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Ambulance dedicated to Prince William’s Israel trip visits Jewish primary

Magen David Adom ambulance surprised youngsters at Clore Shalom Primary School in Shenley

Students with the MDA ambulance at Clore Shalom (Credit: Yakir Zur)
Students with the MDA ambulance at Clore Shalom (Credit: Yakir Zur)

An Israeli ambulance dedicated in honour of Prince William’s landmark 2018 trip to Israel made a rare UK visit last Friday.

The Magen David Adom ambulance surprised youngsters at Clore Shalom Primary School in Shenley, who had the opportunity to see up close one of Israel’s iconic lifesaving vehicles.

Headteacher Karen Cohen said: “It was a great surprise to have an MDA ambulance pop in to school for the children to see. Lots of our pupils had the chance to see inside and think about and discuss what it’s like to be a paramedic and do such important and incredible work.”

MDA UK chief executive Daniel Burger said: “It has been about 50 years since an MDA ambulance last visited a school or community here in the UK. It was great to see the children sitting in the vehicle and having the opportunity to see how we as a community are saving more lives in Israel.”

Students with the MDA ambulance at Clore Shalom (Credit: Yakir Zur)
Students with the MDA ambulance at Clore Shalom (Credit: Yakir Zur)
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