Magen David Adom joins the Red Cross, after a 57-year wait

The Geneva vote, in which states and national humanitarian societies participated, was overwhelmingly in favor, with 237 voting for MDA's inclusion and 54 - mostly Muslim - voting against.

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June Walker, president of the Hadassah Women's Zionist Organization of America, hails Magen David Adom's admission as a full member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement as "an important achievement" and "one less struggle for the Jewish people." The Geneva vote, in which states and national humanitarian societies participated, was overwhelmingly in favor, with 237 voting for MDA's inclusion and 54 - mostly Muslim - voting against.