Eight injured in roof collapse in school near Har Tavor

Eight injured in roof collapse in school near Har Tavor

The eight, construction workers, had been installing solar panels on the roof when it collapsed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2020, 2:48 PM
Magen David Adom to vaccinate nursing home residents and staff

Magen David Adom to vaccinate nursing home residents and staff

MDA launches mass-vaccination program targeting Israeli nursing home residents and employees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2020, 10:16 PM
Bennett to MDA: 'Thank you on behalf of the citizens of Israel'

Bennett to MDA: 'Thank you on behalf of the citizens of Israel'

Bennett visited MDA's national hotline center - 'This year all Israeli citizens realized MDA's importance.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2020, 6:58 PM
Two killed in factory explosion in Ashdod

Two killed in factory explosion in Ashdod

Two killed and at least two injured following what appears to be a gas explosion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2020, 10:05 AM
Tefillin stands set up at MDA stations throughout Israel

Tefillin stands set up at MDA stations throughout Israel

MDA begins project to set up tefillin stands at the emergency medical organization’s stations around the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2020, 2:24 PM
Israeli delegation heads to Czech Republic to provide COVID aid

Israeli delegation heads to Czech Republic to provide COVID aid

Delegation will include doctors from several hospitals & MDA paramedics.Hezki Baruch, 11/3/2020, 9:38 AM
Tefillin stands set up at many MDA stations throughout Israel

Tefillin stands set up at many MDA stations throughout Israel

Initiative by Rabbi Yonatan Spitzer, MDA member who established new stands with help of Rabbi Yosef Nachshon's Soldiers in Love project.Orly Harari, 11/2/2020, 10:13 PM
Magen David Adom offers assistance to Greek and Turkish rescue services

Magen David Adom offers assistance to Greek and Turkish rescue services

Following earthquake between Greece and Turkey, Magen David Adom offers assistance to Greek and Turkish rescue services.Mordechai Sones, 10/31/2020, 5:54 PM
MDA teams sample more than 1,700,000 people

MDA teams sample more than 1,700,000 people

Since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak, MDA teams have sampled 1,708,868 people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2020, 4:08 AM
Tree collapses on young woman in Bnei Brak; condition critical

Tree collapses on young woman in Bnei Brak; condition critical

19-year-old woman seriously injured by tree that collapsed in yard of house on Halohamim Street in Bnei Brak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2020, 6:14 PM
Motorcyclist killed in Bat Yam accident

Motorcyclist killed in Bat Yam accident

Motorcyclist hit by car near Komemiyot Interchange in Holon; paramedics tried to perform resuscitation, but were forced to declare death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2020, 9:49 PM
MDA volunteer taking coronavirus sample makes surprise delivery to isolated elderly man

MDA volunteer taking coronavirus sample makes surprise delivery to isolated elderly man

An MDA volunteer who visited elderly man living alone to take coronavirus sample surprised him with a special delivery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2020, 9:39 PM
MDA ambulances maintain 8-minute average response during peak of Covid-19

MDA ambulances maintain 8-minute average response during peak of Covid-19

Israel’s national EMS organization cites size of ambulance fleet and volunteer base  as crucial factorsR. Devorah Levine, 6/30/2020, 8:27 PM
Magen David Adom presents official updated Covid-19 stats

Magen David Adom presents official updated Covid-19 stats

Magen David Adom has obtained approximately 438,000  corona test samples to date.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2020, 1:07 PM
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, 6/14/2020, 5:57 PM
Six drown from beginning of bathing season

Six drown from beginning of bathing season

In just week-and-a-half six people die on Israel's coast. MDA CEO: 'Take more care and responsibility.'Mordechai Sones, 6/1/2020, 8:13 PM
Hadera man found dead in car from extreme heat

Hadera man found dead in car from extreme heat

41-year-old found unconscious inside closed vehicle on Sigalit Street in Hadera; MDA team determines death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2020, 6:06 PM
MDA using buses to evacuate patients and injured at ALS level

MDA using buses to evacuate patients and injured at ALS level

Magen David Adom to use buses to evacuate the sick and injured to hospitals for treatment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2020, 10:39 PM
MDA phlebotomists arrive for a house call

MDA phlebotomists arrive for a house call

With many restrictions on the public still in place, MDA's mobile blood services units conducting blood drives as close to home as possible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2020, 7:55 PM
MDA preparing for this year's limited Lag BaOmer events at Meron

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

"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'

'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

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

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

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

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

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