White House Issues Security Guidelines For Houses Of Worship, Stressing Precaution

09/03/2013 - 20:00
Staff Writer

With the High Holy Days coming just as the U.S. military is poised to launch a punitive attack on Syria, an emergency preparations guide for houses of worship was released this week at the White House. But officials stressed that it is being issued solely as a precaution.

Guy Caspi demonstrates a purified air respirator for Westchester emergency responders. Photo courtesy Magen David Adom

Bloomberg Dedicates Magen David Building Named For His Father

10/23/2011 - 20:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg dedicated the landmark Magen David Adom station in Jerusalem in memory of his father.

Bloomberg affixed a mezuzah to the doorpost of the William H. Bloomberg MDA Jerusalem Station on Sunday with the help of Sephardi Chief Rabbi Shlomo Moshe Amar. The mayor donated the lead gift for the station.

Bloomberg Plans October Israel Trip

Mayor Michael Bloomberg will visit Israel on Oct. 23 to dedicate a Magen David Adom facility in Jerusalem named after his father, City Hall and the American Friends of Magen David Adom announced Tuesday.

it wll be his eighth trip to Israel since entering politics and his sixth as mayor.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces dedication of MDA facility in his father's memory.
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