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  Magen David Adom
The first seeds of Magen David Adom in Israel were planted at a meeting held in Philadelphia in October 1918, attended by David Ben-Gurion, Golda Meir and Henrietta Szold.
A Magen David Adom organization was organized to aid both the Jewish Legion and the settlers in Palestine.
Magen David Adom was officially chartered as a result of the murderous riots of 1929, when farm and urban settlements - totaling some 170,000 of the country's Jewish population - were attacked by the Arab population, and were found to be lacking in even the most elementary first aid services.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Health/mda1.html   (1060 words)

  adom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
ADOM (short for Ancient Domains of Mystery) is a roguelike game in which your aim is to stop the forces of Chaos which are invading the world of Ancardia.
ADOM was written by Thomas Biskup, is currently at version 1.1.1 and can be downloaded from the official site.
Although ADOM is freeware (technically postcardware), unlike most roguelikes, its source code is not available.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /adom.html   (373 words)

 Magen David Adom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Magen David Adom is Israel's only official emergency medical, disaster, ambulance and blood bank service.
The Magen David Adom organisation was formed in 1930 as a volunteer outfit with a single branch in Tel Aviv.
Since its creation, Magen David Adom has been denied membership in the International Red Cross (IRC) since it refused to replace its red Star of David emblem with a red cross.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Magen_David_Adom   (484 words)

 American Friends of Magen David Adom - ARMDI:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Magen David Adom in Israel - the Red Star of David - is recognized by the State of Israel as its only first aid and disaster relief organization which operates according to the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
Magen David Adom (MDA) was officially chartered and recognized as an emergency lifesaving service as a result of the murderous riots of 1929, when Jewish farm and urban settlements were attacked by the Arab population, and were found to be lacking in even the most elementary first aid services.
One of Magen David Adom’s foremost tasks is the maintenance of modern and effective blood services for the country, a duty promulgated in the Magen David Adom Law enacted by the Knesset in 1960.
www.afmda.org /site/PageServer?pagename=MDA_Saving_Lives   (1862 words)

ADOM has it's own calendar and zodiac, and hence being born under each star sign has different effects.
Instead of the usual six attributes that your character is determined by, ADOM has Strength, Learning, Willpower, Dexterity, Toughness, Charisma, Appearance, Mana and Perception.
Everything is hard coded into the ADOM executable, so any changes that a user would wish to make would have to be performed on the source code, and then the game would have to be recompiled.
www.angband.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk /adom.html   (354 words)

 ADOM Interview
However, among the numerous roguelike games freely available on the Internet are a few very brilliant gems, among them Ancient Domains of Mystery, which is arguably one of the best dungeon crawls ever created, good enough to put recent commercial releases, such as Diablo, to shame.
I'm still striving to get ADOM up to that level, although there is still a long way to go.
I was absolutely thrilled when ADOM became #1 on that chart and couldn't believe that anything could top that achievement...
rpgvaultarchive.ign.com /features/interviews/adom.shtml   (1174 words)

 OGEB/EICB - Emissions-Scenario Simulations of Potential Sulphur-Content Reductions for Heavy Fuel Oils and Light Fuel ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
ADOM is an episodic regional air-quality model that predicts hourly concentration and deposition fields.
Since ADOM was not designed or intended to be used for long-term simulations, the episode aggregation technique as described in Environment Canada (1997) has been used to obtain estimates of annual fields from a set of ADOM simulations spanning a period of less than a year.
ADOM performance has undergone extensive evaluation, both operational and diagnostic, and has been discussed in a number of publications, including Macdonald et al.
www.ec.gc.ca /energ/fuels/reports/cnslt_rpts/hflo/hlfosec3_e.htm   (1882 words)

 Clemence Kosi Adom: Tribute to a Friend
Adom died February 15, 2003, along with his wife and 13 members of one of his choirs in a bus accident at Akpafu-Todzi in the Volta region of Ghana.
Adom grumbled and was apologetic for the deplorable condition of the roads in Ghana, and the high fatalities from motor accidents.
Adom declined, opting to remain with his choir and cater for their wellbeing.
www.africanchorus.org /Voam/Voam1022.htm   (1435 words)

 ADOM - Ancient Domains Of Mystery (Third Review)
ADOM appeals to me more because it involves less of the fiddling around with tedious inventories and statistics, letting you get on with the questing and killing.
Most deaths do tend to be some sort of learning experience, like a hint that a particular type of creature is something you really shouldn't eat, or that you really shouldn't be in a particular dungeon this early in your career, or that you really shouldn't hang around for long in a particular place.
But having said that his time is obviously finite and the number of e-mails he receives about ADOM is rather huge, so the best avenues of support are usually sources other than the author.
www.angusm.demon.co.uk /AGDB/DBA1/ADOM3.html   (2450 words)

 Haaros - Parshas Acharei-Mos - Kedoshim 5759 - '98 - Torah.org
Before the encounter with the fruit, Adom was a pure intellect, free from external influence and natural inclination.
Adom would become entirely natural, and would have to die a natural death.
If Adom were to eat from the fruit, he would be overpowered by nature; natural entities cannot live forever.
www.torah.org /advanced/haaros/5759/acharei.html   (970 words)

 Unstable Mind
Adom came up behind her and wrapped his arms around her waist, his hands in her pockets.
She was concentrating on the throbbing pain in her hand and didn’t notice Adom getting down on his knees in front of her until he put his hand on her knee.
Adom watched as she straddled the red Honda CBR 600F, wrapped her arms around the driver and sped off.
www.angelfire.com /dragon/world1/mind   (5426 words)

 BBC - Gloucestershire Music - Adom
Adom are a guitar-led indie band whose influences include Coldplay and Radiohead and they're playing in Cheltenham later this month.
They were the darlings of the biggest college radio station in the world, WRAS Atlanta when they decided to move to Manchester and sign to cult indie label Storm.
Adom soon took on the mantle of the label's flagship act but they spent much of 2002 with an intensive writing and recording schedule from which their debut album 'Idiot Savante' has emerged.
www.bbc.co.uk /gloucestershire/music/2003/05/adom.shtml   (263 words)

 Nethack vs ADOM
ADOM has many more peaceful NPCs, some of whom are just flavour and don't do much, others of whom send you on quests or teach you skills.
ADOM offers a much wider choice of characters (ten races and twenty classes), and they are better differentiated than in Nethack, where most late-game characters can survive by simply whacking everything to death.
In ADOM, your alignment is a measure of where you fall on the spectrum from extremely lawful to extremely chaotic.
www.statslab.cam.ac.uk /~eva/nhvsadom.html   (1112 words)

 ADOM Central - The Official Ancient Domains of Mystery Website
ADOM has its roots in pen and paper role playing and now it is getting back to its roots.
Although ADOM is no multi-player game, it could be for you by using this logical extension to a fun game!
Here you can read the ADOM RPG diary to get up to date on the latest steps in the development process.
www.adom.de /index.php3   (793 words)

 Ancient Domains of Mystery (ADOM)
Adom is set in a realm that is experienced an invasion from the hordes of chaos.
Adom has keys for everything from talking to people, swapping places with neutral characters, praying to your God, Making a sacrifice, wiping your Face and even 3 ways to pick something up.
Adom is a truly engrossing game you just have to be prepared to lose lot's of characters you thought would make it but just failed due to plain bad luck.
www.angusm.demon.co.uk /AGDB/DBA1/ADOM.html   (815 words)

 Adom Walkthrough
It's a very important spot in ADOM because you will be returning to it many times for a variety of reasons.
To get safely past the island where the sirens lived, he had all his men put wax in their ears and tie him to a mast (where he could hear the beautiful singing but couldn't foolishly react to it).
ADOM is an incredibly complex, addictive game because it's got so many possibilities.
www.thecomputershow.com /computershow/walkthroughs/adomwalk.htm   (5828 words)

 Adom - Interview @ Canterbury Fayre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Adom could be set for big things, and we got the chance to speak to lead singer Conal...or at least he took the time to talk to us...(MP3 taster tracks linked from article)
Adom are just that sort of find, and having been blown away by their early Friday afternoon stage show it was off to track down a copy of their soon to be released album (Idiot Savante) - which unfortunately doesn't have the startlingly exhuberant 'Tsk, Tsk, Tsk' on it.
What this tells the world however is that Adom have put a batch of great songs onto their debut record, but they still have plenty more waiting in the wings.
www.virtualfestivals.com /artists/article.cfm?articleid=776   (633 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
ADOM is a game (written by Thomas Biskup) which falls under the category of 'Roguelike games', adventure games that work on a turn basis, with an ASCII display.
The Official ADOM website can be found here, and is maintained by Thomas himself.
One of the most impressive ADOM sites can be found here, a collection of links to ADOM resources, and a very nice search utility, along with 'The Tales of Adventure'.
user.itl.net /~neddy/adom.html   (285 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - ADOM - the Computer Game
ADOM (short for Ancient Domains of Mystery) is a roguelike computer game written by Thomas Biskup in which your aim is to stop the forces of Chaos which are invading the world of Ancardia.
ADOM features a wide variety of skills, such as Find Weakness (the ability to aim for your opponent's weak points and hence score more critical hits in combat) and Alchemy (mixing potions and herbs to make new potions).
This website also has sections on Thomas Biskup's plans for JADE, a Java-based multi-player version of ADOM, ADOM Deluxe, a shareware version with additional features which are commonly requested by players, and the ADOM RPG, a role-playing system based in the ADOM universe.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/ww2/A1150877   (997 words)

 Magen David Adom appeal | www.somethingjewish.co.uk
Magen David Adom, Israel's only emergency service, needs your generous donations to continue to buy lifesaving medical equipment, ambulances and to train and pay staff.
Israel does not have the equivalent of the British NHS its Medical system is solely based on donations, insurance and charity.
Magen David Adom provides its services to all, regardless of race, creed or ethnic affiliation.
www.somethingjewish.co.uk /articles/1159_magen_david_adom_app.htm   (166 words)

 The Work of Magen David Adom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Whether it is automobile accidents, work injuries, or one of hundreds of other types of life-threatening situations, everyone depends on MDA to deliver the Lord’s miracles in their times of need.
In 2003, Magen David Adom’s ambulances responded to 430,684 calls for help, and transported 281,335 different patients to the nation’s hospitals and emergency clinics, an increase of nearly 7% from the previous year.
Magen David Adom maintains a volunteer base of 9,000, aided and assisted by a small team of paid medical personnel.
www.lifeway.com /lwc/lwc_cda_article/0,1643,A=157456&X=1&M=50088,00.html   (525 words)

 The job of being a paramedic in Israel is that the work isn't just the stuff of news horror stories EMS House of ...
Magen David Adom USA officials are keeping mum on where the medics are staying and where they are studying because of security concerns, Kenzer said.
Although Magen David Adom USA has run similar smaller programs, such as sending youthful volunteers to Israel, this is unique "and hopefully the first of many," Kenzer said.
Magen David Adom USA was formed in 1956 to support the Israeli Magen David Adom emergency service, blood drive and ambulance service - analogous to Red Cross and Red Crescent organizations elsewhere in the world although Magen David Adom does not belong to the International Red Cross.
www.defrance.org /artman/publish/article_286.shtml   (1127 words)

 Adom's apple of Storm's eye
Overseeing this transatlantic scouring operation is Byrne, 29, who speaks with a sassy San Franciscan accent and writes all of Adom's songs.
Storm, the baby of Manchester businessman Mark Harrison, has signed a six-album deal with Adom and agreed to support them during their stay in Great Britain.
Adom play the Life Café, Peter Street, on Monday, September 15 as part of In The City.
www.manchesteronline.co.uk /entertainment/music/inthecity/s/67/67203_adoms_apple_of_storms_eye.html   (762 words)

 The Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid
Magen David Adom (MDA) was organized in 1930 in Tel Aviv as a volunteer "shoestring" operation by a group of seven Israeli doctors, as a one-room emergency medical service.
Twelve paramedics were sent to the field hospital where they took care of the people who were rescued while four paramedics were stationed at the Golcuk Naval Base from where they went on various rescue missions accompanied by security personnel.
Initially, two paramedics from Magen David Adom were part of a delegation that left Israel in April to erect a field hospital to help the Albanian refugees.
israaid.org.il /member_page.asp?id=2   (984 words)

 ADOM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The alignment of a player also effects which benefits (or curses) their god may bestow upon them, and how they are treated by NPCs.
ADOM has a quest-centric, plot driven structure that borrows as much to old adventure games such as Zork (indeed, there are even Grue references to be found) as it does to the "purer" hack-and-slash of sister games such as Angband.
More information is available on the official ADOM website.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/A/ADOM.htm   (421 words)

 israelinsider: diplomacy: Canada cancels Magen David Adom's tax-free status   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
All efforts of Israeli MDA officials and Canadian supporters have been unable to reverse the decision, which was recently upheld by the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal.
Ambulances donated by CMDA to Magen David Adom in Israel were operating in the Gaza, East Jerusalem and the West Bank.
The petition states, "Magen David Adom is a human rights organization, providing essential medical care/treatment to the citizens of the State of Israel, it is the Israeli version of the Red Cross.
web.israelinsider.com /bin/en.jsp?enPage=ArticlePage&enDisplay=view&enDispWhat=object&enDispWho=Article^l1574&enZone=Diplomacy&enVersion=0&   (615 words)

 The Codex Forums :: View topic - Just RPG recommends ADOM
ADOM is possibly the most complex of all roguelikes.
Unlike other games, however, where your choices have little impact on the way the game is played, your choices in ADOM will transform the entire playing experience.
In the end, a tunnel in Morrowind is not much different from one in ADOM.
www.rpgcodex.com /phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=3937   (692 words)

 Welcome to Just Adventure +   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
As I mentioned before, ADOM is a very complex game; this goes for the character generation process as well as the actual gameplay.
When starting a new game, your birthday is randomly generated by the game--depending on the month that you were born, you have certain inherent traits that may lend themselves to certain classes (occupations) better than others.
The ADOM Guidebook: Written by Andy Williams, this guide to ADOM is very detailed and has tons of great information.
www.justadventure.com /articles/JustASCII/05--ADOM/05.shtm   (1147 words)

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