Yom Kippur

Israeli Paramedics Treat 2,243 People on Yom Kippur

TEL AVIV – More than 2,240 Israelis were treated by paramedics from Magen David Adom over Yom Kippur, the emergency medical service said. MDA treated 228 children and adults who were injured while riding bicycles. On Yom Kippur, secular Israelis head

Israeli-Russian Yulia Tskhay, 17, a fully trained medic is seen at the Magen David Adom (MDA) center 05 September 2006, in her hometown of Tiberias on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. In Israel, where life is regulated by security alerts and years of conflict, thousands of teenagers spend …

UN Declares Official Yom Kippur Holiday

A diplomatic effort that began two years ago bore fruit on Friday, when the UN Secretariat announced that Yom Kippur will be recognized as an official UN holiday. The efforts to make Yom Kippur a recognized holiday at the United

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