All posts tagged Magen David Adom

MDA: ‘Matter of life and death’

AS a first responder and ambulance driver with Magen David Adom (MDA), Racheli Cohen’s husband was often seen helping others. 

Helping to grant patients’ wishes

IT could be a trip to the beach, or catching up with family, or a visit to a favourite cafe. All these sound like the makings of a pleasant weekend – but what if they were the highlight of your last good day alive?

MDA medicycle in honour of Spinak

A MEDICYCLE donated by Magen David Adom NSW in honour of late former NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) president Jeremy Spinak will fulfil one of his final wishes, his family say.

A day of unity and celebration

A SHUK, a sheshbesh competition and a variety of community stalls were just some of the offerings at the Magen David Adom (MDA) Unity Day Street Market on Sunday.

MDA to open Israel’s first mothers’ milk bank

Australian Friends of Magen David Adom plans to open Israel’s first mother’s milk bank later this year to increase survival rates for seriously ill babies.

Melbourne turns blue and white

ISRAELI flags fluttered, clutched in the hands of many amidst the sea of blue and white. Many happy faces were adorned with a painted Magen David, and Hebrew tunes were carried aloft upon the twilight breeze. The smell of falafel was in the air, as was a palpable love for Israel. This was Yom Ha'atzmaut 70 – Melbourne style. 

Fallen soldiers never forgotten

IDAN Goldberger almost paid the ultimate price. Fifteen years ago, on his 21st birthday, Goldberger’s name was very nearly added to the list of 23,646 soldiers who have fallen defending the State of Israel. 

Terrorist kills father of six

A terrorist has killed 35-year-old Israeli and father of six, Rabbi Raziel Shevach, in the West Bank during a drive-by shooting.

A child survivor’s story

Through the kindness of strangers, toddler Francine Lazarus was able to survive World War II, and recounted her amazing story to Yael Brender.

MDA: It’s a matter of life

The community is being urged to dig deep for Magen David Adom (MDA) this weekend during its annual Red Sunday Telethon (April 2).