In July 2015, MDA Paramedic Ravit Martinez visited several Jewish schools, speaking of her experiences as part of the first international rescue team to land in Nepal following that country’s devastating
She told students of the difficulties treating the injured with no mains electricity and being surrounded by devastation, with people sleeping in the streets for fear of after-shocks.
Ravit also asked students what they would do if faced with the paramedics’ internal moral dilemma when required to treat some Palestinians whom they know, given other circumstances, would probably pose a danger to Israel and its citizens.
Ido Golan-Gutin, from MDA’s International Desk, also told students how important it was to MDA Israel to receive support from Jewish communities around the world, just like Victoria’s.
– Year 11 Global Politics class and all of Year 9.
Our sincere thanks to Dan Sztrajt and Brad Rychter for helping to arrange our visit to their school.
SHOLEM ALEICHEM COLLEGE
– the school’s Year 5 Shabbes Class raised $2,600 towards MDA Victoria’s Nepal Emergency Appeal. Thank you everyone!
MOUNT SCOPUS COLLEGE
– Ravit speaks to the school’s Year 10
KING DAVID SCHOOL
– Ravit speaks to the school’s Years 11 and 12