News and updates about Nepal

Israeli doctor killed by elephant

Shmuel Buikenr was in Nepal with an Israeli delegation volunteering at a local hospital.

Israeli doctor killed by elephant

Watch: Disturbing video footage of Nepal plane crash

All 72 people were onboard the plane are believed to have perished in the crash - the worst of its kind in 30 years.

Watch: Disturbing video footage of Nepal plane crash

At least 40 killed in Nepal plane crash

Authorities do not expect to find any survivors after plane carrying 72 crashes.

At least 40 killed in Nepal plane crash

Pres. Herzog receives credentials of three new ambassadors

President Isaac Herzog receives the credentials of the new ambassadors of Germany, Vietnam, and Nepal.

Pres. Herzog receives credentials of three new ambassadors

All aboard dead as Nepalese plane crashes in Himalayas

Experts say the plane, carrying 2 German nationals, didn't appear to have caught fire as it crashed in the world's tallest mountains.

All aboard dead as Nepalese plane crashes in Himalayas

Watch: Nepalese plane with 22 onboard goes missing

An aircraft carrying 22 passengers - 4 Indian and 3 Japanese, has lost contact with airport authorities.

Watch: Nepalese plane with 22 onboard goes missing

Israel to help Nepal deal with COVID-19 pandemic

Israel delivers aid to Nepal meant to help it in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic which has hit that country hard.

Israel to help Nepal deal with COVID-19 pandemic

Ambassador of Nepal in Israel tours Gush Etzion

Dr. Anjan Shakya says she decided to visit Gush Etzion in order to learn about it and bring back what she finds out to Nepal.

Ambassador of Nepal in Israel tours Gush Etzion

Nepal: At least 38 dead after plane crashes into field

Authorities count injured, dead, after plane crashes into field near Nepal airport.

Nepal: At least 38 dead after plane crashes into field

26-year-old Israeli woman killed in Nepal

Israeli woman killed in Nepal accident identified as native of religious Zionist Kibbutz Ein Hanetziv. Eight other Israelis injured.

26-year-old Israeli woman killed in Nepal

9 Israelis injured in Nepal car accident

9 Israelis hurt when jeep overturns on way to Annapurna ridge.

9 Israelis injured in Nepal car accident

Rescuer praises 'bold, wise' decision on missing Nepal trekker

Veteran rescuer Hilik Magnus praises Chief Rabbinate decision to declare Nepal trekker a 'dead person whose burial place is unknown.'

Rescuer praises 'bold, wise' decision on missing Nepal trekker

'I am happy to put my life at risk'

Girls who are forced to get married in Nepal risk their lives to prevent other injustices done to children.

'I am happy to put my life at risk'

Preparing for the 'highest seder in the world'

Chabad emissaries in Kathmandu will host 1,500 Jews for the seder, while 200 backpackers will attend a seder in the middle of the Himalayas.

Preparing for the 'highest seder in the world'

Israeli tourist found dead in Nepal

20 year old Israeli tourist found dead in his hotel room in Nepal's second largest city.

Israeli tourist found dead in Nepal

Israeli tourists show 'resounding resilience' after disaster

A new study released by Bar Ilan University finds that Israeli backpackers showed great 'resilience' and 'leadership' after Nepal quake.

Israeli tourists show 'resounding resilience' after disaster

'I was listening to music and then felt a stab in the back'

Isuri Taplaya, a Nepalese carer who fell victim Sunday morning to Arab terror in Jerusalem, recounts the attack.

'I was listening to music and then felt a stab in the back'

'We Were Sure We Would Die'

Chabad emissaries in Nepal recount the horrific first moments of the mega-quake which devastated the nation.

'We Were Sure We Would Die'

Surrogate Infant of Israeli Parents Dies in Nepal

Newborn dies in field hospital in Kathmandu, two days after Israel rescinded order to speed up process of bringing surrogates to Israel.

Surrogate Infant of Israeli Parents Dies in Nepal

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.

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

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.

Israel Offers More Aid as Nepal Struck by Second Earthquake

IDF Closes Field Hospital in Nepal

1,600 Nepalese treated over a three-week period; hospital holds closing ceremony.

IDF Closes Field Hospital in Nepal

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.

Israeli Clowns Work to Ease Trauma in Nepal

Foreign Ministry Issues Travel Advisory for Nepal

Israelis encouraged to reconsider travel plans as the country takes time to rebuild.

Foreign Ministry Issues Travel Advisory for Nepal

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.

Jewish Girls Help Victims in Nepal

Report: Objects Belonging to Or Assraf Found

Items from missing 22 year-old's backpack found, though his fate remains uncertain.

Report: Objects Belonging to Or Assraf Found

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.

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

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.

Watch: Nepalese Boy Recovers at IDF Hospital

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.

Father of Missing Israeli Remains Cautiously Optimistic

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.

Helicopters Sent to Search for Missing Israeli

Watch: IDF Humanitarian Mission Treats Patients in Nepal

As of Thursday, the IDF field hospital in Nepal has treated more than 200 patients.

Watch: IDF Humanitarian Mission Treats Patients in Nepal

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.

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

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.

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

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.

MDA Trains Nepalese Students in Israel to Save Lives at Home

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.

Head of IDF Nepal Mission Meets Nepalese Prime Minister

In Photos: Chabad Saves 25 Hikers in Nepal

Hikers rescued after days stranded in the wilderness, will receive warm food and shelter.

In Photos: Chabad Saves 25 Hikers in Nepal

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.

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

Foreign Ministry Urges Israelis to Leave Nepal

After Israeli rescue helicopters were attacked by desperate locals, citizens told to evacuate the area immediately.

Foreign Ministry Urges Israelis to Leave Nepal

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.

10 More Israelis Rescued in Nepal; 6 Still Missing

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.

Watch: Ten Israelis Rescued from Nepalese Monastery

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.

Watch: From Nepal to Israel - Home at Last

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.

229 Israelis Arrive Home; 11 Still Missing in Nepal

Latest: Twenty Israelis Rescued from Nepal Mountains

Fifty Israelis still unaccounted for; situation becomes complex as Nepalese locals begin to burn bodies.

Latest: Twenty Israelis Rescued from Nepal Mountains

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.

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

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.

First IDF Aircraft Lands in Nepal

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.

Parents Demand Answers from Foreign Ministry About Nepal Missing

Watch: Inside the Chabad House in Kathmandu

Chabad continues to serve hot meals to stranded Israelis despite lack of electricity, damage.

Watch: Inside the Chabad House in Kathmandu

Photos: First Israelis Return from Nepal

Magen David Adom escorts five surrogate families from Kathmandu as rescue operation continues.

Photos: First Israelis Return from Nepal

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.

Magen David Adom: Kathmandu 'In Chaos'

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.

Four Israelis Rescued in Nepal, Others Stranded in Danger

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.

IDF Prepares to Send Medical Team to Kathmandu

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.

Kerry: US Working Closely with Nepal to Provide Disaster Aid

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.

Tens of Israeli Couples Stranded in Kathmandu with Newborns

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.

IDF Rescue Team Departs for Nepal; 1,900 Dead

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.

IsraAID Launches Rescue Team, Fundraising Project for Nepal

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.

Nepal: Death Toll Nears 1,500 in Major Earthquake

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.

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

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.

Names of Nepal Crash Victims Cleared for Publication

Two Israeli Women Among Nepal Bus Crash Deaths

Bus falls from cliff in latest tragedy in the Himalayas, killing eleven - including two Israelis.

Two Israeli Women Among Nepal Bus Crash Deaths

'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.

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