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    • Ami
    • 25.06.12 | 21:48 (IDT)

    I don't know where to start venting my outrage here: 1) with the fact that Magen David Adom -- Israel's national emergency medical service -- has for the first time established a committee to dictate Jewish religious and gender guidelines for its volunteers -- volunteers who come from every sector of society and serve every sector of society or 2) with the fact that Safed Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu has been appointed to head the committee -- the same Eliyahu that shocked our conscience a couple of years ago by issuing a 'halachic ruling' banning Jews from selling or renting apartments to Arabs. It seems to me that MDA has some questions to answer.

    from the article: Magen David Adom sets up panel to dictate religious guidelines for volunteers
    First published 14:24 25.06.12 | Last updated 14:24 25.06.12
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