Hadassah Applauds Today's Announcement of Magen David Adom's Admittance to International Committee for the Red Cross.
"Wherever there are Israelis in trouble…we are there to help them," said Yoni Yagodovsky, a spokesman for Israel's Magen David Adom (MDA), told The Jewish Press.
RABBI JOSHUA MAROOF (Magen David Sephardic Congregation in Rockville, Maryland): Selichot literally means prayers for forgiveness and this tradition is a very ancient one it goes back at least a thousand years if not more.
Tel Aviv's Magen David Square on a Friday afternoon.
An Indian man prepares matzah, or unleavened bread, at The Magen David Synagogue in Mumbai on April 8, 2009.
Since May, members of Irvine's University Synagogue have contributed $25,000 toward purchasing a $60,000 ambulance for American Red Magen David, the Santa Monica-based support group for Magen David Adom, Israel's equivalent to the Red Cross.