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PM Tells Returning Nepal Rescuers: If Needed We'll Send You Back

Welcoming ceremony held Tuesday morning just as second quake hit; Netanyahu thanks delegation for making Israel proud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2015, 1:51 PM

Israel Offers More Aid as Nepal Struck by Second Earthquake

Earthquake near Mount Everest the second major quake in three weeks; aftershocks already rippling through Nepal, India.Tova Dvorin, 5/12/2015, 1:37 PM

IDF Closes Field Hospital in Nepal

1,600 Nepalese treated over a three-week period; hospital holds closing ceremony.Koby Finkler, 5/10/2015, 12:42 PM

Israeli Clowns Work to Ease Trauma in Nepal

A group of medical clowns from the Israeli Dream Doctors team entertain children, scarred by Nepal earthquake, in IDF field hospital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2015, 1:06 PM

Foreign Ministry Issues Travel Advisory for Nepal

Israelis encouraged to reconsider travel plans as the country takes time to rebuild.Tova Dvorin, 5/5/2015, 10:03 AM

Jewish Girls Help Victims in Nepal

Allison Josephs talks with two girls from Yavneh Academy in Paramus, NJ, who are raising money to help the victims of the Nepal earthquake.Allison Josephs, 5/5/2015, 2:15 AM

Report: Objects Belonging to Or Assraf Found

Items from missing 22 year-old's backpack found, though his fate remains uncertain.Tova Dvorin, 5/3/2015, 2:54 PM

IDF Team in Nepal to Return to Israel; Death Toll Over 7,000

Eight days after earthquake, IDF to begin slow return home; part of the delegation to stay to search for Or Assaraf, run hospital.Tova Dvorin, 5/3/2015, 8:35 AM

Watch: Nepalese Boy Recovers at IDF Hospital

A 15-year-old Nepalese boy was brought into the IDF's field hospital after miraculously surviving for 5 days in the rubble.Arutz Sheva North America, 5/2/2015, 12:22 AM

Father of Missing Israeli Remains Cautiously Optimistic

Patrick Assaraf, father of 22-year-old Or Assaraf who is missing in Nepal, urges decision-makers to step up efforts to locate his son.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/1/2015, 9:18 PM

Helicopters Sent to Search for Missing Israeli

Search-and-rescue copters from the Home Front Command leave for Langtang; death toll up to 6,100.Tova Dvorin, 5/1/2015, 8:07 AM

Watch: IDF Humanitarian Mission Treats Patients in Nepal

As of Thursday, the IDF field hospital in Nepal has treated more than 200 patients.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2015, 5:46 AM

Watch: 'It's Just Amazing, the Whole IDF is in Nepal'

New video documents IDF evacuating stranded Israeli tourists to field hospital, and efforts there to save wounded Nepalese.Ari Yashar, 4/30/2015, 9:07 PM

Watch: Nepalese Man Thanks Israel in Hebrew for Saving his Mom

'Israel is helping us, we'll be okay then' - man who worked in Israel thanks IDF for fixing his mother's leg broken in earthquake disaster.Ari Yashar, 4/30/2015, 5:25 PM

MDA Trains Nepalese Students in Israel to Save Lives at Home

A group of 24 students from Nepal studying in Israel will be going home, equipped with life-saving skills they picked up in Israel.Yaakov Levi, 4/30/2015, 12:25 PM

Head of IDF Nepal Mission Meets Nepalese Prime Minister

"We will do our best to save as many lives as we can," says the head of the IDF's humanitarian mission in Nepal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2015, 4:42 AM

In Photos: Chabad Saves 25 Hikers in Nepal

Hikers rescued after days stranded in the wilderness, will receive warm food and shelter.Yoni Kempinski and Tova Dvorin, 4/29/2015, 8:14 PM

Nepal: Israel Searches for 22-Year-Old Or Assaraf

Hiker the last Israeli missing in Nepal; parents say they are optimistic he will be found.Tova Dvorin, 4/29/2015, 4:01 PM

Foreign Ministry Urges Israelis to Leave Nepal

After Israeli rescue helicopters were attacked by desperate locals, citizens told to evacuate the area immediately.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2015, 3:25 PM

10 More Israelis Rescued in Nepal; 6 Still Missing

IDF opens field hospital to treat 200 a day with 50 tons of equipment; 10 stranded Israelis rescued from near frozen lakes area.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2015, 10:11 AM

Watch: Ten Israelis Rescued from Nepalese Monastery

Netanyahu orders efforts to concentrate on Everest and frozen lakes area, as Israeli team digs Israelis and locals alike from the rubble.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 4/28/2015, 6:36 PM

Watch: From Nepal to Israel - Home at Last

One rescued traveler recounts his ordeal to Arutz Sheva - and praises Chabad's handling of the situation.Yoni Kempinski and Tova Dvorin, 4/28/2015, 3:09 PM

229 Israelis Arrive Home; 11 Still Missing in Nepal

El-Al flight includes 15 infants; two premature babies evacuated to hospital. Netanyahu: we will continue to search for the missing.Tova Dvorin, 4/28/2015, 2:06 PM

Latest: Twenty Israelis Rescued from Nepal Mountains

Fifty Israelis still unaccounted for; situation becomes complex as Nepalese locals begin to burn bodies.Tova Dvorin, 4/28/2015, 12:36 PM

Nepal: At Least 4,300 Dead, Rescue Efforts Intensify

Israel works with Nepal to rescue stranded hikers, who have reportedly faced violence from locals; 216 due to return Tuesday at noon.Tova Dvorin, 4/28/2015, 9:36 AM

First IDF Aircraft Lands in Nepal

Aircraft with 200 medical staff and Home Front Command officers arrives in Nepal. Four more aircraft to arrive in the coming hours.Kobi Finkler, 4/27/2015, 11:22 PM

Parents Demand Answers from Foreign Ministry About Nepal Missing

Small protest erupts in front of the Foreign Ministry as parents state that the only information they receive is from the media.Tova Dvorin, 4/27/2015, 8:49 PM

Watch: Inside the Chabad House in Kathmandu

Chabad continues to serve hot meals to stranded Israelis despite lack of electricity, damage.Yoni Kempinski, 4/27/2015, 7:35 PM

Photos: First Israelis Return from Nepal

Magen David Adom escorts five surrogate families from Kathmandu as rescue operation continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2015, 5:45 PM

Magen David Adom: Kathmandu 'In Chaos'

MDA paramedic reveals how the situation in Nepal has deteriorated since Sunday, adds that no Israelis are seriously injured.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 4/27/2015, 3:57 PM

Four Israelis Rescued in Nepal, Others Stranded in Danger

Helicopter mission gets stuck tourists out of Everest area; mother of one tourist gets panicked message from mountain-locked daughter.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/27/2015, 2:51 PM

IDF Prepares to Send Medical Team to Kathmandu

Forty doctors, nurses to set up field hospital at earthquake site; two El-Al 747s drafted to transport the delegation.Koby Finkler, Tova Dvorin, 4/26/2015, 3:01 PM

Kerry: US Working Closely with Nepal to Provide Disaster Aid

US Secretary of State sends 'heartfelt sympathies' to the people of Nepal after earthquake, notes Washington is sending rescue team.Tova Dvorin, 4/26/2015, 1:05 PM

Tens of Israeli Couples Stranded in Kathmandu with Newborns

Israelis who traveled to Kathmandu for surrogate births now fear for their lives, beg rescue services to save them from cold, exposure.Tova Dvorin, 4/26/2015, 12:16 PM

IDF Rescue Team Departs for Nepal; 1,900 Dead

Foreign Ministry still looking for 250 unaccounted-for Israelis after the worst earthquake in 81 years.Tova Dvorin, 4/26/2015, 10:44 AM

IsraAID Launches Rescue Team, Fundraising Project for Nepal

IsraAID to be one of the first Israeli groups on the scene with a team of rescuers, and they need Israeli and Diaspora help to pull it off.Gedalyah Reback, 4/26/2015, 10:37 AM

Nepal: Death Toll Nears 1,500 in Major Earthquake

Country's worst earthquake in 80 years leaves tens of thousands homeless; deaths also reported in India and Tibet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2015, 8:52 PM

Chief Rabbi Thanks 'Ambassadors of the Jewish Nation' in Nepal

Rabbi Lau calls Chabad Rabbi Hezki and Chana Lifschitz, awards them certificate of honor for selfless action in recent tragedies.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 10/27/2014, 10:32 AM

Names of Nepal Crash Victims Cleared for Publication

Shira Dabush, 30, from Ramat Gan, and Omer Shemesh, 21, from Hod Hasharon, were killed in Friday's bus crash in Nepal.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/24/2014, 8:17 PM

Two Israeli Women Among Nepal Bus Crash Deaths

Bus falls from cliff in latest tragedy in the Himalayas, killing eleven - including two Israelis.Tova Dvorin, 10/24/2014, 2:48 PM

'They Made the Right Decision', Says Father of Killed Navigator

Hanan Ariel, father of Tamar who was killed in Nepal, meets a hiker who was caught in the avalanche with his daughter.Ido Ben Porat, 10/24/2014, 5:15 AM

Courageous: Israeli Avalanche Victim Laid to Rest

Hundreds pay their final respects to Lt. Tamar Ariel z''l, Air Force's first religious female navigator. 'She fought to continue walking.'Ari Yashar, 10/21/2014, 3:46 PM

New Details on Sad, Brave Final Hours of Religious IAF Navigator

Tamar Ariel, who delighted all with her strength and modesty, is laid to rest. A survivor recounts her courage, even as strength ebbed.Tova Dvorin, 10/21/2014, 9:54 AM

Bodies of Two Avalanche Victims Arrive in Israel

The bodies of Agam Luria and Lt. Tamar Ariel arrive in Israel. They will be brought to rest Tuesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2014, 1:13 AM

Body of Fourth Israeli Tourist Found in Nepal

Michal Cherkesky's family had been 'praying for a miracle', but six days after she went missing their worst fears have been realized.Ari Soffer, 10/20/2014, 12:17 PM

Joy and Sorrow as Avalanche Survivors Celebrate Simchat Torah

Kathmandu's Chabad shaliach gives inside look at the enormity of the avalanche disaster for Israeli tourists in Nepal in special interview.Benny Toker and Tova Dvorin, 10/19/2014, 12:37 PM

Plane Carrying 7 Injured Israelis Arrives from Nepal

Seven Israelis injured in Tuesday's avalanche return to Israel, will be treated at local hospitals.Ben Ariel, 10/19/2014, 4:15 AM

Watch: Rescue Mission in Nepal

Death toll mounting in last week's disaster; 36 Israelis still unaccounted for.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2014, 9:52 PM

Israelis Still Missing in Nepal as Storm Approaches

Search for missing gets desperate as new storm threatens to stop rescue attempts and raise death toll beyond 27 - among them 3 Israelis.Eliran Aharon, Ari Yashar, 10/17/2014, 8:25 AM

Nepal Avalanche: Israeli Death Count Could Still Rise

Three Israelis confirmed dead in massive avalanche, but Chabad emissary in Kathmandu says that number is likely to rise.Chaim Lev, 10/16/2014, 9:32 PM

Israeli Killed in Nepal: IAF's First Female Religious Navigator

Lt. Tamar Ariel, 25, made history when she became a navigator in the IAF in 2012. Agam Luria, 23, and Nadav Shoham were also killed.Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen, 10/16/2014, 8:22 PM

Foreign Ministry Confirms One Israeli Dead in Nepal Avalanche

Foreign Ministry confirms that one Israeli is among the dead in an avalanche in Nepal. Search efforts to continue.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/15/2014, 9:55 PM

Phone Calls from Worried Parents Flood Kathmandu Chabad Rabbi

Kathmandu Chabad Rabbi says hysteria is mounting following avalanche; concerned parents desperate for information.Uzi Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 10/15/2014, 5:33 PM

3 Israeli Hikers Among 16 Dead in Nepal Avalanche

Death toll keeps rising after avalanche on Thorong La pass, near tenth tallest mountain in the world.Eliran Aharon, Ari Yashar, 10/15/2014, 1:18 PM

World's Biggest Passover Seder to Be Held in Kathmandu

Chabad Lubavitch seder, which was in danger of being postponed due to Foreign Ministry strike, to be held as scheduled.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2014, 2:37 PM

Nepal's Chabad House Relies on Hikers for Seder Supplies

With no supplies due to a strike, Chabad has turned to visitors coming to Nepal, received hundreds of pounds of matzah.Ari Yashar, 4/10/2014, 9:24 PM

Strike Or No, Chabad's Nepal Seder Will Happen

Despite reports that Foreign Ministry strike threatens to cancel world's largest seder, Chabad clarifies it will not be stopped.Ari Yashar, 3/25/2014, 7:56 PM