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Shabbat Shalom 🙌🏼 

We hope everyone has a safe & peaceful weekend 

To learn more about the important work of Magen David Adom please visit www.magendavidadom.com.au

Shabbat Shalom 🙌🏼

We hope everyone has a safe & peaceful weekend

To learn more about the important work of Magen David Adom please visit www.magendavidadom.com.au
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Last month, in the midst of the Maccabiah events in Netanya and during a game against the Colombian national team a player from the Australian football team collapsed, thankfully Magen David Adom were there to save his life!

MDA team - emergency medical medics Shoval Katzin and Yitzhak Peretz noticed the commotion in the grass area and rushed towards the footballer, they noticed that he had suffered cardiac arrest and they had to act quickly and dispatched an intensive care ambulance to the scene. At the same time, Shoval and Yitzhak began to perform resuscitation operations using the defibrillator. They gave the Australian player two electric shocks - and his heart started beating again. When the ICU team arrived - paramedics Israel Dahari, Orian Lukatz and Tomer Kohlberg - the footballer had already regained consciousness.

This week, the MDA team and the Australian team player and his wife met for an exciting closing of the circle, during which he presented them with official shirts of the Maccabiah events. During the encounter, the Australian footballer said: "I don't remember what happened but they told me minute by minute how I got to have my life for the second time in the middle of a football field. You brought me back to life and we will always be connected. The biggest thank you is to all of you, you are amazing and thank you very much."

MDA paramedic Orian Lukatz: "I am so excited to see you here today standing on your feet. I remember the worry you had in the ICU that your family had almost lost you. And today, when you're here in Israel with your wife, and the children at home in Australia are waiting for you – that's what gives us, the paramedics who treated you, the strength to keep saving lives. I must mention to the Maccabiah management that even though the procedures did not require placing the MDA team on the field - they chose to invite us to medically secure the game, a decision that undoubtedly saved your life. We are all looking forward to meeting you at the next Maccabiah in 4 years on the field."

It is thanks to donations from members of our community like you that MDA is able to save lives!
Visit www.magendavidadom.com.au to make your donation count!

#savinglives #itsonourblood #australianjewishcommunity Maccabiah – מכביה
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Well done MDA. You are brilliant. Always there when needed. We thank you.

Aryeh Myers finished his Australia visit in Perth where he had 2 visits to Carmel School
Aryeh addressed an assembly with years 7, 8 and 9’a talking about MDA and the importance of volunteering. 

He also visited the Year 11’s at the Carmel School camp where we held a session on MDA and medical ethics. 

We would like to thank the Carmel School for hosting Aryeh & learning about the importance of Magen David Adom

Aryeh Myers finished his Australia visit in Perth where he had 2 visits to Carmel School
Aryeh addressed an assembly with years 7, 8 and 9’a talking about MDA and the importance of volunteering.

He also visited the Year 11’s at the Carmel School camp where we held a session on MDA and medical ethics.

We would like to thank the Carmel School for hosting Aryeh & learning about the importance of Magen David Adom
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Roi and Lin first met in the hallways of the MDA station in Ashkelon 4 years ago.  They are both volunteer EMTs, and Roi is also an ambulance driver. 

They started to do more and more shifts together, they began dating, fell in love and recently got married!

When they had to decide where to have their wedding pictures taken there was only one possible place - the MDA station where it all began! 

We wanted somewhere that was special to both of us, they said. 

Mazal tov Lin and Roi! 🥂

Ro'i and Lin first met in the hallways of the MDA station in Ashkelon 4 years ago. They are both volunteer EMTs, and Ro'i is also an ambulance driver.

They started to do more and more shifts together, they began dating, fell in love and recently got married!

When they had to decide where to have their wedding pictures taken there was only one possible place - the MDA station where it all began!

"We wanted somewhere that was special to both of us," they said.

Mazal tov Lin and Ro'i! 🥂
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Terror attack in the Old City in Jerusalem, total of 7 injured, fully conscious, one female and six males: 2 in serious condition and 5 in mild to moderate condition. 

MDA Senior EMT Nehemia Katz and MDA Paramedic David Trachtenberg reports 

We were on scene very quickly. On Maale Hashalom St. we saw a passenger bus standing in the middle of the road, bystanders called us to treat two males around 30 years old who were on the bus with gunshot wounds. They were fully conscious and walking with wounds to the upper body. We provided them with lifesaving treatment and were taken to hospital by MDA ambulances that had arrived at the scene. From there we went to the King Davids Tomb parking area and found 4 males, one aged 50 and three aged 30, all fully conscious and with gunshot wounds. A few moments later the MDA ATV brought us another victim, a woman in her 30s with gunshot wounds. We provided lifesaving treatment to the victims and conveyed them urgently to hospitals, with 2 in serious condition and 5 in mild to moderate condition.

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Terror attack in the Old City in Jerusalem, total of 7 injured, fully conscious, one female and six males: 2 in serious condition and 5 in mild to moderate condition.

MDA Senior EMT Nehemia Katz and MDA Paramedic David Trachtenberg reports

"We were on scene very quickly. On Ma'ale Hashalom St. we saw a passenger bus standing in the middle of the road, bystanders called us to treat two males around 30 years old who were on the bus with gunshot wounds. They were fully conscious and walking with wounds to the upper body. We provided them with lifesaving treatment and were taken to hospital by MDA ambulances that had arrived at the scene. From there we went to the King David's Tomb parking area and found 4 males, one aged 50 and three aged 30, all fully conscious and with gunshot wounds. A few moments later the MDA ATV brought us another victim, a woman in her 30s with gunshot wounds. We provided lifesaving treatment to the victims and conveyed them urgently to hospitals, with 2 in serious condition and 5 in mild to moderate condition."
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Sending prayers for everyone what a very sad situation 🙏

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