hezki Baruch, 1/1/2018, 3:47 PM

MK Gafni blocks funding for Judea, Samaria emergency services

Finance Committee Chairman delays agreed budget transfer vote; MK Mualem-Refaeli furious.Hezki Baruch - Mordechai Sones, 12/31/2017, 3:36 PM

United Hatzalah looks to fill in as MDA leaves Judea and Samaria

Following notice that MDA will be forced to halt activities in Judea, Samaria over budget issues, United Hatzalah aims to expand services.David Rosenberg, 12/24/2017, 9:15 PM

Emergency medics: 'We will stop serving Judea and Samaria'

Magen David Adom Director sends letter to Netanyahu warning services in Judea and Samaria will cease over failure to transfer agreed budget.Mordechai Sones, 12/24/2017, 2:28 PM

72-year-old killed in plane crash in northern Israel

Pilot dies after 'ultralight' plane crashes in Jezreel Valley in northern Israel.David Rosenberg, 12/22/2017, 9:57 AM

First: MDA volunteers in Hesder program

First 17 paramedics, students of Ofakim Yeshiva, successfully complete Magen David Adom course for Hesder studentsMordechai Sones, 12/19/2017, 9:33 PM

Get through Hanukkah safely - no miracles needed

MDA presents safety guide to prevent emergencies related to upcoming Hanukkah holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2017, 7:40 PM

Toddler chokes to death in Rishon Letzion

Two-year-old toddler from Rishon LeZion dies after losing consciousness while in daycare center.Mordechai Sones, 12/5/2017, 6:35 PM

Magen David Adom prepares to establish Mother's Milk Bank

Association for Mother’s Milk Donation and MDA to begin operating first National Mother's Milk Bank in Israel for Premature and Sick Babies.Mordechai Sones, 11/27/2017, 6:46 PM

10 injured in fires in Kiryat Haim, Ashkelon

6 injured, including several children,in Kiryat Haim apartment fire. 4 injured from thick smoke in Ashkelon fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 10:19 PM

Elderly man drowns at Bat Yam beach

Passersby pull elderly man from beach, lifeguards and paramedics attempt but fail to revive him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2017, 12:47 PM

2 moderately injured while building Sukkahs

Ashdod teen, Jerusalem man hospitalized after suffering head injuries while building Sukkot booths for upcoming holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2017, 7:44 PM

Girl in critical condition after near drowning on Ein Gev beach

7-year-old's family draws drowning girl from water; MDA resuscitates, evacuates to Ziv hospital by helicopter in critical condition.Mordechai Sones, 8/29/2017, 5:53 PM