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One man's 60-year streak of blood donations

One man's 60-year streak of blood donations

Dr. David Cohen has donated over 150 units of blood over 55 years, and at age 88, he has no intention of stopping.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2020 17:57
One family - 600 units of blood

One family - 600 units of blood

After donating continuously for several decades, Gelerenter family celebrates its 600th blood donation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2020 12:53
Samaria breaks the record for blood donations

Samaria breaks the record for blood donations

More than 1350 units of blood are donated by soldiers and civilians at the MDA donation base at the Samaria Regional Division.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2019 21:23
Real Madrid soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo joins MDA campaign

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, 02/02/2018 12:42
Gay men allowed to donate blood without restriction in Israel

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, 10/01/2018 17:54
Magen David Adom prepares for Yom Kippur

Magen David Adom prepares for Yom Kippur

MDA warns many injuries are caused by a lack of supervision, road accidents, and dehydration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/09/2017 13:21
Which IDF units donated the most blood in 2016?

Which IDF units donated the most blood in 2016?

IDF, Magen David Adom, hold ceremony honoring IDF units who donate large quantities of blood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/08/2017 12:22
Life of Israeli tourist in Peru depends on fast blood donations

Life of Israeli tourist in Peru depends on fast blood donations

Emergency blood donation campaign underway to save life of Israeli tourist in Peru who contracted deadly bacterial blood infection.JTA, 13/02/2017 17:52
Ethiopians will be able to donate blood without restrictions

Ethiopians will be able to donate blood without restrictions

Ethiopian Israelis will be permitted to donate blood without restrictions.JTA, 11/01/2017 02:24
US MDA Raises $8 Million for Israel Emergency Aid

US MDA Raises $8 Million for Israel Emergency Aid

American Magen David Adom meets the challenge of rescue services in wartime.Rochel Sylvetsky, 04/08/2014 16:06
Lapid Slammed for Hypocrisy over MDA ‘Outrage’

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 14:58
Rabbi on Blood Controversy: What About the UK?

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
Lapid: Don't Mess With the Ethiopian MKs

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 02:44
MDA Accuses Ethiopian MK of Provocation over Blood

MDA Accuses Ethiopian MK of Provocation over Blood

Knesset Speaker expels MDA team that told MK Pnina Tamano-Shata it is not interested in her blood donation.Gil Ronen, 11/12/2013 21:17
Health Ministry Rethinks Blood Donor Criteria

Health Ministry Rethinks Blood Donor Criteria

Health Minister asks experts to reconsider the ban on blood donations from those in male homosexual relationships.Maayana Miskin, 27/03/2013 15:40
Blood Donations Hall Opens in Jerusalem

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, 17/08/2012 14:16
MK Ben-Ari: MDA Won't Get My Blood!

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, 30/11/2011 19:56